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· August, 2008

Stories about Disaster from August, 2008

28 August 2008

South Ossetia, Russia: Photos From Tskhinvali and Vladikavkaz

South Ossetia: Photos From Tskhinvali

Venezuela: Yukpa Indians, Chávez and land disputes

Citizen media videos have been uploaded informing of the situation arising in Venezuela between the Yukpa Indians of the Perijá Mountains, landowners and President Chávez. This dispute over land limits...

22 August 2008

South Ossetia: Tskhinvali Photos and Reports

On Aug. 21, Columbia Journalism Review published Julia Ioffe's overview of several Russian journalists' blogging from the war in South Ossetia. Featured in her piece are reports by LJ user...

Pakistan: In tears again

21 August 2008

Egypt: Parliamentary Fire Reactions

People's reactions here are really confusing ... ehm ... and amusing as well. Ok, believe it or not, but some people here were really happy that a fire has destroyed...

China: Earthquake 100 days

20 August 2008

Morocco: Tragedy Strikes

Strong storm in north Philippines

Egypt: Parliament on Fire

Egyptian bloggers are in a daze, after the country's iconic Parliament Building, went up in flames earlier today. And while an official reason has yet to be announced for the...

19 August 2008

Georgia, Russia: Feeding Looters and Refugees

A number of Tbilisi residents gathered in front of the Russian embassy Saturday for a protest prank against looting. LJ user oleg-panfilov posted photos of the items left by the...

Morocco: Bus Crash Kills 8, Injures 40

Hong Kong: Fireman

17 August 2008

Peru: One Year After the Pisco Earthquake

One year after a powerful earthquake struck the southern part of Peru, many bloggers look back and note the lack of progress. Most of the blame falls on the local,...

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