Jordan Flash Floods – Death Toll Rises to 21

Following flash floods which started on Thursday 25th October, near Jordan’s shore of the Dead Sea, the death toll has reportedly risen to 21, many of them school students, with at least 40 people injured and several people still missing.  His Majesty King Abdullah said Friday that “yesterday’s tragedy touched us all as Jordanians. May … More Jordan Flash Floods – Death Toll Rises to 21

Tsunami and Earthquake Death Toll Rises to Over 2,000 in Indonesia

On 28 September, a 7.4 magnitude earthquake and at least 494 aftershocks hit Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. The largest earthquake, in combination with a landslide on the ocean floor, triggered a  tsunami that struck Palu Bay and the western coast at a speed of 800km per hour with waves of up to 6m. At least 616,000 have … More Tsunami and Earthquake Death Toll Rises to Over 2,000 in Indonesia