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British Red Cross's Autumn Appeal

Donate to British Red Cross’s Autumn Appeal. Just a small amount could make a difference in the lives of a wide range of people across the globe: 89 more words

Sociological Disasters


Aftershock (2012)

89 min – Horror | Thriller – 12 June 2014 (Chile)

In Chile, a group of travelers who are in an underground nightclub when a massive earthquake hits quickly learn that reaching the surface is just the beginning of their nightmare. 23 more words


Gov’t releases data on timber baron’s deal

By Daniel Pye, The Phnom Penh Post, 19 September 2014

Tycoon Try Pheap has collected an estimated 1,500 cubic metres of timber from Forestry Administration offices since the government in July issued his companies permission to confiscate “waste wood” from their offices and from the Ministry of Environment, according to preliminary government figures obtained by the Post yesterday. 410 more words

Phnom Penh Post

Prey Lang activists detain two loggers

By Phak Seangly, The Phnom Penh Post, 19 September 2014

Two illegal loggers were arrested by a community patrol in Prey Lang forest on Wednesday, the Prey Lang Community Network (PLCN) said yesterday. 160 more words

Human Rights

Iceland Eruption, Shows No Signs of Stopping, it is the most extensive eruption by area covered

Credit: University of Iceland/Ármann Höskuldsson

Update 9/11/14: This article has been amended to clarify that this is the most extensive eruption by area covered, not necessarily lava volume. 134 more words


Report: World to see more people displaced

Natural disasters displaced almost 22 million people around the world last year and aid workers say they expect to see that number rise in the future, according to a report issued by a Norwegian humanitarian group on Wednesday. 553 more words