And they’re “the lucky ones”.
They say the $1,000 payments were “fuck all” to begin with.
“You see them walking around with coffees, helping out in the civic centres, but that was the last I’d seen of them.”
A mega earthquake is projected to hit Japan in the next 30 years. In the worst-case scenario, it could kill 230,000 people.
Two men fell out of the windows of a bus hit by the rocks in northern India and survived.
The video of sailors singing from inside the submarine went viral after wreckage was discovered on the seafloor, but it is unclear when the video was taken.
Typhoon Vamco brought massive flooding and killed at least 69 people in the country.
More than 20 typhoons have hit the Southeast Asian country so far this year.
Even as people in the region continue to battle COVID-19, massive floods have worsened poverty and escalated loss of livelihood, particularly in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
Four million people have been affected in what is believed to be the country's "worst flood in a decade."
When the MS Estonia sank in 1994 only one in seven people managed to make it off. But as psychologists agree, survival that night wasn't entirely about luck.
The festivities took place despite the state seeing immense damage and several deaths due to floods and heavy rainfall.