6.3-magnitude earthquake reported in the Santa Cruz Islands - USGS http://t.co/buRZI8JP2013-02-11 04:17:23
【国際】 ソロモン諸島沖でＭ６．３: 米地質調査所（ＵＳＧＳ）によると、南太平洋のソロモン諸島沖で１１日午前５時３９分（日本時間同３時３９分）ごろ、マグニチュード（Ｍ）６．３の地震があった。震源地は首都ホニアラの東南東６２... http://t.co/ziLKFPoE2013-02-11 09:19:11
"What the people need most right now is water because the water source that supplies Lata and the villages around Lata township, that water source was destroyed by the tsunami.
Up in the bush there is no water, people have to literally carry water from Lata and other sources around here in containers for cooking, drinking and general washing. In the near future my fear is an outbreak of diarrhoea and things like that."
"Australia's Foreign Minister Bob Carr has visited the region, saying more assistance is needed on the ground.
Senator Carr says Australia will send two AUSAID workers to assess the damage and help coordinate the relief effort.
Australia is also funding a flight to take medical staff to the affected region and to evacuate severely injured people for treatment in capital Honiara."
"A New Zealand Air Force Boeing 757 departed for Honiara on Monday carrying sanitation kits, tarpaulins, water containers and chainsaws packs."
"The first shipment of emergency aid supplies arrived at the weekend, after the magnitude 8 earthquake and subsequent tsunami last Wednesday destroyed many homes and killed at least ten people."
"Solomon Palusi says more aid supplies are still urgently needed."
"She says a nearby water source was contaminated by the tsunami, while the hospital kitchen is almost out of food."
"World Vision says there have been more than 150 aftershocks in Solomon Islands since a magnitude 8.0 earthquake and tsunami on Wednesday."
"He said the number of dead is now 11."
"The Red Cross says the only form of contact is by mobile phone.
Secretary general Joanne Zoleveke said email services are down and no official assessment reports have been received."
"Australia and New Zealand have both pledged funds to the relief effort, with Australia also sending an air force Hercules to survey the disaster zone and chartering a flight to ferry injured patients to the capital Honiara."