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· June, 2011

Stories about Disaster from June, 2011

Philippines: Worst Flash Flood Hit “Typhoon-Free” City

Many Filipinos were taken by surprise by the heavy floods that hit the southern Philippine city of Davao recently. The Philippines is notorious for flash flood disasters, but Davao city...

Japan: Uncanny Terrain, a documentary on Fukushima farmers

Japan: Real Voices, Real Japan

Cuba: Train Accident Injures 79

South Korea: Downpour-Triggered Landslide Kills One Person

Haiti: Helping to Stop Human Trafficking

North Korea's Fragility in the Face of the Rainy Season

South Korea: Typhoon Opening Doors to Nature's Revenge

A typhoon hit South Korea on June 25 and 26, bringing heavy downpours and gusts and signalling the start of the rainy season. At least nine people were killed and...

Haiti: BBBC Benefits in Question

Japan: Ryo Chijiiwa on Volunteering

Russia: Fire at Toxic Waste Disposal Site Near St. Petersburg

Haiti: The Other Side of the Martelly Story

Cannibalism In North Korea, Smuggled Documents Reveal

Argentina: Puyehue Volcano Ash Unstoppable in Argentine Territory

Ash from the Chilean volcano Puyehue is affecting a large part of the Argentine territory, causing officials to declare a state of emergency in the Patagonia area. The eruption will...

North Korea: Women Forced into Prostitution

Nigeria: On an Explosive Projectile?

It was like a Nollywood premier, but this time there were neither props nor digital effects. Nigeria has joined nations under terrorist threats following the bomb explosion that pierced the...

South Korean Troops Shoot at Passenger Jet, No One Injured

Two earthquakes hit Sumatra

South Korea: Petition Filed to Punish Brutality against Animals

Singapore: Flooding and the Marina Barrage

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