Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

Learn more about Lingua Translation  »

· January, 2011

Stories about Disaster from January, 2011

16 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...

12 January 2011

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...

9 January 2011

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...

5 January 2011

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...

3 January 2011

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...

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site