Category Archives: Disasters

Indonesia Earthquake Update

Update on the earthquake in Indonesia. A message from Angelo on behalf of World Wide Help – calling out to volunteers. In response to the Java Quake of 27th May, 2006, we have set up the Java Quake Help Wiki … Continue reading

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Update on Suriname

World Wide Help continues to follow the emergency situation in Suriname. Maya Matawlie has been sending her personal reports via email and they’re on the blog. Meanwhile, GVO has a pretty comprehensive post on the floods and reactions. Also If … Continue reading

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Floods in Suriname: Emergency Declared

There’s heavy flooding in parts of Suriname. The President of Suriname declared a state of emergency for the affected areas. The situation continues to deteriorate, the airstrips are inundated and this poses a big obstacle to getting aid out. The … Continue reading

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