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The ground is trembling, and so am I

NEPAL | Mon, 28 Nov 2016 | By ginger_droog | Views [340]

It happened again. I knew the possibility was real, and that the chances were high, but you never expect it to actually happen TO YOU, until one second it just does. In a country such as Nepal this experience is all too common. This time is was early ... Read more >

Tags: aide, beauty, danger, earthquake, fear, nepal, non-profit, pokhora, travel, truth

Prepared for an Emergency

JAPAN | Tue, 26 Jan 2016 | By kakimono | Views [210]

Thursday we reviewed vocabulary and basic ideas that would be necessary in an emergency. (Basic idea that seems so counterintuitive to me: in an emergency, get outside. This works for earthquakes, since the building you're in might collapse. It works ... Read more >

Tags: earthquake, fire, moving in, safety

Coeur de Haïti - After the Earthquake

HAITI | Tue, 28 Jul 2015 | By shantysan | Views [253]

STUNTEDMIND May 2010 COEUR DE HAÏTI (CDH) – After The Earthquake By Sandy Powlik    Arrival Ruin and rubble as far as the eye can see, and dust everywhere, and on everything.... Read more >

Tags: cité soleil, clinic, coeur de haiti, dutch, earthquake, haiti, hospital, organization, ruin, undp

Quake City

NEW ZEALAND | Fri, 5 Jul 2013 | By hannahhackett | Views [348]

Christchurch is a bit of a city in limbo at the moment.  It may be over 2 years since the Feb 2011 earthquake that destroyed the heart of the city but that event still defines life in the city and probably will for a generation, until the memories ... Read more >

Tags: antarctic, churches, earthquake, kiwis, memorial

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

NEW ZEALAND | Fri, 5 Jul 2013 | By starsandstripes97 | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I got my first camera on a trip with my grandma as a child, and instantly started taking pictures. I don't remember it, but my grandma recently recalled that I liked taking photos of "old stuff". And I still do. I like objects that are worn off, objects ... Read more >
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Tags: christchurch, destruction, earthquake, new zealand, rebuilding

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

JAPAN | Mon, 14 Jan 2013 | By pompeyrob | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I actually found my passion for photography after I started backpacking, when I realised I must document this important part of my life and so set upon improving my photography. This however was just the start and I realised that photography is a ... Read more >
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Tags: earthquake, fukushima, japan, miyagi, tohoku, tsunami

New Quake Rocks Italy - Travel Alert

ITALY | Tue, 29 May 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [2546]

A second large earthquake has rocked the Emilia-Romagna region of north eastern Italy, claiming as many as another 10 lives. This second quake, measuring 5.8 magnitude struck 60 kilometers east of the city of Parma around 9am local time on Tuesday ... Read more >

Tags: earthquake, europe, italy, travel-alert


PERU | Thu, 15 Dec 2011 | By grainne_marja | Views [599]

   Well,  as I seem to be pretty rubbish at keeping people up to date with what I´m up to and where I am, I thought I might give this whole blog thing a go.  First a bit of a warning; I´ve been gone a while and done a fair bit, so if you are going ... Read more >

Tags: colca canyon, earthquake, machupicchu, peru, sandboarding

Travel Alert - Hundreds Feared Dead In Turkish Quake

TURKEY | Mon, 24 Oct 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1751]

Hundreds are feared dead in the aftermath of a 7.3 magnitude earthquake which decimated the Turkish city of Van. At least 85 people have been confirmed dead, with Turkish seismologists stating that the total number of deceased could topple four figures.... Read more >

Tags: earthquake, travel-alert, turkey

Nepal Earthquake - Travel Alert

NEPAL | Mon, 19 Sep 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1864] | Comments [1]

A series of three earthquakes which has struck near the India-nepal border causing some damage and claiming around 20 lives. Three people, including an 8 year old girl and her father were killed in the Nepali capital Kathmandu, when a stone wall ringing ... Read more >

