This is GIVETAXFREE.ORG! Start your campaign now! ✨
This is GIVETAXFREE.ORG! Start your campaign now! ✨
givetaxfree.org

Untold number of villagers feared dead after massive landslide buries communities in Papua New Guinea [Video]

Categories
Emergency Preparedness

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea – Rescue crews are racing towards communities around the village of Kaokalam after a massive landslide buried everything in its path during the early morning hours of Friday.

Local media have reported at least 100 residents were killed, and many more are missing, but the office of the Prime Minister has yet to confirm specific figures from the natural disaster.

The landside occurred more than 200 miles northwest of the capital of Port Moresby, in a rural, mountainous region.

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs reports that six villages were impacted, with Kaokalam being the worst affected.

Videos and photos showed residents digging through dirt and rubble with their hands in the search for survivors.

“I am yet to be fully briefed on the situation, however, I extend my heartfelt condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in the landslide disaster in the early hours of this morning,” Prime Minister …

What you need to know about GIVETAXFREE.ORG
What you need to know about GIVETAXFREE.ORG
givetaxfree.org