Slowly but surely, everyday life is returning for people affected by a powerful magnitude 7 earthquake that struck China’s central Sichuan Province on 8 August.
A powerful earthquake has struck China’s central Sichuan Province and aftershocks are rattling the region.
Red Cross and Red Crescent teams are providing emergency support throughout the night on the island of Kos and the Turkish coastal city of Bodrum after a powerful earthquake leaves two people dead and hundreds injured.
Riki, 11, was asleep when a strong earthquake shook his home in Pidie Jaya District of Aceh, Indonesia in the early morning of December 2016. His house collapsed over him and he was trapped.
Thousands of people are coming to terms with the aftermath of a series of disasters that have hit southern Kyrgyzstan in recent weeks.
Six months after the massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck central New Zealand, New Zealand Red Cross continues to work closely with the people affected and assist their recovery.
Red Crescent teams responded immediately to the 5.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Iran’s North Khorasan Province at 22:31 local time on 13 May 2017.
“In Tyre, we prepare children for three scenarios: earthquakes, fires and war,” explained Farah Ezzeddine of Lebanese Red Cross
25 April 2017 marks the second anniversary of the Nepal earthquake. On 12 May, a second, magnitude 7.3 quake struck the border between Sindhupalchowk and Dolakha districts, about 80 kilometres east of Kathmandu. A total of 5.6 million people were affected by the two earthquakes, with 8,856 people killed and more than 800,000 houses damaged or destroyed.
Two years after Nepal’s devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake, 19-year-old Gita Magar together with her parents and sisters moved into their brand new stone and timber house on a hillside in Ramechhap, four hours’ drive southeast of the capital Kathmandu.