disaster

4.24.19

Dozens of People Still Missing After Earthquake Hits Central Philippines

Many are believed to be trapped under collapsed buildings.

4.1.19

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.

12.17.18

This Massive Explosion In Japan Was Caused By Air Fresheners

The explosion was so big that people in Sapporo thought it was an earthquake.

4.16.18

I Tried Answering the Top Googled Question: ‘Why Are We Still Here?’

It's the word "still" that makes it poignant.

3.29.18

No-Go Zone: Life as a Freelance War Photographer

Australia's Luke Cody explains how he manages fear and stays alive.

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11.10.17

How to Build a Fallout Shelter Using Nothing but IKEA Furniture

"Obviously, real wood would be better. But that's better than nothing," an expert in disaster preparedness told me.

9.27.17

Trump's Response to Puerto Rico Is Shameful

FEMA is delivering aid, and Trump has promised to visit. But as you might expect, the president is making a horrible situation worse with bizarre, defensive statements.

8.29.17

'We Lost Everything': Firsthand Accounts of Harvey's Wrath in Texas

This is what it's like to be at the center of one of the worst rainstorms in US history.

7.28.17

Yemeni Children Are Trapped In 'Worst Humanitarian Disaster In Modern History'

The country is struggling through war, famine, and cholera.

7.19.17

Wedding DJs Describe the Worst Speeches They've Ever Heard

"The crowd was deathly silent, broken only by the occasional 'oh my god.'"

11.8.16

Australian Doomsday Preppers Talk About Surviving the US Election

In an election where people are talking about disaster, are our local preppers feeling pleasantly organised? And if things go to shit, will we be safe in Australia?

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