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17 Oct 2018 description

KEY FIGURES

544K people affected

270K people targeted

5 provinces targeted

$62M funding required

SITUATION OVERVIEW

On 26 February 2018, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit the Highlands Region of Papua New Guinea (PNG), affecting an estimated 544,000 people in five provinces - Enga, Gulf, Hela, Southern Highlands and Western provinces, with Hela and Southern Highlands the most affected. More than 270,000 people including 125,000 children, were in immediate need of life saving assistance.

14 Aug 2018 description

KEY FIGURES

  • 544K people affected

  • 270K people targeted

  • 5 provinces targeted

  • $62M funding required

SITUATION OVERVIEW

29 May 2018 description

Background

  • 270,000 people are in need of assistance across four provinces of Papua New Guinea’s highlands.

  • 11,761 households (approximately 58,300 people) remain displaced, of which 1,672 households are staying in eleven care centres while 10,089 households remain with host communities.

  • 8,362 children under 5 years have been vaccinated against Measles-Rubella (MR), while 1,861 infants have received Pentavalent vaccinations.

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