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· September, 2011

Stories about Disaster from September, 2011

29 September 2011

Pakistan: Update On Flood Relief

21 September 2011

Pakistan: Neglected Millions of Sindh Floods

After the devastating 2010 floods in Pakistan the government took no practical steps to tackle the possibility of future floods. The consequence of this gross negligence is that floods are...

20 September 2011

Nepal: Bloggers Share Their Own Stories of Earthquake

On Sunday evening of September 18, Nepal experienced a strong earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale that had its epicentre in the border region of Taplejung of Nepal and...

14 September 2011

Brazil: Floods Hit Santa Catarina State Again

Intense rains over the state of Santa Catarina in Brazil’s South Region have once again caused floods in several cities. Since September 8, floods, flash floods and landslides have hit...

12 September 2011

Puerto Rico: Remembering 9/11

Russia: Connecting Neighbors, Saving Lives

7 Billion Actions

The creators of a website that enabled Russians to help each other during wildfires in 2010 have now redesigned the site to enable citizens to assist each other in new...

11 September 2011

Pakistan: Rain In Karachi

Tanzania: Passenger Ferry Capsizes in Zanzibar

At least 198 people died and 590 people were rescued after a ferry, MV Spice, sailing from Zanzibar to Pemba capsized. Twitter users including those on the ground in Zanzibar...