Posts Tagged earthquake

Emergency Update: Powerful Earthquake Strikes Off Chilean Coast

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A powerful 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck off Chile’s coast Sunday morning, triggering tsunami warnings and prompting evacuation orders for coastal areas. Those […]

Helping People in the Himalayas See Again #HelptheHelpers


The Gorkha earthquake and subsequent aftershocks that struck Nepal on April 25, 2015, resulted in nearly 9,000 deaths and approximately 22,000 injuries. Over a […]

Emergency Update: Earthquake Strikes Indonesia

An Indonesian town was one of many devastated by the 2004 tsunami that swept through the region. On Wednesday, a 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck the region, and Direct Relief is responding with aid.

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck near Sigli in Aceh Province, Indonesia, on Wednesday, and Direct Relief is working to coordinate shipments to the […]

Ecuador Earthquake: 6 Month Update on Direct Relief’s Response


On April 16, 2016, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador’s northern Pacific coast, resulting in more than 650 deaths, thousands of injuries, […]

Emergency Response Update: Earthquake in Tanzania

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On September 10, 2016, a magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck the northern section of Tanzania near the Ugandan border, centering on the small […]

Emergency Update: Earthquake, Tanzania


A 5.7 magnitude earthquake on Saturday hit the Lake Victoria Region of northern Tanzania. The earthquake — the strongest to hit the […]