M 4.8 in Papua New Guinea on 15 May 2018 21:09 UTC

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Papua New Guinea: Papua New Guinea: Humanitarian Situation Report No. 4 (28 April- 14 May 2018)

Fri, 18 May 2018 21:12:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Highlights. • On 4 May, an agreement was signed by the warring tribes in Hela Province, improving the security situation although it remains unpredictable. Humanitarian organizations, including UNICEF, are currently planning for the resumption of relief operations in the Province.

Papua New Guinea: Grant approved for earthquake victims in Papua New Guinea

Wed, 16 May 2018 09:05:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has accepted the advice of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee and approved from the Disaster Relief Fund a grant of $3.207 million to the Adventist Development and Relief Agency, China (ADRA China) for providing relief to earthquake victims in Papua New Guinea.

Is the Ring of Fire more active with volcanoes, earthquakes than usual?

Tue, 15 May 2018 16:51:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Reports of earthquakes and volcano eruptions in regions along the Ring of Fire might lead some to believe that the level of activity in recent months is above average. The approximately 25,000-mile-long, horseshoe-shaped Ring of Fire outlines the Pacific Ocean and is known for its chain of volcanoes and as the location for of Earth's earthquakes.

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