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29 Jul 2015 description

Date and Time: Thursday, July 30, 2015: 0000 BST

Hazards Cyclonic Storm (Komen) situation

Warning: Cyclonic Storm : (www.bmd.gov.bd)
Maritime ports of Chittagong, cox’s bazar have been advised to lower local warning signal number four but instead hoist danger signal no. SEVEN(R) SEVEN.

29 Jul 2015 description

Deep Depression: (www.bmd.gov.bd)
Maritime ports of chittagong, cox’s bazar, mongla and payra have been advised to keep hoisted local cautionary signal no.
THREE (R) THREE.

29 Jul 2015 description

Tjada McKenna, Assistant to the Administrator, USAID Bureau for Food Security & Deputy Coordinator for Development for Feed the Future | Feed the Future | Blog

When President Obama first took office, he promised that the United States would work along the people of poor nations to make farms flourish, nourish starved bodies, and feed hungry minds.

29 Jul 2015 description

PAKISTAN
• As of 27 July (NDMA), due to the recent floods, there were: 69 death, 36 people injured and over 290,000 people affected.
• Over the next 48 h, widespread rains (locally heavy) are forecast for most of the country, maintaining the risk of further flash flooding in the already affected areas. As of 28 July (PMD), significant flood is forecast for river Indus at Taunsa on 30-31 July.

29 Jul 2015 description

By Maherin Ahmed

During the rainy monsoon months, up to 70 percent of Bangladesh gets inundated, making it tough for coastal communities to rebuild their lives.

28 Jul 2015 description

OUTLOOK

  • The Brahmaputra-Jamuna are in rising trend which may continue in next 24 hours.

  • The Ganges-Pamda are in falling trend which may likely to continue in next 24 hours.

  • The Surma-kushiyara river systems are in falling trend which may likely to continue in next 24 hours.

28 Jul 2015 description

DFID funded research is helping to build more open, better networked societies through the use of digital technologies. The ICT4D programme, which was co-funded with Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC), examined the positive and negative impacts that ICT can have on the lives of the poor. Research findings are helping to inform emerging policy that looks to empower the world’s poorest people through technology.

28 Jul 2015 description

SITUATION

Heavy rains affected southern Bangladesh and several areas of northern Myanmar/Burma over the last two weeks, causing floods and landslides.

BANGLADESH

• The heavy rains of the last few days has worsened the flood situation in southern Bangladesh.

27 Jul 2015 description

OUTLOOK

  • The Brahmaputra-Jamuna are in rising trend which may likely to continue in next 48 hours.

  • The Ganges-Pamda are in falling trend which may likely to continue in next 24 hours.

  • The Surm-kushiyara river systems are in falling trend which may likely to continue in next 48 hours.

27 Jul 2015 description

Summary

Persons with disabilities often experience discrimination and exclusion, despite the adoption of an increasingly rights-based approach to humanitarian assistance. The past three decades have witnessed a growing awareness of disability issues and the emergence and spread of disabled people’s organisations.

The growing awareness must be accompanied by practical measures to identify and reduce the barriers faced by persons with disabilities in an emergency situation.

26 Jul 2015 description

OUTLOOK

  • All the major river systems are in falling trend which may likely to continue in next 48 hours.

  • The flood situation in few areas of Sylhet may likely to improve in next 24 hours.

25 Jul 2015 description

OUTLOOK

  • The Brahmaputra-Jamuna river systems are in falling trend which may likely to continue in next 48 hours.

  • The Ganges-Padma river systems are in steady state which may likely to fall in next 48 hours

  • The Surma-Kushiyara river systems are in rising trend which may likely to continue in next 48 hours.

24 Jul 2015 description

OUTLOOK

  • All the major river systems except Brahmaputra-Jamuna are in rising trend.

  • The Brahmaputra-Jamuna river systems may fall in next 48 hours.

  • The Ganges river system may rise in next 48 hours

  • The Padma and Surma-Kushiyara river systems may rise in next 24 hours.

23 Jul 2015 description

This issue includes:

  • Boat People Crisis
  • Return of Kokang IDPs
  • From Protracted Emergency to Early Recovery
  • New Resource Centre in Kyaukse
  • Food Security and Poverty Estimation Surveys
  • Seasonal Floods in Rakhine
23 Jul 2015 description

OUTLOOK

  • All the major river systems except Brahmaputra-Jamuna are in rising trend.

  • The Brahmaputra-Jamuna river systems may fall in next 48 hours.

  • The Ganges river system may rise in next 48 hours

  • The Padma and Surma-Kushiyara river systems may rise in next 24 hours.