M 6.1 in Indonesia on 16 Dec 2018 09:42 UTC

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DigitalGlobe satellite imagery casts light on major newsmakers of 2018

Thu, 20 Dec 2018 01:35:00 +0100geospatialworld (en)

The year 2018 witnessed some leading events that were prominent global newsmakers. From one of the largest youth protest in the US to the most destructive Earthquake that struck Indonesia , and from the devastating forest fire in California to 2018 Fifa World Cup in which France emerged as new....

Indonesia: Helping injured earthquake and tsunami victims

Wed, 19 Dec 2018 23:49:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

The earthquake and tsunami that hit Indonesia on September 28, killed more than 2,000 people and injured 4,000 others. Some 68,000 homes were destroyed or damaged, displacing more than 200,000 people. Humanity & Inclusion is assisting victims of the disaster, in partnership with Ikatan Fisioterapis....

1000km fault line could destroy Aussie city

Wed, 19 Dec 2018 20:45:00 +0100qt (en)

WESTERN Australia - home of the quokka, beach camels and most of the country's outback. And it's also home to one of the biggest fault lines in the world. Starting in Albany and stretching 1000km to the north is the Darling Fault, one of the longest and most significant fault lines on Earth, formed....

UAE solar lanterns to bring light to off-grid island in Bangladesh

Wed, 19 Dec 2018 17:41:00 +0100thenational (en)

Thousands of men, women and children who have been living in the dark in an isolated Bangladeshi city were given the gift of light on Wednesday. Hazarbighar Char Island is home to 5,000 people and has long been off the grid due to its remote location. The inhabitants of the island are the latest....

Large sinkhole appears on busy road in Indonesian city of Surabaya

Wed, 19 Dec 2018 16:06:00 +0100straitstimesSG (en)

SURABAYA (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A large sinkhole appeared in the middle of a busy road in Surabaya in East Java province on Tuesday evening (Dec 18), swallowing part of the four-lane Jalan Raya Gubeng. The sinkhole measured roughly 30m wide and 15m deep. The police have cordoned off the area and arranged a traffic detour.

Video: Enormous Sinkhole Opens Up Next to Hospital

Wed, 19 Dec 2018 15:11:00 +0100newsweek-USA (en)

Officials have halted a major construction project at a hospital in Surabaya, Indonesia , after a large sinkhole opened up at the site, local media have reported. The pit—which measures an estimated 100 ft wide and 50 ft deep—appeared by the Siloam Hospital Tuesday night local time, The Jakarta Post stated.

Video: Enormous Sinkhole Opens Up Next to Hospital

Wed, 19 Dec 2018 14:31:00 +0100newsweek (en)

Officials have halted a major construction project at a hospital in Surabaya, Indonesia , after a large sinkhole opened up at the site, local media have reported. The pit—which measures an estimated 100 ft wide and 50 ft deep—appeared by the Siloam Hospital Tuesday night local time, The Jakarta Post stated.

Indonesia: The emergency phase may be over, but the rebuilding and recovery will take years

Wed, 19 Dec 2018 11:04:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Slowly returning to normal… It’s two o’clock in the morning at Jakarta airport, yet the Garuda plane for Palu is full. There are no humanitarian workers or tourists. The plane is full of locals carrying huge plastic bags full of all sorts of products they cannot find in Palu anymore.

DigitalGlobe satellite imagery captures prime events of the year 2018

Wed, 19 Dec 2018 01:05:00 +0100geospatialworld (en)

The year 2018 witnessed some leading events that were prominent global newsmakers. From one of the largest youth protest in the US to the most destructive Earthquake that struck Indonesia , and from the devastating forest fire in California to 2018 Fifa World Cup in which France emerged as new....

Over 211,000 people still living in IDP camps in Indonesia after September earthquake-tsunami disaster

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 22:14:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Highlights. • 174,187 people have gained access to safe drinking water across the cluster (82,357 as a direct result of UNICEF work). • 9,000 UNICEF-procured hygiene kits have been distributed to local NGO partners. • 1,408,550 children have been vaccinated against measles and rubella with UNICEF technical assistance.

