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17 Jan 2017 description

POPULATION MOVEMENTS

Mosul: Displacement from Mosul and surrounding areas continues to increase with some 17,0001 persons displaced since 22 December, including 4,000 IDPs since 1 January 2017, most of them from Mosul city. Approximately 87% of displaced families are sheltered in camps or emergency sites (108,000 persons) in Ninewa Governorate while others are accommodated in private settings, often with relatives.

SITUATION UPDATE

17 Jan 2017 description
report Redhum

Fuente: El Diario Noticias

La Dirección de Prevención de Riesgos y Emergencias (Dipre) del Municipio de El Alto activó su plan de contingencia ante la temporada de lluvias.

De acuerdo con información oficial, el plan consiste en monitorear las 24 horas los sitios calificados como vulnerables, además de brindar una atención rápida y oportuna ante los diferentes desastres que pudieran presentarse.

17 Jan 2017 description

Severe drought, rising prices, continued access limitations, and dry forecasts suggest Famine is possible in 2017

Summary

17 Jan 2017 description

Mogadishu, 17 January, 2017 —The humanitarian community in Somalia is seeking US$864 million to reach 3.9 million people with urgent life-saving humanitarian assistance. The Humanitarian Response Plan for Somalia for 2017 plan was launched today in Mogadishu with calls to the international community for timely support to help bolster humanitarian operations and meet urgent humanitarian needs. “The humanitarian situation remains grim for millions of Somalis.

17 Jan 2017 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

THE CRISIS

The 2017 Darfur Programme (DP) Appeal marks the 14th anniversary of the joint Caritas Internationalis (CI) and ACT Alliance (ACT) collaboration which commenced in 2004. NCA provides the legal basis for the operation in Darfur as well as taking the lead responsibility for management, procurement and financial management on behalf of the two networks. The operational entity has to be referred to in its totality as the NCA DP.

17 Jan 2017 description

UN-Habitat’s projects in South Sudan show that infrastructure and participatory planning provide a preventative – rather than curative – approach to long-term conflict resolution and peace building.

Juba, 16 January 2017 – The United Nations programme responsible for human settlements (UN-Habitat) has delivered flood protection measures, water and sanitation and livelihood materials, worth $2.4 million, to 200,000 internally-displaced persons (IDPs), returnees and host communities in South Sudan.

17 Jan 2017 description
report Viet Nam News

ĐỒNG THÁP – The Đồng Tháp Province People’s Committee has approved a project to control flooding and regulate freshwater in Đồng Tháp Mười (Plain of Reeds).

The work, to cost VNĐ664billion (US$30 million), will be funded by official development assistance, public money and private investors.

It will be undertaken in the districts of Hồng Ngự, Tam Nông and Thanh Bình and Hồng Ngự Town, and completed by 2022.

It will mitigate the impacts of climate change and natural mishaps, safeguarding local livelihoods.

17 Jan 2017 description

PRACHUAPKIRIKAN, 16 January 2017 (NNT) – Soldiers have devoted their resources to repairing homes affected by flooding in Prachuapkirikan province.

Engineers from the 16th Military Circle have descended on a home in Prachuapkirikan province to repair damages caused by flooding over the past month. The soldiers have also passed out necessity items and medicine to flood victims while saying they believe they can complete their repair work in 3 days.

17 Jan 2017 description

Those who have surfed Lakey Peak in Sumbawa will likely recall coming through the Bima City Airport.

On the 21st and 22nd of December, flash floods devastated the city of Bima; where SurfAid’s office is located, and near to SurfAid’s Mother and Child Health Program in the sub-district of Parado.

With up to two meters of flooding in some sub-districts, 66% of Bima city was affected, impacting 105,754 people.

17 Jan 2017 description
report CARE

Aid organisation CARE International today issued a new report highlighting the top ten most underreported humanitarian crises of 2016.

The report, Suffering in Silence, features food crises in Eritrea, Madagascar, North Korea and Papua New Guinea; conflicts in Burundi, Lake Chad Basin, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic, Sudan and last year’s monsoon floods in Bangladesh.

