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· October, 2009

Stories about Disaster from October, 2009

Ukraine: Charity

Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia: “Dumping Grounds for People”

China's Dark Satanic Mills

On Oct. 14th, Chinese photographer Lu Guang won this year's $30,000 W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography for his photos on China’s environment. The Fund’s website posts the following...

Disaster Management and the role of ICTs

In a first post of the series, we explore the role of ICTs in Disaster Management and the paradigm shift in Disaster Management strategies that came about post the aftermath...

Cambodia: Flooding woes

Timor Sea Oil Spill Disaster

Philippines: Relief Goods Rotting in Government Warehouses

Puerto Rico: Massive Oil Refinery Explosion

At around 12:30 am on Friday, October 23, the Gulf Oil Refinery (Caribbean Petroleum Company-CAPECO) in Bayamón (in the metropolitan area), Puerto Rico, exploded massively. Bloggers react to the disaster.

Vietnam: Flooding pictures

Mongolia: Only Mongolians Can Protect Mongolian Rangelands

Reading the world on Blog Action Day

More than 9000 bloggers are devoting a post to climate change today as part of Blog Action Day, an annual initiative started by Change.org to unite the world's bloggers in...

Laos: Relief for flood victims

Philippines: Disaster interactive map

Bhutan: How To Help The Quake Victims

Philippines: Typhoon disasters and climate change

Two deadly storms struck Philippines in the last two weeks killing more than 500 people. Aside from using the internet to help flood victims, Filipino netizens are sharing their thoughts...

Bangladesh: Strategic Migration For Climate Refugees

Bhutan: After The Earthquake

Bangladesh: The Dhaka Project

India: Flood And Increased Air Fare

Philippines: Soup kitchens for flood victims

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