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# disaster - Monday 11 April, 2011

Slideshow: Japan commemorates month anniversary of disaster
# Japan
# Japan

Slideshow: Japan commemorates month anniversary of disaster

Apr 11th 2011, 7:59 AM 345 Views 0 Comments

People pause to remember earthquake which hit at 6.46am GMT this day a month ago – but work must go on to recover bodies and rebuild towns.

# disaster - Monday 4 April, 2011

Op-ed: An earthquake devastated Haiti - but so too did poverty
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# Read Me

Op-ed: An earthquake devastated Haiti - but so too did poverty

Apr 4th 2011, 3:27 PM 23 Views 0 Comments

On the day that Haiti announces preliminary results from last month’s presidential election, the Director of Trocaire reflects on how the country can be helped to equip themselves against future tragedy.

# disaster - Friday 11 March, 2011

Indonesia braced for tsunami to hit at 6pm local time
# Pacific Tsunami
# Pacific Tsunami

Indonesia braced for tsunami to hit at 6pm local time

Mar 11th 2011, 10:44 AM 1,205 Views 0 Comments

Indonesia is in a state of high alert, as the tsunami makes its way towards the shore. It’s expected to hit at 11am Irish time.

# disaster - Thursday 3 March, 2011

Second earthquake this week hits Wellington, New Zealand
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Second earthquake this week hits Wellington, New Zealand

Mar 3rd 2011, 9:32 PM 1,683 Views 0 Comments

Area north-west of city was struck with a 4.5 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday night.

'No chance' of finding more survivors in Christchurch
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

'No chance' of finding more survivors in Christchurch

Mar 3rd 2011, 8:42 AM 371 Views 0 Comments

New Zealand officials have declared the search for survivors of the earthquake over, saying efforts have now shifted to the recovery of loved ones and their return to their families.

# disaster - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

New Zealand earthquake was just 'waiting to happen'
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

New Zealand earthquake was just 'waiting to happen'

Feb 22nd 2011, 3:23 PM 3,019 Views 0 Comments

Why the Christchurch happened, why it caused so much damage – and why there are still dangers to come.

# disaster - Friday 3 December, 2010

Thank you: Turkey's aid to Israeli wildfire crisis breaks diplomatic stalemate
# Israel
# Israel

Thank you: Turkey's aid to Israeli wildfire crisis breaks diplomatic stalemate

Dec 3rd 2010, 7:26 PM 717 Views 0 Comments

Israeli and Turkish prime ministers have their first phone conversation since 2009 in wake of fires which have killed 42 people.

# disaster - Tuesday 16 November, 2010

Owner of collapsed building facing 'culpable homicide'
# Delhi
# Delhi

Owner of collapsed building facing 'culpable homicide'

Nov 16th 2010, 11:33 AM 232 Views 0 Comments

Some 64 people dead under concrete remains of block called an ‘accident waiting to happen’.

# disaster - Wednesday 6 October, 2010

Trains come to end of the line in Vietnam floods
# Vietnam
# Vietnam

Trains come to end of the line in Vietnam floods

Oct 6th 2010, 9:59 AM 249 Views 0 Comments

1,400 rail passengers stranded as railway swept away by rain and flooding claims at least 26 lives

# disaster - Tuesday 24 August, 2010

Why the world is ignoring Pakistan
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Why the world is ignoring Pakistan

Aug 24th 2010, 5:15 PM 220 Views 0 Comments

Three weeks in, and aid still only trickles in.

# disaster - Thursday 19 August, 2010

Pakistan: in pictures
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistan: in pictures

Aug 19th 2010, 9:17 AM 637 Views 0 Comments

UN holds emergency session to boost aid to flood-stricken country.

# disaster - Sunday 15 August, 2010

UN chief visits flood-stricken Pakistan
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

UN chief visits flood-stricken Pakistan

Aug 15th 2010, 12:50 PM 255 Views 0 Comments

First cholera case confirmed as fears for disease epidemic grow.

# disaster - Friday 13 August, 2010

Pakistan flood levels to rise
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistan flood levels to rise

Aug 13th 2010, 10:03 AM 138 Views 0 Comments

Disaster threatens Pakistan’s fight against Taliban.

# disaster - Tuesday 10 August, 2010

Pakistan floods worse than the tsunami - UN
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistan floods worse than the tsunami - UN

Aug 10th 2010, 10:24 AM 349 Views 0 Comments

“A major disaster of enormous magnitude.”

# disaster - Monday 2 August, 2010

Fires continue to rage in Russia
# Russia
# Russia

Fires continue to rage in Russia

Aug 2nd 2010, 10:16 AM 128 Views 0 Comments

34 dead as 240,000 fight Russia’s fires.

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