At least 100 children dead in Indonesia quake

A rescuer takes photos of a collapsed Islamic boarding school caused by a 5.6 magnitude earthquake, in Cianjur, Indonesia, 23 November 2022. EPA-EFE/ADI WEDA

Jakarta, Nov 23 (EFE).- At least 100 children have died in the shallow earthquake that shook Indonesia’s West Java province, according to the latest count provided by authorities on Wednesday. The National Agency for Disaster Countermeasure (BNPB) also raised the death toll from Monday’s magnitude 5.6 quake to 271, of which 37% were children, while … Read more

At least 5 dead, 74,000 evacuated after typhoon Noru hits Philippines

Residents wade through flood water caused by typhoon Noru in San Miguel town of Bulacan province, north of Manila, Philippines 26 September 2022. EFE/EPA/ROLEX DELA PENA

Manila, Sep 26 (EFE).- At least five people were killed and more than 74,000 evacuated following the passage of Typhoon Noru through the Philippines on Monday. Noru, which made landfall in the northeast of the Philippine archipelago with winds of up to 185 kilometers per hour (115 miles per hour) on Sunday, has already left … Read more