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· September, 2011

Stories about Disaster from September, 2011

Pakistan: Update On Flood Relief

North Korea: Kim Jong-Il's Surprise Appearance On the Simpsons

North Korea: Kim Jong-il Plans to Solve Famine by Breeding Giant Rabbits

Book Review: ‘Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives In North Korea’

Nepal: Buddha Air Crash, Who To Blame?

North Korea: Google Earth Reveals Death Camps in Detail

Nepal: Fire In The Mountains

Pakistan: Repeated Agonies

Ukraine: Chernobyl Trip Reports

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...

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...

Jamaica: Disaster Preparedness

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...

Argentina: Seven Die and Hundreds Injured After Bus and Trains Collide

Cambodia: Video of Flooding in Siem Reap

Puerto Rico: Remembering 9/11

Russia: Connecting Neighbors, Saving Lives

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...

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...

Tanzania: Real-time Information on Zanzibar Boat Accident

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