Stories about Disaster from September, 2016
The blackout meant hardship for Puerto Ricans, but it also brought out the best qualities of many.
In a “living laboratory for disaster,” a social media app is helping Jakartans improve upon the government's response to frequent flooding.
A drone video has captured the extent of land clearing in western Indonesia, which has caused a cloud of haze to descend in the region and in nearby countries.
"I have learnt that not everyone is as caring; that the term ‘refugee’ is a dirty label that strips people of their identity."
Ecuadorians have found a way to heal from the damage caused by the strongest earthquake in the country's history: art, laughter, and solidarity.
“Since the schools are shut, I’ve joined this centre to study so that I am prepared for my exams,” says one student.
"Without electricity, water supply or sewage, with high risk from infectious diseases due to the floods and lack of minimal hygiene conditions, they dread the coming of winter."
Alternative medicine TV show host "Ivan the Healer" published a post and backdated it to make it seem that he had predicted the series of earthquakes that shook the city.