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Earthquake Kills Three, Injures 290 in Southwest China

...ck southwest China's Yunnan province Sunday. The quake shook the old downtown area of Hani and Yi county ...ding to the China Earthquake Administration. The quake also forced the evacuation of 120,000 residents, said a spokesman for the provincial civil affairs d...

Make-or-break Exams Stress China Youth

...ast weekend, hundreds of students displaced by the quake took the test in makeshift tents. "China is in the grips of summer gaokao madness," Xinhua said. The pressure is driving growing numbers to cheat, some through ever-more advanced methods such as using wireless electronic devices, it said. About 3,0...

Moderate Quake Injures 35 in Iran

...everal bulidings were destroyed when a moderate// quake measuring 4.8 on Richter scale hit Iran's Lorestan...people were killed and 1,200 injured when a strong quake measuring 6 on the Richter scale hit Daroud. Source-IANS...

Survivors of Pakistan Earthquake Still at Risk

...hile recent landslides and flooding have left most quake survivors in a precarious position. The Pakistan ...d galvanized iron (CGI), and 27,000 tarpaulins for quake survivors as needed. Azmat Ulla, Head of the International Federation's delegation in Pakistan sai...

Indonesian Quake Survivors Fall Prey to Tetanus

Tetanus is major problem in the quake affected areas of Indonesia. It is a Noncommunicable disease but it spreads through direct contact //with the bacteria Clostridium tetani. It is otherwise called as lockjaw as it affects the muscles and nerves resulting in stiffness of the jaw. If n...

Indonesian Tourism on Downward Trend After Java Quake

...hich has been rumbling for weeks. Experts said the quake had triggered a dramatic increase in the volcano's activity. Bagus Sudibyo, deputy chairman of the Indonesian Travel and Agencies Association, predicted that the loss to Yogyakarta's travel industry would only be for a short period. The number of...

Indonesian Earthquake – Story of Destruction, Death and Disease

...gles// to cope with the injured and the dead. The quake hit the densely populated area in the south of the city of Yogyakarta which is near the southern coast of Java at 10.53PM late on the Friday night. The earthquake left the city in shambles, cutting off communications and road travel to several areas....

Pakistan and UN Agree On New Quake Recovery Plan

... from the devastating earthquake. The new plan for quake survivors would be completed within a year, coveri... rehabilitation measures would be taken to aid the quake survivors, said Ahmed, in a press conference. UN Resident Coordinator Van Demortle stated that the q...

Quake-Hit Pakistan Receives 30 Field Hospitals From Cuba

...rsonnel arrived in Pakistan a week after the Oct 8 quake that wounded more than 100,000 people and left an estimated 3.5 million people without shelter. 'Cuban hospitals treated more than 130,000 patients and performed 12,000 surgeries during their stay in Pakistan,' Usman stated. Further, as many as 1...

Nature’s fury leaves permanent scar

...also gone on to say how women, disabled after the quake have been forsaken by their families and are left to fend for themselves in hospitals or camps, which has a bearing on their psychosocial health resulting in mental illness and depression. Domestic violence also increases due to the frustration and d...

Happiness in the wake of quake: 7,000 births every month

Encountering another problem after relief work in quake affected areas the United Nations (UN) has reveale...agencies are working towards rehabilitation of the quake affected people. <br...

More Severe Earthquakes May Hit Kashmir In Future

...Bilham said. Bilham said the 8 October cataclysmic quake occurred at the very end of the Himalayan tectonic...re of aftershocks the region experienced after the quake was also a matter of concern, he further said. The north-west tip of the rupture which extended to "...

WHO checks on health system in quake-hit areas

... and meet with senior government officials. The quake killed some 87-thousand people and left millions homeless....

Measles Vaccination Drive Intensified In Quake-Hit Pakistan

...g the construction of prefabricated shelters. Most quake survivors are now living in tent camps not designed to withstand the harsh winter. "Our immediate concern is the shelters: the water and sanitation situation and the winterisation of the tents," Mirza Imran Raza, who is responsible for UNICEF's mea...

Measles Break Out In Relief Camps

... hunger and diseases as they find it hard to reach quake survivors with relief goods and shelter in the fac...mmunity for more funding as it says around 400,000 quake survivors living at over 5,000 feet of altitude urgently need food and shelter. Last month, donor c...

Pakistani Quake Survivors Face Outbreak Of Diarrhea

... serious outbreaks of acute watery diarrhoea among quake survivors in Pakistani Kashmir and urged the need to scale up efforts to provide safe water supply and sanitation in the makeshift camps//. Several hundred cases of acute diarrhea have been recorded among earthquake survivors in the tent camps in Mu...

Doctors operate upon patients in candlelight- latest from the quake scene

... fractures were fixed without x- rays. The worst quake in Indian history has claimed more than 20000 peop...unlikely that anyone of them would ever forget the quake of black Friday....

Gujarat quake-Rescue teams give up hope of finding more survivors

...raised its ugly head in the form of looting of the quake hit areas. In the ghost town of Bhuj, anti social ...oked vegetable and rice to a never-ending queue of quake victims. Doctors and other volunteers are still arriving at Gujarat to help ease the pain of the vic...

Doctors needed urgently in Gujarat

...s and doctors aredesperately needed in most of the quake affected towns. As India rallies round to help...orthopedicsurgeons and general surgeons for the quake affected regions ofGujarat. He is quick to point out that medicines are available aplenty butthere i...

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