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Effects of 2016 Taiwan earthquake; Hsinhua, Taiwan, February 2016

Effects of 2016 Taiwan earthquake; Hsinhua, Taiwan, February 2016

Taken on 2016-02-07

On the 6th of February 2016 an earthquake hit Taiwan. The epicentre was northeast of Pingtung City, Meinong District of Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The image shows the damage sustained to a branch of King's Town Bank.

Source: ScoutT7

Uploaded by Alison Cooke on 2016-02-20

Post Earthquake Damage; Coquimbo, Chile, Sept 2015

Post Earthquake Damage; Coquimbo, Chile, Sept 2015

Taken on 2015-09-17

The Chilean government declared a state of emergency in Coquimbo after it was struck by an 8.3 magnitude earthquake that killed 11 people and saw 1 million people being evacuated on the night of 16 September.

Source: Revolution News/Karlitapcl/twitter

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2015-09-20

Post-Earthquake Waterfront Damage;Coquimbo, Chile, Sept 2015

Post-Earthquake Waterfront Damage;Coquimbo, Chile, Sept 2015

Taken on 2015-09-17

Coquimbo waterfront damage following an 8.3 magnitude earthquake.

Source: Revolution News/Karlitapcl/twitter

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2015-09-20

Injured man Being Carried to Hospital after Second Earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal, May 2015

Injured man Being Carried to Hospital after Second Earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal, May 2015

Taken on 2015-05-12

Another massive earthquake hit Nepal on 12 May. It injured and killed many people whilst causing greater damage to infrastructure.

Source: Voice of America

Uploaded by supriyaa on 2015-05-15

May 2015 Nepal earthquake; Kathmandu, Nepal, May 2015

May 2015 Nepal earthquake; Kathmandu, Nepal, May 2015

Taken on 2015-05-12

The images show the devastation in Kathmandu that resulted from the major earthquake on 12 May 2015. It is considered to be an aftershock of the earthquake that occurred 25 April.

Source: Armed Police Force Nepal

Uploaded by Alison Cooke on 2017-04-07

Destroyed Village in Dhading district, Nepal, May 2015

Destroyed Village in Dhading district, Nepal, May 2015

Taken on 2015-05-04

A huge aftershock of the 25 April earthquake destroyed many more parts of the country, like this village in Dhading district, on 26 April.

Source: International Organisation for Migration

Uploaded by supriyaa on 2015-05-06

Structural Devastation from 'Gorkha Earthquake' in Kathmandu, Nepal, April 2015

Structural Devastation from 'Gorkha Earthquake' in Kathmandu, Nepal, April 2015

Taken on 2015-04-30

On 25 April 2015, two earthquakes struck Nepal in quick succession. They devastated the small, mountainous South Asian country.

Source: ReSurge International

Uploaded by supriyaa on 2015-05-06

Devastation of Patan Durbar Square; Patan, Nepal, April 2015

Devastation of Patan Durbar Square; Patan, Nepal, April 2015

Taken on 2015-04-29

The image shows rubble surrounding Krishna Mandir in Patan Durbar Square, Kathmandu. Patan Durbar Square is a UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The destruction was caused by the April 2015 Nepal earthquake.

Source: Wikimedia Commons User: Simoshace

Uploaded by Alison Cooke on 2017-04-20

Structures Destroyed in Aftermath of Earthquake; Saku,Nepal, April 2015

Structures Destroyed in Aftermath of Earthquake; Saku,Nepal, April 2015

Taken on 2015-04-27

Nepal is placed 145th in the 187-country list of the UN’s Humanitarian Development Index. Officials and experts worry that the country’s recovery from the earthquake could take longer than expected.

Source: Hilmi Hacalo─člu/VoiceofAmerica

Uploaded by Taylor on 2015-05-21

Destroyed houses after the Nepal Earthquake, Nepal, April 2015

Destroyed houses after the Nepal Earthquake, Nepal, April 2015

Taken on 2015-04-27

On 25 April 2015, Nepal was devastated by earthquakes. They dealt a major blow to lives and properties.

Source: ReSurge International

Uploaded by supriyaa on 2015-05-06

Infrastructure Devastation Caused by Massive Earthquake; Kathmandu Nepal, Apr. 2015

Infrastructure Devastation Caused by Massive Earthquake; Kathmandu Nepal, Apr. 2015

Taken on 2015-04-26

A deadly earthquake struck Nepal, including the capital city of Kathmandu, on April 25, 2015. Moment Magnitude (Mw) has been estimated at 7.8 or 8.1Ms. Casualties are still being assessed, and the United Nations is describing the event as a major humanitarian disaster.

