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04 Sep 2015 description

NAN, 04 September 2015, (NNT) - Heavy rain continued to pour in the North and Northeast, increasing Mekong River water levels in Nong Khai and Nakhon Phanom provinces and flooding more than 200 homes in Nan province.

Nan officials distributed drinking water, medicine and leptospirosis vaccines to flood-affected locals in Chiang Klang district. The latest official reports on Thursday showed flood levels were as high 1m. Runoff also damaged more 1,000 rai of farmland.

01 Sep 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • At least 5,000 refugees and migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh found themselves stranded at sea in May, when the people smugglers and ship crews who had promised to take them to Malaysia abandoned them en masse in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea. An additional 1,000 people who were thought to be at sea in May and remain unaccounted for may have unofficially disembarked without the knowledge of authorities.

01 Sep 2015 description
report Jungle Aid

The village has approximately 110 people and they are the most displaced and most vulnerable group we support. Once again, we were reminded of how difficult it is for residents this widely scattered and displaced community to access basic requirements and towns. People have to walk for 2 days to reach Baan Bang Charoen to attend our medical clinic.

31 Aug 2015 description

YALA, 31 August 2015, (NNT) - Yala Provincial Administrative Office officials have visited locals affected by storm.

Muang Yala District Chief Preecha Chanakitkamjorn yesterday led a team of military, administrative officials, and village chiefs to visit Ta Sae Sub-district of Muang Yala District, which had been hard hit by a tropical storm earlier; where they distributed survival kits and offered various kinds of assistance to the affected locals. The storm wrecked 74 homes, several schools, hospitals and farmlands.

19 Aug 2015 description

-The Government of Myanmar has formed the Recovery Coordination Committee (RRC) on 10 August 2015 chaired by the Union Minister of the Ministry of Construction with 28-members.

  • As of 15 August, the National Natural Disaster Management Committee of Myanmar (NNDMC) reported that 110 people have died and 1,615,335 people were affected by the flood in 13 states and regions.

  • After providing support and assistance for 14 days the AHA Centre In-Country Coordination Team (ICCT) is set to demobilize.

18 Aug 2015 description
South East Asia and the Pacific - version 2
Technical Annex - version 2

The activities proposed hereafter are still subject to the adoption of the financing decision ECHO/WWD/ BUD/2015/01000

AMOUNT: EUR 19 000 000

0 . MAJOR CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE HIP

15 Aug 2015 description

Highlights

  • As of 14 August, the National Natural Disaster Management Committee of Myanmar (NNDMC) reported that 105 people have died and 1,368,867 people are affected by the flood in 13 states and regions.

  • Early recovery works have started in many places. Local authorities with the communities are working together in cleaning debris and repairing public facilities.

  • The ASEAN-Emergency Response and Assessment Team (ASEAN-ERAT) are stationed in Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw.

13 Aug 2015 description

Highlights

  • Myanmar’s Relief and Resettlement Department (RRD) reported that 103 people have died and 1,152,490 people are affected by the flood in 13 states and regions.

  • Ngawun River’s water level is still above the danger level. People living along the river are still at risk.

  • Rainfall is still expected to happen in the next two days in northern Myanmar. This may cause the increase of the water level in the dams and major river systems.

12 Aug 2015 description

1. HIGHLIGHTS

  • As of 11 August, Myanmar’s Relief and Resettlement Department (RRD) reported that 103 people have died and more than 1,152,490 people are affected by the flood in 12 states and regions in Myanmar.

07 Aug 2015 description

Crisis Overview

  • One million Rohingya in Myanmar and between 300,000 and 500,000 Rohingya in Bangladesh are facing protracted crisis and dire living conditions, with restrictions on basic freedoms, access to healthcare and food assistance.

  • Rohingya make up the vast majority of the more than 150,000 people who have fled across the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea over the past three years, according to UNHCR estimates.

06 Aug 2015 description
  1. HIGHLIGHTS
  • As of 4 August, Myanmar’s Relief and Resettlement Department (RRD) reported 46 deaths and approximately 217,000 people affected by the flood in Sagaing and Magway Regions, and Kachin, Chin, Kayin, Rakhine and Shan States.

  • On 4 August, the Government of Myanmar has welcomed international assistance.

  • Water level has receded in several affected areas, but leaving risks to downstream where major river systems flow.

27 Jul 2015 description

MYANMAR

Heavy seasonal rainfall on 14-19 Jul caused flooding in Sagaing Region.
On 23 Jul, the Government's Relief and Resettlement Department (RRD) reported that some 70,000 people were affected by the floods in 11 townships, with nine fatalities and over 12,000 houses damaged.

20 Jul 2015 description

INDONESIA

Drought and extreme cold weather since early Jul in remote and inland Papua Province, particularly Lani Jaya and Puncak Jaya Districts, has created acute food insecurity. Eleven people died, including seven children and 20,160 households are reportedly affected.

Local government is providing assistance, including 28 tonnes of food.1

Following days of heavy rain, there was flooding in Aceh Jaya District of Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam Province on 15 Jul. Over 7,900 houses were inundated and 25,750 people affected, including almost 2,300 displaced.

08 Jul 2015 description
report Government of Japan
  1. On June 19, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency grant aid totaling 3.5 million US dollars (about 432 million yen) via international organizations in response to stranded persons in the Indian Ocean. On June 20, this was announced by Minister for Foreign Affairs Fumio Kishida in his keynote speech at the High-Level Seminar on Peacebuilding, National Reconciliation and Democratization in Asia.

30 Jun 2015 description

hailand - The Government of Japan is committing USD 2.5 million to IOM in Thailand in response to IOM’s USD 26 million appeal to assist those affected by the migrant crisis in the Andaman Sea.

Japanese funding will provide for temporary shelter and non-food items (NFIs) such as blankets, clothes and hygiene kits, health and nutritional support and psychosocial support to stranded migrant men, women and children in Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand.

20 Jun 2015 description

Tokyo, Japan | AFP | Saturday 6/20/2015 - 04:22 GMT

Japan on Saturday offered a $3.5 million to help the Rohingya boat people who have fled Myanmar where they faced severe discrimination.

Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said Japan remained committed to helping national reconciliation efforts on various fronts in Asia, including between Myanmar's government and "ethnic minority groups".

19 Jun 2015 description
report Caritas

Cáritas. 19 de junio de 2015.- Con motivo de la celebración mañana, 20 de junio, del Día Mundial del Refugiado, Cáritas Española suma su voz a la de Cáritas Europa para recordar que “lo que los refugiados necesitan con mayor urgencia es solidaridad”.

Falta de voluntad de la UE

Asimismo, señalamos que “la falta de voluntad de los responsables europeos para escuchar y ver el sufrimiento de los migrantes y refugiados que llegan a nuestras fronteras, supone matar el sueño de una Unión Europea líder en derechos humanos y la solidaridad”.