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Collapsed walls surround an ancient pagoda after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit Bagan on August 24, 2016. (Soe Moe Ang/AFP/Getty Images)

Myanmar Earthquake Damages Celebrated Buddhist Temple Complex

The 6.8-magnitude quake killed three and destroyed temples in Bagan, one of the Southeast Asian country's most important tourist areas. more

Nepal Earthquake, One Year Later (Complete)

One year after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal, two experts discussed the country's tentative recovery at Asia Society. more
Participants in exchanges between survivors of the 9/11 terror attacks and the 3/11 Great Japan Earthquake and Tsunami share their stories at Asia Society in New York on March 8, 2016.

9/11 Survivor Recalls Unspoken Bond With Victims of Japan's Great Tsunami

In recent years, survivors of the 9/11 terror attacks have been meeting victims of the Japan earthquake and tsunami, yielding implications for disaster psychiatry. Two participants share their experiences. more

9/11 Survivor Recounts Unspoken Bond With Japan Tsunami Survivors

Participants in outreach exchanges between 9/11 terror attack and Japan tsunami victims say such meetings represent untapped potential for "the natural human urge to respond and help." more

3-11 and 9-11 Survivor Stories (Complete)

Participants in exchanges that linked survivors of the September 11 terrorist attacks in the U.S. and those of the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami share their experiences. more
Participants in an exchange between 9/11 and 3/11 survivors pose in Kaisezan Park, Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture with a steel origami crane in 2013. The crane was fashioned from World Trade Center wreckage and presented by the 9/11 Tribute Center on the first outreach trip in 2012. (9/11 Tribute Center)

From 9/11 to 3/11: How Survivors of Two Disasters Help Each Other Cope

Survivors of the September 11 terror attacks in the U.S. and the March 11, 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami have come together and charted new waters in post-trauma recovery. more
Satellite image of the Asian continent. (Visible Earth/NASA)

Ten Events That Shaped Asia in 2015

From Iran to Nepal and Singapore to Syria, here's how 2015 will be remembered on the world's largest continent. more