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08 Jun 2016 description

CHINA
• Severe weather, including heavy rain, thunderstorms and hail, has continued to affect the central and southern areas of the country, causing more casualties and damage.
• According to national authorities, five people have died, one has gone missing, 11 have been injured, over 3 600 people have been evacuated and over 23 600 houses have been partially or fully damaged in the provinces of Shanxi, Henan, Hubei, Sichuan, Shaanxi, Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, as of 7 June

03 Jun 2016 description

The humanitarian impact of the 2015-2016 El Niño remains deeply alarming, now affecting over 60 million people. Central America, East Africa (particularly Ethiopia), the Pacific and Southern Africa remain the most affected regions. The El Niño phenomenon is now in decline, but projections indicate the situation will worsen throughout at least the end of the year, with food insecurity caused primarily by drought not likely to peak before December. Therefore, the humanitarian impacts will last well into 2017 .

28 May 2016 description

COLOMBIA

• Heavy rain has been affecting western and centralwestern areas of the country over the past few days causing floods and landslides.

• Media reported at least 100 houses damaged in Valle del Cauca and Antioquia departments.

• Over the next 24 h more heavy rain is forecast for the already affected areas of the country.

IDEAM, NOAA, Local Media

SRI LANKA, INDIA, BANGLADESH, MYANMAR/BURMA

• TC ROANU caused widespread damage and casualties in several countries.

25 May 2016 description

TC ROANU
• TC ROANU formed over the south-western Bay of Bengal on 18 May causing widespread damage and casualties to several counties.
• In Bangladesh, at least 26 people dead, over 100 injured, over 500 000 evacuated, 83 978 homes partially or fully damaged • In Myanmar/Burma, several homes and bridges were damaged, as well as several temporary IDP shelters were damaged.

15 May 2016 description
report Christian Aid

NEW REPORT: CITIES IN POLLUTING COUNTRIES MOST AT RISK FROM CLIMATE INDUCED COASTAL FLOODING

  • Miami and Kolkata ranked as most vulnerable coastal cities exposed to flooding
  • Cities in carbon polluters USA, China and India most at risk
  • UK ranks in the top 25 for most exposed future coastline
  • Next week’s World Humanitarian Summit offers hope to tackle problem

To mark the start of Christian Aid Week, a new report by the charity highlights the world cities most at risk from future coastal flooding.

11 May 2016 description

28 MILLION PEOPLE FORCIBLY DISPLACED BY CONFLICT AND DISASTERS IN 2015 AND MILLIONS MORE STILL INVISIBLE: IDMC NEW REPORT HIGHLIGHTS GLOBAL CRISIS OF INTERNAL DISPLACEMENT

Conflict, violence and disasters internally displaced 27.8 million people in 2015, subjecting a record number of men, women and children to the trauma and upheaval of being forcibly displaced within their own country.

09 May 2016 description

MYANMAR

During the past week, strong winds, heavy rain and hail continued to affect various parts of Myanmar. The Relief and Resettlement Department (RRD) reported over 64,500 people have been affected with over 23,300 houses damaged. It is expected that heavy rainfall will continue in the coming days heightening the risk of landslides in Chin and Kachin states.

28 Mar 2016 description
report Government of Fiji

This Situation Report is issued by the National Emergency Operation Centre and covers the period from 1600 hours – 2400 hours on Monday, 28/03/2016. Updates in this report summaries all reports and briefs submitted from the Four (04) Divisional Emergency Operation Centres (DEOCs).

1.0 HIGHLIGHTS OF LAST 12 HOURS

  • Food and supplies distribution put on hold for the central division due to heavy rain.

27 Mar 2016 description
report Government of Fiji

This Situation Report is issued by the National Emergency Operation Centre and covers the period from 0800 hours-1600 hours on Sunday, 27/03/2016.
Updates in this report summaries all reports and briefs submitted from the four (04) Divisional Emergency Operation Centres (DEOC’s).

1.0 HIGHLIGHTS OF LAST 12 HOURS

14 Mar 2016 description

Fiji is expecting eight planeloads of relief from China this week to help with the country's recovery after Cyclone Winston.

The Chinese government has pledged a further US$7 million worth of relief items on top of its initial donation of US$1 million.

