Showing posts with label relief operations. Show all posts
Showing posts with label relief operations. 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.

Sunday, July 30, 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.

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.

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.

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Over 100 killed, 277 households displaced in floods, landslides in Nepal

About 102 people were killed while 277 households were displaced in the past one week in floods and landslides triggered by incessant monsoon rains in different 43 districts of Nepal, a government minister has said.

Sunday, May 01, 2016

Thousands battle deadly forest fires in India

Thousands of labourers backed by water-carrying helicopters were battling to control fires that have killed two people in India’s northern Himalayan state of Uttarakhand, officials said Sunday.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Tornado kills at least 13 in Mexican border with U.S.

MEXICO CITY, May 25 (Xinhua) -- At least 13 people died after a violent tornado hit northern Mexico border city of Ciudad Acuna, said a government minister on Monday.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Rescue nears completion in Colombia landslide disaster

Colombia's disaster response service said Wednesday search and rescue operations in the central municipality of Salgar are being wrapped up after a massive landslide hit the area and killed 83 people earlier this week.

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.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

UN allocates $15 million in emergency funds for Nepal earthquake response

UN,  28 April 2015 In response to severe devastation caused by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake and many strong aftershocks that have hit Nepal since 25 April, the United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator today released $15 million through the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to enable humanitarian aid organizations to rapidly scale up operations and provide immediate assistance to people in desperate need.

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Deadly weather spreads across northern India

Severe weather has killed scores of people in the north of the country in recent days.

The recent flooding in Jammu and Kashmir states, brought about by days of heavy rain, has eased, albeit temporarily.

EL News