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· September, 2008

Stories about Disaster from September, 2008

29 September 2008

Lebanon: Army Soldiers Targeted…Again

Forty five days after the first bombing of a bus transporting army soldiers in Lebanon, another bomb exploded in Tripoli today, killing at least four soldiers and wounding over 20...

Egypt: Kidnapped Tourists Freed

Nineteen people, including foreign tourists, kidnapped in Egypt 10 days ago have been freed. Egyptian bloggers react.

Tajikistan: Real number of people in trouble

Myanmar: Aid still needed

Five months after the devastating cyclone which killed and displaced at least a hundred thousand people, Myanmar is slowly recovering. Relief efforts may be improving but international aid is still...

Taiwan: Typhoon Jangmi strikes

28 September 2008

Egypt: National Theater on Fire

It seems that the Egyptians have succeeded in bringing Nero back to life. And the Egyptian Nero has a long list of places to burn. He started with the Egyptian...

27 September 2008

Jamaica: Dirty Water

Syria: Chilling Eyewitness Blogger Account on Damascus Explosion

With very little information coming out on today's massive explosion in Damascus, Syria, one blogger was on the site and rushed back to his computer to describe to the world...

Haiti: More than Charity

Cuba: Back to Normal?

Angola: Photo of an accident in the Cabinda airpot

24 September 2008

Vietnam: Typhoon Hagupit

23 September 2008

Pakistan: Marriott Hotel blasts by Fidaeen-e-Islam

Hong Kong: Finance Tsunami

As a major financial center in the world, the financial tsunami triggered by Lehman Brothers’ bankruptcy hit the city badly. On sept 18, the Hang Seng Index (HIS) dived about...