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27 Nov 2016 description
report Redhum

Fuente: El Nuevo Diario

Con el propósito de ayudar a las familias damnificadas por los desastres producidos a causa de las lluvias que están afectando la zona norte del país, el embajador de la República de China (Taiwán), Valentino Tang, entregó este viernes a la Presidencia de la República Dominicana una donación de 100 mil dólares (4.6 millones de pesos).

24 Nov 2016 description

23 November 2016, LONDON – The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) welcomes a move by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) to add the threats posed by natural and human-induced hazards to its widely-respected country analyses.

The EIU is the world’s leading provider of country intelligence, with its timely, reliable and impartial research offering governments, institutions and businesses the evidence base that they need to set strategy and make critical decisions.

27 Oct 2016 description

Autoridades de la regional 6 de la Comisión Permanente de Contingencias (Copeco) en el departamento de Choluteca, junto a otras instituciones que conforman el Sistema Nacional de Gestión de Riesgos, Sinager, desde tempranas horas se desplazaron hacia la aldea de Monjarás, en el municipio de Marcovia, para realizar las Evaluaciones de Daños y Análisis de Necesidades (Edan), para brindar la mejor ayuda a más de 400 familias de cuatro barrios de esta comunidad, que salieron afectadas por las recientes lluvias asociadas a un sistema de baja presión.

19 Oct 2016 description

[JTWC] Summary: SUPER TYPHOON 25W (HAIMA), LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 301 NM EAST-NORTHEAST OF MANILA, PHILIPPINES, HAS TRACKED WESTWARD AT 14 KNOTS OVER THE PAST SIX HOURS. MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 190000Z IS 40 FEET. NEXT WARNINGS AT 190900Z, 191500Z, 192100Z AND 200300Z.

12 Oct 2016 description

Recurrent earthquakes, floods, typhoons, and volcanoes present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in the East Asia and the Pacific (EAP) region. Some countries also face civil unrest and associated humanitarian impacts, as well as limited government capacity to respond to disasters. Between FY 2007 and FY 2016, USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/ OFDA) and USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (USAID/ FFP) provided humanitarian assistance in response to a diverse range of natural and complex emergencies in the region.

11 Oct 2016 description

This update presents key internal displacement developments and policy updates

03 Oct 2016 description

CHINA

On 27 September, Typhoon Megi, made landfall in Taiwan Province of China killing four people and injuring over 160 people. Megi caused power outages which affected over 3 million houses – the worst disruption of electrical supply in Taiwan Province of China since Typhoon Soudelor in 2015 (which cut power to more than 4 million houses).

29 Sep 2016 description

China, Japan - Tropical Cyclone MEGI (GDACS, Local media)

  • Tropical Cyclone MEGI continued moving north-west over the provinces of Fujian and Jiangxi, weakening and dissipating on 28 September. 

  • Local media, as of 29 September early morning UTC, reported five people killed: four in Taiwan and another in Fujian province, mainland China. Meanwhile, 27 people are still missing after a landslide that occurred in Zhejiang province on 28 September.

29 Sep 2016 description

Typhoon Meranti damaged several areas in Taiwan. Taiwan Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation quickly provides humanitarian relief to those damaged area. The destruction that Typhoon Meranti brought to Penghu seems to have been more severe than originally anticipated. Tzu Chi volunteers were quick to offer aid to the island of Qimei and Wangan Township residents, ensuring they are looked after throughout their recovery efforts.

Once the sea has calmed, Tzu Chi volunteers from Penghu board a boat and head to offshore islands of Qimei and Wang-an Township.

28 Sep 2016 description

China, Japan - Tropical Cyclone MEGI UPDATE (GDACS, JTWC, CWB, JMA, CMA, Local media)

  • TC MEGI continued moving north-west over the Taiwan strait and made a second landfall over Huian county (Fujian province, China), as a Typhoon on 28 September early morning (UTC). On 28 September at 6.00 UTC its center was located over land close to Longyan city (Fujian) and it had max. sustained wind speed of 93km/h (Tropical Storm).

