Labu Butu LLG slowly rebuilding their lives after M7.2 earthquake

People in the Labu Butu Local Level Government in Houn Gulf are slowly rebuilding their lives after they were struck by the 7.2 magnitude earthquake in Lae last week. Over 140 houses were destroyed during the quake. But what affected locals the most, was when the only source of access to clean water was populated with sea water. 

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Oil Search Reflects on Earthquake Relief Efforts Five Months On

Despite high degrees of uncertainty and lack of initial information, Oil Search responded immediately to the victims of the 7.5 magnitude earthquake that shook Hela and Southern Highlands Provinces early this year. Relief and restoration efforts are continuing in Hela Province still to this day, and this independent reporter looks back over the last five months to showcase what really took place.

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