Read the full article on Radio New Zealand.

13 Mar 2016 description
report Government of Fiji

The Chinese Government, through its embassy in Suva, has pledged FJD15 million worth of relief items to the Fijian Government as it ramps up relief support for affected Fijians following Tropical Cyclone Winston.

After an initial donation of USD1 million, the Chinese Government has confirmed that eight (8) incoming flights of relief essentials will land at the Nadi and Nausori International Airports beginning on the 17th of March, 2016.

10 Mar 2016 description

UN report calls for urgent actions to tackle rising urban disasters in Asia-Pacific

07 Mar 2016 description
report Government of Fiji

The purpose of this report is to provide the update on the current operations undertaken after TC Winston.

This Situation Report is issued by the National Emergency Operation Centre and covers the period from 0000 to 0800 hours, 05/03/2016. Updates in this report summarise all reports and briefs submitted from various EOC’s in the four divisions.

1.0 HIGHLIGHTS OF LAST 12 HOURS

  • Roko Tui Lau is doing consultation around the island on Vanuabalavu on relief and FNPF applications.

04 Mar 2016 description
report Government of Fiji

The Prime Minister Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama welcomed the donation of USD1 million today from the Embassy of the People's Republic of China to Fiji who presented the donation on behalf of the Chinese Government and the Chinese people

In receiving the donation from the Embassy's Charge d'Affaires Gu Yu, the Prime Minister said Fijians would welcome the assistance which will be placed into the Government's fund appeal account which was established to assist Fijians in the relief efforts following the devastation caused by TC Winston.

02 Mar 2016 description

The month saw conflict continue to rage in Turkey’s south east between Ankara and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), looking likely to further escalate in March. Afghanistan and Somalia both saw armed insurgencies capture new territories. In Africa, political tensions rose in Chad, Mozambique and Zimbabwe, while in Venezuela, deadlock between the opposition-held parliament and government has brought the country closer to political and economic implosion.

01 Mar 2016 description

• Out of the 901 primary and secondary schools at least 103 schools (11%) are being used as evacuation centres.

• 38% of all healthcare facilities have been damaged.

• 26,125 people in the most affected areas, (7.5% of the estimated population in these areas), have been provided with WASH supplies to ensure safe drinking water and sanitation.

• The Emergency Coordinator Osnat Lubrani joined Fiji's Ambassador for Climate Change Amena Yauvoli in visiting the cyclonehit islands of Koro in the Lomaiviti Group.

Situation Overview

29 Feb 2016 description

Highlights

  • Government priorities for immediate relief are shelter, water, health and food, as well as restoration of schools and delivery of seeds.

  • Access to fresh water remains a particular concern. Most of the 67,000 Fijians who had been targeted with water deliveries by end of January due to the El Niño-related drought, live in the corridor most affected by the cyclone.

  • 40,000 affected people (53% male, 46% female) live on small islands, largely in the Eastern Division, where damage is extensive and access is limited.

28 Feb 2016 description

Highlights

  • On 20 and 21 February Category 5 Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston cut a path of destruction across Fiji.

  • The cyclone is estimated to be one of the most severe ever to hit the South Pacific.

  • The Fiji Government estimates almost 350,000 people living in the cyclone’s path could have been affected (180,000 men and 170 000 women).

  • 42 people have been confirmed dead.

  • 1,177 schools and early childhood education centres (ECEs) to re-open around Fiji.

27 Feb 2016 description

Highlights

• On 20 and 21 February Category 5 Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston cut a path of destruction across Fiji.

• The cyclone is estimated to be one of the most severe ever to hit the South Pacific.

• The Fiji Government estimates almost 350,000 people living in the cyclone’s path could have been affected (180,000 men and 170 000 women).

• 42 people have been confirmed dead.

• 1177 schools will re-open on Monday around Fiji.

26 Feb 2016 description

Highlights

• On 20 and 21 February Category 5 Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston cut a path of destruction across Fiji.

• The cyclone is estimated to be one of the most severe ever to hit the South Pacific.

• The Fiji Government estimates almost 350,000 people living in the cyclone’s path could have been affected (180,000 men and 170 000 women).

• 42 people have been confirmed dead.

• More than 62,000 displaced people are currently sheltering in nearly 900 evacuation centres.