17 Jan 2017 description

Flambées de maladies, arrivée massive de réfugiés sud-soudanais et de Congolais fuyant les massacres du Nord-Kivu, inondations, attaques contre les humanitaires: ces faits ne représentent que la partie visible de la crise humanitaire qui sévit dans le nord-est du pays depuis des années.

16 Jan 2017 description

By Ana-Liza S. Macatangay

NAGA CITY, Jan. 15 (PIA)—“I am thankful to all of you for the big help you have extended to us. Our house was totally destroyed and our things were all soaked in water. Now, we can put something to shelter us.”

These were the simple words of Margie San Juan, a mother of 5 from Zone 2, Minalabac town whose house was demolished by typhoon “Nina” (international name: Nock-ten) before 2016 ended.

16 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

520,000 # of children affected out of
2,000,000 # of people affected

600,000 # hectares of damaged crops
1,750,000 # people with lost incomes

52 (18 most affected) # provinces affected out of 64

Government-One UN Joint Emergency Response Plan 2016
US$48.5 million

UNICEF funds received:
US$4 million

Highlights

16 Jan 2017 description
report Government of Peru

El pronóstico de precipitaciones para el trimestre de enero – febrero – marzo 2017, señala acumulados trimestrales sobre lo normal en sectores como la sierra central, sierra sur oriental (Cusco y norte de Puno) y la selva norte (San Martín y Loreto). En la vertiente sur occidental se esperan condiciones normales, con probables deficiencias localizadas en las regiones de Moquegua y Tacna.

16 Jan 2017 description
report Government of Peru

I. HECHOS:

El 15 de enero de 2017 a las 15:00 horas se produjo un huayco, a consecuencia de las intensas precipitaciones pluviales que produjeron la activación de quebradas afectando viviendas y vías de comunicación en la red vial departamental LM -116 – San Pedro de Castas, distrito de Santa Eulalia, provincia de Huarochirí.

A las 18:00 horas se activó otra quebrada que produjo un huaico en la Red Vial Nacional PE-22,
Tramo Chaclacayo – Matucana, Sector Huayaringa Km 42, en el distrito de Ricardo Palma, en la provincia de Huarochirí.

16 Jan 2017 description
report Government of Peru

I. HECHOS:

El 14 de enero de 2017 en horas de la noche, a consecuencia de las intensas precipitaciones pluviales que se han registrado en la zona, se produjo una inundación que afectó viviendas en los distritos de Alto Selva Alegre, Cayma y Cerro Colorado.

16 Jan 2017 description
report Government of Peru

I. HECHOS:

El 13 de enero de 2017 en horas de la tarde, a consecuencia de las intensas precipitaciones pluviales que se vienen presentando en la zona, se produjo el incremento del caudal de los afluentes (Río Shanusi y Paranapura) del río Huallaga y su posterior desborde afectando viviendas y áreas de cultivo en distritos de Provincia de Alto Amazonas.

16 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

  • In December 2016, UNICEF has deployed 60 water trucks in Oromia Region to benefit an estimated 120,000 people with access to safe water.
    UNICEF has also dispatched US$650,000 worth of household and community-level water treatment chemicals to different regions; and supported the rehabilitation and maintenance of sustainable water supply systems, which together benefitted around 700,000 people.

16 Jan 2017 description

El pronóstico de lluvias de este fin de semana complicó aún más la situación del noroeste de la provincia de Buenos Aires, afectado por temporales y por el desborde del río V, que dejó a localidades como Piedritas y Santa Regina aisladas por anegamientos.

“Estamos recibiendo agua de lluvia, más el agua de las napas, y ahora el agua del desborde del río V, todo está más complicado de lo que ya estaba”, dijo a Télam el coordinador de Defensa Civil de General Villegas, Pablo del Vecchio.

16 Jan 2017 description

El Gobierno nacional reforzó el operativo de emergencia para asistir a las poblaciones de Santa Fe afectadas por intensas lluvias, al tiempo que mantiene la logística de apoyo a otras provincias que continúan sufriendo las consecuencias de las inclemencias climáticas.

Se indicó que los ministerios de Defensa y de Seguridad dispusieron el despliegue de efectivos y el traslado de equipos a Santa Fe para colaborar con las tareas de evacuación y asistencia a la población, a raíz de los desbordes de arroyos y anegamientos por las intensas lluvias registradas en las últimas horas.