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· October, 2010

Stories about Humanitarian Response from October, 2010

Haiti: Cholera Outbreak

Indonesia: Earthquake, Tsunami, Volcanic Eruption in 48 hours

Indonesia was caught unprepared this week when an earthquake, tsunami and volcanic eruption battered the islands in less than 48 hours. Casualties are expected to exceed 500 and thousands of...

China: Blood house map

Myanmar: Cyclone Giri death toll rises

Benin: How to help flood victims

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Online campaigns for the return of casualties of war

Russia: Post-Emergency Sustainability of Crowdsourcing Projects

Gregory Asmolov analyzes the fate of the Ushahidi-based Help Map project after the wildfires have ended. What is the future of emergency projects and how can we make them more...

Haiti: Cholera!

A journey through the unheard voices of Haiti’s reconstruction

Solidar'IT in Haiti is a journey through the unheard voices of Haiti’s reconstruction, organized as a web-documentary in progress.

Benin: One of the Most Affected by the Floods in Western Africa

Taiwan:Typhoon Megi Breaks Rainfall Record

China: My father is Li Gang!

The son of a deputy police director in Hebei province killed a young woman in a traffic accident on October 16 and reportedly shouted to an angry crowd, "Go ahead...

South Korea: North Korean Defector's Struggling Life In Big Cities

Haiti: Camp Conditions

China: Life at the bottom of the society

El Salvador: ‘There's no water’

Honduras: The Lack of Clean Water

Hungary: Chemical Waste Reservoir Still Dangerous

Marietta Le translates a firsthand account from the area affected by the the caustic red sludge spill in Western Hungary and provides information on how to help the victims.

Brazil: Twitter raises awareness of plight of São Paulo squatters

Nigeria: Government was warned of bomb blasts in Abuja

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