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· August, 2006

Stories about Humanitarian Response from August, 2006

Kurdistance…

The most horrible of things has just happened to me….my RSS feed for the Kurdish blogs, well for lack of a better term..hiccupped…and all of my feeds are gone. So...

Brunei: Stray Dogs

The blogger at Our Local Style looks at the problem of stray dogs in Brunei and suggest a solution. “It’s also unfair to punish the animals for what I perceive...

Philippines’ worst marine disaster

The beautiful island of Guimaras, located in central Philippines, is under state of calamity. More than 26,000 people who depend on fishing suddenly lost their livelihood after tanker MT Solar...

USA, Mexico: Hurricane Recovery

Andres Bianciotto has the score at USA 0 – Mexico 1 (ES) when comparing the United States’ federal disaster recovery following Hurricane Katrina with Cancun's post-Wilma recovery. Steve Bridger seems...

This Week In Palestine: Black & Blue

One week after the Israeli army brutally attacked a weekly non-violent legal demonstration against the wall in the village of Bil’in, August 18th saw yet another black and blue protest....

Armenia: Habitat

Onnik Krikorian reports on and has photos of a recent Habitat for Humanity project in Armenia.

Hong Kong: domestic helpers

BWG comments on the exploitation of domestic helpers in Hong Kong by employers and recruitment agences.

Russia: Child Abuse

Yuri Mamchur of Russia Blog distributes blame for Russia's abused children: “Today Russia is awash in oil and gas money, the nation’s cities are growing again, and the country produces...

Iran: Photos from peaceful antiwar demonstration

In Nimania's photoblog we see several photos of antiwar demonstrators in front of United Nations Office in Tehran. They protested against war in Lebanon and carry placards in English. On...

Information Access in Russia; Hospice Work in Ukraine

Marina Litvinovich – LJ user abstract2001 and founder of PravdaBeslana.ru (Truth Of Beslan, a site that contains transcripts of Beslan-related trials as well as other information on the tragedy) –...

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