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Southwest monsoon withdrawal likely in next three days

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Times of India

TNN | Sep 21, 2014, 07.05 AM IST

PUNE: Conditions have become favourable for withdrawal of southwest monsoon from some parts of northwest India during the next two to three days, a report by India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said. The met department had earlier forecast a delayed withdrawal, which usually starts from northwest India in the first week of September and is completed by September 15.

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J&K floods toll stands at 277

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Times of India

M Saleem Pandit,TNN | Sep 20, 2014, 01.55 AM IST

SRINAGAR: The Jammu & Kashmir police on Friday said they have retrieved 77 bodies from flood-hit areas of the Kashmir valley so far. IGP Abdul Gani Mir told reporters that with this, the official death toll in the floods stood at 277. Giving the list of those dead, the IGP said 39 bodies were recovered from Srinagar alone, with the rest adding up from Anantnag, Kulgam, Shopian, Awantipora, Bandipora, Kupwara, Budgam, and Ganderbal.

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MDRRMC Update SitRep No.6 re Effects of Tropical Storm MARIO (Fung-Wong)

Tropical Storm "MARIO" maintained its strength and continues to move closer to southern Taiwan with the following data:

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Vanuatu + 10 others
The Pacific - Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 19 2014)

Normal to below normal rainfall is evident in many Pacific Island countries with the signs of El Niño development, while measles and chikungunya outbreaks are reported in the region.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Pakistan: Daily Emergency and Response Situational Information Report, 19 September 2014

Update includes the following:

Sindh Updates ............................................................................................................................................... 1

Sindh Safe Evacuation Updates by NDMA as of 19-9-2014 ................................................................ 1

Updates on Flood Situation in Sindh as of 16-9-2014......................................................................... 2

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J&K floods: Inside the first village to bear flood fury

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Times of India

Suhas Munshi, TNN

AEDGOTUN (Kulgam): Four days before floods devastated Srinagar, a remote village in south Kashmir's Kulgam district was washed away by the deluge. Almost 90 km from Srinagar, Aedgotun was the first major casualty of this century's worst natural disaster in J&K. Never the focus of administration even during normal times, nobody has reached this village from the administration or the army yet.

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Comunidades benianas reciben vaquillas para repoblamiento

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Redhum

Fuente: FMBolivia

El Gobierno entregó ayer 2.200 vaquillas a pequeños ganaderos de 11 comunidades del municipio de San Ignacio de Moxos, en el marco del plan de repoblamiento del sector pecuario, tras los desastres que dejaron en el Beni las lluvias e inundaciones a comienzos de año.

“Son 2.200 vaquillas para San Ignacio para las familias afectadas; son de ustedes, nadie les va a quitar, no es para que las coman, es para que las hagan reproducir”, recomendó el vicepresidente Álvaro García Linera.

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Lluvia daña e inunda viviendas en Casillas, Santa Rosa

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Redhum

Fuente: Prensa Libre

Unas 20 familias fueron afectadas por inundaciones y pequeños deslaves que ocurrieron la noche del jueves en Casillas, Santa Rosa, debido a fuertes vientos y lluvia que ocurrió durante la noche María del Rosario Rosales, del cantón Los Limones, comentó que su vivienda fue afectadas ya que un muro perimetral colapso y el agua inundó su casa y arrastró gran parte de sus pertenencias.

Agregó que la fuerza del agua la obligó a ella y su familia a salir de la vivienda y buscar albergue en casas vecinas.

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19 September 2014: The Philippines - Tropical Cyclone FUNG-WONG

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Situation

• FUNG - WONG (known as “MARIO” in the Philippines) made landfall in the northern tip of Cagayan province, northern Luzon, in the early hours of September, with Tropical Storm intensity .
Subsequently, it moved towards the Strait of Luzon.

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EFICOR responds to Orissa Flood

EFICOR responded to the floods in Odisha destroyed many villages, by providing relief to 2000 families.

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Papua New Guinea + 5 others
ECHO Factsheet – The Pacific Region – September 2014

Key messages

  • The Pacific region is frequently hit by natural calamities such as floods, earthquakes and cyclones. Pacific countries rank among the highest in casualties and people affected per inhabitant.

  • Promoting and enabling active participation of both women and men in training, planning and decision-making for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and emergency response is crucial for reducing vulnerability to natural calamities in the Pacific.