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the overhang of a gas station is toppled over in the aftermath of hurricane michael

‘Like an atomic bomb’: Hurricane Michael leaves trail of devastation

Florida and Georgia count cost of one of the strongest hurricanes ever to hit US as downgraded storm dumps rain on Carolinas — The colossal scale of Hurricane Michael’s deadly trail of carnage through Florida’s Panhandle became clear on Thursday as the waning but still powerful storm lashed the Carolinas before heading east towards the …

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officials carry body bags into a mass grave ahead of a mass funeral for quake victims in palu

Quake-hit Indonesia buries dead in mass grave

Jakarta has been keen to show it can deal with a catastrophe that has killed at least 844 people, according to the latest official count, and displaced some 59,000 more — (PALU, Indonesia) Indonesian volunteers began burying bodies in a vast mass grave on Monday, October 1, victims of a quake-tsunami that devastated swathes of …

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Palu tsunami: mass burials to begin amid desperate search for survivors

Death toll expected to reach into the thousands after tsunami hit Palu and Donggala on island of Sulawesi — Authorities in Indonesia were preparing a mass burial for victims of the tsunami that hit the city of Palu as relatives of the missing searched body bags for their loved ones and the search for survivors …

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people walk past dead bodies (blue cover) a day after a tsunami hit palu

Scores killed in Indonesia quake-tsunami

Palu’s main airport shuts down after the tsunami struck, making it difficult for rescuers to assess the damage and provide the exact number of deaths brought by the earthquake — (MAKASSAR, Indonesia) Scores of people were killed when a powerful quake and tsunami struck central Indonesia, an AFP photographer at the scene said on Saturday, …

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Typhoon Ompong leaves at least P2.65 billion in school damage

The Department of Education says about 15 million students are affected nearly a week since Typhoon Ompong hit the Philippines — (MANILA, Philippines) The Department of Education (DepEd) said the initial cost of damage to schools affected by Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) has reached an initial P2.65 billion nearly a week since the onslaught of the …

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a house is wiped out after the onslaught of typhoon ompong

Typhoon Ompong leaves nearly 76,000 homes damaged in Cagayan

Of this number, more than 10,000 homes are completely destroyed — (CAGAYAN, Philippines) Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) left nearly 76,000 houses damaged in Cagayan province, where it first hit land in the wee hours of Saturday, September 15. In a report, the Cagayan Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) said 10,528 houses were totally …

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rice fields in la paz, tarlac, turn into a lake after the onslaught of typhoon ompong

Agricultural losses from Typhoon Ompong hit P14 billion

The initial cost of damage is nearly double what Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol estimated would be ‘worst-case scenario’ losses of about P7.9 billion — (MANILA, Philippines) Damage to agriculture from Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) ballooned to an estimated P14.3 billion on Tuesday, September 18, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC). The …

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