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· September, 2018

Stories about Disaster from September, 2018

Riverbank erosion disaster in Bangladesh leaves thousands homeless

"The devastating erosion of the Padma River is ongoing for the last couple of years, no initiative to build a dam or embankment was taken by the local administration."

Strongest typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years largely forgotten following massive earthquake

The media has struggled to cover the dizzying succession of disasters, leaving people feeling that some are eclipsing others in the public consciousness.

As China faces record-breaking flood levels, authorities arrest two women for spreading ‘rumors’ of health risks

"If they could react to the floods as effectively [as they do to the 'rumors'], that would be great."

Brazil grieves as its oldest treasures turn to ashes in National Museum fire

"This year, the government's total investment in the National Museum equals a quarter of what each Congressmen's budget to hire advisors."

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