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OCHA releases Flash Update on Philippines earthquake – over 100 people confirmed dead.

A 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck the central Philippines island of Bohol early Tuesday morning, a little after 8am local time. The effects of the quake was felt in Cebu city which is about 37 miles (60 kilometers) north of the epicenter. The Philippines Office of the Civil Defense (OCD) have confirmed four people killed in Bohol […]

CMAT is monitoring after 7.2 Earthquake hits Bohol, Philippines.

A magnitude-7.1 earthquake struck the central Philippines on Tuesday, leaving at least 99 people dead and 276 more injured, and rattling many who were celebrating a religious holiday. The quake, which struck early in the morning, crumbled a number of buildings and sent panicked people streaming into the streets, witnesses said. The bulk of the casualties — […]