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Kerala, after the flood: People at risk of PTSD, survivor syndrome may need help; state must brace for what TN faced after tsunami
India

Kerala, after the flood: People at risk of PTSD, survivor syndrome may need help; state must brace for what TN faced after tsunami

Considering the magnitude of the housing crisis Kerala has to confront, it’s likely that what both the state and the Centre are doing will fall short of requirements, unless private and corporate donors add to this effort.

Syrian refugee camps in Jordan draw Asian tourists looking for selfies, adoptions
World

Syrian refugee camps in Jordan draw Asian tourists looking for selfies, adoptions

'Dark tourism' -- driven mainly by Asians -- is on the upswing at Syrian refugee camps along the Jordan border

Mark Zuckerberg livestreams VR tour of flood-hit Puerto Rico via Facebook Spaces, pledges $1.5 mn for disaster relief
News & Analysis

Mark Zuckerberg livestreams VR tour of flood-hit Puerto Rico via Facebook Spaces, pledges $1.5 mn for disaster relief

Though both were very much in California, through virtual reality headset they were in flood hit Puerto Rico. In the virtual reality livestream they were animated figures.

Disaster tourism for politicians: Rajnath, Chavan visit Pune landslide site
India

Disaster tourism for politicians: Rajnath, Chavan visit Pune landslide site

When persons holding high office enter a disaster zone, local partymen to join in to trample on the accident site, elbowing out those engaged in the mammoth rescue operation.