Also available in Bahasa The number just kept getting bigger and bigger. At first it was a staggering 13, 000. The next day, over 25, 000. And then, 58, 000. By the end of the week, on January 1st…

David Lawrence |

Farmers in Bangladesh adapting to increased soil salinity and climate change. Barguna is at the very southern end of Bangladesh and looks nothing like the rest of the country.Bangladesh is very…

Naomi Ahmad |

ภาพภ่ายโดย iamyles ผ่านการใช้ลิขสิทธิ์จากครีเอทีฟคอมมอนส์ ยังมีอีกที่: English เช่นเดียวกับแผ่นดินไหวครั้งรุนแรงที่ญี่ปุ่นเมื่อต้นปี…

Thomas Farole, Julia Oliver |

Photo courtesy of ianmyles through a Creative Commons license Available in ภาษาไทย Like the massive earthquake in Japan earlier this year, the floods in Thailand are again exposing the…

Thomas Farole, Julia Oliver |

Like the massive earthquake in Japan earlier this year, the floods in Thailand are again exposing the vulnerabilities of fragmented global supply chains. Last month, a team of economists from PREM…

Thomas Farole, Julia Oliver |

Available in Bahasa In September this year I visited a number of communities in Yogyakarta, in Java, Indonesia, who were rebuilding their lives and homes after experiencing a series of natural…

Nugroho Nurdikiawan Sunjoyo |

Disasters, whether natural or man-made, destroy and disable healthcare systems just when they’re needed most. But disaster can also create an opportunity to make healthcare better, even in the…

David Lawrence |

It’s been an unusually severe rainy season in some parts of Lao PDR, with several typhoons passing over after making landfall in Vietnam.  Thailand is also severely hit, with Bangkok bracing…

William Rex |

If you accept my 5 cents of wisdom, you should rush to see the new movie “Contagion.” It is a well done, spooky public health mystery, with great acting. Why you may ask? Simply because it is a…

Patricio V. Marquez |

“I still remember Cyclone Sidr in 2007, ” said Hasina Begum, Headmistress of Paschim Napitkhali Primary School in Barguna, Bangladesh. She fell silent, her face slowly crumpling up - the shadows…

Naomi Ahmad |