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Palu disaster: Why Indonesia’s tsunamis are so deadly

Published By   /  October 3, 2018  /  Analysis, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Disasters, Earthquakes, Featured, Indonesia, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Palu tsunami, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Tsunami  /  Comments Off on Palu disaster: Why Indonesia’s tsunamis are so deadly

ANALYSIS: By Dr Anja Scheffers The magnitude 7.5 earthquake, and subsequent tsunami, that struck Indonesia days ago has resulted in at least 1,200 deaths. Authorities are still gauging the extent of the damage, but it is clear the earthquake and tsunami had a devastating effect on the Sulawesi region, particularly the city of Palu. It’s […]

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Chaos in Palu after quake and tsunami as survivors deal with hunger, thirst

Published By   /  October 2, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Disasters, Earthquakes, Featured, Indonesia, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, natural disaster, natural disasters, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Palu tsunami, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Tsunami  /  Comments Off on Chaos in Palu after quake and tsunami as survivors deal with hunger, thirst

By Ruslan Sangadji and Andi Hajramurni in Palu, Indonesia In the wake of mass destruction caused by Indonesia’s 7.4-magnitude earthquake and the subsequent tsunami, survivors in Palu and Donggala in Central Sulawesi have been scrambling to salvage food supplies and other items, as aid from the central government began to trickle into the region. Yesterday, […]

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Village on the broken mountain – the plight of PNG’s quake-hit Highlands

Published By   /  August 21, 2018  /  Aid, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Development, Disasters, Earthquakes, Featured, Highlands, Human Rights, Indigenous, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Self Determination, Southern Highlands, Yalanda village  /  Comments Off on Village on the broken mountain – the plight of PNG’s quake-hit Highlands

Special report by Johnny Blades of RNZ Pacific “We have no home, our village is devastated, therefore I have to move my people to another location.” The words of the village leader from a remote earthquake-affected village in Papua New Guinea’s Highlands region had an unmistakable desperation. LISTEN: More on Dateline Pacific (duration 6m40s) Richard […]

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Tourists flee Lombok as Indonesian quake death toll hits 98

Published By   /  August 7, 2018  /  Airlines, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Destruction, Disasters, Earthquakes, Evacuation, Featured, Homes, Indonesia, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Rescue, Tourism, Tsunami warning  /  Comments Off on Tourists flee Lombok as Indonesian quake death toll hits 98

Rescuers are still struggling to get to parts of Lombok island to assess the full extent of the damage from the earthquake. Video: Al Jazeera Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Tourists have been fleeing the Indonesian island of Lombok since yesterday after a magnitude-6.9 earthquake killed at least 98 people – a death toll expected to […]

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Death toll in Indonesia’s Lombok quake rises to 37

Published By   /  August 6, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Disasters, Earthquakes, Featured, Indonesia, Lombok, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Security  /  Comments Off on Death toll in Indonesia’s Lombok quake rises to 37

Staff treat victims of a powerful magnitude 7 quake in the yard of Mataram City Hospital. Image: Ahmad Subaidi/Antara Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The death toll in a powerful magnitude-7 earthquake which rocked Lombok and Sumbawa Islands in Indonesia’s West Nusa Tenggara province last night has risen to 37, Antara news agency reported early today. […]

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Highlands security crisis hampers PNG quake response

Published By   /  May 7, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Disaster management, Disaster relief, Disasters, Earthquakes, Featured, Hela, Human Rights, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Refugees, Reports, Tribal fighting  /  Comments Off on Highlands security crisis hampers PNG quake response

By Johnny Blades of Radio NZ Pacific An ongoing security crisis in Papua New Guinea’s Hela province is preventing many earthquake-affected communities receiving relief. February’s magnitude 7.5 quake caused widespread devastation and about 150 deaths in Hela, Southern Highlands and Western provinces. Hela was the worst-affected but its long-running problem of tribal violence, which has […]

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Biggest quake since 1975 shakes Hawai’i, volcano spews lava

Published By   /  May 5, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Earthquakes, Environment, Featured, Hawai'i, Hawai'i Island, Kilauea volcano, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Tsunami, Volcanoes  /  Comments Off on Biggest quake since 1975 shakes Hawai’i, volcano spews lava

Lava spews to the surface and onto a road at Leilani Estates, Hawai’i Island. Image: Mick Kabera/HNN Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The 6.9-magnitude earthquake that shook the Big Island on Friday and was felt as far away as Oahu was the strongest tremor in Hawai’i in 43 years, reports Hawai’i News Now. The Friday quake […]

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Life after the PNG quakes and more really tough decisions ahead

Published By   /  March 27, 2018  /  Aid, Analysis, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Blogs, Civil Society, Disasters, Earthquakes, Environment, Featured, helicopters, Media, Medical aid, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Mougalu, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, scott waide, Western Province  /  Comments Off on Life after the PNG quakes and more really tough decisions ahead

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Life after the PNG quakes and more really tough decisions ahead SPECIAL REPORT: Anton Lutz in Mougulu profiles what life is like on the border of Western Province and Hela at the epicentre three weeks after Papua New Guinea’s earthquakes. This week a disaster relief […]

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PNG quake-hit communities plead for relief aid to ‘bypass’ government

Published By   /  March 16, 2018  /  ABC News, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Disasters, Earthquakes, EMTV News, Environment, Featured, International aid, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, natural disaster, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Oil Search Limited, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Pacific Voices, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Post-Courier, Press Release, Reports, The National, water quality, Weather  /  Comments Off on PNG quake-hit communities plead for relief aid to ‘bypass’ government

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: PNG quake-hit communities plead for relief aid to ‘bypass’ government As relief supplies continue to be delivered to earthquake affected communities, there is another looming disaster over water, reports EMTV News. Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk People in earthquake-affected areas of Papua New Guinea’s Highlands have […]

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West Papuans launch quake appeal for survivors in PNG Highlands

Published By   /  March 15, 2018  /  Aid, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Disasters, Earthquakes, Featured, Free West Papua Campaign, Human Rights, Indigenous, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, ULMWP, United Liberation Movement for West Papua, West Papua, West Papuan self-determination  /  Comments Off on West Papuans launch quake appeal for survivors in PNG Highlands

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: West Papuans launch quake appeal for survivors in PNG Highlands A 100 candles vigil was held in the Papuan capital city of Port Numbay (Jayapura) this week and people gathered to raise funds and donations following Papua New Guinea’s devastating earthquake. Video: Free West Papua […]

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