Stories about Disaster from January, 2015
Citizens Refuse to See India's Garden City Reduced to Waste
Rather than trash the authorities' handling of Bangalore's garbage problem, residents are finding innovative ways in which to deal with the massive amounts of waste generated by the city.
36 Killed, Internet Shut Down Briefly in DR Congo as Protests Flare Against President Kabila
Violent clashes between police and protesters against Kabila's electoral reform have resulted in 36 deaths in DR Congo over the past few days.
‘So Many Kids Lost in Such a Small Place': St. Vincent Mourns Bus Disaster
A bus plunged off a cliff in northern St. Vincent, leaving at least five young people dead as it crashed onto the rocky coastline.
Nigerians Blast Government's Response (or Lack Thereof) to Boko Haram's Baga Massacre
Those politicians who have responded to the massacre are busy quibbling over the death toll, which ranges from 150 to 2,000 people. Netizens are furious.
‘Without Humor, We Are All Dead': Cartoonists Pay Tribute to Fallen Comrades After Charlie Hebdo Massacre
Some of the most striking cartoons and images on the web that have circulated in tribute to those killed.
Young Malaysian Volunteers Are Taking a Leading Role in Flood Relief Efforts
After Malaysia was hit by the worst flooding in decades, young volunteers organized relief efforts in several communities. Global Voices spoke with two women who helped a soup kitchen program.
Welcome to #TheWildEast and Vocativ.com's Kyrg Republic: A Land That Does Not Exist
Vocativ, "a new type of media company" has released an orientalist documentary about "a part of the world that you didn't know you needed to know about.": Krygyzstan (sic).
Search for Air Asia QZ8501 Continues After Crash Site Located
The Twitter hashtag #togetherwestand is being used to show solidarity to friends and relatives of all those on board Air Asia flight QZ8501.