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WHO issues rapid health assessment on impact of Nepal earthquake

World Health Organization

A rapid assessment of health-care facilities by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Ministry of Health and Population in the earthquake-stricken areas has found that hospitals in 4 of the worst-affected districts are completely destroyed or too badly damaged to function.  Five other major hospitals, providing important health care in the districts, were found …

Update on South Africa Earthquake

AngloGold

Further Update on South Africa Earthquake (JOHANNESBURG) – AngloGold Ashanti confirms that each one of the 3,300 people working underground at its Great Noligwa and Moab Khotsong mines early yesterday afternoon, when a 5.3 magnitude earthquake struck South Africa’s North West province, were safely hoisted to surface by 7:30pm yesterday. Twenty-eight employees who sustained minor …

AngloGold Ashanti Provides Update on South Africa Earthquake

AngloGold

AngloGold Ashanti Provides Update on South Africa Earthquake (JOHANNESBURG) – AngloGold Ashanti confirms that an earthquake of 5.3 magnitude occurred near its Vaal River Operations in South Africa, at a depth of roughly 8km. Power to our Vaal River mines was temporarily interrupted and has since been mostly restored. Early indications are that 17 of …