Top Stories Search: ROAP, Solomon Islands
20 June 2016 - 11:40amThe sheer scale of humanitarian suffering over-stretched OCHA as well as responders across the humanitarian community. While working in five level-three emergencies in the Central African Republic, Iraq, South Sudan, Syria, and Yemen as well as in two sudden onset natural disasters in Nepal and...
1 April 2013 - 12:26pmOn 6 February 2013, an 8.0 magnitude earthquake set off a small but powerful tsunami that sent 1.5-metre waves roaring inland on Santa Cruz Island, a remote area in the Solomon Islands archipelago of the Pacific. Nearly 40 per cent of the houses on the island were either damaged or destroyed and an...