Stories about Disaster from February, 2014
Russian Politicians Stick to Their Guns as Ukraine Burns
For Russia's politicians, the battle lines over Ukraine have already been drawn, and now there can be no compromise.
Searching for Blame in Deadly South Korean Building Collapse
Ten college students were killed and 105 injured in a building collapse during a university's orientation.
New Rainy Season Wreaks Havoc in Peru
Landslides and floods have caused material and human losses in Peru, especially in the southern Andes and the eastern Amazon.
“Bring All the Culprits of Ethnic Cleansing to Justice” Says a CAR Citizen of Muslim and Christian Descent
Here is Moussa Tanko–Tchaibou's take on the ethnic cleansing that is underway in his country, the Central African Republic and what should be done to stop it [fr]: Je suis centrafricain de confession musulmane avec cette particularité illustrative de la cohésion sociale, celle d’avoir un père de confession musulmane et une...
Adapting to Extreme Climate Change in Mali and Madagascar
Climate change has already had a dramatic impact on the economy of two downtrodden countries
Nepal Airlines Plane Crashes Killing All 18 On Board
The Nepalese aviation industry has seen a huge number of accidents in the recent years, with two fatal plane crashes each year from 2010 to 2012.
Tourists Killed in Terrorist Attack in Sinai, Egypt
A bomb blast ripped through a bus carrying 30 tourists in Sinai, Egypt, today, killing at least two South Korean tourists and the Egyptian bus driver.
Change From the Ground Up in War-Torn Central African Republic
Second part of the interview with Michel Besse and the ATD Fourth World Team in Bangui about how to support Central Africa.
Lessons of Peace from the Central African Republic's Most Disadvantaged
Interview with Michel Besse and the ATD-4th world in Bangui on the CAR Crisis
Philippine Typhoon Haiyan Victims Join ‘People Surge’ Protest
The 'People Surge' protest in the Philippines was organized by typhoon Haiyan victims who denounced the slow rescue and anti-poor rehabilitation efforts of the government