Stories about Disaster from March, 2015
The rain season is getting stronger and longer every year in Peru. This year at least seven people died in landslides caused by the rain in Chosica, near Lima.
Deciding which of the 7,000 Philippine islands to visit is no easy task. Marie Bohner makes a strong case for one in particular.
"Solidarity is a rainbow that inspires people to overcome the tragedies that threatened to destroy their lives."
Four years on, Japanese blogger Takayoshi Saito recounts how his youngest sister and her family fared in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami.
Tepco's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility was severely damaged following the massive earthquake and subsequent tsunami that occurred on March 11, 2011.
The epidemic has lead to outbursts of violence and slowed the country's economic growth, increasing the potential for food insecurity.
Niger is at war with Boko Haram. Let's not forget, though, that Niger is also home to many projects and is a land full of natural beauty and poetry.
"We cannot remain deaf and blind to the excesses of mining while our people suffer the consequences of actions not of their own making.”
The looting and destruction of the ancient city of Nimrud by the radical group ISIS has been called a "war crime" by UNESCO.
Global Voices profiles four citizen initiatives that are providing relief to populations affected by Madagascar's new floods.
Madagascar is going through another extremely difficult time, with a large part of the country being inundated by floods. Residents have uploaded photos of the devastation to social media.