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· April, 2011

Stories about Disaster from 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

Ukraine: Memories and Photos of Chernobyl in August 1986

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...

Ukraine: Stories From the Charity Walk to Chornobyl

Ukraine: “Twenty-five years ago – Chornobyl – Where were you?”

Colombia's Harsh Winter

North Korea: Three Films Denouncing Kim Jong-il Regime

Mexico: Northern States Hit by Wildfires

Japan: Tohoku Earthquake as seen through Twitter

Belarus, Ukraine: “Chernobyl: The First Month”

North Korea: North Korean Defectors’ Remittances to Families in North

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

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”

Brazil/Japan: Bridge Blogging Post-Earthquake News

Myanmar: Quake victims need water and zinc sheets

North Korea: Starving People Welcome Big Forest Fires

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