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My Struggle

I’m still the ugly monster
Within
I’m afraid of unleashing the disaster
Of sin
Over and over I play in
My mind
What I should never do, making… 484 more words

Rapid Wildfire Threatens Yosemite National Park

A fast-moving wildfire in Yosemite National Park was threatening to spiral out of control early Tuesday.

While firefighters made progress battling a larger wildfire in northern California’s vineyard country, the El Portal wildfire burning across four square miles of Yosemite and the neighboring Stanislaus National Forest was at just 5% containment late Monday. 34 more words

Messages from Haiti

As a documentary photojournalist I’ve been fortunate to have have had the opportunity to visit Haiti on a couple of occasions shooting for Oxfam GB.  The second visit was shortly before the first anniversary of the January 2010 earthquake that resulted in the death of in excess of 100,000 people. 314 more words

BLOGS

[Statement] SONA 2014: More work needed in inclusive risk reduction -Oxfam

SONA 2014: More work needed in inclusive risk reduction

Following his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA), we, a consortium of international aid agencies that has been working to realise inclusive, community-based disaster risk reduction (ICBDRR) in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, had hoped President Benigno Simeon Aquino III reported extensively on his administration’s state of risk reduction efforts both in terms of rehabilitation and recovery of Haiyan-affected areas and the broader disaster risk reduction (DRR) policies. 549 more words

Human Rights

One of One; One a Day (One)

If you’ve been following our production diaries revolving around our upcoming short film, ‘One of One’, you’ll probably be used to us posting once-a-monday. There you’d find us talking about all manner of erudite nonsense; whether that be in relation to the film’s conception, it’s thematics, the narrative behind it, or just how great it’s going to be. 744 more words

Articles

Earthquakes are increasing in the UK: highest level in a decade

July 2014UNITED KINGDOM – New figures show the number of earthquakes recorded in the UK is increasing. The highest level of detections in the last decade is set to be registered for 2014, with 100 earthquakes already recorded in the first three months of the year and 149 in total up until July. 104 more words

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Is this the cause of the Recent spat of Air Disasters?

Three Major events within such a short time is not coincidence. especially when two of the three simply disappeared. I remember last year reading about an android app that could… … 13 more words

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