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DFAT Crisis Hub

The Crisis Hub is DFAT's information portal for major international incidents including consular, humanitarian and security crises.

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  • Australia is supporting the people of Lebanon as they respond to the devastating impact of the major explosions that occurred at Beirut Port on 4 August 2020 (local time).

    A man wearing a mask walks through the streets of Beirut, with damaged buildings and cars in the background.
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  • Australia is supporting our neighbours in the Pacific to respond to Tropical Cyclone Harold.

    Image shows houses and trees destroyed by Tropical Cyclone Harold in Viti Levu, Vanuatu.
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  • On Tuesday 5 February, a bauxite bulk carrier, the 'Solomon Trader', carrying an estimated 700 tonnes of heavy fuel oil, ran aground in Solomon Islands' Rennell and Bellona Province.

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  • On 28 September, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, resulting in 1.5 metre tsunami waves that caused widespread damage and destruction to the areas of Palu and Donggala.

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  • Australia is delighted at the successful evacuation of the Wild Boar soccer team and their coach from the cave complex in Chiang Rai, Thailand.

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  • On Monday 26 February, an earthquake of 7.5 magnitude at 9 km depth struck the Highlands region of Papua New Guinea, particularly Hela and Southern Highlands provinces affecting approximately 270,000 people.

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