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28 Dec 1999 description

ORAN, Algeria (PANA) - Two Moroccan planes landed at Oran's Es Senia international airport Monday night with an assortment of products for people affected by last week's earthquake in Ain Temouchent area of western Algeria.

28 Dec 1999 description

OCHA/GVA - 99/0264
Algeria - Earthquake
OCHA Situation Report No. 2

27 Dec 1999 description
report Xinhua

KUWAIT CITY (Dec. 27) XINHUA - Saudi Arabia on Monday sent the first batch of relief supplies to Algeria to help victims of a strong earthquake that shook northwest Algeria last week.

25 Dec 1999 description
report Xinhua

KUWAIT CITY (Dec. 25) XINHUA - The Arab Gulf Program for Support of United Nations Organizations has donated 150,000 U.S. dollars to the victims of an earthquake in Algeria and floods in Venezuela.

Saudi Prince Talal Ibn Abdul-Aziz, chairman of the Riyadh-based program, said that 100,000 dollars were allocated for flood-hit areas in Venezuela and the rest 50,000 dollars would go to quake- stricken Algeria.

Talal said the allocation was part of the program's humanitarian aid to U.N.

23 Dec 1999 description

By Abdelmalek Touati

ALGIERS (Reuters) - The official death toll in a strong earthquake that rocked western Algeria rose to 28 people on Thursday as rescue workers sifted through the rubble of several collapsed historic buildings.

A statement carried by state-run radio said at least 181 people were injured after the quake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale shook several western provinces of the North African country at 6:37 p.m.

23 Dec 1999 description

OCHA/GVA - 99/0261
Algeria - Earthquake
OCHA Situation Report No. 1