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15 Oct 2017 description
report Government of Peru

Lima, 13 de octubre de 2017.- El presidente de la República, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski afirmó que se trabajará en mejorar los sistemas de comunicación para la atención de desastres naturales, durante el Simulacro Nocturno por sismo y posterior tsunami, a nivel nacional, llevado a cabo hoy a las 20:00 horas.

15 Oct 2017 description

On the occasion of International Day for Disaster Reduction, tsunami evacuation drills in Samoa mobilised 1,400 students and teachers to test their school disaster preparedness and evacuation plans.

Conducted simultaneously in six schools that were affected by the tsunami in 2009, the drills were the first ever on such a scale to test school disaster response and evacuation plans for students, teachers, and principals.

12 Oct 2017 description

Six schools on a vulnerable coastline of Samoa hit by the deadly 2009 Pacific tsunami are due to hold an evacuation drill this morning.

Read more on Radio New Zealand International.

11 Oct 2017 description
report Government of Chile

El ejercicio espera movilizar a más de 4500 personas que viven, trabajan, o estudian en las comunas de Litueche, Paredones, Navidad y Pichilemu.

La Dirección Regional de Onemi anunció, durante la mañana de este miércoles, que el próximo 8 de noviembre se realizará un simulacro de sismo-tsunami en el borde costero de O’Higgins. Este ejercicio se enmarca en el programa de simulacros “Chile Preparado” y espera movilizar a más de 4500 personas.

09 Oct 2017 description

Death, destruction and displacements due to cyclones are not uncommon in the Indian Ocean countries. What is worrying, of late, is the growing intensity.

When cyclone Enawo hit Madagascar in March 2017, Mr Getachew Taa, Head of the Country Cluster Support Team for East Africa and Indian Ocean for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said: “Tropical Cyclones are not unusual for Madagascar at this time of year. However, the severity of Enawo is troubling.”

02 Oct 2017 description

Over 500 school children and nearly 100 teachers and administration staff of Gaafu Alif Atoll Education Centre in Villingili island have been undergoing an intense tsunami education and awareness programme, culminating in a tsunami evacuation drill today.

In an island that was devastated by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, school children learned through educational activities how to recognize warning signs, respond and prepare for a tsunami. Many of them were born after the great tsunami but the memories that their parents and grandparents carry are still vivid.

27 Sep 2017 description

Port Moresby, 26 September 2017– Madang Government officials are embracing practical plans to reduce risks from disasters that may impact communities in the province.

Madang is home to an active volcano Manam, which had displaced more than 10, 000 people and affected many more after its last massive eruption in 2004. The province is also vulnerable to earthquakes, tsunamis and floods.

26 Sep 2017 description
report Government of Peru

Última información

Ayacucho: Distritos de Pacaycasa y Quinua soportaron lluvias extremas las últimas 24 horas

24 Sep 2017 description

Ha Noi, 20 September 2017 - The comprehensive campaign on tsunami awareness and disaster prevention in schools was launched today in Cau Giay High school in Hanoi.

The campaign “Schools of Son Tinh” combines education programmes, tsunami and disasters drills, and awareness raising activities in selected schools across Viet Nam.

It is being conducted by the Viet Nam Disaster Management Authority (VNDMA), Ministry of Agriculture and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with support from the Government of Japan.

21 Sep 2017 description

Las Peñas (Esmeraldas).- Medir los tiempos de arribo de la población al punto de encuentro y zona segura establecido en la parroquia Las Peñas, en el cantón Eloy Alfaro, fue uno de los objetivos que se cumplió con el ejercicio de simulacro de evacuación por sismo – tsunami que se realizó este miércoles 20 de septiembre en la localidad.

19 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
  • 2,133,238 estimated number of children affected by the earthquake in Chiapas and Oaxaca, out of which 584,060 are children under 5 years of age.

  • US$ 1.2 million required by UNICEF Mexico for immediate and complementary response to the needs of children and adolescents in earthquake affected areas, and possibly in areas to be affected by simultaneously incoming hurricanes.

Highlights

18 Sep 2017 description

Quito (Pichincha) .- A raíz del sismo registrado el 16 de abril de 2016, el Gobierno Nacional evidenció la necesidad de contar con un procedimiento tecnológico que sirva como una señal de aviso inmediato ante eventos adversos como: tsunamis o desbordamiento de represas. El Sistema de Alerta Temprana (SAT) inició su ejecución en 2016, en Manabí y Esmeraldas, provincias afectadas por el evento telúrico.

14 Sep 2017 description

Port Moresby, 11 September 2017– A new Disaster Risk Assessment report released recently shows the Autonomous Region of Bougainville (AROB) is highly prone to multiple hazards including earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanic eruptions.

12 Sep 2017 description

En la preparación participaron autoridades locales, pastores y líderes de diversos sectores

Redacción Central | 12/09/2017

Autoridades locales, pastores y líderes de diversos sectores de Corn Island participaron en una capacitación sobre el enfrentamiento de tsunamis en el Caribe Sur.

Los más de 30 líderes comunales participantes posteriormente realizaron visitas casa a casa para realizar un censo de las familias que habitan en zonas vulnerables.

11 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
  • 2,133,238: estimated number of children living in the States of Chiapas and Oaxaca most affected by the earthquake, out of which 584,060 are children under 5 years of age.

  • US$ 1.2 million: required by UNICEF Mexico for immediate and complementary response to the needs of children and adolescents in earthquake affected areas.

Highlights

Earthquake Chiapas and Oaxaca

10 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • On 7 September at 11:49 pm an earthquake with a magnitude of 8.1 on the Richter scale struck at the coast of Chiapas, which heavily affected neighbouring state Oaxaca and slightly affected other parts of the country, including Mexico City.

  • Based on the latest census of Chiapas and Oaxaca, an estimated 2,133,238 children, out of which 584,060 are under 5, live in the areas affected by the earthquake.

  • 122 municipalities in Chiapas and 41 others in Oaxaca have been declared under a state of emergency.

09 Sep 2017 description
report La Tercera

El próximo 22 de septiembre comenzarán a entregarse las nuevas viviendas.

Durante las próximas semanas, 473 familias del conjunto habitacional Guañacagua III en Arica recibirán sus nuevas viviendas. Con esto, se dará por finalizado el trabajo de reconstrucción que ha realizado en la zona el Ministerio de Vivienda, luego del terremoto 8,2 Richter que afectó a la región en 2014. El inicio de la obra del nuevo conjunto habitacional comenzó el segundo semestre de 2015.

08 Sep 2017 description
report Reforma

Tapachula, México (08 septiembre 2017).- Más de 4 mil 500 personas de comunidades cercanas a la costa han sido evacuadas por la alerta de tsunami tras el sismo de 8.2 grados Richter que se registró anoche.

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