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Fighting Ebola: Internet volunteers build maps for relief workers in West Africa

Sep 18, 2014

Fighting Ebola: Internet volunteers build maps for relief workers in West Africa

Donating to disasters used to mean writing a check to Oxfam or the Red Cross. These days in the Internet age, for the Ebola crisis, citizens from all over the world are donating their time by going online to build maps for relief workers. #Obama #US #West Africa #epidemic #Doctors Without Borders #Ebola #mapping #Volunteers #Ebola scare #health workers #Ebola survivor #catagraphy
US Ebola survivor: Cannot afford to waste time in sending aid

Sep 17, 2014

US Ebola survivor: Cannot afford to waste time in sending aid

An American doctor who survived Ebola said there's no time to waste as President Barack Obama outlined his plan to ramp up the US response to the epidemic in West Africa. #Obama #US #West Africa #epidemic #Ebola #Ebola scare #health workers #Ebola survivor
Ebola survivor's blood used to treat doctor infected with same virus

Sep 12, 2014

Ebola survivor's blood used to treat doctor infected with same virus

A survivor of Ebola has donated blood to an American aid worker infected with the disease, and doctors treating him at a Nebraska hospital say he has responded well to the aggressive treatment. #Virus #Ebola #Nebraska #Ebola vaccine #experimental medicine #Sacra #Ebola survivor #Kent Brantly #Dr Rick Sacra
Rocker Jimi Jamison of Survivor dies at 63

Sep 02, 2014

Rocker Jimi Jamison of Survivor dies at 63

Rock singer Jimi Jamison, who fronted the 1980s bands Cobra and Survivor, died following a heart attack, said his agent. He was 63. #InMemoriam #CoBRA #Survivor #Jimi Jamison
Old building in Srinagar collapses; 6 rescued

Aug 22, 2014

Old building in Srinagar collapses; 6 rescued

The old building was being razed for construction when the crane that was being used to pull it down crashed on the building causing it to collapse, explained the police. #Construction #Kashmir #Srinagar #survivors #Building collapse
Sierra Leone How Ebola survivors are helping in the fight against the disease

Aug 18, 2014

Sierra Leone How Ebola survivors are helping in the fight against the disease

A single droplet of blood smaller than a full stop can carry up to 100 million particles of the deadly Ebola virus, yet one is enough to end a human life. #HowThisWorks #Health #Liberia #Congo #Sierra Leone #Ebola #Disease #Ebola outbreak #Ebola survivors
Michelle Obama honours acid attack victim Laxmi

Mar 05, 2014

Michelle Obama honours acid attack victim Laxmi

She was honoured by US first lady Michelle Obama with nine other "extraordinary women" from 10 countries with the 2014 Secretary of State's International Women of Courage Award. #Michelle Obama #NewsTracker #International Women of Courage Award #Laxmi #Acid attack survivor
Acid attack victim Laxmi to receive International Women of Courage Award

Mar 04, 2014

Acid attack victim Laxmi to receive International Women of Courage Award

Laxmi, a victim of acid attack and a standard-bearer for the movement to end acid attacks, has been selected by the US for prestigious International Women of Courage Award. #NewsTracker #International Women of Courage Award #Laxmi #Acid attack survivor
Survivor claims he was lost at sea for 13 months, ate only birds

Feb 04, 2014

Survivor claims he was lost at sea for 13 months, ate only birds

It's a story that almost defies belief: A man leaves Mexico in December 2012 for a day of shark fishing and ends up surviving 13 months on fish, birds and turtles before washing ashore on the remote Marshall Islands thousands of miles (kilometers) away. #NewsTracker #SEA #Sea survivor #Jose Salvador Alvarenga #Marshall Islands #Lost at Sea
Typhoon Haiyan has ravaged both traditional and high-tech livelihoods

Nov 26, 2013

Typhoon Haiyan has ravaged both traditional and high-tech livelihoods

As Typhoon Haiyan tore across the eastern Philippines, coconut plantations older than the fathers of the men who tend them were smashed like matchsticks and call centers that field customer service gripes from around the world fell silent. #Natural Disaster #Philippines #Typhoon #Relief work #Typhoon Haiyan #Haiyan #Takloban #Haiyan survivors