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11 Jun 2018 description

Introduction

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) Regional Office for the Middle East and North Africa (ROMENA) supports disaster response and preparedness activities in 20 countries by working closely with Humanitarian Coordinator’s (HC)/Resident Coordinator’s (RC) offices, OCHA Country Offices and Humanitarian Advisory Teams (HATs).

05 Jun 2011 description

Deniz Feneri sends 60 more prefabricated houses to the region in line with the need in Simav.

Deniz Feneri who carrries out intense activities to help people of Kutahya after the earthquake, had set up 21 prefabricated houses for families whose houses are no longer usable because of earthquake damages.

28 Apr 2011 description

ABOUT THIS PUBLICATION

The women whose works are presented in this publication are teachers, trainers, resource-persons and leaders—disaster recovery and development efforts should not reduce them to mere victims. disaster and development professionals, researchers, scholars and organizations partnering with grassroots women can use these case studies as examples, for ideas or for advocacy efforts.

11 Jan 2011 description

Released: 1/11/2011 12:44:35 PM

Contact Information:

U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S.
Geological Survey
Office of Communication
119 National Center
Reston, VA 20192

Heidi Koontz
Phone: 303-202-4763

Clarice Nassif Ransom

31 Mar 2010 description

in this issue

P.2 UN to reopen Aid office in Yemen's North

P.2 Urgent Projects in Yemen highlighted

P.3 Emergency Food to Drought-hit Syria

P.4 Urban Search and Rescue Team Leaders meet in UAE

P.4 Conference for Muslim NGOs

08 Mar 2010 description

The WHO Regional Office for Europe and the WHO Country Office in Turkey have been closely monitoring the situation in Elazig province in eastern Turkey, where a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck on 8 March 2010 at 04:32 am local time (02:32 GMT).

08 Mar 2010 description

International Blue Crescent (IBC)has launched a campaign to respond to the emergency needs of earthquake victims in Elazig-Eastern Turkey.

08 Mar 2010 description
  • Minister says 51 people killed, revised down from earlier

    * Quake centred in thinly-populated area of eastern Turkey

    (Updates death toll, adds prime minister's statement)

    By Ferit Demir

    KOVANCILAR, Turkey, March 8 (Reuters)
  • A strong earthquake killed at least 51 villagers in a remote part of eastern Turkey before dawn on Monday, officials said, and aftershocks continued for hours while rescuers searched for trapped survivors.
08 Mar 2010 description

ISTANBUL, March 8 (Reuters) - The death toll in a powerful earthquake which shook eastern Turkey early on Monday has risen to 38 people, Kovancilar Mayor Bekir Yanilmaz was quoted as saying by television channels.

The Disaster and Emergency Adminstration said the official toll stood at 20, with 60 people injured, in a quake with a magnitude of 6.0 which struck at 4:32 am local time (0232 GMT) centred at Basyurt in Elazig province.

08 Mar 2010 description


Earthquake Details

Magnitude: 5.9

Date-Time

* Monday, March 08, 2010 at 02:32:35 UTC
* Monday, March 08, 2010 at 04:32:35 AM at epicenter
* Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones

Location: 38.886°N, 39.974°E

Depth: 10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program

Region: EASTERN TURKEY

Distances: 45 km (25 miles) W of Bingol, Turkey
70 km (40 miles) ENE of Elazig, Turkey
105 km (65 miles) SSE of Erzincan, Turkey
625 km (390 miles) E of ANKARA, Turkey

08 Mar 2010 description

A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 which struck at 4:32 am local time on Monday, 8 March 2010 killed 51 people at Basyurt in Elazig province in eastern Turkey.