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By Brandon Jones On Sunday, September 30th, 2018
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Indonesia: Earthquake, tsunami death toll rises to 800 with ‘fears’ of thousands

The series of earthquakes on Friday afternoon climaxed with a 7.5-magnitude earthquake and a tsunami which brought an 18-foot wave and devastated areas like Palu. The death toll, doubling daily, has now climbed More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
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IOM calls for over 9 million in relief for Ecuador earthquake victims

Following the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Ecuador’s Pacific coast on April 16th, the government has declared a “state of emergency” in the six provinces of Esmeraldas, Guayas, Los Rios, More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
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IOM aid headed to Ecuador as earthquake death toll over 413 with at least 2650 injured

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is quick to respond to crisis and IOM Director General William Lacy Swing “has approved the release of USD 100,000 from IOM’s Migration Emergency Funding More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, October 26th, 2015
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Afghanistan earthquake: death toll over 100, hundreds injured

A strong earthquake in northern Afghanistan shook buildings from Kabul to Delhi, cut power and communications in some areas and caused more than 100 deaths, mainly in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Pakistani state television More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 1st, 2015
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Nepal earthquake death toll pass 6,200: morgues are full, ‘smell of victims’ over taking villages

The death toll in the massive earthquake which struck Nepal on Saturday has passed 6,200, and many thousands are still unaccounted for as the home ministry said the 6,134 fatalities had been confirmed, with 13,906 More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 22nd, 2013
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Death toll from earthquake in China rises over 75

 A strong, shallow earthquake struck a dry, hilly farming area in western China early Monday, killing at least 75 people, injuring more than 400, and destroying thousands of homes, state media and the local government More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, February 24th, 2013
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USGS geologists predict more earthquakes resulting in larger death tolls

“Predicted population increases in this century can be expected to translate into more people dying from earthquakes. There will be more individual earthquakes with very large death tolls as well as more More...


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