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En 2018 los desastres naturales provocaron más de10,000 víctimas

Tue, 29 Jan 2019 16:58:00 +0100futuroverde (es)

Los desastres naturales en el mundo provocaron en 2018 más de 10,000 víctimas, una cifra por debajo de las 77,000 de media anual en lo que va de siglo, según informó la Oficina para la Reducción de Riesgos de Desastres de Naciones Unidas ( La alta representante de la UNISDR, Mami Mizutori, destacó....

From El Nino to earthquakes: A leading disaster watcher scans the horizon for 2019

Tue, 29 Jan 2019 14:07:00 +0100irinnews (en)

. The study, focused on a wide range of natural hazards , is used by governments and UN agencies as they track losses and damage and plan disaster mitigation and adaptation in the face of climate change. Among the unusual events Guha-Sapir noted in a recent presentation of 281 climate and....

JRC and the Indonesian Authorities collaborate for the design and implementation of an Emergency Early Warning System for the Krakatoa Volcano

Tue, 29 Jan 2019 04:34:00 +0100EC (en)

On 22 Dec 2018 13:56 UTC a tsunami was generated from the collapsing of the Anak Krakatau Volcano, with waves propagating in all directions inside the Sunda Strait, the sea portion between the Java and Sumatra islands, Indonesia . The cause of this event seems to have a strong correlation with the....

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Tue, 29 Jan 2019 04:34:00 +0100EC (en)

A new brief prepared by the JRC shows that energy produced from biomass represented 59% of the EU's renewable energy consumption (and 10% of all energy sources) in 2016. Bioenergy is helping the EU to meet its target of 20% renewable energy by 2020. Consumption is expected to increase as the EU works towards its 2030 targets.

Los desastres naturales dejaron más de 10 mil muertos en 2018

Mon, 28 Jan 2019 21:13:00 +0100elpopular-AR (es)

Diez mil muertos en doce meses. Ese fue el impacto de los desastres naturales en 2018. La alta representante de la UNISDR, Mami Mizutori, destacó en rueda de prensa, que la cifra, relativamente baja pero superior a los 8.500 fallecidos de 2016 y los 9.

Sensors, Vol. 19, Pages 542: An Artificial Intelligence Application for Post-Earthquake Damage Mapping in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia

Mon, 28 Jan 2019 12:59:00 +0100mdpi (en)

Abstract A Mw 7.4 earthquake hit Donggala County, Central Sulawesi Province, Indonesia , on 28 September 2018, triggering a tsunami and liquefaction in Palu City and Donggala. Around 2101 fatalities ensued and 68,451 houses were damaged by the earthquake.

Indonesia: ASEAN Weekly Disaster Update, 21 – 27 January 2019

Mon, 28 Jan 2019 10:40:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Regional Summary (Week 4) Flooding affected the south-eastern portion of the region, displacing thousands in Indonesia , Malaysia, and the Philippines. Seismic activities were also detected in the region; most notably in the West Sumba Regency, East Nusa Tenggara in Indonesia, being the most active....

Death Toll from Indonesia Floods, Landslides Climbs to 68

Mon, 28 Jan 2019 02:43:00 +0100laht (en)

JAKARTA – At least 68 people have been killed while seven are still missing in floods and landslides that hit the Indonesia n island of Sulawesi last week, authorities said on Sunday. Nearly 7,000 people have been forced out of their homes after water levels swelled two meters (seven feet) high,....

World: 2018: 60 millones de personas resultaron afectadas por diversos eventos meteorológicos extremos

Sun, 27 Jan 2019 17:50:00 +0100reliefWeb (es)

GINEBRA, 24 de enero de 2019 – Según el análisis de 281 eventos registrados por el Centro de Investigación sobre la Epidemiología de los Desastres (CRED) en EM-DAT (su base de datos sobre eventos de emergencia a nivel internacional), los terremotos y los tsunamis ocasionaron la mayoría de las 10.

5.4-magnitude earthquake hit Banda Sea

Sun, 27 Jan 2019 04:38:00 +0100bernama (en)

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 27 (Bernama) -- An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale shook Banda Sea, Indonesia , at 1.07 am today. According to the Meteorological Department’s statement, the earthquake occurred at the depth of 104km and 408 km southeast of Ambon. It did not pose any tsunami threat to Malaysia.

Sen. Warren Targets NFL Owner With Her Tax Plan — Then People Notice Which Team He Owns

Sat, 26 Jan 2019 22:37:00 +0100dailycaller (en)

Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren targeted NFL owner Dan Snyder on Saturday in a public pitch for her “ultra-millionaire” tax plan but the narrative got away from her when a few people pointed out which team Snyder happens to own: the Washington Redskins.

