Drought

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24 Nov 2014 description

General Overview

Natural disaster reports were regularly recorded in the ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADInet) www.adinet.ahacentre.org

Only significant disasters that satisfy the following criteria will be recorded in ADInet:

23 Nov 2014 description
report Reuters - AlertNet

BAMAKO, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Suspected Islamist fighters kidnapped 10 children and killed two others who tried to escape near two towns in Mali on Saturday, capping a week of violence in the West African country's desert north, a senior Malian military official said.

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23 Nov 2014 description

Niamey, Niger | AFP | samedi 22/11/2014 - 17:52 GMT

Le président du Niger, Mahamadou Issoufou, dont les forces de sécurité ont été frappées à plusieurs reprises ces dernières semaines par des groupes jihadistes venus du Mali, a demandé samedi "un mandat plus offensif" pour la force onusienne dans ce pays voisin.

22 Nov 2014 description

Baja Verapaz (Guatemala), 21 nov (AGN).- El jefe de Estado de Guatemala, Otto Pérez Molina, advirtió hoy que de no aprobase la emisión de Bonos del Tesoro por 4.000 millones de quetzales (519,48 millones de dólares) se pondría en riesgo la asistencia alimentaria para las 300.000 familias afectadas por la sequía de este año en el país.

22 Nov 2014 description

Slow start to seasonal rainfall continues in Angola and Zambia, dryness remains in Somalia, Kenya, and Tanzania

  1. Low and poorly distributed seasonal Deyr rains have led to growing moisture deficits and deteriorating ground conditions throughout several local areas of southern Somalia, eastern Kenya, and coastal Tanzania. The persistence of below-average rainfall in November is likely to reduce crop growth and limit the regeneration of pasture.

22 Nov 2014 description
report Kenya Red Cross

Following the conflict attack that broke out among the Pokot and Tukana communities in Kapedo two weeks ago, tension is still high in most areas.

In response to the situation, 48 metric tons of food was procured targeting 58,369 Households (HHs), of which 46, 513HHs of East Pokot and 11,856 at Turkana East. The targeted communities were as a result of the recent attacks, which have been worsened due to the looming drought in area.