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· November, 2013

Stories about Disaster from November, 2013

26 November 2013

Chinese Local Media Silent on Deadly Qingdao Explosion

"Censorship will always exist, but the media's real strength of character can always find a way to show its courage and conscience."

23 November 2013

After Haiyan Disaster, Philippines Calls for Relief and Justice for Climate Change Victims

As the Philippines continues to ask for global aid in the wake of the devastating impact of typhoon Haiyan, many Filipinos are also asking world leaders to tackle climate change

20 November 2013

COP19: Fasting For The Climate

Bloggers and Twitter users attending the summit are reacting to Yeb Saño's hunger strike to pressure for meaningful progress at the UN climate talks.

‘Japanese Banksy’ Bashes Nuclear Industry With Street Art

No One Found Guilty of ‘Prestige’ Oil Disaster in Spain

After 10 years of investigation and a nine-month trial, Galicia's High Court of Justice has acquitted the three defendants of all crimes against the environment.

Haiti: Reforestation Nation

17 November 2013

PHOTOS: Heavy Rains Hit Saudi Capital

Many commented how a rich country like Saudi Arabia has a poor infrastructure, which cannot handle rain, after the Saudi capital was flooded, following a storm.

Why CNN is Getting Praise and Flak for its Philippine Storm Coverage

CNN is praised for its extensive coverage of the destructive impact left by super typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. But some are not happy with its 'exaggerated' reports

15 November 2013

GV Face: Helping Haiyan Survivors in the Philippines

GV Face

Typhoon Haiyan has killed thousands in central Philippines. This week we speak to our Philippine authors and an aid worker about how we can help.

How You Can Help Philippine Typhoon Victims

Thousands are dead in the Philippines and millions are homeless because of a super typhoon which hit the country last week. Here are some ways you can help.

13 November 2013

Philippine Typhoon Survivors Ask: ‘Where is our Government?’

Aid is pouring in from all over the world but typhoon survivors are complaining that they have not been receiving any help from the government

12 November 2013

PHOTOS: Philippine Typhoon Survivors Desperate For Food, Water and Aid

Hungry and weary, some typhoon survivors are looting grocery stores and government warehouses to look for food, water, and other basic necessities.

11 November 2013

PHOTOS: Philippine Villages Reduced to Wasteland by Super Typhoon Haiyan

The devastating impact of super typhoon Haiyan is slowly being revealed through the photos and reports of journalists and survivors

10 November 2013

PHOTOS: Super Typhoon Haiyan Devastates Central Philippines

Just a few weeks after suffering from a deadly earthquake, the Visayas part of the Philippines was ravaged by the world's strongest storm.

9 November 2013

Lebanese Man Microwaves Cat

A Lebanese man microwaved a cat while his friend filmed him. They uploaded the video on Facebook, drawing a manhunt for the culprits, who have been named and shamed.