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Not everyone wants the clean-up in Fukushima to be over

It's been three and a half years since the nuclear disaster in Fukushima, and clean-up is still going. The area is still too dangerous for residents to return, but an army of decontamination employees has created its own small economy in the area, keeping a small number of businesses alive.

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Burma's cyclone survivors help themselves

There were dire predictions for the fate of Myanmar's cyclone survivors after the military government there kept out international aid, but it appears that the situation for the survivors may not be as bad as originally feared

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Geo Quiz / Answer

Where in the world do we go today? The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Karakorum mountain range. Host Marco Werman gets an update on the tragic accident that took the lives of 11 climbers on the range's highest peak -- K-2. We hear from Italian mountain guide Peter Verza who's been in contact with one of climbers who survived the accident.

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Floods in north India

India is battling devastating floods that have left more than one million people homeless, as The BBC's Sanjoy Majumder reports from Bihar in flood-affected northern India.

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Isla de la Juventud, south of mainland Cuba. This weekend, the island was directly in the path of Hurricane Gustav, the powerful Category 4 hurricane with its screaming 140 mph winds. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets details from the BBC's Michael Voss in Havana.

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Hard-hit Haiti after four major storms

The World's Lisa Mullins speaks with Dr. Paul Farmer, co-founder of Partners in Health, about the floods in Haiti and their aftermath. Doctor Farmer has been providing care to people in central Haiti for more than 20 years.

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Help for Haiti

Correspondent Ruxandra Guidi reports on the state of the humanitarian crisis in Haiti. Four back-to-back storms have pummeled the area since August....leaving hundreds of thousands of victims in need of food, shelter, and water.

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Telecommunications in Haiti aid effort

Haiti has suffered through four devastating storms in the past two months. Hundreds of thousands remain without adequate food, shelter and sanitation. United Nations relief efforts continue and key to the success of those efforts is telecommunications.