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· May, 2015

Stories about Disaster from May, 2015

At Least 48 Fatalities After Landslide Hits Colombian Village

  22 May 2015

At least 48 people were killed and an unknown number of people are missing after a landslide caused by heavy rains that hit the community of Salgar, in the Colombian department of Antioquia, in the early hours of May 18, 2015. The secretary of government of Salgar, Zulma Osorio, declared that...

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The Humanitarian Crisis You Haven't Heard of in Burundi

  10 May 2015

Following Burundi President Nkurunziza's announcement of his candidacy for a third term (unconstitutional by Burundi's existing law), a massive humanitarian crisis has hit the country as at least 50,000 refugees have fled the country after scenes of violence were reported in several cities. The occurrence of violence were often posted...

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