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At least 45,000 homeless after Aceh quake in Indonesia

At least 45,000 homeless after Aceh quake in Indonesia

At least 45,000 people have been displaced by the powerful earthquake that hit Indonesia’s Aceh province, authorities said Saturday, as the government and aid agencies pooled efforts to meet the basic survival needs of shaken communities. The estimate of the number of homeless people continues to grow while relief efforts fan out across the three […]

December 10, 2016 | By | Reply More
Italy earthquake death toll rises to 247- regional officials

Italy earthquake death toll rises to 247- regional officials

Aug 25, – Hundreds of others were injured, some critically, and an unknown number were trapped under the ruins of collapsed buildings after Wednesday’s pre-dawn quake. The death toll from a powerful earthquake that shook central Italy rise to 247 on Thursday, officials said, as rescuers desperately searched for survivors in the rubble of devastated […]

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Voices under the rubble after quake hits Italy, at least 73 dead

Voices under the rubble after quake hits Italy, at least 73 dead

Aug  24, – The quake struck in the early hours of the morning when most residents were asleep, razing homes and buckling roads in a cluster of communities some 140 km (85 miles) east of Rome. It was powerful enough to be felt in Bologna to the north and Naples to the south, each more […]

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Earthquake rattles Pakistan, 1 dead, 30 wounded

Earthquake rattles Pakistan, 1 dead, 30 wounded

Apr 10, –Pakistani official Arif Ullah told The Associated Press that the magnitude-7.1 quake was centered near neighboring Afghanistan’s border with Tajikistan. Germany’s GFZ Research Center for Geosciences set the quake’s magnitude at 6.5. A powerful earthquake rattled Pakistan’s capital and other cities on Sunday, killing one person in the northwest and wounding 30 others, […]

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Hundreds search for missing U.S. helicopter after second Nepal quake kills scores

Hundreds search for missing U.S. helicopter after second Nepal quake kills scores

Apr 13, – The Himalayan nation is still reeling from a devastating quake measuring 7.8 last month that killed more than 8,000 people and injured close to 20,000. Hundreds of Nepali troops were searching for a missing U.S. Marines helicopter with eight people on board on Wednesday, a day after the second powerful earthquake in […]

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Devastating Nepal quake kills over 900, some in Everest avalanche

Devastating Nepal quake kills over 900, some in Everest avalanche

Apr 25, – There were reports of devastation in outlying, isolated mountainous areas after the midday quake of magnitude 7.9, Nepal’s worst in 81 years, centered 50 miles (80 km) east of the second city, Pokhara. A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday, killing hundreds of people, toppling a […]

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