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Latest stories about Disaster
19 April 2014
Earthquakes and fires have ravaged Chile during the month of April 2014. Both private and public sources have rushed to aid the numerous victims.
15 April 2014
On Saturday, April 12, 2014, a raging forest fire began in Valparaíso, causing 12 dead people and provoking the evacuation of thousands of residents in the area.
5 April 2014
The Great Bangladesh Weather Expedition aims to study the severe weather there, including flooding, tornadoes and drought.
3 April 2014
More than 20 000 animals are reportedly dead due to the drought in Casanare, Colombia. Citizens and activists are using social networks to attract attention to this environmental emergency.
Twitter users reported cellphone service collapsing and electricity cutting out in parts of Peru.
2 April 2014
A strong 8.2 eartquake hit northern Chile at 20:46 and generated a tsunami that triggered the alarms across the country.
20 March 2014
Netizens around the world are expressing support to relatives and friends of passengers of the missing Malaysian Airlines plane MH370 which lost contact last March 8
18 March 2014
Forest fires have intensified this month in western Indonesia which caused the worst haze pollution in the country. The haze also affected Singapore and Malaysia.
15 March 2014
After a week of waiting for answers in the disappearance of flight MH370 and its 239 occupants, conspiracy theories have cropped to fill the void about what happened.
12 March 2014
For years the land between Naples and Caserta has been used for the illegal dumping of dangerous waste products that are poisoning the environment and causing tumours.