Java earthquake

Java earthquake

100,000 quake victims helped by UK charity

EMERGENCY relief has now reached 100,000 victims of the Indonesian earthquake, Oxfam said today, one week after the powerful tremors that struck central Java.

Indonesia acts to immunise quake survivors

Java: Indonesia began immunising earthquake survivors against measles today and helicopters swept disaster sites on Java island to look for isolated victims, but state help was still too slow for many.

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Victims' desperate wait for aid

TENS of thousands of homeless people foraged for food and shelter in heavy rain yesterday as aid trickled in for survivors of the earthquake that killed more than 5,000 on the Indonesian island of Java.

City aid workers move in to help Indonesia quake victims

EMERGENCY workers from the Edinburgh-based charity Mercy Corps have been sent to help victims of the Indonesian earthquake.

Hospitals overwhelmed as volcano rumbles

INTERNATIONAL aid pledged for the victims of the Indonesian earthquake disaster topped £16 million yesterday as the death toll reached 4,600.

Web 'blogs' reveal fears of people hit by new disaster

HUNDREDS of Indonesians have gone online to tell of the horrors of the earthquake and how the disaster unfolded.

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