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28 Jan 2015 description

By David Tereshchuk*

January 27, 2015—Severe weather continues to take a tough toll on life in the Philippines. Even Pope Francis’ January visit there had to be curtailed in the Tacloban area, as Tropical Storm Mekkhal, with torrential rains and winds of up to 80 miles an hour, approached. The pope was there to visit survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan, which decimated the area in 2013.

28 Jan 2015 description
report ShelterBox

Since late December, ShelterBox response volunteers have been in Malaysia helping provide shelter for people who have lost their homes after some of the worst flooding seen in at least 50 years.

In the eastern state of Pahang, where more than 130,000 people had been evacuated, a team made up of volunteers Torstein Nielsen (NOR) and Ben Julian (UK) found that the effects of the flooding have reached further than the waters themselves.

28 Jan 2015 description

Indonesia-Severe Weather

• Flash floods in West Sumatra (Sumatera Barat) over 23-25 Jan,

• One casualty, 21 affected villages, 2600 damaged houses, 7836 displaced people.

27 Jan 2015 description
report Plan

Posted by Alex Jacobs, Plan International Director of Programme Quality

How can aid agencies be more accountable to people? Alex Jacobs, Director of Programme Quality at Plan International, shares lessons from Typhoon Haiyan.

27 Jan 2015 description

Snapshot 21-27 January

Nigeria: Boko Haram attacks continue, with Borno state capital Maiduguri and nearby military bases targeted on 25 January. Security forces pushed BH back from Maiduguri, but further attacks are expected. BH also raided villages in Michika local government area, Adamawa state. There are reports that BH has forbidden the use of vehicles in areas under its control.

27 Jan 2015 description
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TRANSFORMATIVE CHANGE & SUSTAINABLE AND INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT
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INCLUSIVE AND EFFECTIVE GOVERNANCE
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BUILDING RESILIENCE
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INNOVATING FOR RESULTS & SCALING UP INNOVATION
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MOVING FORWARD

Summary

The report covers results achieved in 36 countries and territories in the Asia and Pacific region. It illustrates UNDP’s support to poverty reduction and conservation of natural resources, strengthening democratic governance, building resilience and responding to crisis.

 UNDP assisted people in strengthening livelihoods and empowering themselves.

26 Jan 2015 description
report REACH Initiative

In the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, REACH assessments of damage to water and sanitation infrastructure informed emergency response and early recovery planning, including the rehabilitation of water systems and latrines in the most affected areas. More than one year on, the focus has shifted from emergency interventions to sustainable development, and there is a critical opportunity to address long-term sanitation challenges such as open defecation, which remains a major problem in the Philippines.

26 Jan 2015 description
  1. NATURE OF EMERGENCY:

Torrential rainfalls have resulted in severe floods and landslides, causing displacement and damage to houses, livelihoods and assets in 22 administrative districts out of 25 districts in Sri Lanka.

26 Jan 2015 description

MALAYSIA

Between mid-Dec and mid-Jan, heavy seasonal rains and strong winds affected large parts of Malaysia causing severe and extensive flooding in Terengganu, Pahang, and Kelantan. In addition to the three most affected states, four other states in Peninsular Malaysia (Perak, Johor,
Selangor and Perlis States) and one state in East Malaysia (Sabah) also experienced floods due to the heavy rainfalls.

26 Jan 2015 description

Diego Puente Vallejo 25 de January de 2015 21:33

26 Jan 2015 description

PRENSA G.A.D.P. 16/01/2015.- En acto especial desarrollado en el municipio de Gonzalo Moreno el Presidente de Estado Evo Morales acompañado por el Gobernador del Departamento Pando Ing.

26 Jan 2015 description

PHILIPPINES

Storm

Storm Mekkhala affected Region V, VII and VIII. The government has evacuated 114,591 people as pre-emptive measures. As of now, only 420 people are still served inside evacuation centre.
The incident also claimed for 2 deaths.

THAILAND

Drought

Nong Ruea District in Khon Kaen Province experienced drought. The government supplied clean water to help 500 families in the area.

MALAYSIA

Flood

25 Jan 2015 description
report Redhum

Perú, 24 de Enero 2015
Fuente: ANDINA - PE

Cerca de 800 hectáreas de tierras dedicadas al cultivo de arroz han sido perjudicadas por el desborde del río Huallaga en el distrito de San Hilarión, en la provincia de Picota, región San Martín, se informó hoy.

Gerardo Guevara Bello, alcalde de San Hilarión, dijo a la Agencia Andina que viene haciendo un cálculo sobre las pérdidas económicas que ha sufrido este distrito a causa del desborde que ha generado las intensas lluvias en la zona.

25 Jan 2015 description
report Government of Peru

INDECI proporciona asistencia técnica para atención de emergência.

NOTA DE PRENSA N° 047 2015-INDECI-OGCS

El reciente desborde del río Huallaga afectó el distrito de Yurimaguas en la provincia de Alto Amazonas y el distrito de Barranca en la provincia de Daten del Marañón en la región Loreto dejando como consecuencia 468 personas afectadas y 168 viviendas afectadas según la evaluación de daños proporcionada al INDECI por las autoridades locales de Defensa Civil.

25 Jan 2015 description
report Government of Peru

Jefe del INDECI llevó hasta la zona para coordinar acciones de respuesta y rehabilitación.

NOTA DE PRENSA N° 046 2015-INDECI-OGCS

Las autoridades regionales y locales de Defensa Civil con la asistencia técnica del Instituto Nacional de Defensa Civil – INDECI entregaron ayuda humanitaria para atender las necesidades básicas de la población damnificada y afectada por las inundaciones en diversas localidades de la región San Martín.

24 Jan 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Afghanistan HCT—comprising UN, international organization, and nongovernmental organization (NGO) representatives—releases Humanitarian Needs Overview (HNO) and Strategic Response Plan (SRP) for 2015

  • USAID supports winter preparedness and response activities

  • USAID/FFP provides 26,100 metric tons (MT) of emergency food assistance

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

23 Jan 2015 description

Sucre, 23 ene (ABI).- El presidente de la Asociación de Gobiernos Autónomos Municipales de Chuquisaca, Braulio Yucra, informó el viernes que unas 7.000 familias de 13 municipios de este departamento fueron afectadas por los fenómenos climáticos.

"Hasta el último reporte tenemos más de 13 municipios, alrededor de 200 comunidades y cerca de 7.000 familias que fueron afectadas por las precipitaciones pluviales en el departamento de Chuquisaca. De estas emergencias la Gobernación atendió a cinco municipios", señaló.