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Stories about Disaster
25 November 2014
Given that climate change is causing increasing extreme weather, better waste management actually helps to prevent events like Super Typhoon Yolanda, which killed more than 6,000 people in the Philippines.
24 November 2014
Forty-one people were injured during the magnitude 6.8 temblor, but no deaths were reported. Twitter users snapped photos of public transportation gone dark and disheveled supermarkets.
23 November 2014
Environmental activist suffers serious injuries after an armed assault by the Spanish Navy on a Greenpeace boat protesting oil exploration in Spain's Canary Islands.
18 November 2014
"They cry every time they retell their stories. And not just because they lost loved ones and what little properties they had during the storm."
10 November 2014
8 November 2014
"The ugly, machoistic display of #nationalism at #India, #Pakistan border should be abolished. People should cross borders there, not swords"
15 October 2014
About two million people were evacuated, and damage, while limited, was still significant in isolated and rural prefectures such as Okinawa.
12 October 2014
11 October 2014
Ostracized from the rest of the world, Guineans cope valiantly with life's daily challenges, despite the risks, the sorrows, and the suspicion from the rest of the world.