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· September, 2009

Stories about Humanitarian Response from September, 2009

30 September 2009

Indonesia: Strong earthquake hit West Sumatra

The coastal city of Padang, West Sumatra is once again devastated by an earthquake.

Romania: “20 Years After the Revolution”

28 September 2009

Philippines: Flooding documented on citizen videos

Citizen videos were able to capture horrible scenes of loss and devastation caused by a tropical storm which struck Metro Manila and nearby provinces in the Philippines last Saturday.

Philippines: Helping flood victims through social media

A tropical storm hit many parts of Metro Manila and nearby provinces in the Philippines last Saturday. Social networking sites were flooded with personal stories, photos and videos of the...

27 September 2009

Philippines: Worst Flooding in 40 Years

Tropical Storm "Ondoy" hit the Philippines last Saturday triggering the worst flooding in 40 years which left 50 people dead and 280,000 residents displaced. Social media sites were maximized to...

26 September 2009

Tunisia: Severe Flooding Kills 15

Flash floods hit Tunisia this week, killing at least 15 people and damaging property in the town of Redeyef in southern Tunisia. Bloggers declare two day of mourning and speak...

Floods in West Africa Displace Hundreds of Thousands

24 September 2009

Japan: Against animal testing

23 September 2009

Russia: Valery Shchekoldin Asylum Photos

Ukraine: Fundraising to Help Street Children

Lebanon: Anger Rebuilding of Palestinian Camp Suspended

Anger and protests erupted in response to the Lebanese Government's decision to suspend the reconstruction of the Nahr el Bared Palestinian refugee camp. Bloggers voice their outrage in this post...

China: Preparation for 60th anniversary of PRC

17 September 2009

EU: Russophone Bloggers React to Dairy Farmers’ Protest

LJ user drugoi hosts a discussion of the Belgian dairy farmers' protest over low milk prices.

12 September 2009

Video: Caring about Congo

Videos showing different ways in which people are trying to make a difference in the situation faced by those living in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

10 September 2009

Myanmar: New policy requires HIV groups to register

Myanmar's Ministry of Health is now requiring HIV advocacy groups to register if the latter want to operate in the country. Some are worried that this new policy could be...

9 September 2009

Myanmar: A Childhood Spent Scavenging

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