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· October, 2008

Stories about Disaster from October, 2008

Pakistan: Baluchistan Quake

On Wednesday morning an earthquake shook the eastern section of Pakistan tipping the Richter Scale at a massive 6.5. The most devastated region was Ziarat, a remote location in Baluchistan....

India: Assam blasts

Pakistan: Help the earthquake victims

Pakistan: A 6.4 magnitude quake hits Balochistan

Rats invade Myanmar fields

Guatemala: Heavy Rains and Flooding Affecting the Poorest Communities

The past month has been very difficult for many Guatemalans because of heavy rains caused by tropical storms. Floods and storms affect many communities, but the impact is higher in...

Morocco: Tangier Experiences Massive Flooding

For the past few years, Morocco has been experiencing a significant drought. Unfortunately, recent rain storms have brought little relief, as Northern Morocco experiences massive flooding, claiming the lives of...

Ukraine: Accident Training in Chernobyl; Virtual Pripyat

Yemen: 40 People Killed in Torrential Rain Storm

More than 40 people have been killed and about 30 are missing in Yemen after torrential rain hit Hadhramout. Writing at Moments In Words From Hadhramout, Omar Barsawad brings us...

Belize: More Floods

Myanmar: Crop failure in cyclone-hit areas

Myanmar: Bomb blasts in North Yangon

Parts of Vietnam still flooded

Algeria: Student Kills Teacher

Belize: Major Flooding

Kyrgyzstan: Earthquake

Syria: Deadly crash

Mozambique: Casualties over gas leak in Estarreja

Maldives: Impacts of global financial crisis

Bahamas: Welfare of the Economy

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