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· April, 2010

Stories about Disaster from April, 2010

Haiti: Getting it Wrong

Haiti: Visiting the Capital

Guyana: More than bravado

Ukraine: Chernobyl's 24th Anniversary

Bangladesh: A Lucky Escape From Death

Russia, Poland: The Truth About Katyn

Haiti: Food Aid

Haiti: Threat of Rain

Haiti: Part of History

UK: Krakow Funeral Broadcast in London's Trafalgar Square

Russia: Volcanic Eruption Provokes Cooperation and Jokes

Two days passed since Mother Nature showed its power to mankind letting the Icelandic volcano with unpronounceable name “Eyjafjallajökull” fill the European aerospace with ashes. As the ash cloud went...

Poland: Social Network Criticized for ‘Black Ribbon’ Gifting Option

Sylwia Presley translates online reactions to a new gifting option that a popular Polish social network has introduced this week: black ribbons.

Georgia, Russia, Poland: Imedi-TV's Kaczynski Controversy

Haiti: Back to School

Mongolia: Earthquake in Ulaanbaatar

Haiti: Goal of NGOs

Slogans do no honor to China’s miners

China: Web mobilizes to help Yushu earthquake victims

Between local government attempts to keep news of the Yushu earthquake contained and China's top leaders calling for "all-out" assistance from the public, desire from offline and virtual civil society...

Poland: Controversy Over Polish President's Burial‎ Location

Today's announcement that the Polish presidential couple, killed in the tragic aircraft accident over Smolensk last Saturday, would be buried in Krakow's Wawel Castle has raised a lot of controversy....

Haiti: Red Cross Presence

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