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Kashmiris rise up in the fight against the floods

In the face of state inertia, Kashmiris have taken matters into their own hands. Uzma Falak reports.

Filed in: Activism Disasters India Kashmir

Typhoon Haiyan, three months on

Filipino NGO worker Maila Quiring, reports on efforts to rebuild the worst affected areas in Eastern Samar.

Filed in: Disasters Philippines

The stories of a tragedy named Haiyan

Iris Gonzales talks to three journalists who witnessed the devastation caused by one of the Philippines’ worst typhoons.

Filed in: Disasters Environment Philippines

Disasters: no quick fix to recovery

The Philippines must learn from the mistakes made in Haiti, says Linda O’Halloran.

Filed in: Development Disasters Haiti Philippines

Living in the eye of the storm

The devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines brings back memories of a similar tragedy two years ago, writes Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Disasters Philippines

International aid agencies must work in partnership with local organizations

Local action is more effective than an uncoordinated international response to disasters, says Alexander Carnwath.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Disasters NGOs

Haiti: we want homes, not handouts

It’s not surprising Haitians are angry, says Sokari Ekine.

Filed in: Development Disasters Haiti NGOs

The ‘curse’ of Philippine floods

While the powerful thrashed out decisions on what to do about climate change, the Philippines was drowning, writes Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Climate Change Disasters Environment Philippines

Reclaim our bard

BP’s sponsorship of the Royal Shakespeare Company brought Sarah Shoraka in front of a packed London theatre… and she’s not an actor.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change Culture Disasters Environment Oil

After the floods, the blame game starts in the Philippines

The Church says the catastrophe is a punishment from God. Really? asks Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Disasters Philippines Water

The race to beat the West Africa food crisis

More than 13 million people are at risk of hunger in the Sahel. Jack Craze reports on reactions and reasons why.

Filed in: Disasters Food Mali

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