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Indonesia Humanitarian Bulletin | July - September 2014 [EN/ID]

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HIGHLIGHTS

• Incidence of disasters decreases by 37 per cent

• 3,287 people (1,019 families) displaced by Mt. Sinabung’s eruption in February 2014 are still living in IDP shelters

• BNPB is conducting field studies to improve regulations

FIGURES

Natural Disasters (July - September 2014)

Natural Disaster - 139

Total Affected population- 78,484

Casualties - 38

Incidence of disasters continue dropping

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Indonesia: Level III Volcanoes in Indonesia (as of 10 Oct 2014)

Mt Sinabung erupted today spewing ash up to 2000 m into the sky and pyroclastic lava flow to non-residential areas South of the crater. There are no reports of new displacement. Volcanic dust from the previous eruption on 08 October reached Medan, the capital of North Sumatra province, disrupting flights on 09 October 2014.

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Fiji + 13 others
Asia-Pacific region: El Niño Snapshot - October 2014

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Overview: Volcanoes at Alert Level 3 (10 Oct 2014)

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India + 6 others
Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (8 - 13 October 2014)

On 12 Oct, Cyclone Hudhud made landfall with wind speeds of between 180-195 kph and 2-3 metre waves. At least six people have been killed and 150,000 people have been evacuated

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Indonesia: September 2014 - Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 10 Oct 2014)

Mt Sinabung erupted on 10 October, spewing ash up to 2000 m into the sky and pyroclastic lava flow to non-residential areas South of the crater. There are no reports of new displacement. Volcanic dust from the previous eruption on 08 October reached Medan, the capital of North Sumatra province, disrupting flights on 09 October 2014.

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Indonesia: July Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 18 August 2014)

Floods were the most common natural disaster for July with BNPB reporting 19, affecting and displacing more than 26,196 people. Landslides were the second highest natural disaster event, taking 22 lives the highest number of all the disasters

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India + 4 others
Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (30 Sep - 7 Oct 2014)

At least 130,000 houses have been destroyed and 87,000 hectares of crops damaged in north-eastern India. In Sri Lanka, seven people have died due to landslides and collapsed buildings.

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World + 28 others
OCHA Regional Office for Asia-Pacific: Countries and Territories (as of Sep 2014)

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India + 6 others
Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (9 - 15 September 2014)

About 8,000 people have been displaced by the storm in the Philippines; the Government is leading the response, including the distribution of food and non-food items to the affected people.

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Indonesia: August 2014 - Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 15 Sep 2014)

Landslides were the most common natural disaster for August 2014 with BNPB reporting 20. Floods were the second highest natural disaster event, affecting and displacing more than 40,000 people.

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Philippines + 13 others
Asia-Pacific Humanitarian Bulletin January - June 2014

The first six months of 2014 saw the most intense and highest number of storms in Asia and the Pacific compared to the same period over the last five years. Over 31 million people were affected by 58 natural disasters.

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China + 4 others
Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (5-11 August 2014)

Rescue efforts are ongoing in the southwestern province of Yunnan, where a 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck on 3 August, affecting more than a million people.

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South Sudan + 16 others
OCHA Country Based Pooled Funds 2013

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Philippines + 5 others
Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot 8 - 14 July 2014

Authorities declare a state of calamity as food packs are provided to the 160,000 people affected by the floods in Maguindanao province of the Philippines.

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Japan + 3 others
Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot 1 - 7 July 2014

Typhoon Neoguri is headed towards Japan and the government has issued warnings and evacuation advisories. Papua New Guinea and the Philippines continue to experience heavy floods.

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Indonesia Humanitarian Bulletin | April - June 2014 [EN/ID]

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HIGHLIGHTS

• Overall decrease in disaster events in 2014

• Two volcano eruptions – Mt. Sangeangapi and Mt. Sinabung

• UNDAC course hosted by BNPB and OCHA

• HRF plans to phase out by September 2014

FIGURES

Natural Disaster (Apr-Jun 2014)

  • Natural Disaster 293

  • Total Affected 32,070 population

  • Casualties 61

Overall number of disaster events decreasing in 2014

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Indonesia: June Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 4 July 2014)

Whirlwinds were the most NATURAL DISASTER FIGURES common natural disaster for June with BNPB reporting 33. Floods were the second highest natural disaster event, affecting and displacing more than 10,000 people. Landslides took 12 lives the highest number of all the disasters.

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World + 5 others
Communications with Communities Asia-­Pacific Newsletter June 2014

This update seeks to support growth in innovative policy, practice and partnerships in humanitarian action to better communicate with disaster­affected communities. Readers are encouraged to forward this email through their own networks.

**Myanmar **

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