Thousands of Fukushima Refugees Forgotten

Over two years after an earthquake and tsunami devastated areas in and around the Japanese city of Fukushima, many residents have been left to live in impromptu residential camps with no hope of returning to their previous ways of life

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Fukushima is Destroying the Pacific Ocean

The operator of the leaking Fukushima nuclear plant said Tuesday that it dumped more than 1,000 tons of polluted water into the sea after a typhoon raked the facility

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Years After Earthquake, Haiti Housing is Catastrophic [Video]

Three years after the Haiti earthquake the housing situation in the country is nothing short of catastrophic. Hundreds of thousands of people are still living in fragile shelters

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Sandy Leaves Haiti Starving

Humanitarian groups assessing the damage caused by the storm warned the island’s population, still reeling from the disasters of the last two years, was at risk of hunger after the downpours destroyed farmland and crops

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Hurricane Sandy Floods Haiti

Hurricane Sandy is swirling off toward the U.S. East Coast, leaving the Caribbean to mourn the storm-related deaths of at least 43 people and clean up wrecked homes, felled power lines and fallen tree branches

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Haitians Protest Their President

Hundreds of Haitians have taken to the streets of capital Port-au-Prince to protest higher living costs in the country, calling for President Michel Martelly to resign

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Aftermath

The island nation of Haiti, where hundreds of thousands of people remain homeless more than two years after a deadly earthquake, has withstood the wrath of tropical storm Isaac

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Haitians Protest Slum Evictions

Port-au-Prince acts as a magnet in the poor Caribbean nation, which was struck by a catastrophic 2010 earthquake that killed an estimated 225,000 people and displaced 1.5 million, one in six of the population.

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Japan Protests Nuclear Reactor

Dozens of protesters in Japan have shouted and danced at the gate of a nuclear power plant after it restarted, the first to go back online since the country shut down all of its reactors for safety checks following the Fukushima nuclear disaster

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