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Papua New Guinea : Earthquake : 2018/02/26
GLIDE: EQ-2018-000020-PNG  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2018/02/26
Country
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District
Papua New Guinea
Name Earthquake
Outline A huge earthquake of magnitude 7.5 severely hit Hela and Southern Highlands of Papua New Guinea killing about 100 people at 3:44 a.m. (local time) on 26 February 2018.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Situation Report No.3 (2018/03/17) by Government and UN Country Team in PNG
Dead People: around 100 (50 confirmed)
Injured People: over 300
Affected People: 544,368
Damaged houses: 54,260
Closed health facilities: 32% (Open with buildings damaged: 68%)
All Schools Closed in Hela Province
Situation Report No.2 (2018/03/14) by Government and UN Country Team in PNG
Dead People: around 100 (50 confirmed)
Injured People: over 300
Affected People: 544,368
Damaged or inaccessible health facilities: Many

Related Links
Report/Articles
Geographycal Data Information
Emergency Relief Information
  • UNOCHA 2018/03/07
    Papua New Guinea: 7.5 Earthquake Coordination Structure (as of 07 March 2018)
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