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· May, 2009

Stories about Disaster from May, 2009

29 May 2009

Pakistan: Bloggers On Swat Relief Drive

Honduras: Strong Earthquake Shakes Country

Honduras awoke early in the morning of May 28 when an earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale shook the country. Five deaths were confirmed, more injured, and slowly there...

27 May 2009

Bangladesh, India: No To Tipaimukh Dam

The Tipaimukh Hydroelectric Project is being constructed near the confluence of Barak and Tuivai rivers, in Manipur, India and within 100km of Bangladesh border. The project will submerge a huge...

Pakistan: Another Suicide Attack In Lahore

Bangladesh: Cyclone Aila Relief Efforts

24 May 2009

Influenza A(H1N1) cases in Southeast Asia

Several Southeast Asian countries have confirmed that some of their citizens have tested positive for Influenza A(H1N1) infection. The region is no longer swine flu-free. Bloggers react as the virus...

22 May 2009

Sri Lanka: Abuse, Disbelief And Bitterness Persist

The Sri Lankan government's civil war for over 25 years against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) ended a few days ago when the LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran was...

India: Aid Collection For Sri Lankan IDPs

21 May 2009

Pakistan: Relief Effort For IDPs In Karachi

Pakistan: A Humanitarian Crisis

Pakistan has been hit by a severe humanitarian crisis as a result of the military onslaught against the Taliban insurgency in the Swat Valley. Over one million people have fled...

18 May 2009

Sri Lanka: Bloggers react to the death of the LTTE leader

The government of Sril Lanka announced via state media and SMS today (Monday, May 18, 2009) afternoon that the leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), Vellupillai Prabhakaran,...