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· February, 2011

Stories about Disaster from February, 2011

Chile: Remembering 8.8-magnitude earthquake with tweets from Feb. 27, 2010

Haiti: Challenges & Hopes

New Zealand: Video of Christchurch after the Earthquake

South Korea: Libyan Protest in Seoul

Tanzania: Bomb Explosions: Bloggers and Twitterers Speak Out

Tanzanian bloggers and twitterers react to bomb explosions at a Tanzanian army base in Dar es Salaam’s Gongo la Mboto suburb that killed at least 30 people early Thursday. A...

Tanzania: Netizens comment on bomb explosions at army base

At least 30 people have been killed in multiple bomb explosions after an accident early Thursday at Gongo la Mboto army base in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. At least 22...

China: Worst Drought in 60 Years

Major agricultural regions in China are facing their worst drought in 60 years. According to government statistics, 2.57 million people and 2.79 million livestock have been hit by the drought....

North and South Korea Mark Kim Jong-il's 69th Birthday

Whilst North Korea celebrates its leader, Kim Jong-il's 69th birthday today, South Korean human rights activists sent a rather unconventional birthday gift to Kim: gigantic balloons carrying leaflets lambasting the...

Bahamas: Fire on Bay Street

Sri Lanka: Floods Causing Havoc In Badulla

Jordan: Proud to be an Arab

Belarus, Ukraine: Photographer Blogs About Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

Australia: Cyber Cyclone Yasi Strikes

Category 5 mega Cyclone Yasi struck the North Queensland coast of Australia late on Wednesday and both the old and new media have played complementary roles during the crisis. Read...

Egypt: Clashes in Tahrir Square in the Words of Bloggers

Clashes took place in Tahrir Square today between those who are with Mubarak and those who are against him. But the question is, who is really behind all this chaos?

Egypt: Mubarak is Strangling Us, as Banks Remain Closed and Food Runs Out

Banks and stock markets remain closed in Egypt today, as Egyptians continue their anti-Mubarak protests for the eighth day in a row. Reports continue to emerge of food and medical...

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