Sismo sacude Indonesia, Japón, Colombia y el sur de México

Sat, 26 Jan 2019 17:08:00 +0100yucatan (es)

Un extenso, fuerte sismo, que se registró frente a las costas de Indonesia , también repercutió en Japón, Colombia y parte de México. Sismo de magnitud 6.2 se registra en Indonesia. El terremoto submarino de magnitud 6.2 en la escala de Richter sacudió este sábado la provincia indonesia de Maluku,....

Terremotos sacuden este sábado el Pacifico Sur, Indonesia y Japón

Sat, 26 Jan 2019 14:45:00 +0100radiomundial (es)

Un terremoto de magnitud 6,2 grados sacudió hoy las aguas en la región central de Islas Salomón , en el Pacífico Sur, sin que las autoridades informaran inicialmente de daños o emitieran una alerta de tsunami. El Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos (USGS), que vigila la actividad sísmica mundial,....

Terremotos han sacudido este sábado el Pacifico Sur, Indonesia y Japón

Sat, 26 Jan 2019 13:47:00 +0100noticias24 (es)

(Caracas, 26 de enero. Noticias24).- Un terremoto de magnitud 6,2 grados sacudió hoy las aguas en la región central de Islas Salomón, en el Pacífico Sur, sin que las autoridades informaran inicialmente de daños o emitieran una alerta de tsunami Lea también: El Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos....

Terremoto de 6,2 grados sacude provincia indonesia de Molucas

Sat, 26 Jan 2019 13:38:00 +0100vietnamplus-es (es)

Yakarta, 26 ene (VNA)- Un terremoto de 6,2 grados en escala de Richter sacudió esta tarde la provincia de Molucas, en el este de Indonesia , sin que se activara la alerta de tsunami, informó hoy la Agencia de Meteorología, Climatología y Geofísica de este país.

Un fort séisme frappe l'est de l'Indonésie, pas d'alerte au tsunami

Sat, 26 Jan 2019 11:50:00 +0100french.china.org.cn (fr)

Un fort séisme de magnitude 6,2 a frappé samedi une zone au large de la province indonésienne de Maluku, sans qu'aucune alerte au tsunami ne soit émise, a déclaré l'agence indonésienne de météorologie et de géophysique. La magnitude de la secousse a été révisée à 6,2, contre 6,6 initialement, a indiqué Wahyu Kurniawan, responsable de l'agence.

Un terremoto de magnitud 5,8 sacude las Islas Aru, en el sureste de Indonesia

Sat, 26 Jan 2019 11:49:00 +0100aguasdigital (es)

Yakarta, 16 dic (EFE).- Un terremoto de magnitud 5,8 sacudió hoy las Islas Aru, en el extremo sur oriental de Indonesia , sin que las autoridades informaran inicialmente de víctimas o daños ni se declarara una alerta de tsunami. El Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos (USGS), que registra la....

Pakistan elected as vice chair for UN environment forum

Sat, 26 Jan 2019 11:17:00 +0100thenews-pk (en)

Pakistan was elected as the vice chair at the third UN Environment’s Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific held in Singapore on Friday. Adviser to Prime Minister Imran Khan on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam, tweeted that Pakistan was elected as Vice Chair of Asia-Pacific....

Strong quake strikes off eastern Indonesia, no tsunami alert issued

Sat, 26 Jan 2019 10:39:00 +0100xinhuanet_en (en)

JAKARTA, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- A strong quake of 6.2 magnitude struck off Indonesia 's eastern province of Maluku on Saturday, but no tsunami alert was issued, the meteorology and geophysics agency said. The quake had been scaled down to 6.2 magnitude from the initial 6.6 magnitude, Wahyu Kurniawan, an official in charge of the agency, said.

Death Toll Due to Floods, Landslides in Indonesia Rises to 59

Sat, 26 Jan 2019 02:25:00 +0100laht (en)

JAKARTA – Indonesia n authorities raised on Friday the number of people killed due to floods, landslides and strong winds in the southern part of the island of Sulawesi to 59, while 25 people were missing. Another 47 people have been injured, while 3,481 people have been displaced, Indonesia’s National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) said.

Extreme weather events affected 60m people in 2018 - UNISDR

Sat, 26 Jan 2019 00:22:00 +0100europesun (en)

GENEVA, 24 January, 2019 Earthquakes and tsunamis accounted for the majority of the 10,373 lives lost in disasters last year while extreme weather events accounted for most of 61.7 million people affected by natural hazards, according to analysis of 281 events recorded by the Centre for Research on....

Extreme weather events affected 60 million people in 2018 – U.N.

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 12:31:00 +0100in-cyprus (en)

Mami Mizutori, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction, said: “No part of the globe was spared from the impact of extreme weather events last year. Examined floods, droughts, storms and wildfires affected 57.3 million people, underlining once more that if we want....

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