Land Slide

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Families hoping for a quick return to homes following landslide in Nepal

By Ramesh Tharu and Mark South in Kathmandu

One month on from the devastating landslide which destroyed a mountainside village and killed 150 people, communities nearby are still concerned about the effects the disaster may have.

The landslide, triggered by torrential monsoon rains, occurred in the early hours of 2 August overwhelmed the village of Jure in Sindhupalchok district, about 120 km east of Kathmandu and blocked a nearby river.

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Colombia - Informe Flash MIRA Municipio San José del Guaviare- Vereda Cambulos (Guaviare) Afectación por inundaciones 12/08/2014

Las inundaciones que se presentan desde junio de 2014 en SanJosé del Guaviare (Guaviare), afectaron a más de diez veredas ubicadas en la vega del río Guaviare. Una de las más afectadas fue la vereda Cambulos, conformada por 64 familias distribuidas en dos zonas: Cambulos Bajo y Cambulos Alto.

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Southwest Monsoon-2014: Daily flood situation report summary of important events as on 31.08.2014

RAINFALL/FLOOD SITUATION IN THE COUNTRY

Yesterday, the southwest monsoon was vigorous over North Interior Karnataka & Kerala and active over Odisha, West Madhya Pradesh, Konkan & Goa, Marathwada, Madhya Maharashtra, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana & Coastal Karnataka.

Indian Meteorological Department (Major features of weather forecast)

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Massive floods in the Western region of Nepal

Report
DanChurchAid

Right now, immediate emergency support is needed in Nepal due to the floods caused by torrential rains in mid August.

01.09.2014 by Camilla Nørskov Andersen

The government and international communities in Nepal have mobilized rescue operations but continuous rain and broken infrastructure makes it difficult to operate.

The monsoon season in Nepal, lasting from July to August, entails the risk of massive floods in the rural districts of the country.

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Philippines Humanitarian Bulletin Issue, Issue 27 | 01 – 31 August 2014

With more than 10,000 homes destroyed or damaged in the fighting, the Government does not expect to complete the return or permanent relocation of IDPs until mid-2015.

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Afghanistan: Humanitarian Weekly Report ( 15-28 August 2014 )

Reporting Period: 15-28 August 2014
Donor: OFDA/USAID
Submission Date: 28 August 2014
Incidents Update: Three new natural disaster incidents were reported.

East Region:

International Organization for Migration:

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Bangladesh + 6 others
Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (26 August - 1 September 2014)

More than one million people are affected by floods in Bangladesh, while in Sri Lanka, low rainfall in August has aggravated the drought, which has hit 1.8 million people.

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Super Typhoon Haiyan: Gender Snapshot (as of 18 Aug 2014)

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Afghanistan + 2 others
Humanitarian Implementation Plan (HIP) the Afghan crisis (including affected populations of Afghans in Iran and Pakistan) (ECHO/-AS/BUD/2014/91000) Last update: 30/07/2014 Version 2

AMOUNT: EUR 31 500 000

0 . MAJOR CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE HIP

Severe flooding and landslides in the first half of 2014 seriously affected over 150 000 people. An estimated 8 850 homes were totally destroyed and 8 345 badly damaged. Significant impact on harvests and rural livelihoods is expected.

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World + 6 others
OFDA Boletín del mes de Agosto 2014

Nuevos ‘small grants” del RDAP fortalecerán la RRD comunitaria

Los cinco proyectos nuevos, descritos abajo, están programados para concluir este diciembre.

COLOMBIA—Desarrollando un sistema de alerta temprana para las inundaciones

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Serbia + 1 other
Flood Recovery Efforts Continue In Serbia And Bosnia

Baltimore, MD (IOCC) — Vladan and his wife welcome the arrival of much needed building supplies to repair their flood damaged home in Grdica, a village near Kraljevo, Serbia. Vladan's home along with hundreds of other homes in the area were submerged under several feet of water for days after a powerful surge of flood waters from Serbia's record breaking spring rainfall engulfed much of the country in May. The waters destroyed nearly everything inside the homes, now stripped bare and awaiting repairs to the walls and floors.

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The Ab Barak Landslide: Past and Future

Report
UNOSAT

PREFACE:

This report provides a preliminary analysis of the Ab Barak landslide which occurred on 2 May 2014. Satellite imagery acquired on 7 June 2013 and 5 May 2014 by the WorldView-2 satellite as well as Google Earth images were used for this report.

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ACT Alliance Preliminary Appeal: Emergency response and early recovery support to flood and landslide affected households in Western Nepal

Report
ACT Alliance

Preliminary Appeal Target: US$ 420,607

Balance Requested: US$ 420,607

Geneva, 29 August 2014

Dear Colleagues,

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New home brings new hope for earthquake survivors

Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program beneficiary Evangeline Avilla, 43, and her family have moved into their temporary shelter in barangay Ubojan along with other 82 families whose houses were damaged when the 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck Bohol.

“Mas komportableng tirahan ang mga bahay na ito. Mas ligtas na kami dito kaysa doon sa mga tents [This temporary shelter is a more comfortable place to stay. We are now safer here than in the tents],” Evelyn said.

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ICRC President lauds partnership with Philippine Red Cross in Yolanda recovery

Basey, Samar -- After viewing the progress of communities in the areas hit by typhoon Yolanda, the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross said that the partnership with the Philippine Red Cross in implementing the recovery efforts can be modeled and used in other places in the world.

ICRC President Peter Maurer told a gathering of volunteers and staff of the Philippine Red Cross during a visit to Samar that “ our partnership is highly inspiring, and for which, I am extremely grateful."

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Nepal + 1 other
U.S. Provides Additional Funds to Help Flood Victims in Nepal

The U.S. Mission in Nepal, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), will contribute more than $450,000 in food assistance to the UN World Food Programme in Nepal to support existing flood and landslide relief efforts by the Government of Nepal and other humanitarian aid partners. The U.S. contribution will enable the World Food Programme to purchase approximately 450 metric tons of locally and regionally produced rice, legumes and other important food commodities.

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Bihar Floods Rapid Joint Needs Assessment Report

Report
Sphere India

Summary

Bihar is India’s most flood- prone State, with 76 percent of the population, in the north Bihar living under the recurring threat of flood devastation. About 68800 sq Km out of total geographical area of 94163 sq Km comprising 73.06 percent is flood affected.

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Sri Lanka: Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 03 | August 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Climate change and delayed monsoon has caused 20% loss of paddy harvest in the country during Maha 2013

  • Foot and Mouth Disease among livestock is rapidly spreading despite control measures by the Government

  • ERC approves over $2 million CERF funding to provide humanitarian assistance to drought-affected people in Sri Lanka

  • Heavy rainfall cause havoc in the southern Sri Lanka causing 27 deaths in June 2014

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