Indonesia quake kills at least 268 people, many of them children at school

Reuters 11/22/2022

CIANJUR, Indonesia – An earthquake that struck Indonesia’s West Java killed at least 268 people, many of them children, with 151 still missing, disaster relief officials said on Tuesday, as rescuers searched the rubble of destroyed buildings…

Indonesia quake kills over 160, search for survivors continues

Reuters 11/22/2022

CIANJUR, Indonesia – A powerful earthquake killed more than 160 people in Indonesia’s West Java province on Monday, with rescuers searching for survivors trapped under the rubble amid a series of aftershocks. The epicentre of the 5.6…

Powerful earthquake hits southeast Taiwan, tsunami warning issued

Reuters 09/18/2022

TAIPEI, Sept 18 (Reuters) – A 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit the sparsely populated southeastern part of Taiwan on Sunday, the island’s weather bureau said, with some initial reports of damage including a derailed train carriage, and sparking…

Earthquake in China’s Sichuan kills more than 40, shakes provincial capital

Reuters 09/06/2022

BEIJING — A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck China’s Sichuan province on Monday, the strongest to hit the region since 2017, killing more than 40 people and shaking the provincial capital of Chengdu and more distant provinces. Forty-six…

NDRRMC: Nationwide earthquake drill set on September 8

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 08/18/2022

MANILA, Philippines — A nationwide simultaneous earthquake drill is set to be held on September 8 as part of the country’s efforts to be prepared against natural disasters, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC)…

3 Luzon quake-hit LGUs receive P9 million financial aid from Cebu City

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/17/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor and League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) national president Michael Rama handed over a total of P9 million in financial aid to three of the quake-affected local government…

Good news and bad

Jose Ma. Montelibano - @inquirerdotnet 08/05/2022

It is August. There are occasional rains but no major storms so far. We had a bad earthquake and many in the northern part of the country are still reeling from it. At the same time, considering…

City Council to be asked to hold special session for P50M aid for quake-hit areas

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CCDRRMC) is set to request the City Council to conduct a special session for the approval of the proposed P50 million financial assistance for…

Capitol to send aid to quake-stricken areas in Luzon

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government has pledged to provide assistance to areas devastated by the 7.3-magnitude earthquake in Luzon. Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia said in a text message sent to reporters that they are now…

Dying in an earthquake: Experts say it’s not just the tremor

Cristina Eloisa Baclig - Content Researcher Writer / @inquirerdotnet 07/28/2022

MANILA, Philippines—Earthquakes—which can result in ground shaking, soil liquefaction, landslides, fissures, avalanches, fires, tsunamis, and other destruction—have caused 750,000 deaths globally from 1998 to 2017, according to World Health Organization (WHO). Earthquakes, which can strike suddenly and…

Abra residents camp out in fear of more earthquakes

Reuters 07/28/2022

VIGAN CITY, Philippines — Fearful residents in Abra spent the night sleeping outdoors after a powerful earthquake struck the northern island of Luzon, killing four people and injuring more than 130. Some people in the area said…

WATCH: Drone footage of damage caused by quake in Abra

Reuters 07/28/2022

A powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck the northern Philippine island of Luzon on Wednesday, July 27, killing at least five people, damaging buildings and sending strong tremors through the capital, Manila. | via Reuters…

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