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29 Oct 2014 description

Description of the disaster

Highly unfavorable weather conditions, heavy snow and sleet (freezing rain) hit Slovenia on Friday, 31 January 2014, and continued during the weekend of 1-2 February 2014. Many regions were affected but mostly the Notranjska region in the south–western part of the country. A state of emergency (red alarm) was proclaimed for the whole country on 2 February 2014. However, the scope of sleet devastation was beyond any anticipated estimations.

16 Sep 2014 description
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SLOVENIA: In the last few days heavy rains caused floods in parts of Slovenia. The most affected regions are Dolenjska, Pomurje, parts of Stajerska and Koroska. The situation is slowly stabilizing. More than 250 landslides occurred in the last days and the warning is still in place. According to media more than 1 100 buildings have been inundated. On 14 September, the Copernicus Emergency Management Service was activated.

16 Sep 2014 description
  • On 13-14 September heavy rain affected eastern and north-eastern Slovenia causing floods. In Murska Sobota (north-eastern Slovenia), approx. 92 mm of rain were observed on 14 September.

  • According to media more than 1 100 buildings have been inundated. Water level of Mura and Krka rivers is slowly decreasing.

  • On 14 September, the Copernicus Emergency Management Service was activated by the Slovenian Administration for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief.

13 Sep 2014 description

09/13/2014 18:37 GMT

LJUBLJANA, September 13, 2014 (AFP) - A 17-year-old woman was killed and a man was missing after floods caused by heavy rains swept away a vehicle in northeast Slovenia, authorities said Saturday.

The incident happened in Vransko, some 50 kilometres (30 miles) northeast of the capital Ljubljana, where flash floods eroded a road and swept away a van with two passengers inside, police said.

05 Sep 2014 description
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11 Aug 2014 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

Highly unfavorable weather conditions, heavy snow and sleet (freezing rain) hit Slovenia on Friday, 31 January 2014, and continued during the weekend of 1-2 February 2014. Many regions were affected but mostly the Notranjska region in the south–western part of the country. A state of emergency (red alarm) was proclaimed for the whole country on 2 February 2014. However, the scope of sleet devastation was beyond any anticipated estimations.

18 May 2014 description

17/05/2014 - The European Union is providing coordinated assistance through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism which has been activated upon the request of Serbia and Bosnia & Herzegovina due to the severe flooding in the two countries. In less than a day and a half following the request, a total of 14 EU Member States offered assistance.

Bulgaria, Germany, Slovenia, Austria, the Czech Republic, France, Croatia, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia are deploying rescue boats, high capacity pumps and operational teams to Serbia.

18 Feb 2014 description

SITUATION

• Heavy snow and freezing rain started affecting Slovenia on 31 January and continued over several days. As a result, extensive power outages were caused, which led the country to request international assistance, also through the Union Civil Protection Mechanism.

18 Feb 2014 description

Russian Serbian Humanitarian Center set up under the agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and that of the Republic of Serbia on cooperation in the area of emergency humanitarian response, prevention of and response to natural disasters and industrial accidents, has provided assistance to Slovenia. A cargo of relief goods – 5 power stations with the capacity of 120 kW was delivered to the city of Ljubljana by motor vehicles and then was passed on to Protection and Rescue Office of the Slovenian Defense Ministry.

12 Feb 2014 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster Due to highly unfavourable weather conditions, heavy snow and sleet (freezing rain) started hitting Slovenia on Friday, 31 January 2014, and continued during the weekend of 1-2 February 2014. Many regions have been affected but mostly the Notranjska region in the south–western part of the country.

State of emergency (red alarm) was proclaimed for the whole country on 2 February 2014. However, the scope of sleet devastation is beyond any anticipated estimations.

05 Feb 2014 description

Situation Update

  • BANGUI: On 27 January, the formation of a new Transitional Cabinet was announced. Clashes in the capital have been concentrated in Miskine, the 8th and 5th districts. There have been attacks on two Ministers’ homes. Looting is on the rise. A disarmament operation is underway in some areas.

03 Feb 2014 description

Situation

• In the last few days severe weather conditions (snow, low temperatures, rains, winds, high waves, storm surge) have hit several parts of Europe, causing damage, power outages and transportation problems.

02 Feb 2014 description

SITUATION

  • Snow and freezing rain affected Slovenia since 31 January causing extensive damage to the electricity and transportation networks in most regions of the country.

  • On 2 February, Slovenian authorities reported that around 80 000 client sites country-wide experienced power outages (approx. 10% of the population). Worst affected was the south-west region of Notranjska (Notranjsko-Kraska), where in the districts of Postojna and Pivka homes have been without electricity since 31 January.

30 Jan 2014 description

SITUATION

In the last few days severe weather conditions (heavy snowfalls, low temperatures, rainfall) have hit parts of central and eastern Europe, in particular Romania and Bulgaria, causing power outages and transportation problems.

28 Jan 2014 description

Natural disasters, including drought, earthquakes, floods, and wildfires, as well as ongoing complex emergencies and limited government capacity in the region, present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in Europe, the Middle East, and Central Asia (EMCA). Between FY 2004 and FY 2013, USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) and USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (USAID/FFP) provided assistance in response to a range of disasters, including floods, wildfires, winter emergencies, and complex crises.

17 Nov 2013 description

Key messages

• The European Commission has provided €20 million to help those affected by Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda): €10 million in humanitarian aid to support emergency relief operations and €10 million to assist with recovery and rehabilitation.

23 Oct 2013 description
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Support is being delivered to Bulgaria to help the national authorities cope with the influx of Syrian refugees. The assistance is provided by Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia and Austria, and is coordinated by the European Commission. It includes more than 2000 folding beds and mattresses, more than 4200 blankets and other items, such as bedding, towels, kitchen sets and cutlery.