Tags: asia, earthquake, nepal, travel-alert

US East Coast Quake & Hurricane - Travel Alert

USA | Wed, 24 Aug 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [2029] | Video

A double-whammy for the US East Coast August 22; as residents along the mid-Atlantic coast from South Carolina all the way up to New England were being warned to keep an eye on Hurricane Irene, the seabord was shaken by one of the largest quakes ever ... Read more >

Tags: earthquake, hurricane, north america, travel-alert, usa

Spain Earthquake - Travel Alert

SPAIN | Thu, 12 May 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [4246] | Comments [3] | Video

South-eastern Spain has been rocked by earthquakes which have claimed several lives and badly damaged a historic town. A magnitude 4.4 quake centred in the Tercia mountain range was followed 90 minutes later by a larger more devastating M 5.2 tremor.... Read more >

Tags: earthquake, europe, spain, travel-alert

Travel Alert - Japan - Governments say Tokyo OK for travel

WORLDWIDE | Mon, 18 Apr 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1094]

Following over a month of trepidation, Governments around the world have lowered their travel warnings for Japan, maintaining that Tokyo is now a relatively safe destination to visit. The Australian, British and American foreign offices, who previously ... Read more >

Tags: earthquake, fukushima, japan, sendai, tokyo, travel-alert, tsunami

Japan..."We hold you in the LIGHT"

JAPAN | Tue, 22 Mar 2011 | By annanderson | Views [948]

In thinking about our friends in Japan and the thousands that we don’t personally know, we feel helpless to really do anything significant, other than donate to an organization like the Red Cross and attend a candlelight vigil.   But we believe ... Read more >

Tags: earthquake, japan, prayer for japan, tsunami

Travel Advice - Japan

JAPAN | Fri, 18 Mar 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [3568] | Comments [3]

In light of the catastrophe in Japan many of you want to know about changing travel plans, cancelling trips getting out of there and obtaining refunds. You want to know "am I covered?" Well, you've come to the right place. Not only have ... Read more >

Tags: ami covered, asia, earthquake, insurance advice, japan, travel-advice, travel-alert, tsunami

Travel Warning Japan - latest news 21st March

JAPAN | Tue, 15 Mar 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [4289]

We always advise travellers that one of their best safety measures is to monitor news and events. Here is a list of news sources to check for continuing coverage. All the major international networks have extensive coverage including BBC, NBC, and ... Read more >

Tags: asia, earthquake, japan, nuclear, travel warning, travel-alert, tsunami

Japan Quake Experience - A WorldNomad Writes

JAPAN | Sat, 12 Mar 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [3435] | Comments [2]

The Japan earthquake has affected many of us at World Nomads very personally. Some of us have family and friends in the quake zone and it's hard to get news about them. Many of you may be sharing this experience..... or worse. Our thoughts are with ... Read more >

Tags: asia, earthquake, japan, travel-safety, tsunami

Japan Earthquake - Update

JAPAN | Sat, 12 Mar 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [2619]

The death toll from Friday’s massive earthquake which struck off northern Honshu island is over 300 and is expected to rise to 1000. The massive quake, now said to have been magnitude 8.9, is one of the 5 most devastating tremors ever recorded, ... Read more >

Tags: earthquake, japan, tokyo, travel-alert

Japan - Massive Earthquake

JAPAN | Sat, 12 Mar 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [2692]

A massive earthquake measuring 8.8 on the Richter scale has hit Japan. At least 60 people are confirmed dead and hundreds are unaccounted for. The quake struck just under 400 kilometres (250 miles) northeast of Tokyo, the US Geological Survey said.... Read more >

Tags: asia, earthquake, japan, travel-alert

Christchurch NZ Quake - Travel Alert

NEW ZEALAND | Tue, 22 Feb 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [3458] | Comments [1]

Christchurch on New Zealand's south island has been hit by another devastating earthquake. The 6.3 magnitude quake struck at 12:50 pm NZ time when the city's streets were filled with people going about their business. Many buildings have collapsed, ... Read more >

Tags: earthquake, new zealand, travel-alert

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