Just a brief observation about the recent disasters around the world: The Queensland floods affected an area the size of France and Germany, and approximately 200,000 people. About 12 people have died and dozens are missing. Damages are estimated at billions of dollars. The Sri Lanka floods affected more than […]

Disasters: What Makes Them Newsworthy?

On my facebook news feed today, one of my friends has posted a message on their wall, essentially saying the UK government has pledged £60 million in aid to Pakistan, when we have soldiers with poor equipment; and that shouldn’t be the case. Checking comments left at the bottom of […]

Ministry of Defence budget & Pakistan floods