VOA News: Disasters and Accidents Mon, 26 Oct 2009 12:46:41 -0400 http://www.voanews.com/ Up to the minute news from Voice of America South Korea Offers Humanitarian Aid to North Mon, 26 Oct 2009 12:46:41 +0200 Mon, 26 Oct 2009 12:46:41 -0400 Mon, 26 Oct 2009 12:46:41 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-26-voa15.cfm?rss=disasters and accidents After nearly two-year break, Seoul says it is ready to send food and various medical supplies for the most vulnerable North Koreans, including children and pregnant women "www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-26-voa15.cfm?RSS=Disasters and Accidents" Typhoon Smashes Philippines, Killing at Least 11 Sat, 31 Oct 2009 10:03:00 +0200 Sat, 31 Oct 2009 10:03:00 -0400 Sat, 31 Oct 2009 10:03:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-31-voa13.cfm?rss=disasters and accidents Mirinae brings new floods to areas still recovering from two earlier storms "www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-31-voa13.cfm?RSS=Disasters and Accidents" Cyclone Heads to Vietnam After Killing 14 People in Philippines Sun, 01 Nov 2009 17:14:37 +0200 Sun, 01 Nov 2009 17:14:37 -0400 Sun, 01 Nov 2009 17:14:37 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-01-voa12.cfm?rss=disasters and accidents Philippines National Disaster Coordinating Council says Sunday most of the deaths were reported in Camarines Norte province "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-01-voa12.cfm?RSS=Disasters and Accidents" Russian Military Plane Crashes, 11 Dead Sun, 01 Nov 2009 19:43:50 +0200 Sun, 01 Nov 2009 19:43:50 -0400 Sun, 01 Nov 2009 19:43:50 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-01-voa16.cfm?rss=disasters and accidents Investigators say IL-76 had just taken off from Mirny in the Yakutia region, when it rolled at an altitude of about 20 meters, crashed, and burst into flames "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-01-voa16.cfm?RSS=Disasters and Accidents" Ethiopia Biodiversity Law Threatens Food Aid Shipments Mon, 02 Nov 2009 21:12:05 +0200 Mon, 02 Nov 2009 21:12:05 -0400 Mon, 02 Nov 2009 21:12:05 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-02-voa47.cfm?rss=disasters and accidents New legislation could restrict food imports when millions are suffering from severe malnutrition "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-02-voa47.cfm?RSS=Disasters and Accidents" Nigeria’s Rivers State Governor Vows to Demolish Waterfront Homes Thu, 05 Nov 2009 15:11:07 +0200 Thu, 05 Nov 2009 15:11:07 -0400 Thu, 05 Nov 2009 15:11:07 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/2009-11-05-voa18.cfm?rss=disasters and accidents Amnesty International says the action will leave dozens of residents homeless "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/2009-11-05-voa18.cfm?RSS=Disasters and Accidents" Hundreds of Thousands of Somali Refugees in Kenya Threatened by Floods Fri, 06 Nov 2009 11:43:00 +0200 Fri, 06 Nov 2009 11:43:00 -0400 Fri, 06 Nov 2009 11:43:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-06-voa30.cfm?rss=disasters and accidents UN refugee agency appealing for $2.8 million to help more than 300,000 refugees in two camps in Kenya "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-06-voa30.cfm?RSS=Disasters and Accidents" WFP Making Inroads on Alleviating Hunger Sun, 08 Nov 2009 10:18:00 +0200 Sun, 08 Nov 2009 10:18:00 -0400 Sun, 08 Nov 2009 10:18:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-08-voa14.cfm?rss=disasters and accidents In exclusive interview with VOA, Deputy Executive Director Sheila Sisulu says farmers' associations involved in project are starting to profit from sale of their produce "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-08-voa14.cfm?RSS=Disasters and Accidents" Tropical Storm Ida Aims For US Gulf Coast; State of Emergency in Effect Tue, 10 Nov 2009 01:44:00 +0200 Tue, 10 Nov 2009 01:44:00 -0400 Tue, 10 Nov 2009 01:44:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-09-voa1.cfm?rss=disasters and accidents Ida hit Nicaragua's Caribbean coast Thursday as a low-level hurricane, destroying homes and forcing hundreds of people to evacuate "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-09-voa1.cfm?RSS=Disasters and Accidents" Aid Groups Alarmed Over Delay in Somali Famine Relief Tue, 10 Nov 2009 19:04:11 +0200 Tue, 10 Nov 2009 19:04:11 -0400 Tue, 10 Nov 2009 19:04:11 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-10-voa52.cfm?rss=disasters and accidents Concerns over misdirection of aid to an Islamic militant group has threatened contributions from West "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-10-voa52.cfm?RSS=Disasters and Accidents"