Bener Meriah Regency http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/58633/all en 50 hurt in Indonesia quake as houses collapse: doctor http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130702/50-hurt-indonesia-quake-houses-collapse-doctor <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>About 50 people have been injured after a 6.1-magnitude quake Tuesday in the Indonesian province of Aceh caused their houses to collapse, a doctor said.</p> <p>"We have received around 50 people with injuries suffered when the walls of their houses collapsed," Ema Suryani, a doctor at a health clinic in Lampahan city, Bener Meriah district, told AFP.</p> <p>"The injuries vary from open wounds to broken bones."</p> <p>str-prm/sr/mtp</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Aceh Bener Meriah Regency AFP Tue, 02 Jul 2013 09:33:08 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5873318 at http://www.globalpost.com Dozens injured as 6.1-magnitude quake hits Indonesia's Aceh http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130702/dozens-injured-61-magnitude-quake-hits-indonesias-aceh <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia's northwestern province of Aceh on Tuesday, causing buildings to collapse and injuring at least 50 people.</p> <p>The quake hit inland at 0737 GMT at a depth of just 10 kilometres (6.2 miles), 55 kilometres south of Bireun and 72 kilometres southeast of Reuleuet, the US Geological Survey said.</p> <p>"We have received around 50 people with injuries suffered when the walls of their houses collapsed," Ema Suryani, a doctor at a health clinic in Lampahan city, Bener Meriah district, told AFP.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130702/dozens-injured-61-magnitude-quake-hits-indonesias-aceh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aceh Aceh Banda Aceh Bener Meriah Regency AFP Tue, 02 Jul 2013 09:33:36 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5873325 at http://www.globalpost.com Dozens injured, one dead as quake hits Indonesia's Aceh http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130702/dozens-injured-one-dead-quake-hits-indonesias-aceh <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A 6.1-magnitude earthquake which hit the Indonesian province of Aceh on Tuesday killed at least one person, injured dozens and destroyed buildings, sparking panic in a region devastated by the quake-triggered tsunami of 2004.</p> <p>The quake struck inland at 0737 GMT at a depth of just 10 kilometres (6.2 miles) in the mountainous Bener Meriah district in the heart of Aceh, the US Geological Survey said.</p> <p>Houses collapsed in the district, some 320 kilometres (200 miles) from the provincial capital Banda Aceh.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130702/dozens-injured-one-dead-quake-hits-indonesias-aceh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aceh Aceh Banda Aceh Bener Meriah Regency AFP Tue, 02 Jul 2013 11:32:37 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5873355 at http://www.globalpost.com 22 dead after Indonesia quake: disaster agency http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130703/22-dead-after-indonesia-quake-disaster-agency <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The death toll from a strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake that struck the Indonesian province of Aceh has climbed to 22, a disaster official said on Wednesday.</p> <p>"So far 22 people have died, 210 people were injured, and thousands of buildings and homes were damaged in the quake (on Tuesday)," National Disaster Management Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said in a text message.</p> <p>The casualties were spread over the two worst-hit districts of Central Aceh and Bener Meriah, the agency said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130703/22-dead-after-indonesia-quake-disaster-agency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aceh Bener Meriah Regency Geography of Indonesia AFP Wed, 03 Jul 2013 04:36:19 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5874130 at http://www.globalpost.com Scramble to reach Indonesia quake survivors as toll hits 24 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130703/scramble-reach-indonesia-quake-survivors-toll-hits-24 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Rescuers battled through landslides and blocked roads Wednesday to reach survivors from an earthquake in Indonesia's Aceh province that killed at least 24 people, including several children who died when a mosque collapsed.</p> <p>Almost 250 people were also injured in Aceh's remote, mountainous interior when the strong 6.1-magnitude quake struck the north of Sumatra island on Tuesday, flattening buildings and triggering landslides.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130703/scramble-reach-indonesia-quake-survivors-toll-hits-24" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aceh Bener Meriah Regency Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami AFP Wed, 03 Jul 2013 11:33:16 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5874372 at http://www.globalpost.com Aid reaches Indonesia villages after deadly quake http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130704/aid-reaches-indonesia-villages-after-deadly-quake <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Aid began to trickle in to devastated villages in Indonesia's Aceh province on Thursday where thousands have been left homeless after a powerful earthquake that killed at least 30 people.</p> <p>The 6.1-magnitude tremor sparked landslides, flattened buildings and injured hundreds in the natural disaster-prone province, where a tsunami triggered by an earthquake in 2004 claimed more than 170,000 lives.</p> <p>The quake, which struck Tuesday in Aceh's mountainous interior, caused a mosque to collapse in one village, killing six children as they took part in a Koran reading session.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130704/aid-reaches-indonesia-villages-after-deadly-quake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aceh Bener Meriah Regency Disaster AFP Thu, 04 Jul 2013 11:05:32 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5875458 at http://www.globalpost.com