Top End residents awoken by magnitude-6.6 earthquake near Indonesia

Top End residents awoken by magnitude-6.6 earthquake near Indonesia

Updated March 26, 2018 09:34:19 Photo: Two earthquakes in the Banda Sea have been felt in Darwin in less than 12 hours. (Supplied: Geoscience Australia) Top End residents were shaken awake Monday morning after a magnitude-6.6 earthquake hit the Banda Sea, more than 600 kilometres away. Key Points An earthquake …

More police sent to PNG’s Highlands as violence hampers earthquake relief effort

More police sent to PNG’s Highlands as violence hampers earthquake relief effort

Posted March 20, 2018 16:13:34 Photo: A team works to unload emergency supplies from a helicopter in Papua New Guinea. (Supplied: Thomas Nybo/ Unicef) Heavily armed police are being sent to Papua New Guinea’s Highlands to deal with violence that has disrupted the distribution of earthquake relief supplies. Provincial authorities …

Papua New Guinea earthquake: there is a disaster on our doorstep that’s being ignored

Papua New Guinea earthquake: there is a disaster on our doorstep that’s being ignored

By Anna Bryan Posted March 22, 2018 13:12:03 Photo: A team works to unload emergency supplies from a helicopter in Papua New Guinea. (Supplied: Thomas Nybo/ Unicef) The piercing wailing builds as the young boy’s body, lifeless, is cradled by an older man to safe ground. Relatives are there waiting, …

PNG earthquake: A whole ‘generation’ of children at risk of missing out on schooling in devastated Highlands

PNG earthquake: A whole ‘generation’ of children at risk of missing out on schooling in devastated Highlands

Posted March 21, 2018 15:30:32 Photo: A group of people await for the arrival of food relief. (Supplied: Thomas Nybo) A month after a deadly magnitude-7.5 earthquake struck Papua New Guinea’s Highlands, aid workers have warned that an entire “generation” of children may miss out on a proper education. The …