Vanuatu

Vanuatu Earthquake Jul 1994 UNDHA Information Report 1-2

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Situation Report
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Posted
Originally published


DHA-GENEVA 94/0246
VANUATU - EARTHQUAKE
DHA INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
14 JULY 1994

1. ON 13 JULY AT 1330 HRS LOCAL TIME, AN EARTHQUAKE OCCURRED IN
VANUATU COMPUTED BY US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY AT THE MAGNITUDE OF
7.3 ON RICHTER SCALE.

2. PRELIMINARY REPORT FROM DHA REPRESENTATIVE IN PACIFIC AREA
INDICATES DAMAGE TO EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES IN ISLAND OF MALAKULA.

3. SURVEY TEAM MADE UP OFFICIALS FROM NATIONAL DISASTER
MANAGEMENT OFFICE AND GEOLOGY DEPARTMENT HAVE BEEN DISPATCHED TO
DISASTER AREA FOR AN ASSESSMENT.

= DEPARTMENT OF HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS - GENEVA +

TELEPHONE NO. +41 22-917-12.34
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY ONLY: TELEPHONE +41-22-917.20.10
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DESK OFFICER: MR. E. HAEGGLUND, DIRECT TEL: +41-22-917.32.99
PRESS TO CONTACT: MR. M. KHATIB, DIRECT TEL: +41-22-917.28.56

TELEX: 414242 DHA CH
FAX: +41-22-917.00.23
ELECTRONIC MAIL: UNIENET DIALCOM 141: DHAGVA

DPR 310 VAN


DHA-GENEVA 94/0249

VANUATU - EARTHQUAKE
DHA INFORMATION REPORT NO. 2
15 JULY 1994

1. NATIONAL SURVEY TEAM HAS VISITED ISLANDS OF MALAKULA, AMBRYM,
PENTECOST AND EPI. EARTHQUAKE OF 13 JULY HAD IN SOME LOCATIONS
CAUSED MINOR LANDSLIDES.

2. NO PEOPLE REPORTED DEAD OR INJURED. SOME STRUCTURAL DAMAGE
NOTED.

= DEPARTMENT OF HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS - GENEVA +

TELEPHONE NO. +41 22-917-12.34
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY ONLY: TELEPHONE +41-22-917.20.10
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DESK OFFICER: MR. E. HAEGGLUND, DIRECT TEL: +41-22-917.32.99
PRESS TO CONTACT: MR. M. KHATIB, DIRECT TEL: +41-22-917.28.56

TELEX: 414242 DHA CH
FAX: +41-22-917.00.23
ELECTRONIC MAIL: UNIENET DIALCOM 141: DHAGVA

DPR 310 VAN