Showing posts with label infrastructures. Show all posts
Showing posts with label infrastructures. Show all posts

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Flooding Damages Roads, Homes in Vietnam; Deaths Rise to 15

Floods  Vietnam
Flash floods and landslides have damaged roads, homes and crops in northern Vietnam, where 15 people have died and authorities are searching for 11 more missing.

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Many big projects ready to begin in China

big projects ready to begin in China
A slew of big projects, with total investment of more than 10 trillion yuan (1.58 trillion US dollars), are about to start in a number of Chinese provinces and regions this year, Saturday's China Daily reported.

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Cyclone Leaves 41 Dead, Thousands Evacuated in Indonesia

41 Dead, Thousands Evacuated in Indonesia
Landslides and floods triggered by cyclone in Indian Ocean last week have left 41 people dead, 13 wounded, and thousands more displaced in Java island of Indonesia, an official of disaster agency said Tuesday.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Iran's oilfield, petrochem plants survive strong earthquake: report

Iran's Azar oilfield
Production activities at Iran's Azar oilfield and petrochemical plants in the western provinces have not been affected by the deadly 7.3 magnitude earthquake on Sunday night, Financial Tribune daily reported on Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Greek island Symi in state of emergency after devastating torrential rains

Greek island Symi
A state of emergency was declared on the Greek island of Symi on Tuesday after torrential rains and heavy flooding wreaked havoc on the Mediterranean isle, leaving much of its residents without power, officials said.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

California death toll rises to 40, 235 people still missing

The fires have damaged or destroyed about 5,700 structures
Authorities in the US are hoping weaker winds will help the more than 10,000 firefighters battling the deadliest fires in Californian history, which have killed at least 40 people and have forced thousands more to evacuate.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Outdated Railways Plague India's Infrastructure

four train derailment accidents
India has had four train derailment accidents in the last few weeks. One of the accidents, in Uttar Pradesh on August 19, killed 23 people and injured more than 150 people. This series of serious accidents led to the resignations of Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu and Chairman of the Railway Board A.K. Mittal.

Saturday, August 12, 2017

12 killed in Iran's floods

Iran's floods
At least 12 people were killed in the floods in the northern provinces of Iran, local media reported Friday.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

At Least 8 Dead After Heavy Rains Hit Northeast China

floods china 2017
Heavy rains claimed the lives of at least eight people and one person went missing in China's northeastern province of Jilin, local media reported on Saturday.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

7.0 magnitude earthquake rocks Mexico’s southern state of Chiapas and Guatemala

A 7.0 magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Chiapas, causing heavy damage to buildings and infrastructure in Mexico’s southern state.

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Cyclone Enawo: Madagascar death toll rises to 38

At least 38 people are now known to have died when Cyclone Enawo struck Madagascar this week.
Another 180 people were injured and 53,000 displaced when the cyclone hit the country's north-east on Tuesday.

Friday, March 03, 2017

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Philippines Starts to Repair Damage in Quake-Hit Southern Province

Philippine authorities have begun to restore electricity and water supply to areas hit by a powerful earthquake in the south that killed six and damaged public infrastructure, a report said.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Nock-Ten leaves 7 dead, 8 missing in the Philippines

Typhoon Nock-Ten abandoned the Philippines on Tuesday, leaving seven people dead and eight missing, affecting over 541,000, and causing millions of dollars worth of losses in agriculture and infrastructure.

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Over 100,000 displaced, airport closed as flood hits Indonesia

Flooding in West Nusa Tenggara province of central Indonesia has forced evacuation of more than 100,000 people and closure of a main airport, disaster agency officials said on Saturday.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Friday, November 11, 2016

Fatal flash floods hit Johannesburg. The water level rose so quickly that people were trapped in their cars(video)

Early summer storms in South Africa have caused fatal flash floods in Johannesburg. At least six people are reported as dead in Gauteng, and more may be still missing.

Friday, November 04, 2016

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.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Search for survivors continues following Italy earthquake

At least 159 people have died following a 6.2 magnitude earthquake in central Italy, according to the Italian civil protection agency.

EL News