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31 Dec 2007 description

Earthquake Intensity Zones in Africa

This map shows earthquake intensity zones in accordance with the 1956 version of the Modified Mercalli Scale (MM), describing the effects of an earthquake on the surface of the earth and integrating numerous parameters such as ground acceleration, duration of an earthquake, and subsoil effects. It also includes historical earthquake reports.

13 Nov 2007 description
map ReliefWeb

Note: Includes the coverage of the Regional Disaster Response Adviser for Central Asia

05 Nov 2007 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity.

05 Nov 2007 description

The Red Crescent Authority (RCA) has extended urgent aid supplies to the victims of the recent floods that hit Tunisia. RCA has also extended financial support to the programme of the International Federation of Red Crescent and Red Cross Societies. RCA Secretary General, Dr. Saleh Musa Al Taei, said the Authority had responded to the humanitarian call out of its unequivocal commitment to supporting those in need. (Emirates News Agency, WAM)

24 Oct 2007 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity.

17 Oct 2007 description


The Federation’s mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world’s largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in 185 countries.

In Brief

15 Oct 2007 description

TUNIS (Reuters) - The death toll from flooding in Tunisia rose to 11 on Monday after heavy weekend rains caused rivers to burst their banks in the north of the country, official news agency TAP and local media reported.

"Three bodies have been found so far, bringing to 11 the number of victims from these torrential rains," TAP said.

Five people were still missing in the floods, which swept away cars, blocked traffic and inundated streets and homes north of the capital Tunis.

29 Aug 2007 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in 185 countries.

06 Jul 2007 description
map ReliefWeb

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28 May 2007 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity.

02 May 2007 description


The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in 185 countries.

In Brief