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· April, 2011

Stories about Disaster from April, 2011

29 April 2011

Colombia on Red Alert After Heavy Rains

Colombia is on red alert due to heavy rains. Residents of 28 departments suffer extreme hardship: flooding, landslides and sudden increase in rivers and streams have left more than three...

North Korea: Rumors and Superstitions Surrounding Former US President Carter

Execution Tunnels in North Korea

28 April 2011

Ukraine: Memories and Photos of Chernobyl in August 1986

RuNet Echo

Aleksandr Strannik (LJ user av-strannik) arrived at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in mid-August of 1986, some four months after the April 26 blast at Reactor #4, to assist in...

21 April 2011

Chile: Nurse Expedites Organ Transport Using Twitter

Cristina Bizama, a nurse at Talca hospital in Chile, has devised a way to speed up the transport of organs from the city of Talca to the capital, Santiago, some...

Ukraine: “Chernobyl Tourism: Time to Put an End”

Lebanon: Seven Estonian Hostages Appeal for Help

20 April 2011

Kazakhstan: Bloggers Keep an Eye on Floods as Official Media Keep Quiet

Two large cities in Kazakhstan are suffering from major floods, situated in the centers of two provinces – Uralsk in the western part of the country and Ust-Kamenogorsk in the...

Ukraine: “Crumbs From the Table”