Source: Krish Dulal/Wikipedia

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2015-04-28

Kathmandu Durbar Square after the April 2015 Nepal earthquake; Kathmandu, Nepal, April 2015

Kathmandu Durbar Square after the April 2015 Nepal earthquake; Kathmandu, Nepal, April 2015

Taken on 2015-04-26

The image shows the damage done to Kathmandu Dubar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage sites. Several buildings in the Square collapsed due to a major earthquake on 25 April 2015, one of which is pictured here.

Source: Wikimedia Commons User: Nirjal stha

Uploaded by Alison Cooke on 2017-04-07

Patan Durbar Square after April 2015 Nepal earthquake; Patan, Nepal, April 2015

Patan Durbar Square after April 2015 Nepal earthquake; Patan, Nepal, April 2015

Taken on 2015-04-25 *

The images show the damage done to centuries-old buildings at the Patan Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage site, as a result of the April 2015 Nepal earthquake.

Source: Pradeep Singh, Nepali Blogger

Uploaded by Alison Cooke on 2017-04-07

Reconstruction of the Historic Bam Citadel After Quake, Iran, 2009

Reconstruction of the Historic Bam Citadel After Quake, Iran, 2009

Taken on 2009-12-10

The 2003 Earthquake in Bam destroyed more than 80 percent of this historic citadel. As a World Heritage Site, several countries are cooperating in the reconstruction. Japan, Italy, and France are among countries which cooperated from the beginning. Japan has granted some US$1.3 million to Iran for the reconstruction, and has supported this project by sending equipment and creating the 3D plan of Bam Citadel to increase the accuracy of the renovation. Italy has funded US$300,000, and has dispatched a team of experts to restore the citadel's main tower. France has provided the map of Bam Citadel. The World Bank has also granted a large sum of money to this project.

Source: Ninara/Flickr

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2014-09-09

Medical Aid for Iranian Bam Earthquake Victims, 2003

Medical Aid for Iranian Bam Earthquake Victims, 2003

Taken on 2004-01-03

Bam, Iran, December 23, 2003 -- IMSuRT members prepare for surgery. Photo by Marty Bahamonde/FEMA photo

Source: FEMA

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2014-09-09

Iranian Red Crescent Workers Help Bam Earthquake Victims, 2003

Iranian Red Crescent Workers Help Bam Earthquake Victims, 2003

Taken on 2003-12-23

Bam, Iran, December 23, 2003 -- Iranian Red Crescent workers help earthquake victims. Photo by Marty Bahamonde/FEMA photo date of photo is aprox.

Source: US/FEMA

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2014-09-09

Effects of 2016 Taiwan Earthquake; Tainan, Taiwan, February 2016

Effects of 2016 Taiwan Earthquake; Tainan, Taiwan, February 2016

Taken on 2016-02-06

An earthquake struck a region to the northeast of Pintung City in south Taiwan on the 6th of February 2016. The earthquake, causing widespread damage and 117 deaths, had a moment magnitude of 6.4. The effects were more devastating in Tainan, approximately 300 km south of Taipei, than the epicentre owing to the soft nature of the soil which allowed surface ground to be amplified, thus creating more devastating effects in Tainan.

Source: Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

Uploaded by Alison Cooke on 2016-02-20

Rescue Operations Following the 921 Earthquake;  Jiji, Taiwan, September 1999

Rescue Operations Following the 921 Earthquake; Jiji, Taiwan, September 1999

Taken on 1999-09-21

The 921 earthquake hit Jiji, Nantou County, Taiwan on Tuesday, 21 September 1999. The effects of the earthquake were significant and, as such, the disaster was described as the "Quake of the Century" by local media. Images show the rescue efforts of the Korean National 119 Rescue. This rescue team was one of many from around the world which came to aid the work of local relief workers

Source: User:Kwangmo

Uploaded by Alison Cooke on 2016-02-20

Damaged caused by April 2015 Nepal earthquake; Kathmandu, Nepal, April 2015

Damaged caused by April 2015 Nepal earthquake; Kathmandu, Nepal, April 2015

Exact date taken unknown

The image shows damaged buildings in Balaju, Kathmandu. The result of the April 2015 Nepal earthquake.

Source: Wikimedia Commons User: Manto17

Uploaded by Alison Cooke on 2017-04-07