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One year after Rana Plaza: preventing disasters, improving everyday conditions

April 24, 2014 will mark the one-year anniversary of the collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Dhaka, Bangladesh, where more than 1,100 workers were crushed to death and thousands more injured when the building, which housed several apparel factories, collapsed on top of them. 711 more words

Occupational Health And Safety

Best Destinations for History Buffs

Hey, history buff! If you’ve exhausted your list of local museums, traveled abroad to see castles and battle sites, and planned vacations around ancient ruins, then you probably already know about the places the below. 139 more words

Europe

Day 14 - Feeling a little Jaded & Just waiting for the Iran Visa.... and Heading into the Unknown

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It was always the plan to “Race” (plod) as fast as I could through Northern Europe, in theory it would mean less time being wet, cold, miserable etc etc, all the Sort of weather you would expect this time of year.   780 more words

Kalyan Minaret, Tower of death in Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan is not only famous-faced woman with handsome. Behind the beauty of it, the country is hiding a lot of grief, one of which is preserved Tower of the Kalyan Minaret. 250 more words

Travel

Town on the edge of nowhere

On a wall in the Savitsky Museum of Art in Nukus, NW Uzbekistan, hangs a modest landscape painting from 1976 depicting the Moynaq fish canning factory. 811 more words

Caucasus/Central Asia

The Price of Freedom

“We were more hungry than when we were in prison.  The bread was gone, the money was almost gone,”  my mother stated. They drank water from irrigation ditches and picked crumbs from cattle feed at railroad stations.  673 more words

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