Death toll to 5 and more than 44 injured due to earthquake in Nepal

It has been reported that Nepal was hit by a 6.8 on Richter scale earthquake which resulted in 5 dead and more than 44 injured in different parts of Nepal at 6:25 PM here on Sunday evening. 3 pedestrians including Sajan Shrestha 36, his eight-year-old daughter Anisha and Bir Bahadur Majhi, were killed due to [...]

Landslides kills in 43 people in Eastern Uganda

At least 43 people have been killed by landslides in Bulambuli District in eastern Uganda, local leaders and witnesses said. But Uganda Red Cross Society could only confirm 18 deaths. Fourteen other people remained unaccounted. Among the people killed was a local chief, his wife and all of his eight children after his house was [...]

Liberia: flood makes thousands homeless

Continuous heavy rainfall across Liberia due to the on-going rainy season, is indeed becoming a serious problem, especially to those residing around low land areas. The latest is the GSA Road Community in Paynesville, a sub burg of Monrovia in Montserrado County. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook Tip on Hyves Share on [...]

Dismissed allegations against Red Cross

DOWNLOAD Shelter Progress 25 September 2010 NL-Aid received an alarming e-mail by Brother Gerard Haiti about mismanagement of International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). They claimed that IFRC is not building emergency housing. According to Brother Gerard, IFRC is transferring money to criminal gangs in Haiti in order to enjoy protection [...]

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