Bangladesh volunteers learn to make a life-or-death difference in a disaster
In the wake of the Rana Plaza collapse, civilians - often first on the scene of disasters in poorer countries - are being trained to support emergency teams.
Demonizing the Victims of Katrina
Coverage painted hurricane survivors as looters, snipers and rapists
Yassin, Jaime Omar
Hurricane Katrina led many media reporters and commentators to reveal themselves and their deep-seated prejudices.
A Tale of Two Islands
A look at the two island nations of Cuba and Puerto Rico in the aftermath of devastating hurricanes; one is a poor socialist state and the other a territory of one of the richest countries in the worl...