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· March, 2011

Stories about Disaster from March, 2011

23 March 2011

Serbia: Returning Gratitude for the Japanese Donations

Sasa Milosevic reports on Serbian initiatives to help Japanese victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami disaster, in a grateful return of the aid donated by Japan to Serbia.

21 March 2011

Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago: On Nuclear Power

France: Worry and Hope in the Japanese Community

In France as elsewhere, the terrifying pictures of the tsunami and earthquake have had Japanese expatriates worried by the magnitude of the disaster. Many of them spent all day on...

20 March 2011

Japan: How dangerous is low-level radiation?

Japan: Manga artists draw comics to support Japan

Singapore: Reactions to Japan Earthquake Disaster

In this post, read the first hand account of Singapore students during the earthquake in Japan. Find out why a media giant in Singapore apologized for sending a marketing email...

Japan: The Macroeconomic Aftermath of the Earthquake/Tsunami

Ecuador: New Developments and Cyber-Activism in Chevron Case

On February 14, 2011, an Ecuadorian judge ruled that oil company Chevron had to pay US$9.5 million in environmental damages. Almost a month later, Chevron has appealed the sentence; citizens...

19 March 2011

Bulgaria: Offering Shelter to Japanese Earthquake Victims

The earthquake in Japan has become a tragedy for the entire world. This is evident from the willingness of people from different countries and continents to help the victims of...

Japan: “The Light and Darkness of Social Media”

It's human nature for rumors to run rampant in a high pressure situation, and social meda tools can be a double-edged sword in expediting this situation. Yasuhisa Hasegawa gives an...

Japan: Story and photos of everyday life in the aftermath of the earthquakes

Japan: Wondering About the Meaning of Life

Poet Shuntaro Tanikawa's famous poem "To Live", which explores the meaning of life, has been posted by many bloggers who wonder what's the best thing to do now.

Japan: Tweeting from Fukushima

At Japan's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Reactor in Fukushima Prefecture, a brave group of workers, dubbed the Fukushima 50, have been left to tame an escalating nuclear disaster. Japan Ground Self-Defence...

Japan: Help Japan posters

Japan: How to donate to relief efforts