Papua New Guinea

International Charter activated for volcano activity in Philippines and Papua New Guinea

Mount Mayon in December 2009

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters has been activated for volcanoes in the Philippines and Papua New Guinea.

The activations have been requested by the Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC), a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office.

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Tue, 23/01/2018 - 14:54

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Tue, 01/23/2018

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Papua New Guinea: New commission for disaster risk reduction

2015 Tropical Cyclone Pam over Vanuatu seen by MODIS (Image: NASA)

The Government of Papua New Guinea will set up a disaster risk reduction body, as announced by the country's ambassador to Japan, Gabriel Dusava, at last week's World Disaster Risk Reduction Conference (WCDRR) in Sendai, Japan.

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Mon, 23/03/2015 - 10:10

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Mon, 03/23/2015

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Flood in Papua New Guinea

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An estimated 20,000 people in remote parts of East Sepik Province, northwestern Papua New Guinea, have been affected by floods - the worst in 40 years - along the Sepik River since late March

Source: http://www.glidenumber.net/glide/public/search/details.jsp?glide=19111

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Flood in Papua New Guinea

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FL-2010-000101-PNG

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Papua New Guinea

Occurance Date: 

25/05/2010

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-4

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Landslide in Papua New Guinea

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Up to 19 people were buried alive when heavy rains triggered a landslide in Morobe province of Papua New Guinea.

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Landslide in Papua New Guinea

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LS-2009-000106-PNG

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Papua New Guinea

Occurance Date: 

27/05/2009
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