Number of people who died as result of landslide in Papua Nova Guinea increased to 670 people

The International Migration Organization (MOM) at the UN stated that the number of landslides in the South Pacific country Papua – New Guinea, according to estimates, increased to 670 people.

MOM representatives made a statement about the landslide that occurred in the Anga Province in Papua – New Guinea.

Officials reported that, according to estimates, as a result of a natural disaster that occurred on May 24, 150 houses were gone underground.

The authorities said that search and rescue work in the region is ongoing, but rescuers are not losing hope of finding survivors from 6 to 8 meters.

Officials also noted that the “unstable” soil jeopardizes rescue work.