earthquake

earthquake

April 27, 2011

Woman in Voodoo CeremonyIn Souvenance, Haiti, a woman immerses herself in a stream during a Vodou ceremony that’s celebrated in conjunction with Easter. (photo: Thony Belizaire/AFP/Getty Images)

March 22, 2011

"How does one measure the impact and manifestations of these natural disasters on people who live through it and beyond it?"

March 11, 2011

Earthquake aftermathA pedestrian road collapsed in Urayasu city, Chiba prefecture of Japan (photo: Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty Images).

The Telegraph notes an important contribution to relief efforts in the Pacific: the Person Finder, in both English and Japanese. Google is tracking thousands of records to match information on missing people. Imagine the pang of relief to find your loved one on a safe list amid the chaos of downed communication lines.


January 24, 2010

After the earthquake first shook Haiti, we reached out to Bellegarde-Smith again asking about the context he brings to the current tragedy and its future consequences. Share his insight here.

January 18, 2010

Patrick Bellegarde-Smith responds to the Haitian crisis in an AP story.

June 24, 2009

The French geologist connects Dorothy Day, seismic activity, empathy, and the ability of the heart to continue to learn.

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