CREST responded to the IDP crisis in north west Pakistan by partnering with local NGOs to provide cooking utensils and food packages to meet the top 2 needs of families in Charsadda and Haripur. On June 25 and 26, a total of 75 sets of cooking utensils and 200 packs of food was distributed among the lDPs in Haripur and Camp No. 1 and Camp No. 2 in Charsadda.
On 26th May 2006, an earthquake measuring 6.3 Richter scale hit Bantul near the city of Yogyakarta. More than 6,200 people perished, 30,000 were injured and more than 105,000 homes destroyed.
In early October 2005, a powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.6 hit Kashmir, the territory disputed by India and Pakistan since independence from Britain in 1947. About three million people lost their homes in the quake which Pakistan says left some 73,000 dead.
On Sunday, 26th December 2004, at about 8am local time, an earthquake measuring about 8.9 on the Ricther scale, struck the Island of Sumatera and some smaller islands off its West Coast. It also unleashed a Tsunami that devastated the shores of these islands as well as other neighbouring countries including Malaysia, Thailand, Burma, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Kenya, Somalia, Seychelles, Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Millions of refugees from Afghanistan have fled the country as a result of more than twenty years of war, three years of drought, and the recent escalation of hostilities as a result of the September 11th 2001 attack on the USA.
A major earthquake registering 6.5 on the Richter scale hit Iran on 26 December 2003 on its south-eastern province of Kerman at 05:28 (local time). The area most affected was the ancient city of Bam where more than 43,000 people were killed, an estimated 30,000 injured and up to 75,000 left homeless, according to official estimates.
26th January 2001 - An earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale hit Gujarat, India, leaving an estimated 200,000 people dead. Entire villages in districts like Bhuj, Rapar, Bhachau, Rapar, Anjar, Morbi-Maliya, Patan, Banaskantha and Mehsana, that once housed thousands of people, have hundreds dead and in some not a single building standing. Some 500,000 people are estimated to be homeless.
In August 1999, more than 3 million people (700,121 families) were hit by floods triggered by torrential rains. The worst in 30 years, the floods caused significant damage to more than 21 provinces with a death toll of 300 primarily due to drowning. Nearly 1 million people were reported to be out of food for 6 months until the floodwaters subsided.
Our country, Malaysia, was hit by a viral epidemic caused by the Japanese Encephalitis (JE) virus which attacked the pig farming community in December 1998. The worst hit areas were in Bukit Pelanduk, Kampung Sawah, Kampung Sg Nipah, Sg Chuah and Sg Pelek, all in the vicinity between Port Dickson and Sepang in Negeri Sembilan.
In August 1999 a devastating earthquake claimed more than 16,000 lives in Turkey. 30,000 people went missing, 20,000 children were orphaned and 600,000 people more were made homeless.
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