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· January, 2011

Stories about Disaster from January, 2011

Brazil: Flooding in the Mountainous Region of Rio de Janeiro Devastated Cities

The mountaineous region of Rio de Janeiro is suffering what is being considered Brazil’s most-deadly natural disaster: there are more than 500 fatal victims and countless people left homeless so...

Venezuela: Rain Victims Protest Refuge Conditions

Haiti: Photo Commentary

Brazil: São Paulo annual floods and the biased media

Sri Lanka: Google Map On Flood Affected Areas

El Salvador: A Decade Since the January 13 Earthquake

Guyana, St. Lucia, Haiti: Where Did The Money Go?

Sri Lanka: Reaching Out To The Flood victims

Haiti: One Year Ago…We Remember

Today marks one year since the devastating earthquake struck Haiti. Haitian bloggers are remembering and paying tribute to the survivors of the disaster, while acknowledging that there is still a...

North Korea: Public Complaints Continue to Mount

El Salvador: Top Stories of 2010

Philippines: Thousands affected by flashfloods

Floods In Sri Lanka

China: Human error at Zhouqu mudslide

Floods Continue to Devastate Australia

Devastating floods on both the East and West coasts of Australia have caused a war of words over water as well as some high quality online crowdsourcing by our national...

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: The “What Ifs” of Earthquakes

Colombia: Twitterathon to Help Those Affected by the Winter

During the heavy rainy season in Colombia, an initiative to have a "twitterathon" emerged through ideas published by Colombian Twitter users in order to collect donations for flood victims. Author...

North Korea: Kim Jong-il Said Mt. Baekdu Will Erupt in 2016

Ghana: Ghana 2010 – My Top 10 Memories

South Korea: Pleas Against Cattle Killing in Foot-and-Mouth Outbreak

A farm boy's online posting about how he and his family watched all their cattle be killed, has inspired even more public outrage against a decision by the South Korean...

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