Disaster Relief: Providing shelter, food, and water. New Zealand's death toll from heavy rain rose to four on Sunday as flash floods and landslides on the north island continued for a third day. Battered since Friday, Auckland, New Zealand's largest city, remained under a state of emergency. The nation's weather forecaster, MetService, warned of more severe weather on Sunday and Monday for the north island. The emergency covers large swaths of the north island, with Waitomo District about 220 km (140 miles) from Auckland, declaring a state of emergency late on Saturday. Thousands of properties remained without power, while hundreds were without water. Prime Minister Chris Hipkins. less than a week in office, flew by helicopter over Auckland on Saturday and toured flood-hit homes. He described the flood impact in the city as "unprecedented" in recent memory. People made more than 2,000 calls for assistance and 70 evacuations around Auckland - the nation's largest city - due to the inundation.
Supporting victims and their families during this tragedy. Your support is appreciated. The crush that killed at least 153 people during Halloween festivities in Seoul on Saturday is among the deadliest such tragedies to have occurred across the world in recent years. Three South Korean military personnel are among those killed in an apparent crowd surge at the popular Seoul nightclub district Itaewon Saturday night. Among the 153 killed in Saturday’s apparent crowd surge at Seoul’s popular nightclub district Itaewon were 56 men and 97 women. Four victims were teenagers, 95 people were in their 20s, 32 people in their 30s, nine in their 40s and 13 have yet to be identified. Four Iranians are among those killed in an apparent crowd surge at the popular Seoul nightclub district Itaewon Saturday night, Iran’s Embassy in Seoul confirmed. An Australian was among those killed in the crush. Four Chinese nationals were among the 153 killed.
We are working to assist those affected, but there is a dire need for shelter, food, and water due to the rising number of displaced families. Monday five rescue workers were killed in the aftermath of Typhoon Noru, a super typhoon at its peak of around 160 miles per hour, a super typhoon at its peak of around 160 miles per hour. The typhoon gathered power incredibly quickly, going from the equivalent of a Category 1 hurricane to Category 5 in just six hours. The stronger the wind speed of a typhoon or hurricane, the more powerful it is and destructive it’s likely to be. The rapid intensification right before landfall likely meant locals had little, if any, time to prepare for the much stronger storm. It blasted the main island of Luzon on Sunday, before weakening Monday to a Category 2-equivalent typhoon, according to the US Joint Typhoon Warning Center. The storm is picking up strength again, however, as it approaches Vietnam. The people don't know how to start their lives again, the destruction along the coastline showed homes and power lines down. People waded through chest high water to retrieve belongings from their submerged homes. Luzon, which accounts for more than two-thirds of the economy and roughly half of the country’s 110 million population, started clean-up operations as floods in the capital region had started subsiding.
Providing shelter, food, and water. A strong earthquake has killed at least five people and toppled buildings in the northern Philippines. The 7.0 magnitude quake hit the sparsely populated mountainous province of Abra on Luzon, the main island, at 8.43am local time.
At least 62 people have been injured and many more have been left without power. Bangued, the capital of the province, felt the brunt of the earthquake, which was powerful enough to shake high-rise towers in Manila, 185 miles away. He also said that 58 landslides have been reported and led to the collapse of some homes and nearby buildings, and 218 towns in 15 provinces were affected by the earthquake. The victims largely died in collapsed structures. One villager in Abra died after being hit in the head by a falling cement slab in his own house. In a nearby province, a worker died after a building collapsed on him in the mountain town of La Trinidad.
Disaster Relief: Providing shelter, food and water. At least 25 people had died in landslides and floods caused by tropical storm Megi as it hit the eastern and southern coasts of the Southeast Asian country. In the eastern province of Leyte, the bodies of 22 people were recovered after being buried under a landslide Many houses are submerged by flood waters in Abuyog town, Leyte province, and people had to evacuate. There were landslides in communities and then some of the victims were swept by floods.
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