Tag Archives: NaturalDisasters

Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 hits off Pakistan coast

NNA – An earthquake with a magnitude 6.3 struck off the coast of Pakistan early on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The epicentre of tremor was around 90 km (55 miles) south of Turbat, …

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A fourth grade student, writing on the blackboard in a classroom lined up with sandbags to reinforce the windows and prevent them from shattering during the frequent mortar shellings in

As new drought hits Ethiopia, UN urges support for Government's 'remarkable' efforts

29 January 2017 – Commending the Ethiopian Government and humanitarian partners on the response to last year’s El Niño drought that left 10.2 million people needing food assistance, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and UN …

Magnitude 6.2 Earthquake Hits Region in Eastern Indonesia

NNA – A magnitude 6.2 earthquake on Friday hit a region in the eastern part of Indonesia, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The earthquake hit about 6:30 a.m. in the Sumbawa region, the agency said. …

'Big One' is coming in 2017: A total solar eclipse

The “Big One” is coming.

In astronomical circles there is no greater, more spectacularly stellar event than a total solar eclipse. And at long last, we …

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