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The ground is trembling, and so am I

NEPAL | Mon, 28 Nov 2016 | By ginger_droog | Views [554]

It happened again. I knew the possibility was real, and that the chances were high, but you never expect it to actually happen TO YOU, until one second it just does. In a country such as Nepal this experience is all too common. This time is was early ... Read more >

Tags: aide, beauty, danger, earthquake, fear, nepal, non-profit, pokhora, travel, truth

Prepared for an Emergency

JAPAN | Tue, 26 Jan 2016 | By kakimono | Views [321]

Thursday we reviewed vocabulary and basic ideas that would be necessary in an emergency. (Basic idea that seems so counterintuitive to me: in an emergency, get outside. This works for earthquakes, since the building you're in might collapse. It works ... Read more >

Tags: earthquake, fire, moving in, safety

Coeur de Haïti - After the Earthquake

HAITI | Tue, 28 Jul 2015 | By shantysan | Views [394]

STUNTEDMIND May 2010 COEUR DE HAÏTI (CDH) – After The Earthquake By Sandy Powlik    Arrival Ruin and rubble as far as the eye can see, and dust everywhere, and on everything.... Read more >

Tags: cité soleil, clinic, coeur de haiti, dutch, earthquake, haiti, hospital, organization, ruin, undp

Quake City

NEW ZEALAND | Fri, 5 Jul 2013 | By hannahhackett | Views [542]

Christchurch is a bit of a city in limbo at the moment.  It may be over 2 years since the Feb 2011 earthquake that destroyed the heart of the city but that event still defines life in the city and probably will for a generation, until the memories ... Read more >

Tags: antarctic, churches, earthquake, kiwis, memorial

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

NEW ZEALAND | Fri, 5 Jul 2013 | By starsandstripes97 | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I got my first camera on a trip with my grandma as a child, and instantly started taking pictures. I don't remember it, but my grandma recently recalled that I liked taking photos of "old stuff". And I still do. I like objects that are worn off, objects ... Read more >
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Tags: christchurch, destruction, earthquake, new zealand, rebuilding

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

JAPAN | Mon, 14 Jan 2013 | By pompeyrob | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I actually found my passion for photography after I started backpacking, when I realised I must document this important part of my life and so set upon improving my photography. This however was just the start and I realised that photography is a ... Read more >
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Tags: earthquake, fukushima, japan, miyagi, tohoku, tsunami


PERU | Thu, 15 Dec 2011 | By grainne_marja | Views [667]

   Well,  as I seem to be pretty rubbish at keeping people up to date with what I´m up to and where I am, I thought I might give this whole blog thing a go.  First a bit of a warning; I´ve been gone a while and done a fair bit, so if you are going ... Read more >

Tags: colca canyon, earthquake, machupicchu, peru, sandboarding

Japan..."We hold you in the LIGHT"

JAPAN | Tue, 22 Mar 2011 | By annanderson | Views [1227]

In thinking about our friends in Japan and the thousands that we don’t personally know, we feel helpless to really do anything significant, other than donate to an organization like the Red Cross and attend a candlelight vigil.   But we believe ... Read more >

Tags: earthquake, japan, prayer for japan, tsunami

Lima to Pisco

PERU | Sat, 27 Sep 2008 | By eoghancito | Views [2969]

Another thing I had forgoten about Latinoameica was the buses. They´re more like planes. We left our hostel in Lima to get a bus to Pisco - thankfully only 6 blocks which gave us the opportunity to try out packs out walking a little in the heat. The ... Read more >

Tags: boat, culture, desert, earthquake, island, peru, wildlife

Prayers To All In The Area

CHINA | Wed, 14 May 2008 | By williamwong | Views [902]

After half-day isolated from the news because of the communication cut-off, some pictures from the disaster area are posted on the web this morning. We know there were more than 2,600 times of quakes after the major one yesterday afternoon. People ... Read more >

Tags: china, china earthquake, earthquake

Shocking News - 7.8 Richter Scale Earthquake Hits SW China

CHINA | Wed, 14 May 2008 | By williamwong | Views [2898]

In the afternoon of May 12 Monday, 2008, a major earthquake measuring 7.8 Richter Scale hit Wenchuan County of Southwest China’s Sichuan province at 2:28 p.m. Earthquake was felt in Zhengzhou, Chongqing, Chengdu and Beijing and Canton area. Now the ... Read more >

Tags: china, china earthquake, earthquake

Volcanoes & Earthquakes: Tanna Island, Vanuatu

VANUATU | Thu, 14 Dec 2006 | By stowaway | Views [8966] | Comments [4]

So there we were, quietly sitting in the airport terminal munching on a sandwich waiting for our flight to Tanna when suddenly the ground shakes & ceiling fans start wobbling wildly. Earthquake!!! We looked at each other, then at the floor - which ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, ash plain, earthquake, lake siwi, lava, tanna, tanna, vanuatu, volcano

Photos: Vanuatu-Tanna Island

VANUATU | Thu, 14 Dec 2006 | By stowaway | Photo Gallery

Tanna Island, Vanuatu
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Tags: earthquake, erruption, native tribes, vanuatu, volcano


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