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19 Jul 2016 description

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Bright ideas, local solutions

As humanitarians explore new technologies and innovation, how do they make sure these developments empower the people who need them most? A pilot project in two informal settlements in Kenya and South Africa offers some answers.

Phones, drones and beyond

14 Jul 2016 description

NO AFFECTED AREAS OR DAMAGE DETECTED

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The Typhoon NEPARTAK-16 has reached its peak intensity as a Category 5 equivalent tropical cyclone, and is expected to have a high humanitarian impact based on the storm strength and the potential affected population. It made landfall near Taimali (Taitung county), on 7 July at around 22.00 UTC.

The present map shows basic topographic features derived from public datasets, refined by means of visual interpretation of pre-event imagery.

14 Jul 2016 description

NO AFFECTED AREAS OR DAMAGE DETECTED

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The Typhoon NEPARTAK-16 has reached its peak intensity as a Category 5 equivalent tropical cyclone, and is expected to have a high humanitarian impact based on the storm strength and the potential affected population. It made landfall near Taimali (Taitung county), on 7 July at around 22.00 UTC.

14 Jul 2016 description

"When the typhoon hit, I knew the damage would be huge. I've never seen a storm like it," said Jing Luen.

Jing, a volunteer with the Taiwan Red Cross Organisation (TRCO), spent Thursday night with fellow volunteers in Taitung, waiting for the typhoon.

Meteorologists had described super Typhoon Nepartak as a “near-perfect” storm as they watched it form over the Pacific.

People in Taitung, located on the east coast of Taiwan, knew that it was heading straight for them.

12 Jul 2016 description
report Taiwan Red Cross

Category five typhoon Nepartak made landfall in Taiwan on July 8 in the eastern city of Taitung, tearing roofs off buildings, flipping cars and bringing dumping rain across the island. Taiwan Red Cross (TRC) swiftly responded to the typhoon, while the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) also published the news of Taiwan Red Cross’s response through the IFRC website.

12 Jul 2016 description

NO AFFECTED AREAS OR DAMAGE DETECTED

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The Typhoon NEPARTAK-16 has reached its peak intensity as a Category 5 equivalent tropical cyclone, and is expected to have a high humanitarian impact based on the storm strength and the potential affected population. It made landfall near Taimali (Taitung county), on 7 July at around 22.00 UTC.

The present map shows basic topographic features derived from public datasets, refined by means of visual interpretation of pre-event imagery.

12 Jul 2016 description

Map Information

The Typhoon NEPARTAK-16 has reached its peak intensity as a Category 5 equivalent tropical cyclone, and is expected to have a high humanitarian impact based on the storm strength and the potential affected population. It made landfall near Taimali (Taitung county), on 7 July at around 22.00 UTC.

The present map shows basic topographic features derived from public datasets, refined by means of visual interpretation of pre-event imagery.

12 Jul 2016 description
  • TC NEPARTAK-16 made landfall near Shishi city (Fujian, China) on 9 July early morning (UTC), as a Tropical Storm. It continued moving North-West over the provinces of Fujian and Jiangxi, weakening. Heavy rains affected the areas along its path, causing floods.

12 Jul 2016 description

TC NEPARTAK
• TC NEPARTAK made landfall along the coast of Fujian (China) on 9 July, as a Tropical Storm. Then it moved inland weakening. Heavy rains affected the areas along its path, causing floods.
• In Fujian and Jiangxi provinces (China): nine people died, at least 18 went missing, over 213 000 evacuated and over 11 400 houses damaged.
• In Taiwan: three people died and at least 300 were injured.

11 Jul 2016 description

NO AFFECTED AREAS OR DAMAGE DETECTED

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The Typhoon NEPARTAK-16 has reached its peak intensity as a Category 5 equivalent tropical cyclone, and is expected to have a high humanitarian impact based on the storm strength and the potential affected population. It made landfall near Taimali (Taitung county), on 7 July at around 22.00 UTC.

11 Jul 2016 description

NO AFFECTED AREAS OR DAMAGE DETECTED

Map Information

The Typhoon NEPARTAK-16 has reached its peak intensity as a Category 5 equivalent tropical cyclone, and is expected to have a high humanitarian impact based on the storm strength and the potential affected population. It made landfall near Taimali (Taitung county), on 7 July at around 22.00 UTC.

11 Jul 2016 description

NO AFFECTED AREAS OR DAMAGE DETECTED

Map Information

The Typhoon NEPARTAK-16 has reached its peak intensity as a Category 5 equivalent tropical cyclone, and is expected to have a high humanitarian impact based on the storm strength and the potential affected population. It made landfall near Taimali (Taitung county), on 7 July at around 22.00 UTC.

11 Jul 2016 description

NO AFFECTED AREAS OR DAMAGE DETECTED

Map Information

The Typhoon NEPARTAK-16 has reached its peak intensity as a Category 5 equivalent tropical cyclone, and is expected to have a high humanitarian impact based on the storm strength and the potential affected population. It made landfall near Taimali (Taitung county), on 7 July at around 22.00 UTC.

11 Jul 2016 description

Map Information

The Typhoon NEPARTAK-16 has reached its peak intensity as a Category 5 equivalent tropical cyclone, and is expected to have a high humanitarian impact based on the storm strength and the potential affected population. It made landfall near Taimali (Taitung county), on 7 July at around 22.00 UTC.

11 Jul 2016 description

Map Information

The Typhoon NEPARTAK-16 has reached its peak intensity as a Category 5 equivalent tropical cyclone, and is expected to have a high humanitarian impact based on the storm strength and the potential affected population. It made landfall near Taimali (Taitung county), on 7 July at around 22.00 UTC.

11 Jul 2016 description

NO AFFECTED AREAS OR DAMAGE DETECTED

Map Information

The Typhoon NEPARTAK-16 has reached its peak intensity as a Category 5 equivalent tropical cyclone, and is expected to have a high humanitarian impact based on the storm strength and the potential affected population. It made landfall near Taimali (Taitung county), on 7 July at around 22.00 UTC.

11 Jul 2016 description

NO AFFECTED AREAS OR DAMAGE DETECTED

Map Information

The Typhoon NEPARTAK-16 has reached its peak intensity as a Category 5 equivalent tropical cyclone, and is expected to have a high humanitarian impact based on the storm strength and the potential affected population. It made landfall near Taimali (Taitung county), on 7 July at around 22.00 UTC.

11 Jul 2016 description

Map Information

The Typhoon NEPARTAK-16 has reached its peak intensity as a Category 5 equivalent tropical cyclone, and is expected to have a high humanitarian impact based on the storm strength and the potential affected population. It made landfall near Taimali (Taitung county), on 7 July at around 22.00 UTC.

The present map shows basic topographic features derived from public datasets, refined by means of visual interpretation of pre-event imagery.

11 Jul 2016 description

Map Information

The Typhoon NEPARTAK-16 has reached its peak intensity as a Category 5 equivalent tropical cyclone, and is expected to have a high humanitarian impact based on the storm strength and the potential affected population. It made landfall near Taimali (Taitung county), on 7 July at around 22.00 UTC.

The present map shows basic topographic features derived from public datasets, refined by means of visual interpretation of pre-event imagery.

11 Jul 2016 description

Beijing, China | AFP | Monday 7/11/2016 - 05:26 GMT

A tropical storm in China left six people dead and at least eight more missing, reports said, after it lashed Taiwan with typhoon-grade winds and rain.

Super Typhoon Nepartak brought chaos to Taiwan Friday, forcing more than 15,000 people to flee their homes as part of the island saw its strongest winds in over a century.