Showing posts with label Red Cross. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Red Cross. Show all posts

Sunday, March 04, 2018

Week after Papua New Guinea Quake, Nearly 150,000 People in Urgent Need of Aid

Papua New Guinea Quake
Almost a week after a deadly quake struck the rugged Papua New Guinea highlands, nearly 150,000 people remain in urgent need of emergency supplies as damaged roads and landslides have hampered the delivery of aid to isolated communities, agencies have said.

Monday, September 12, 2016

133 killed, 395 missing, 107K displaced in N. Korean flooding – UN

Severe flooding in North Korea has led to the deaths of 133 people, with 395 reported missing, according to the UN. More than 100,000 have been forced to flee their homes.

Sunday, September 11, 2016

North Korean authorities mobilize population for disaster relief in country’s north

North Korean authorities have called on the population to actively participate in operations on restoring infrastructure in cities that suffered from hurricanes and torrential rains in the north of the country.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Sri Lanka mudslides bury 150 people (Red Cross)

More than 150 people are feared dead after they were buried under two landslides in central Sri Lanka, disaster officials said on Wednesday.

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Super El Niño risk to lives in South Pacific

Aid agencies across the Pacific are gearing up for months of weather-related crises as a result of a "super-charged El Niño" weather pattern.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

China to provide assistance to quake-hit Afghanistan, Pakistan

The Chinese government is busy preparing emergency aid for earthquake-hit Afghanistan and Pakistan and is willing to provide further assistance based on their needs, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Wednesday.

Monday, October 05, 2015

El Niño Worsening Sub-Saharan Africa Food Crisis

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies warns conditions are set to worsen for 60 million hungry people across sub-Saharan Africa as the El Niño weather phenomenon kicks in.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Typhoon Goni: 40 people killed, 11,000 affected in N. Korean floods

Torrential rains soaked the northern part of North Korea, leaving at least 40 people dead and affecting about 11,000 people over the weekend, the International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC) said Wednesday.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

'Almost total devastation' near Nepal quake epicentre (Red Cross)

The Red Cross warned Thursday that nearly all homes had been wiped out in some towns and villages near the epicentre of Nepal's devastating earthquake.

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