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22 Mar 2017 description

Las tendencias extremas e inusitadas continúan en 2017

El año 2016 hizo historia con una temperatura máxima mundial sin precedentes, un nivel excepcionalmente bajo de los hielos marinos y un aumento ininterrumpido del nivel del mar y del calor oceánico, de acuerdo con la Organización Meteorológica Mundial (OMM). Las condiciones meteorológicas y climáticas extremas no han cesado en 2017.

22 Mar 2017 description

Overview

Overall, a total of 100,800 conflict and natural disaster affected individuals, returnees and refugees were provided with life-saving humanitarian assistance, including cash, emergency shelter and non-food items, food rations, WASH, health and winterisation support, by 24 international humanitarian partners between 1 February to 16 March.

21 Mar 2017 description

Climate breaks multiple records in 2016, with global impacts

Extreme and unusual trends continue in 2017

The year 2016 made history, with a record global temperature, exceptionally low sea ice, and unabated sea level rise and ocean heat, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Extreme weather and climate conditions have continued into 2017.

21 Mar 2017 description

Situation Overview

During 2017, the government has taken key policy decisions regarding registering the undocumented Afghans and institutionalizing measures to support Afghan refugees, IOM Pakistan is supporting the government through participation in the Provincial Taskforce on Documenting the Unregistered Afghan Nationals.

20 Mar 2017 description

Countrywide Conflict Displacement

The total number of individuals displaced by conflict in 2016 stands at 654,143, as joint assessment teams finalise assessments of those displaced last year. In 2017 so far, 38,110 individuals have been verified as displaced, with 57 per cent of those displaced being children under the age of 18.

19 Mar 2017 description
report Xinhua

BEIJING, March 14 (Xinhua) -- Natural disasters affected 1.15 million people in China in February, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said Tuesday.

Natural disasters led to economic losses worth 480 million yuan (69.4 million U.S. dollars) and over 100 people were relocated, the ministry said.

In February natural disasters included freezing weather, snowstorms and drought, as well as earthquakes, landslides, and forest fires.

Over 2,000 houses were damaged and 76,300 hectares of crops affected.

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19 Mar 2017 description
report Xinhua

XINING, March 15 (Xinhua) -- Persistent snow is disrupting the lives of more than 2,200 farmers and nomads in northwest China's Qinghai Province, blocking traffic and starving livestock, local authorities said Wednesday.

Eight townships in three counties, including Xunhua county, have been worst hit by the snow lingering in the region since Friday, according to the provincial civil affairs department.

17 Mar 2017 description

FEATURE

Iraq

AFFECTED AREAS Mosul district, Salahuddin governorate

CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT Conflict

FIGURES About 43,000 new displacements between January and 5 March

CONTEXT

16 Mar 2017 description
report Government of Peru

I. HECHOS:

Durante el presente periodo se vienen registrando heladas meteorológicas (temperaturas iguales o inferiores a 0° C) en gran parte de las zonas alto andinas y altiplánicas que se encuentran por encima de los 3,500 msnm. Esta situación viene afectando de manera significativa la vida y salud de las personas así como a sus bienes consignados (ganadería y agricultura).

16 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

  • 33 affected provinces
  • 8,209 affected families reported
  • 553 houses completely destroyed
  • 2,282 houses severely damaged
  • 501 houses partially damaged
  • 202 individual deaths
  • 127 individuals injured
  • 3,439 affected families verified
  • following assessments 1,998 families assisted by IOM

Situation Overview

13 Mar 2017 description
report UN Population Fund

DORNOD/KHENTII, Mongolia – Mongolia was struck by harsh conditions this winter, raising risks for pastoral and nomadic communities. An estimated 165,000 people were affected, according to the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Mongolia. The situation has caused particular concern for women and girls, who are experiencing limited access to sexual and reproductive health supplies and care and increased vulnerability to gender-based violence.

13 Mar 2017 description

Countrywide Conflict Displacement

The total number of individuals displaced by conflict in 2016 has risen again slightly from last week to 653,294 as joint teams finalise assessments of those displaced last year.

In 2017 so far, 26,089 individuals have been verified as displaced, with 21 provinces recording some level of forced displacement. The provinces of highest displacement so far are Nangarhar, Kandahar, Faryab, Hilmand and Zabul.

12 Mar 2017 description

La época fría que inició en noviembre de 2016 aún no ha finalizado por lo tanto instituciones que forman parte del Sistema de la Coordinadora Nacional para la Reducción de Desastres –CONRED-, mantienen los procedimientos de atención de personas en albergues habilitados, centros que han recibido a 11 mil 620 personas.

10 Mar 2017 description
report Cruz Roja Mexicana

Con el objetivo de apoyar a pobladores afectados por la temporada invernal en la Sierra Tarahumara, Cruz Roja Mexicana entregó más de 26 toneladas de ayuda comunitaria que beneficiará a más de mil personas del Municipio de Bocoyna, en el estado de Chihuahua.

El programa invernal lleva 18 años como parte del trabajo humanitario que realiza la institución, porque su labor es estar cerca de la gente que más lo necesita.

07 Mar 2017 description

La época fría que inició en noviembre de 2016 aún no ha finalizado por lo tanto instituciones que forman parte del Sistema de la Coordinadora Nacional para la Reducción de Desastres –CONRED-, mantienen los procedimientos de atención de personas en albergues habilitados, centros que han recibido a 11 mil 620 personas.

06 Mar 2017 description

Countrywide Conflict Displacement

The total number of individuals displaced by conflict in 2016 has risen slightly from last week to 652,594 as joint teams finalise assessments of those displaced last year.
In 2017 so far, 22,602 individuals have been verified as displaced, with 20 provinces recording some level of forced displacement. 36 per cent are located in hard to access areas.

03 Mar 2017 description

La Coordinación Nacional de Protección Civil emitió una Declaratoria de Emergencia para los municipios del estado de Zacatecas, por la presencia de helada severa ocurrida del 21 al 23 de febrero de 2017.

La Coordinación Nacional de Protección Civil de la Secretaría de Gobernación emitió hoy una Declaratoria de Emergencia para los municipios de Fresnillo, Chalchihuites y General Pánfilo Natera del estado de Zacatecas, por la presencia de helada severa ocurrida del 21 al 23 de febrero de 2017.