Stories about Disaster from November, 2013
"Censorship will always exist, but the media's real strength of character can always find a way to show its courage and conscience."
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
Workers who cut sugarcane and other crops in the coastal lowlands of Central America are being hit by a mysterious disease: From Panama to southern Mexico, laborers are coming down with kidney failure at rates unseen virtually anywhere else in the world. Families and villages are being devastated by the...
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.
Anonymous Japanese street artist 281_Anti Nuke takes inspiration from his British counterpart Banksy to take on Tokyo Electric Power Company, the operator of the crippled nuclear plant in Fukushima prefecture. You can see more of 281_Anti Nuke's works on his website.
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 Grassroots Watch blogs about some of the challenges of reforestation on the island.
An unconfirmed video posted by Syria Archives 2013 on November, 17th shows a massive blast in Harasta, a city and northeastern suburb of Damascus, Rif Dimashq, Syria, in a government military building which kills 31 members of Assad regime forces. Booby Trap bomb Placed in Tunnel under the Assad Army...
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.
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
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.
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.
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
Hungry and weary, some typhoon survivors are looting grocery stores and government warehouses to look for food, water, and other basic necessities.
The devastating impact of super typhoon Haiyan is slowly being revealed through the photos and reports of journalists and survivors
Just a few weeks after suffering from a deadly earthquake, the Visayas part of the Philippines was ravaged by the world's strongest storm.
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.
On 0ctober 30, 87 people trying to reach the Mediterranean sea died after being abandoned in the Sahara Desert when their drivers left them stranded to seek for help. The harrowing story of one the survivors, 14-year-old Shafa, highlights the plight of many migrants trying to reach Europe and the obstacles they face. In...