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· June, 2008

Stories about Refugees from June, 2008

Jordan: Noting Changes

Jordanian ASKAdenia [Ar] is back home for a visit and notes several changes in his country. Among them is the skyrocket prices of fuel and other commodities, as well as the presence of large numbers of Iraqis.

China: Earthquake Migration

  9 June 2008

Zhao mu interview specialists about the resettlement of earthquake victims [zh]. As the whole Wenchuan region becomes an active earthquake zone, relief work would include a huge migration plan.

South Africa: Eruptions from the fault lines

  3 June 2008

Alex, an American blogger, witnessed violence against immigrants in South Africa: “What follows below is a chronology of my journal entries leading up to and during the violence. My thoughts and analysis will be limited by internet cafe time”

Southeast Asia: Series of unfortunate disasters

  3 June 2008

In the past month, natural disasters hit the Southeast Asian region claiming hundreds of thousands of lives and destroying billions of properties. Bloggers discuss the destructive cyclone in Myanmar, the China earthquake which was felt in Hanoi and Bangkok, two earthquakes in the Sumatra island and the strong typhoon in north Philippines.

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