28 Sep 2016 description

Situation

  • TC MEGI continued moving north-west and made landfall over Hualien county (Taiwan) on 27 September early morning (UTC), as a Typhoon. On 27 September at 6.00 UTC its centre was located over eastern Taichung county (Taiwan) and it had max. sustained wind speed of 213 km/h (Typhoon).
  • Over the next 24 h it is forecast to continue moving north-west weakening. Its centre may move over Fujian province (China) on 27 September afternoon (UTC) possibly as a Typhoon. Heavy rain, strong winds and storm surge may affect the areas along its path.
28 Sep 2016 description

Beijing, China | AFP | Wednesday 9/28/2016 - 13:13 GMT |

Typhoon Megi smashed into the Chinese mainland Wednesday morning, killing one person, after leaving a trail of destruction and four people dead in Taiwan.

More than 500 people were hurt when the storm raked across the island, including eight Japanese tourists whose bus was blown over. One remains in a critical condition.

28 Sep 2016 description
  • TC MEGI continued moving north-west strengthening. On 27 September at 0.00 UTC its centre was located approx. 180 km south-east of Hualien county (Taiwan) and it had max. sustained wind speed of 185 km/h.

27 Sep 2016 description

[JTWC] Summary: TYPHOON 20W (MEGI), LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 152 NM SOUTHEAST OF TAIPEI, TAIWAN, HAS TRACKED NORTHWESTWARD AT 13 KNOTS OVER THE PAST SIX HOURS. MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 270000Z IS 36 FEET. NEXT WARNINGS AT 270900Z, 271500Z, 272100Z AND 280300Z.

27 Sep 2016 description

SITUATION

• TC MEGI continued moving north-west over the Philippine Sea, as a Typhoon. On 26 September at 6.00 UTC its centre was located approx. 540 km south-east of Taitung county (Taiwan) and it had max. sustained wind speed of 176 km/h (Typhoon).

• Over the next 24 h it is forecast to continue moving north-west, strengthening. It may move over Taitung and/or Hualien counties (Taiwan) on 27 September morning (UTC) as an intense Typhoon. Heavy rain, strong winds and storm surge may affect the areas along its path.

26 Sep 2016 description

[JTWC] Summary: TYPHOON 20W (MEGI), LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 343 NM SOUTH OF KADENA AB, HAS TRACKED WEST-NORTH-WESTWARD AT 09 KNOTS OVER THE PAST SIX HOURS. MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 260000Z IS 32 FEET. NEXT WARNINGS AT 260900Z, 261500Z, 262100Z AND 270300Z.

25 Sep 2016 description

[JTWC] Summary: TYPHOON 20W (MEGI), LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 486 NM SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF KADENA AB, HAS TRACKED WEST-NORTHWESTWARD AT 12 KNOTS OVER THE PAST SIX HOURS. MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 250000Z IS 30 FEET. NEXT WARNINGS AT 250900Z, 251500Z, 252100Z AND 260300Z.

20 Sep 2016 description

Map Information

Meranti typhoon, world’s strongest so far this year with a category 5 storm, hit the Taiwan Island on Wednesday the 14th of September 2016, threatening southern and eastern cities with strong winds, torrential rain and flooding. The authorities in Taiwan have received reports of floods and wind damages in Kaohsiung City.

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

20 Sep 2016 description

Map Information

Meranti typhoon, world’s strongest so far this year with a category 5 storm, hit the Taiwan Island on Wednesday the 14th of September 2016, threatening southern and eastern cities with strong winds, torrential rain and flooding. The authorities in Taiwan have received reports of floods and wind damages in Kaohsiung City.

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

20 Sep 2016 description

Map Information

Meranti typhoon, world’s strongest so far this year with a category 5 storm, hit the Taiwan Island on Wednesday the 14th of September 2016, threatening southern and eastern cities with strong winds, torrential rain and flooding. The authorities in Taiwan have received reports of floods and wind damages in Kaohsiung City.

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