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Indonesia tsunami: aid finally arrives as hopes of survivors fade
Rescue teams in Indonesia are still searching for the hundreds of people still missing after last week’s earthquake and tsunami on the island of Sulawesi, with few hopes of finding anyone still alive.
Indonesia tsunami: Glimmers of hope under the rubble
French rescuers say they’ve detected a person, thought to still be alive, under the rubble of a collapsed hotel in Indonesia – almost a week after a powerful earthquake and tsunami.
Indonesia’s 200,000 desperate tsunami survivors
The UN says that 200,000 people are in need of help, as the number of people confirmed dead after Friday’s earthquake and tsunami rises yet again. We travelled to Donggala, the town closest to the epicentre, and Loli Saluran, which was almost completely destroyed.
Indonesia tsunami: death toll rises to at least 1,200
Indonesia has dispatched thousands of soldiers, police and emergency rescue teams to search for any survivors. But the sheer remoteness of the affected areas is making that effort, and sending aid, a huge challenge.
Thousands now feared dead in Indonesia tsunami
Volunteers have already buried hundreds of people in a mass grave. Now they’ve been warned to make room for hundreds more. Many victims are feared unlikely to have survived the devastation, caused by collapsed buildings and severe flooding.
Tsunami and earthquake death toll passes 800 in Indonesia
We bring you the latest from Indonesia as more than 150 aftershocks have hit the island of Sulawesi, following the tsunami and earthquake. Damaged roads and a lack of electricity are hindering rescue efforts as officials fear the death toll – now standing at 836 – will continue to rise.
Earthquake and tsunami kill hundreds in Indonesia
First the earthquake, hitting 7.5 on the richter scale, and then the tsunami with waves up to 6 metres high struck the Indonesian coast. The city of Palu on the island of Sulawesi was devastated; homes, businesses and hospitals were flattened. Hundreds have been confirmed dead with hundreds more reported missing or injured.
Japan marks fifth anniversary of devastating tsunami
Japan remembers the thousands who were killed in an earthquake and tsunami five years ago that led to the world’s worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl.
The Boxing Day tsunami 10 years on
Remembrance ceremonies have been held to commemorate the Boxing Day tsunami which swept across the Indian Ocean in 2004, killing an estimated 230,000 people.
Deadly tsunami hits Solomon Islands
Six people are feared dead after a tsunami hit a remote area of the Solomon Islands triggering evacuations across the South Pacific.
Japan tsunami scare after offshore earthquake
A 7.3 magnitude earthquake off the coast of north-eastern Japan shakes buildings as far away as Tokyo but early fears of a tsunami and devastation on the scale of the March 2011 disaster have receded.
Earthquake off El Salvador triggers tsunami
A strong 7.3 earthquake in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of El Salvador generates a potentially destructive tsunami that is threatening Central America and Mexico, US authorities say.
Indonesian tsunami warning lifted
A tsunami warning for the Indian Ocean, issued after a massive 8.7 magnitude earthquake off the western coast of Indonesia this morning, has been lifted.
Japan marks tsunami anniversary
People across Japan have prayed and stood in silence to remember the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck the nation one year ago.
Recycling Japan’s tsunami-hit towns
Channel 4 News Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson returns to Japan’s tsunami-hit towns to witness the world’s largest recycling operation.