World: La acción humanitaria en 2017–2018: una acción múltiple pero insuficiente

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 18:43:00 +0100reliefWeb (es)

El IECAH presenta la publicación “La acción humanitaria en 2017–2018: una acción múltiple pero insuficiente”. Un informe en el que a través de siete artículos se realiza un balance de acción humanitaria en este bienio. Durante 2017-2018, la acción humanitaria se vio más sobrepasada que nunca ante....

Indonesia: UNICEF Indonesia Humanitarian Situation Report No. 5 (26 November - 09 December 2018)

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 18:43:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Highlights. • 174,187 people have gained access to safe drinking water across the cluster (82,357 as a direct result of UNICEF work). • 9,000 UNICEF-procured hygiene kits have been distributed to local NGO partners. • 1,408,550 children have been vaccinated against measles and rubella with UNICEF technical assistance.

Indonesia's Soputan volcano erupts, ejecting thick ash

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 16:09:00 +0100phys (en)

Mount Soputan, located on the northern part of Sulawesi island, erupted twice Sunday morning, according to the national disaster agency's spokesman, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho. He said in anticipation of hot ash and lava sliding down the slope of the volcano, local residents have been urged to avoid activities near the volcano.

Press releases

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 04:37:00 +0100EC (en)

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 December 2018 EU announces new humanitarian package for those most in need in Ethiopia. On an official visit to Ethiopia, Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides has announced today €89 million in humanitarian support for 2018-2019 whilst visiting EU aid projects.

Principales catástrofes naturales en el mundo en 2018

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 22:54:00 +0100elpais-cr (es)

Incendios forestales en el mundo y los más importantes de EEUU. 27 febrero-6 marzo.- Arden alrededor de 20.000 hectáreas de bosque de galería y sabana seco en el incendio que se origina en el Parque Nacional El Tuparro, en el Vichada (Colombia). 3-13 abril.- Un incendio que se inicia por una quema agrícola calcina al menos 5.

Paradigm shift needed for designing tsunami-resistant bridges

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 20:38:00 +0100sciencedaily (en)

The study, motivated in part by hundreds of bridges being destroyed during recent tsunamis off the coast of Japan and in the Indian Ocean, advances the understanding of the physics at work when a tsunami slams into a bridge -- opening the door to designing coastal spans that are better able to withstand inundation by the giant waves.

Permalink to El tsunami mortal de septiembre en Indonesia provino de un colapso

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 20:19:00 +0100diariodeavisos (es)

El tsunami mortal de septiembre en Indonesia provino de un colapso. | EUROPA PRESS. El mortal tsunami de septiembre pasado en Indonesia, en el que murieron casi 2000 personas , fue causado por un enorme deslizamiento submarino en la costa oeste de la isla de Sulawesi.

Paradigm shift needed for designing tsunami-resistant bridges

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 19:23:00 +0100eurekalert (en)

CORVALLIS, Ore. - Researchers, including two Oregon State University scientists, argue in a new study that a paradigm shift is needed for assessing bridges' tsunami risk. The study, motivated in part by hundreds of bridges being destroyed during recent tsunamis off the coast of Japan and in the....

El mortal tsunami de septiembre en Indonesia provino de un colapso

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 16:01:00 +0100europapress (es)

MADRID, 17 Dic. (EUROPA PRESS) - El mortal tsunami de septiembre pasado en Indonesia , en el que murieron casi 2000 personas, fue causado por un enorme deslizamiento submarino en la costa oeste de la isla de Sulawesi. Los científicos estaban desconcertados por cómo un terremoto de tan solo 7,5....

La mística ciega macedonia Baba Vanga predijo que Putin será asesinado en 2019

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 13:48:00 +0100perfil (es)

Baba Vanga, la mística ciega macedonia que muchos afirmaron predijo el surgimiento de ISIS, los ataques del 11-S, el advenimiento de un presidente negro en EE.UU. y el Brexit, previó una serie de desastres durante 2019, incluido el colapso económico europeo, una enfermedad grave para Donald Trump y un meteorito que aterrorizará a Rusia.

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