M 5.6 in Indonesia on 04 Feb 2019 19:29 UTC

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Indonesia: Rebuilding Sulawesi: Update on Our Disaster Relief in Indonesia

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 18:41:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

by Megan Staub. The recovery of Indonesia ’s Sulawesi island has slipped out of the news in the last few months. After all, the hard work of grieving loss and piecing life back together doesn’t make many headlines. But that work goes on, even if it doesn’t capture international attention.

Indonesia: Coastal Flooding Forecast Strengthened in Indonesia

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 16:38:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Indonesia is making progress in integrating coastal flood forecasting into its meteorological early warning system to increase protection against one of the major hazards impacting the country. The Indonesian Coastal Inundation Forecasting Demonstration Project (CIFDP), led by the Indonesian....

Indonesia: EU scales up support for victims of tsunami in Indonesia

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 10:38:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

The European Union (EU) is allocating a further €300,000 (approximately IDR 4.8 billion) in humanitarian funding to Indonesia to ensure the continued delivery of much needed assistance to families hit by the tsunami that struck the Sunda Strait in late December 2018. The European Union (EU) is allocating a further €300,000 (approximately IDR 4.

Southeast Asia lacks a culture of preparedness in the face of natural disasters | #AsiaNewsNetwork

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 06:44:00 +0100elevenmyanmar (en)

Each year, natural disasters cost the region billions of dollars, and exact a massive toll on local populations. In 2016 alone, Asia-Pacific lost $126 million per day due to natural disasters. According to a report by the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction that equals a loss of about 0.

The world in a drone's eye-view USA TODAY

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 03:29:00 +0100msn-uk (en)

This is the Dalyan River in south-western Turkey, April 28, 2018. This area is where the Dalyan River and and the mouth of the delta meet at the Agean see and is a national conservation site for three varieties of turtles and over 100 species of birds.

World: Humanitarian Assistance in Review: East Asia and the Pacific | Fiscal Year 2009 – 2018

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 01:31:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Recurrent drought, earthquakes, floods, typhoons, and volcanoes present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in the East Asia and the Pacific (EAP) region. Some countries also face civil unrest and associated humanitarian impacts, as well as limited government capacity to respond to disasters.

5.7-magnitude quake hits Indonesia

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 10:45:00 +0100vietnamplus-en (en)

An earthquake of 5.7 magnitude on the Richter jolted 129km north west of Kota Ternate, Indonesia on February 7, the United States (US) Geological Survey (USGS) said (Illustrative photo: www.thesundaily.my) Hanoi (VNA) – An earthquake of 5.7 magnitude on the Richter jolted 129km north west of Kota....

Ring of Fire DISCOVERY: Earthquake in Indonesia was rare 'SUPERSHEAR' sparking SONIC BOOM A HUGE earthquake struck near the Indonesia island of Sulawesi in September last year and...

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 13:08:00 +0100express (en)

The deadly Sulawesi earthquake occurred on September 28 last year, killing more than 2,500 people on the Indonesia n island. The magnitude 7.5 quake was the most destructive of 2018 and dragged people out to sea, buried them in mud and damaged more than 70,000 houses.

Press releases

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 04:39:00 +0100EC (en)

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 5 February 2019 EU to provide further humanitarian assistance to help the Venezuelan people As many people continue to suffer from the severe socio-economic crisis in Venezuela, the Commission has allocated today additional humanitarian assistance of €5 million to help those most in need.

World: A year in training: 2018

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 14:59:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

101 examples of logistics capacity building across the globe. How does a seven-day earthquake simulation sound to you? Like to learn more about emergency logistics? How about the importance of information management in humanitarian logistics? Or, what about switching roles, and go from logistics....

Powerful earthquake hits Indonesia

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:29:00 +0100yenisafak-en (en)

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia 's North Sumatra province early Tuesday, the country's meteorology and geophysics agency said. The quake struck at 2.29 a.m. local time (1929GMT) with the epicenter located 130 kilometers (80.8 miles) southeast of South Nias at a depth of 11 kilometers (6.8 miles) under the sea bed.

Warnings of doom?

Mon, 04 Feb 2019 17:49:00 +0100tribuneonline (en)

It’s a new year in the Chinese calendar. In the lunar year, today is the first day of the year of the Earth Pig. Many feng shui practitioners have said that 2019 will be relatively peaceful and more harmonious compared to the previous year. They attribute this positive forecast to the nature of the animal sign — happy and relaxed.

Death toll in Cuba tornado rises to six

Mon, 04 Feb 2019 07:33:00 +0100tribune (en)

HAVANA: The number of people killed in the powerful tornado that ripped through part of Havana last week has risen to six, authorities said on Sunday. Public Health Minister Jose Angel Portal Miranda said in state media that “sadly, two people have died among the 13 who were in critical condition.” The earlier death toll was four.

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