Women Tough It Out in Post-Disaster Situations

By Tess Bacalla Women are known to bear the brunt of disasters. No sooner after a calamity hits does their… Read More

Learning Lessons from the Tsunami

By Murizal Hamzah PHUKET, Thailand – Friday, April 29, 2005, 10:30 a.m. A wailing siren broke the silence. Then around… Read More

Some Good from the Tsunami in Aceh

By Phan Chien Thang BANDA ACEH – “Please don’t use my name in the newspaper. I have a family and… Read More

Burning Indonesia’s forests

By Pongpol Sarnsamak PONTIANAK, Indonesia – For the indigenous Dayak people in West Kalimantan’s Sangau district, burning the forest is… Read More

One by one, Jakarta’s thousand islands disappearing

By Pongpol Sarnsamak UTUNG JAVA, Indonesia – Though they live on a quiet island north of Jakarta Bay, far from… Read More

Lessons from History

By Raffy Tima, Jr. SURIN, Thailand – The earth beneath their feet rumbled. Coconuts began falling from trees lining the… Read More

‘Mad’ Scientist Gets Belated Recognition

By Raffy Tima BANGKOK – Ten years before the deadly 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, a Thai scientist boldly predicted a… Read More

Rocky Road to Recovery

By Adeline M. Tumenggung AURORA AND QUEZON PROVINCES, Philippines – Even before a devastating calamity hit northeastern Philippines in late… Read More