Earthquake in the Philippines: a photo essay

Earthquake in the Philippines: photo Natural Disasters

Landslides caused by the earthquake measuring 6.9, covered many of the houses in the central Philippines. Rescuers are still searching for survivors.

After leaving their home at the foot of the mountain in the city of La Libertad, the people asking the authorities for help.

A man stands on the ruins of houses destroyed by landslides.

Car, carrying the body of the deceased have to go very carefully on a destroyed road.

Residents pick up survivors after the collapse of the house stuff.

Relatives of the victim he organized an impromptu bed after

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Earthquake in the Philippines takes the lives of over 40 people

Earthquake in the Philippines takes the lives of more than 40 residents of Natural Disasters

February 6, 2012 in the central islands of the Philippines, a series of earthquakes from 4.8 to 6.7, the most powerful of which was recorded at a depth of 46.6 kilometers. Events took place in densely populated areas near the towns of Ayungon (20 km), Tayasan (12 km), Kantaup (16 km), Dzhimalalud (6 km), Apanangon (6 km).

According to the first official data from several landslides caused by the most powerful earthquake that killed about 40 people, more than 100 injured and many are still

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Over the past 10 years in the Philippines happened almost 5,000 landslides

July 8, 2013. Since 2003, the Philippines was 4907 landslide. This was announced by Mahar Laghman — Executive Director of Project NOAH, which is administered by the State Administration of Science and Technology.

The data on landslides managed to get through the study of satellite images. Further study of satellite images taken before 2003, will allow scientists to draw a more complete picture of what is happening.

According to him, the Philippines, there are constant torrential rains and floods occur. Accordingly, and landslides are occurring more frequently than in other places. In addition, the country is often bombarded cyclones

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Nearly 10 people were injured when a magnitude 5.6 earthquake in the Philippines

June 2, 2013. At least 9 people were injured in an earthquake in Cotabato province in the central part of the island of Mindanao in the Philippines, said on Sunday, the Associated Press referring to the government.

An earthquake of magnitude 5.6 occurred in the Philippines on Saturday. The tremors were recorded in 5 kilometers from the city of Carmen. Center lies at a depth of 16 kilometers.

Element resulted in a landslide and damaged more than 30 homes and a school.

Russian tourists are not affected by the earthquake.

Two of the world's largest archipelago — Indonesia and

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The death toll after a typhoon in the Philippines has reached thousands

The death toll after a typhoon in the Philippines has reached thousands of Natural Disasters

Typhoon Bohan, two weeks ago, hit the southern part of the Philippines, still leaves local people alone, because every hour updated list of victims of the disaster. By the end of this week it has listed 1,020 islanders. The sad thing is that even 844 is still not found.

Almost all the victims were found in the southern island of Mindanao, where floods and landslides were the hardest. Of the missing half of the people were sailors who came out to the open

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Tropical typhoon "lied" in the Philippines

Tropical typhoon "lied" Natural disasters in the Philippines

After two typhoons in the northern Philippines water begins to recede, and the number of victims at around 60 people. First typhoon "Nesat" and then typhoon "lied" hit the north-eastern part of the archipelago (the province of Isabella, the island of Luzon and agricultural regions of Bulacan province). Local authorities are doing a great job to save lives, but at least 15 villages remain inaccessible.

According to the China National Meteorological Center "lied" headed toward the Chinese island of Hainan and central Vietnam, where last week there was a strong seasonal flooding

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The number of dead in the Philippines after typhoon rising

The death toll after a typhoon in the Philippines is growing Natural Disasters

According to official reports, the number of victims of the typhoon Bohan, or, as it is called in the islands, Pablo, has reached 620-person. Lists of missing enriched considerably and now includes 817 residents and guests of the Philippines.

Unfortunately, the prognosis for finding those whose location is not known, more negative than comforting, and even seasoned rescuers begin to lose hope that they will find the majority of the list consisting of people. However, the search operations are continuing and to keep up the

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Bofa typhoon threatens Philippines

Bofa typhoon threatens Philippines Natural Disasters

Supertyphoon Bofa, catastrophically powerful potential of which is confirmed by all the local weather service, has reached the southern coast of the Philippine Islands. Presumably, the damage from this hurricane could exceed your losses after a hurricane in December 2011, when the islands were killed Bole 1200 people.

Interestingly, the Bofa nearly the same as his track, and also capture the southern Philippine island of Mindanao. But his power is much higher. Typhoon Bofa already assigned the fifth category of danger, the wind speed in the system reaches 265 km / h

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The mass graves of victims of floods in the Philippines

The mass graves of victims of flooding in the Philippines Natural Disasters

In the city of Iligan in the southern Philippines because of overcrowding in funeral homes to the local authorities had to organize a mass burial of flood victims December 19, 2011, the worst disaster in the region in the last decade.

The official death toll has risen to 927 people. The head of the Civil Defense Benito Ramos said that the new body was raised from the ocean floor. Number of missing ranges from 82 (official) to 800 (Red Cross Philippines), because it is difficult to take into

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Manila submerged under water

Philippines. Manila. August 19. Flooding caused by heavy rains and tropical storm "trams". (JAY DIRECTO / AFP / Getty Images)

August 21, 2013. Heavy rains and Tropical Storm "TRAM", Now heading to Taiwan, China and Japan, caused severe flooding in the capital of the Philippines — Manila. In many parts of the movement on the streets is only possible by boat. Closed state institutions, including schools, universities, banks, as well as most private companies. According to the National Emergency Management Agency, killing 8 people.

Philippines. Manila. August 19. Flooding caused by heavy rains and tropical storm

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