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June 14, 2024 3:46 PM

USD 1 million Indian aid reaches landslide-hit Papua New Guinea; Minister thanks PM Modi

India's humanitarian assistance worth $1 million for victims of the devastating landslide in Papua New Guinea's Enga province arrived in the country on Friday. The relief aid was received at Port Moresby airport by PNG Foreign Minister Justin Tkatchenko, Defence Minister Billy Joseph, and other officials from the Indian High Commissioner Inbasekar S. Expressing gratitude, Tkatchenko thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, and the people of India for the t...

May 28, 2024 10:09 AM

Papua New Guinea: Thousands ordered to evacuate due to ‘active’ landslide, PM Modi offers support

Thousands of residents were ordered to evacuate from the path of a still-active landslide in Papua New Guinea by the government on Tuesday, after parts of a mountain collapsed, burying an initial estimate of more than 2,000 people. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the loss of lives and the damage caused by the deadly landslide. He offered support and emphasized that India is ready to provide all possible assistance. "Deeply saddened by the loss of lives and damage c...

May 27, 2024 12:10 PM

More than 2,000 buried alive in Papua New Guinea landslide, local authorities

More than 2,000 people were buried alive by a massive landslide in Papua New Guinea last week, the national disaster centre said on Monday, as treacherous terrain and the difficulty of getting aid to the site raises the risk few survivors will be found. The numbers of those buried around Yambali village in Enga province in the country's north are based on estimates from local authorities which have been rising steadily since Friday's landslide. A U.N. agency put the estimated death toll at mor...

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