tsunami

disaster

Photos of Life in Palu Six Months After the Deadly Tsunami

Survivors in the disaster-torn city in Sulawesi are still waiting for financial assistance from the government to rebuild their lives.
Ian Morse
4.1.19
politics

Malaysia's Ex Deputy Prime Minister Blames LGBTQ Community For Palu Tsunami

Nothing like using someone else's tragedy to push your own political agenda, right?
Alia Marsha
10.23.18
palu earthquake

The Horror of Watching the Ground Liquify and Swallow Homes In an Earthquake

"It went up to my chest. I could only pray."
Iqbal Lubis
10.3.18
palu earthquake

Broken, Stripped, and Stolen: Indonesia's Tsunami Warning System Is a Mess

All 22 tsunami-detecting buoys stopped working... six years ago.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
10.3.18
Earthquake

It's a Race Against Time to Find Survivors Trapped By the Deadly Palu Earthquake

It's been four days since an earthquake and tsunami it the northern coast of Central Sulawesi, but the rescue operations are still underway at a popular hotel completely destroyed by the disaster.
Iqbal Lubis
10.2.18
Earthquake

Scenes From a City Destroyed By Last Week's Tsunami and Earthquake

Our photographer was in the disaster-torn city of Palu, Central Sulawesi, on Saturday, only 24 hours after disaster struck. Here's what he saw.
Iqbal Lubis
10.1.18
Art

These Stunning Images Aren't Drawings—They're Photos

Dutch artist Jasper de Beijer photographs historical dioramas to create surreal artwork.
Beckett Mufson
9.28.18
Lombok Earthquake

'I Thought Doomsday Had Arrived': What It Was Like to Live Through the Lombok Quake

"People were running toward the open fields in a panic. Some of them broke down crying and began to pray."
Muhammad Sibawaihi
8.9.18
japan

'You're Contaminated': The Stigma Against Japan's Fukushima Survivors

A 2011 quake and tsunami led to a meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, killing thousands and displacing more. Two 'nuclear refugees' explain why returning home is more complicated than it seems.
Bobbie van der List
3.13.18
Nuclear Weapons

Scientists Tell Us What Would Happen If North Korea Detonated a Hydrogen Bomb Underwater

North Korea’s underwater nuclear test seems more and more likely—but what happens after the bomb goes off?
Caroline Haskins
9.27.17
japan

Wild Boars are Getting Kicked Out of Deserted Japanese Towns

Japanese towns deserted after the Fukushima nuclear crisis have had new tenants: wild boars.
VICE Staff
3.13.17
Natural Disasters

Mathematician Proposes Blocking Tsunamis with Sound Waves

Whether or not we could ever engineer such a thing is uncertain.
Michael Byrne
1.30.17
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