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· November, 2007

Stories about Humanitarian Response from November, 2007

30 November 2007

In the eye of the storm: Bangladeshi bloggers speak

Nari Jibon bloggers posted their reactions on the recent killer cyclone, Sidr, which devastated Bangladesh’s southern coastal regions. Read their first-hand accounts about the disaster, their resillience and relief efforts....

23 November 2007

China: Signature for Operation

21 November 2007

Ukraine: Reflections on Charity Tennis Tournament

Egypt: Those People

The Egyptian blogger Ohod writes here some short stories about people whom he have met in his childhood and how life changed them when they grew up. Tarek Amr translates...

Colombia: Pictures of Senator with FARC Leaders

Colombian bloggers react to pictures posted by a press agency featuring a beret-wearing Senator Piedad Cordoba smiling and holding a bouquet of flowers while embracing FARC leaders during a recent...

20 November 2007

Bangla blogs seek aid for cyclone Sidr victims

Five days after cyclone Sidr ravaged Bangladesh, news regarding devastation continues to pour in. Despite steps taken by the administration to evacuate a large number of people and put them...

19 November 2007

Russia: “Health Care”

Iraq: Awakening

Can it really be true? Dare I say it? Iraq is actually getting safer? What with a new movement called 'Awakening' throwing Al-Qaeda out of Baghdad suburbs; Reports that violence...

16 November 2007

Russia, Ukraine: Kerch Strait Disaster Podcasts

Bangladesh: Hurricane Sidr and the aftermath

Sidr is a category 4 Hurricane (deadlier than Katrina) raged its severest onslaughts packing winds of 240 kph (150mph) on the southern coast of Bangladesh from about 5:30pm Thursday to...

Afghanistan: Fighting Hunger

15 November 2007

Egypt: Shawerma Nostalgia

Do certain tastes and smells linger in your mind long after products, tastes, feel and smells change? This translation from the Egyptian Arabic blogosphere asks just that.