M 5.8 in Indonesia on 14 Sep 2018 15:50 UTC

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World: 115,000 people evacuate in the Indian Ocean-wide tsunami exercise

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:21:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

A record 115,000 people in the Indian Ocean region evacuated during the tsunami exercise Indian Ocean Wave 2018 (IOWave18) conducted on 4-5 September 2018. The exercise was coordinated by UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) as part of the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigations System (IOTWMS).

MIL-OSI Translation: Roskosmos. Information about the conducted space imagery

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 09:21:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russia – Source: Russia Federal Space. Roskosmos. Information on the conducted space imagery 18.09.2018 08: 50In August 2018, the State Corporation “Roskosmos” carried out a space survey of the territories of the Russian Federation, as well as the territories of a number of foreign countries.

Indonesia traza planes de respuesta a desastres naturales durante reunión FMI- BM

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 06:19:00 +0200vietnamplus-es (es)

Yakarta (VNA)- Las autoridades de Indonesia se empeñan hoy en considerar todos los planes para garantizar la seguridad de los estadistas extranjeros quienes asistirán a la Reunión del Fondo Monetario Internacional (FMI) y el Banco Mundial (BM), programada del 8 al 14 de octubre próximos en la isla de Bali.

115,000 people evacuate in the Indian Ocean-wide tsunami exercise

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 04:33:00 +0200unesco (en)

A record 115,000 people in the Indian Ocean region evacuated during the tsunami exercise Indian Ocean Wave 2018 (IOWave18) conducted on 4-5 September 2018. The exercise was coordinated by UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) as part of the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigations System (IOTWMS).

The risks of being gay in a humanitarian crisis

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 03:19:00 +0200asiancorrespondent (en)

OVER 130 million people across the world are living through a humanitarian crisis and in need of assistance. This number will have risen significantly over just the last 48 hours as Typhoon Mangkhut battered the coasts of China, Hong Kong and left large across the Philippines.

Philippines: ASEAN Weekly Disaster Update, 10 – 16 September 2018

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 18:54:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Regional Summary of Week 37 and Outlook for Week 38. 1) In Week 37, monsoon season still prevails with large concerns raised over Super Typhoon Mangkhut (Ompong) which passed through Philippines and affecting China and Viet Nam. 2) Dry weather continue to persist and became key factor of wild fire in several parts of Indonesia .

Indonesia's Earthquake Hit Lombok Battles Against Malaria Outbreak

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 10:04:00 +0200medindia (en)

Indonesia 's earthquake hit West Lombok battles against malaria outbreak. It is stated that at least 137 people had been infected and among them, there are many babies and pregnant women. Around 500 people lost their lives due to the earthquake and forced many to evacuate and live in shelters or tents because of aftershocks.

WA is smack-bang in the middle of a tectonic plate, so why does it get so many earthquakes?

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 08:15:00 +0200abc-au (en)

The largest was the 6.5-magnitude quake at Meckering in 1968 that injured 20 and left hundreds of families homeless. But Western Australia is in the middle of a tectonic plate, so how do earthquakes even happen here in the first place? No fault line doesn't mean no worries.

Why does WA get the country's largest tremors?

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 07:30:00 +0200abc-au (en)

on Sunday afternoon. West Australian town of Walpole, about 430 kilometres south-east of Perth, with tremors felt as far away as Perth and Albany No serious damage was reported, but the quake was considered "uncommonly large". Some of the largest recorded earthquakes across Australia have happened in WA.

Indonesia’s quake-hit Lombok declares health emergency over malaria

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 16:48:00 +0200expressindia (en)

In this August 11, 2018 photo, a Muslim woman walks past a mosque collapsed during Sunday’s earthquake in Gangga, Lombok Island, Indonesia , Scientists say the powerful earthquake that killed hundreds of people lifted the island it struck by as much as 25 centimetres (10 inches).

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