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· November, 2011

Stories about Disaster from November, 2011

28 November 2011

Bangladesh: Climate Change to Increase Hunger and Malnutrition

As governments gear up for COP17, which starts today, experts are warning that among climate change's greatest consequences in developing countries are the risks to the agriculture sector, including an...

Togo: Another Tragedy Strikes the Togolese Football World

24 November 2011

Thailand: Survival and Creativity During Floods

The situation in Thailand is improving as floodwaters are receding but the death toll is now more than 600. The flood disaster is the worst in the past five decades...

Map of Cambodian Flooding

23 November 2011

Trinidad & Tobago: Water Not the Only Problem

Brazil: Maximum Fine After Silence on Chevron's Oil Spill

On 7 November, an oil platform operated by Chevron-Texaco and located 350km off coast from Rio de Janeiro, began spilling crude oil. Two weeks after, the spill is believed to...

22 November 2011

Bulgaria: New Protest Against Shale Gas Planned

Trinidad & Tobago: Flood Damage

Kenya: Life in Dadaab, the World's Largest Refugee Camp

Around 75 percent of all refugees are believed to reside in countries neighboring their own, and this is particularly true in Kenya, where approximately 450,000 people inhabit the world's largest...

18 November 2011

Crisis Camp Italy: Using Web 2.0 to Manage Emergencies

Mapping, geolocalization, citizen journalism, data management: just some of the topics to be discussed in Bologna on 19 November at Crisis Camp. The first Italian meeting about collaborative tools for...

15 November 2011

Macedonia: Veles Says “No” to Lead Poisoning, Government Remains Ambiguous

After the massive protest against restarting of the lead smelting factory in the city of Veles, the citizens feel cheated by the declarative support shown by the politicians from the...

12 November 2011

Photos of Thailand Flooding

9 November 2011

Macedonia: Mobilizing Against Veles Lead Smelting Factory

The city of Veles' residents of all political persuasions are united in protest against the restarting of the lead and zinc smelting factory located within city limits, whose operation has...

8 November 2011

Thailand Flooding Disaster

The death toll in Thailand’s worst flooding disaster in 50 years has reached more than 500. Government authorities said 25 provinces are still suffering from the flooding. More than one...

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