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10 years since Tsunami: Tribes survived disaster, but their languages are doomed

Dec 26, 2014

10 years since Tsunami: Tribes survived disaster, but their languages are doomed

Many were afraid the tsunami would wipe them out not realizing the far greater threat to them comes from the modern world outside. #Tsunami #CriticalPoint #language #Natural Disaster #Bo #tribals #Andamans #2004 Tsunami #Onge #Anvita Abbi #disappearing languages #10 years after tsunami
Indonesia: Volcano erupts, 4 hikers injured while one remains missing

Dec 19, 2014

Indonesia: Volcano erupts, 4 hikers injured while one remains missing

A volcano in eastern Indonesia erupted Friday, spewing towering clouds of hot ash into the air and sending a group of hikers to scramble to safety, leaving nine injured and one missing, an official said. #NewsTracker #Indonesia #Volcano #Natural Disaster #Volcano erupts
Nearly 600,000 Filipinos flee fearing Typhoon Hagupit's menacing advance

Dec 06, 2014

Nearly 600,000 Filipinos flee fearing Typhoon Hagupit's menacing advance

Typhoon Hagupit was expected to slam into the central Philippines Sunday morning and hammer parts of a region where Haiyan's tsunami-like storm had struck. #Manila #NewsTracker #Philippines #Natural disasters #Typhoon Haiyan #Typhoon Hagupit
Philippines: Thousands evacuate as impending Typhoon Hagupit brings back nightmares

Dec 05, 2014

Philippines: Thousands evacuate as impending Typhoon Hagupit brings back nightmares

Typhoon Hagupit was building strength as it moved towards Philippines where farming and fishing communities are yet to recover from previous devastation. #NewsTracker #Natural Disaster #Philippines #Typhoon #Typhoon Haiyan #Typhoon Hagupit
Philippines braces for typhoon Hagupit one year after killer Haiyan

Dec 05, 2014

Philippines braces for typhoon Hagupit one year after killer Haiyan

If the first forecast holds, Hagupit's path will send it barreling inland into central Philippines along the same route where Typhoon Haiyan leveled villages and left more than 7,300 dead and missing in November last year. #World #Manila #NewsTracker #Natural Disaster #Philippines #Typhoon Haiyan #Typhoon Hagupit #central Philippines

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Mangroves have many uses, just not tsunami protection

Oct 02, 2011

Mangroves have many uses, just not tsunami protection

There are many views on the best way to protect coastlands against Tsunamis. Sand dunes might be the best answer. #ToTheContrary #Environment #Natural Disaster #Kudankulam #Coastal management #Tsunamis