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· October, 2009

Stories about Disaster from October, 2009

28 October 2009

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...

27 October 2009

Disaster Management and the role of ICTs

The Future of ICT for Development

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

24 October 2009

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.

15 October 2009

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...

12 October 2009

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...

8 October 2009

Bhutan: After The Earthquake

7 October 2009

Bangladesh: The Dhaka Project