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08 Feb 2016 description

Jose Manuel Rodriguez‐Llanes, Shishir Ranjan‐Dash, Alok Mukhopadhyay and Debarati Guha‐Sapir


01 Feb 2016 description
report Sphere India

After the deep depression in Bay of Bengal shifted towards Andhra Pradesh on 18th November, unprecedented heavy rainfall has been received after a long years. The major affected districts are Nellore, Kadappa, Chittor and East Prakasam where the incessant rains led to inundation of low-lying areas in towns and villages.

29 Jan 2016 description

Friday, January 29, 2016
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New Delhi | January 29, 2016

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today announced three new awards to support the Government of India’s efforts to end tuberculosis (TB) in India.

27 Jan 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

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Regional Office 2016 Requirements: US$5,700,000

18 Jan 2016 description
report Sphere India
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15 Jan 2016 description
report Rotary

Rotary is releasing $35 million in grants to support polio immunization activities and research in nine countries, including Afghanistan and Pakistan.

The funds will build on last year’s historic achievement of stopping the transmission of the wild poliovirus in Nigeria and all of Africa.

15 Jan 2016 description
  • This week India marks five years without reporting a single case of wild polio, a remarkable achievement. Today, lessons learned in India and Nigeria are being used to drive progress in the last two polio-endemic countries: Pakistan and Afghanistan. Read more here.

14 Jan 2016 description
report AmeriCares

AmeriCares emergency response and medical teams have been at work with local partners in the state of Tamil Nadu since Dec. 7, providing basic health services to families displaced by the worst flooding in 100 years.

In 154 medical camps, the India medical team and its partners have treated more than 28,000 patients in four districts in Tamil Nadu state: Chennai, Kanchipuram, Thiruvallur and Cuddalore. The focus is on ensuring that families displaced by the floods have access to essential primary care services, including basic medicines.

12 Jan 2016 description

Media Statement by Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director for WHO South-East Asia

On 13 January, WHO South-East Asia Region completes five years without any case of wild poliovirus. This is a remarkable achievement in view of the continued threat of poliovirus importation from the remaining polio-endemic countries.

11 Jan 2016 description
report Times of India

K Sarojkumar Sharma | TNN | Jan 10, 2016, 12.32 PM IST

Imphal: A day after deputy CM Gaikhangam visited Tamenglong district, the epicentre of Monday's massive earthquake, BJP MP Prahlad Patel on Saturday visited the area and took stock of the situation. At least nine people, including a child, were killed and over 100 injured in the 6.7-magnitude earthquake whose epicentre was located at Kabui Khullen village. The quake destroyed over 500 government and private buildings.

11 Jan 2016 description
report Times of India

K Sarojkumar Sharma | TNN | Jan 9, 2016, 03.05 PM IST

Imphal: The minister of state for environment and forest, Prakash Javedkar, has assured the Manipur earthquake victims of all possible support from the Centre.

Javadekar landed in Imphal on Friday morning, on his two-day visit to the state to review the aftermath of Monday's massive earthquake, measuring 6.7 on the Ritcher Scale, and other aspects concerning his ministry.

11 Jan 2016 description
report Sphere India


This report contains the compilation of the JRNA –Phase 01 actions in the state of Manipur, India in the aftermath of the Earthquake of 6.7 magnitudes in Richter scale that hits Manipur on 4 January, 2016 early morning (4.35 AM) that causes huge damages to lives and properties in Senapati, Imphal West, Imphal East, Thoubal, Bishnupur and Tamenglong districts of Manipur.

09 Jan 2016 description
report Sphere India


The number of causality has raised to 302, 08 persons killed and more than 2000 houses are damaged in 3 districts- Tamenlong, Imphal West and Senapati. Recent earthquake affected buildings including three Ima Keithel and Secretariat Building and other place like ISBT etc will be inspected by the expert team within two days.

07 Jan 2016 description
report Caritas

New Delhi/Imphal, Jan. 6: With 52 households, epicentre Kabui Khullen in Tamenglong district is the worst hit village as per the assessment conducted by Caritas team.

Although no human casualty, 46 houses out of the 52 have suffered heavy damage and 8 houses are on the verge of total breakdown.

As per Government sources, human casualty are being reported from Imphal East (2), Imphal West (4), Senapati (2).

The quake has caused phenomenal damage to properties including 339 buildings while injuring 106 people in total.

06 Jan 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

To improve the situation, the State Government introduced Integrated Mother and Child Health Action Plan in 2013. The plan envisaged improvement in infrastructure, innovations in healthcare services

By Padroni Copparapu

06 Jan 2016 description
report Sphere India


Vehicular movement was normal in the state capital today. Telecom services have been fully restored and operational. Teams of rescuers from National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), were engaged in clearing the debris and looking for survivors trapped under heaps of rubble. Sensitization trainings on Joint Rapid Needs Assessment (JRNA) tools and KoboCollect Application conducted at Disaster Management Institute (DMI), Imphal on Manipur earthquake. Representation from State Government and IAG Manipur participated.

05 Jan 2016 description
report Sphere India

Situation Report

Meeting with Secretary Relief & Disaster Management Department, Govt of Manipur it was confirmed that 08 death and 106 causalities have been reported by concerned Deputy Commissioners, It was further appraise four most districts affected — Imphal (East), Imphal (West), Tamenglong and Senapati as on on 5th Jnauary, 2016 in terms of property damage reported.

Source: State Emergency Operating Centre (SEOC, Govt. of Manipur