Stories about Disaster from February, 2016
How Myanmar Residents Are Coping Up With Rising Temperatures Caused by El Niño
El Niño is already causing water shortages across Myanmar. Take a look at how residents are coping up with the rising temperatures.
Volunteer Disaster Relief Efforts Cultivate a Friendship Between Taiwanese and Japanese
"You helped us and we weren’t even your friends, so of course we came to help. Japan and Taiwan will be best friends forever."
Residents of the Peruvian Amazon Denounce Oil Spills Contaminating Local Rivers
"Incredible! Petroperú contaminates rivers in the Amazon and the 59 million sol fine will be paid by all of us Peruvians"
One Man's Harrowing Experience Spurs Bangladesh's High Court to Ensure Emergency Treatment for All
Saif Kamal detailed in a Facebook post how he tried in vain to save a man who had been run over, but was turned away by hospital after hospital.
The Next Time You're in Moscow, Don't Bother Trying the Shawarma
Moscow awoke earlier this week to find that the city has a new face. Before dawn on February 9, the mayor's office tore down roughly a hundred small businesses.
For Mainland Chinese, Taiwan's Earthquake Relief Efforts Stand in Stark Contrast to Their Own
"So concrete, transparent and efficient."