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Devastation in Taiwan following strongest earthquake in 25 years

Posted on 09 April 2024

A powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck Taipei, Taiwan, on April 3, 2024, sending shockwaves throughout the region. The earthquake, which struck at a depth of 10 kilometers (6.2 miles), rattled buildings…
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Papua New Guinea Earthquake Claims Five Lives, Toll Expected to Increase

Posted on 09 April 2024

Following a devastating magnitude 6.9 earthquake in Papua New Guinea, the loss of at least five lives has been reported, with the death toll anticipated to rise as rescue operations…
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7.4 magnitude earthquake hits the Philippines

Posted on 08 December 2023

On December 2, an offshore earthquake measuring 7.4 magnitude hit the Surigao del Sur municipality in the Philippines. A tsunami alert was raised, resulting in immediate evacuation of over 26,000 people residing in the…
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Urgent humanitarian assistance needed after deadly earthquake strikes Nepal

Posted on 09 November 2023

On 3 November, a 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit the Jajarkot and Rukum Districts of Karnali Province in Nepal, killing 153 people. There has been widespread damage, with landslides blocking majority of…
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Urgent humanitarian assistance required following Afghanistan earthquake

Posted on 12 October 2023

On October 8, a 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck Northwestern Afghanistan, killing more than 2400 people according to the Taliban. This is now amongst the deadliest earthquakes this year globally. 

The Taliban have called on international aid…
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Critical Türkiye-Syria border crossing to remain open

Posted on 10 August 2023

Six months after the catastrophic Türkiye-Syria earthquake, the UN have announced the main border crossing into Syria will open, and remain so, for the next six months.  

A statement released on August…
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Türkiye and Syria quake zones hit by flash flooding

Posted on 22 March 2023

A month after devastating earthquakes resulted in over 50,000 deaths, Türkiye and Syria have now been hit by severe flooding from torrential rains last week. 
Türkiye's South-East provinces of Adiyamin and Sanliurfa, some of…
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UN faces difficulties reaching Syrian earthquake victims

Posted on 09 March 2023

The United Nations has limited access into North-Western Syria to extend life saving assistance in the aftermath of last week's earthquake.

Physical damage to roads and a lack of entry points…
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International humanitarian response needed for Türkiye-Syria earthquake

Posted on 10 February 2023

NZ aid charities are calling for the public’s help in response to the Türkiye-Syria Earthquake. The severity and fast changing nature of the situation means they require lifesaving supplies –…
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Earthquake in PNG

Posted on 19 September 2022

A 7.6-magnitude earthquake occurred in the Eastern Highlands province, In Papua New Guinea, on 11 September 2022.

Early information from the affected area indicated moderate to heavy damages to dwellings made…
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