VOA News: Disasters and Accidents Tue, 07 Jul 2009 11:08:00 -0400 http://www.voanews.com/ Up to the minute news from Voice of America Iran Declares Sandstorm Holiday Tue, 07 Jul 2009 11:08:00 +0200 Tue, 07 Jul 2009 11:08:00 -0400 Tue, 07 Jul 2009 11:08:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-07-voa26.cfm?rss=disasters and accidents Government offices, schools in Tehran closed for two days because of wind-blown dust that has polluted capital "www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-07-voa26.cfm?RSS=Disasters and Accidents" Bodies of Yemeni Plane Victims Apparently Located off Tanzania Tue, 07 Jul 2009 15:49:00 +0200 Tue, 07 Jul 2009 15:49:00 -0400 Tue, 07 Jul 2009 15:49:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-07-voa77.cfm?rss=disasters and accidents Tanzanian authorities say they found bodies, some wreckage near Mafia Island "www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-07-voa77.cfm?RSS=Disasters and Accidents" G8 Spouses Tour Italy's Earthquake Zone Thu, 09 Jul 2009 15:26:20 +0200 Thu, 09 Jul 2009 15:26:20 -0400 Thu, 09 Jul 2009 15:26:20 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-09-voa17.cfm?rss=disasters and accidents Tens of thousands of Italians affected by quake are still living in tents or in overcrowded hotels on Adriatic coast "www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-09-voa17.cfm?RSS=Disasters and Accidents" Xinhua: Earthquake Rocks SW China, Injures at least 300 Thu, 09 Jul 2009 21:17:25 +0200 Thu, 09 Jul 2009 21:17:25 -0400 Thu, 09 Jul 2009 21:17:25 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-09-voa48.cfm?rss=disasters and accidents Quake of 6.0 magnitude hits Yunnan province, damages thousands of homes "www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-09-voa48.cfm?RSS=Disasters and Accidents" Search for Air France Flight Recorders Nears End Sat, 11 Jul 2009 13:34:23 +0200 Sat, 11 Jul 2009 13:34:23 -0400 Sat, 11 Jul 2009 13:34:23 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-11-voa10.cfm?rss=disasters and accidents Brazil-based commander of American forces supporting search effort says one ship towing US Navy listening device already ended search "www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-11-voa10.cfm?RSS=Disasters and Accidents" UN Plans Aid After Burma Landslide Sat, 11 Jul 2009 10:13:00 +0200 Sat, 11 Jul 2009 10:13:00 -0400 Sat, 11 Jul 2009 10:13:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-11-voa13.cfm?rss=disasters and accidents OCHA report says more than 700 people are in need of aid after mud, water washed away dozens of miners' homes at jade mine near Phakant, 900 kilometers north of Rangoon "www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-11-voa13.cfm?RSS=Disasters and Accidents" 26 Women Drown in India Boat Accident Sun, 12 Jul 2009 19:47:40 +0200 Sun, 12 Jul 2009 19:47:40 -0400 Sun, 12 Jul 2009 19:47:40 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-12-voa19.cfm?rss=disasters and accidents Local authorities in Maharashtra state say four women and two crew members managed to swim to safety, but that eight women are still missing "www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-12-voa19.cfm?RSS=Disasters and Accidents" Greece Tears Down Camp for Asylum Seekers Tue, 14 Jul 2009 15:13:41 +0200 Tue, 14 Jul 2009 15:13:41 -0400 Tue, 14 Jul 2009 15:13:41 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-14-voa25.cfm?rss=disasters and accidents UNHCR expresses concern for fate of 44 unaccompanied minors, 20 to 25 registered asylum seekers and unknown number of undocumented camp residents  "www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-14-voa25.cfm?RSS=Disasters and Accidents" Typhoons Can Cause Slow Earthquakes, Taiwanese Scientists Think Tue, 14 Jul 2009 12:25:00 +0200 Tue, 14 Jul 2009 12:25:00 -0400 Tue, 14 Jul 2009 12:25:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-14-voa35.cfm?rss=disasters and accidents Researchers theorize that reduced atmospheric pressure caused by typhoons leads fault to unclench or release accumulated energy via slow earthquakes "www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-14-voa35.cfm?RSS=Disasters and Accidents" Iran Plane Crash Kills All 168 Aboard Wed, 15 Jul 2009 09:50:37 +0200 Wed, 15 Jul 2009 09:50:37 -0400 Wed, 15 Jul 2009 09:50:37 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-15-voa3.cfm?rss=disasters and accidents Rescuers comb through the smoldering wreckage of a Russian-made Tupolev aircraft that crashed in a field near Qazvin in northern Iran "www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-15-voa3.cfm?RSS=Disasters and Accidents"