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· June, 2009

Stories about Disaster from June, 2009

China: Building collapsed in Shanghai

Palestine: “Free Gaza” Boats Waiting In Cyprus

Pakistan: Americans Helping The IDPs

Colombia: Living with Flooding in Barranquilla

Barranquilla in Colombia is the most important coastal city with a distinct characteristic: no rainwater drainage systems, so whenever it rains, the whole city floods with dangerous fast running rivers...

Cuba: Hurricane Victims

Philippines: A(H1N1) panic continues to grow

Asia’s first A(H1N1)-related death is a Filipina from Metro Manila. This was confirmed by health authorities who also warned that 25 percent of the country’s 90 million population could be...

Sri Lanka: State of The Civilians In Vanni

Pakistan: Thanking Angelina Jolie

Egypt: Between the Swine Flu and Approaching Plague

Terror and panic have gripped many Egyptians after the first case of H1N1 influenza, or Swine Flu, was detected in the country. The panic had actually started before the virus...

Pakistan: Karachi Without Power

Pakistan: Volunteers For IDPs in Swat Region

Nepal: What really happened in 2001?

Palestine: Recovering A Corpse After 54 Days

Pakistan: Blast In Lahore

Pakistan: Mayhem in Peshawar

Peshawar is the capital of the North-West Frontier Province and the administrative center for the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. It is located on the edge of the Khyber...

India: Tipaimukh Dam FAQ

Bangladesh: Helping The Cyclone Aila Victims

Pakistan: The Human Rights Commission Of Pakistan On IDPs

Mexico: Mourning for the Children Who Died in Daycare Fire

Air Bus AF 447: Sorrow, lack of information and sensationalism

Blogs around the world have been sending their condolences to the families suffering the wait for any sign of the vanished Air France Airbus AF 447. Much criticism and discussion...

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