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Georgia: Earthquake: 2002/04/25 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/04/25
Country or District Georgia
Event Type Earthquake
Outline The strongest earthquake to hit Georgia for 40 years has rocked the capital Tbilisi, leaving at least three people dead.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
United Nations Association of Georgia 2002/04/30
Dead: 6 people

Thousands of people are left homeless.
Hundreds of apartments and other buildings were either completely destroyed or rendered uninhabitable.

Related Links


OCHA Report 2002/05/10
Counterpart International Assists Medical Facilities in Samegrelo

Armenian National Survey for Seismic Protection
Earthquake Data and Armenian Government Response

OCHA Situation Report No.3 2002/05/03
On 3 May 2002, the official appeal was launched by the Government of Georgia.

OCHA Situation Report No.2 2002/05/02
464 houses are severely damaged.

United Nations Association of Georgia 2002/04/30
A magnitude of more than six, killing 6 people.

Yahoo asia News 2002/04/27
Georgia Earthquake Kills Six

OCHA Situation Report No.1 2002/04/26
A total of four persons are reported dead.

BBC News 2002/04/25
Georgia earthquake kills three.

Geographycal Data

USGS National Earthquake Information Center
Earthquake Bulletin