Sat Apr 19 13:13:27 2014
Shortly after the earthquake struck, the Chilean Navy’s Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service issued a tsunami warning for the Chilean coast. Security officials ordered the evacuation of hundreds of thousands of people from coastal areas.
Sandra Honoré, the leader of MINUSTAH, recently visited officials in Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Chile, the countries whose troops comprise the bulk of peacekeeping troops in Haiti.
The First Colombia-Ecuador Binational Simulation Earthquake and Tsunami was held on Feb. 6, 2014. Authorities in the Colombian departments of Nariño, Cauca and Valle del Cauca and the Ecuadorian provinces of Esmeraldas, Imbabura and Carchi participated in the exercise.
The Amber Alert system is a cooperative effort between law enforcement authorities and the press, including newspapers, TV news stations, radio news agencies, websites, and Twitter.
The recent effort was the fourth such mission completed by Ecuadorean engineers since the earthquake struck
About 800,000 people in Buenos Aires lost power during the heat wave. That meant they were without air conditioning and power to run their refrigerators.
Members of the Air Force Expeditionary Medical Support team completed a humanitarian mission to build an expeditionary hospital and augment medical care for members of the Angol community.
The European Union (EU) announced a donation of 1.2 billion euros (1.6 billion dollars) at the international conference on Haitian reconstruction being held in New York, organized after January’s devastating earthquake.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Monday urged world nations to foster a "wholesale national renewal" of Haiti as the nation emerges from a devastating earthquake.
Almost one million survivors of the 12 January earthquake in Haiti will receive materials with which to protect themselves during the upcoming rainy season, the Red Cross indicated today.
Fri Apr 18 00:18:59 2014
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