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· October, 2010

Stories about Disaster from October, 2010

28 October 2010

Indonesia: Earthquake, Tsunami, Volcanic Eruption in 48 hours

Indonesia was caught unprepared this week when an earthquake, tsunami and volcanic eruption battered the islands in less than 48 hours. Casualties are expected to exceed 500 and thousands of...

Madagascar: Village Burned Down by Highwaymen during Cattle Robbery

Barbados: Another Fire

26 October 2010

Bhtan: Biggest Fire Disaster

Haiti: MINUSTAH

Flooding disaster in Thailand

More than 40 people are now confirmed dead due to rising floodwaters in the northeast and central parts of Thailand. Parts of Bangkok, the country’s capital, are now flooded too....

Myanmar: Cyclone Giri death toll rises

23 October 2010

Russia: Post-Emergency Sustainability of Crowdsourcing Projects

RuNet Echo

Gregory Asmolov analyzes the fate of the Ushahidi-based Help Map project after the wildfires have ended. What is the future of emergency projects and how can we make them more...

22 October 2010

Haiti: Cholera!

A journey through the unheard voices of Haiti’s reconstruction

Solidar'IT in Haiti is a journey through the unheard voices of Haiti’s reconstruction, organized as a web-documentary in progress.

Haze envelops Singapore

Haze in Singapore and south Malaysia! They blame it on the burning of trees in Sumatra, Indonesia where farmers are preparing for the crop planting season. Residents are coughing and...

Cyclone Giri hits Myanmar

Benin: One of the Most Affected by the Floods in Western Africa

Taiwan:Typhoon Megi Breaks Rainfall Record

21 October 2010

Barbados: Castle Destroyed in Fire

Haiti: A Dangerous Balance

Thailand: Worst flooding in decades

Heavy rains in the past weeks produced the worst flooding in many decades in the rural northeast of Thailand. Since October 10, flooding also hit 13 provinces of Thailand. Netizens...