Papua New Guinea quake: An invisible disaster which could change life forever

Papua New Guinea quake: An invisible disaster which could change life forever
 

Nearly two weeks after a powerful earthquake hit Papua New Guinea (PNG), officials still do not know what the situation is in the remote worst-affected areas. There are fears traditional life in this remote region could have been changed forever, writes Anna Jones.
"The landslides are massive," says Karen Allen, an aid worker with Unicef in PNG.
"There's nothing left of whole mountainsides where there used to be villages. There's been a massive outpouring of grief, shock and and fear, on top of the injuries and hunger."
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10 March 2018 in World News, Views: 40
Source: BBC
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