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Top Crisis24 News Alerts – August 4 - 8

By: Lola Saldana
August 10, 2018

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Indonesia: Recovery efforts ongoing in Lombok July 30 

Rescue and recovery efforts are ongoing in Lombok on July 30 following earthquake; hundreds of hikers stranded on Mount Rinjani. Read more

 

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China: Jongdari hits Shanghai, causing evacuations and flight cancelations 

Tropical Storm Jongdari makes landfall on August 3, causing flight and train cancellations, evacuations, and power outages. Read more

 

India: Unrest in Chennai as thousands mourn death of DMK leader August 7 

Thousands of DMK supporters mourn death of leader in Chennai August 7; continued unrest likely in near-term. Read more

 

Japan: Typhoon Shanshan to hit Tokyo August 8-9; airports cancel flights

Tokyo airports cancel and delay flights before the arrival of Typhoon Shanshan on August 8-9; heavy rain and strong winds expected. Read more

 

US: Far-right and anti-fascist demonstrations August 4-5

Far-right and anti-fascist demonstrations in Portland (Oregon), Providence (Rhode Island), and Berkeley (California) Aug. 4-5; heightened security measures and localized traffic disruptions expected. Read more

 

Peru: Transportation strike in south and protests in Cusco August 7-8

Inter-regional transportation workers from southern Peru launch 48-hour strike August 7; associated protests planned in Cusco during the strike. Read more

 

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