Snapshot 1–7 July 2015
Syria: Civilian deaths made up 81% of the total death toll in June, which was 2,137, bringing the total number of people killed so far in 2015 to 11,000. 705,000 people have been displaced in the first five months of this year: 439,000 were internally displaced, and the vast majority of the rest fled to Turkey.
EMERGENCIAL AMBIENTAL: En respuesta a la emergencia por la contaminación del Río la Pasión en Guatemala, se realiza una misión liderada por cuatro expertos en medio ambiente.
LLUVIAS: En Venezuela, autoridades declararon estado de emergencia en el estado de Apure. De acuerdo a los medios, alrededor de 41,105 personas están afectadas por el desbordamiento de los ríos Arauca y Sarare. En Colombia más de 5,000 personas afectadas por las fuertes lluvias.
ENVIRONMENTAL EMERGENCY: In response to the emergency caused by the contamination of River La Pasion, four environmental experts are carrying out a mission in Guatemala.
RAINS: In Venezuela authorities declared state of emergency in the state of Apure. According to the media, about 41,105 people affected by the over flooding of Rivers Arauca and Sarare. In Colombia more than 5,000 are affected by the heavy rains.
A total of ₱1,493,649.50 worth of relief supplies has been provided as of July 7, 4 am, to families affected by Tropical Storm Egay.
This came from the combined resources of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) which provided ₱812,512.50 worth of disaster relief while local government units (LGUs) extended ₱681,137.
A. Summary of the response
Marshall Islands - Tropical Cyclone NANGKA
• NANGKA formed over the northern Pacific Ocean on 3 July. On 6 July, at 6.00 UTC, its centre was located 360km west of Enewetak atoll and it was a Typhoon.
• Over the next 48h, NANGKA is forecast to continue moving north-west towards the Northern Mariana Islands, intensifying further. According to the data of 6 July (6.00 UTC), its track will approach only scarcely populated or uninhabited places.
Since 22 June 20151 the lntertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) has been affecting Mindanao. Moderate to occasionally heavy rainshowers and thunderstorms were experienced in Regions IX, XII and ARMM, resulting to flashfloods and flooding especially in the low-lying areas.
1. SITUATION OVERVIEW
Tropical Storm "Egay" has slightly intensified as it continues to move northward.
At 4:00 AM, 07 July 2015, the center of Tropical Storm (TS) 11EGAY" was located at 260 km Northwest of Laoag City, llocos Norte or at 280 km West of Basco, Batanes with maximum sustained winds of 85 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 100kph. It is forecasted to move North at 7 kph.
Many parts of Europe have been impacted by a severe and unusually early heatwave since 27 June. There have been record-breaking temperatures in the United States of America, with wildfires in both Canada and the USA. Southern China has been gripped by high heat accompanied by torrential downpours and widespread flooding.
These are the highlights of a roundup by the World Meteorological Organization of some of the extreme weather events currently taking place in the Northern Hemisphere.
Period covered by this Ops Update: 5 December 2013 to 5 December 2014. This represents a twelve-month summary.
Appeal target (current): 4,583,956 Swiss francs (CHF)
The preliminary emergency appeal was launched on 5 December 2013 for CHF 11,244,952.
It will cover 24 months and assist 600,000 beneficiaries.
The first operation update was published in July 2014.
In this Issue
CM puts the province on Flood Alert
A helping hand: Red Crescent establishes heatstroke treatment centres in Karachi
More Monsoon rains predicted from coming week
Less need for UN on ground as disaster response in Pakistan improves
ADB $220 million aid to help Pakistan Build Hazard-Resilient Infrastructure
About 60,420 miscreants arrested under NAP
Military operation in Khyber ends successfully
Pakistan to alert UN on Indian involvement
Cut use of electricity, Govt advises consumers
Heavy rainfall across West Bengal caused landslides killing an estimated 40 people with many still missing.
Continuing rainfall is impeding relief efforts as the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) attempts to carry out rescue efforts.
There is a shortage of food and safe drinking water in the affected areas.
40 people dead
The NDRF is working alongside national disaster teams at the landslide sites. Heavy rainfall is expected to continue up to 9 Jul.
QUEZON CITY, July 6 -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Regions I, II, and III and the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) have 100,125 family food packs available at the Field Offices ready for distribution to local government units along the path of Tropical Storm Egay.
Zamboanga Communications Working Group readies over 28,000 remaining IDPs for durable solutions.
Back-to-school campaign benefits conflict-affected children in Mamasapano.
Communication, accountability and community participation prompted for better humanitarian response and preparedness.
Carpenters build resilience in communities affected by Typhoon Haiyan.
1) Natural disaster events include avalanches, flooding, heavy rainfall & snowfall, and landslides & mudflows as recorded by OCHA field offices and IOM Afghanistan Humanitarian Assistance Database (HADB).
2) A natural disaster incident is defined as an event that has affected (i.e. impacted) people, who may or may not require humanitarian assistance.
I. SITUATION OVERVIEW
Since 22 June 2015, Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) has been affecting Mindanao. Moderate to occasionally heavy rainshowers and thunderstorms were experienced in Regions IX, XII and ARMM, resulting to flashfloods and flooding especially in the low-lying areas.
A. Affected Population (Tab A)
"1. As of 05 July 2015, a total of 25,876 families / 126,338 persons were affected in 199 barangays of 25 municipalities and 2 cities in 6 provinces of Regions XII and ARMM.
I. SITUATION OVERVIEW
Tropical Storm (TS) "EGAY" has weakened slightly after crossing Northern Luzon.
At 4:00 PM, 05 July 2015, the center of Tropical Storm (TS) "EGAY" was estimated at 55 km West Southwest of Laoag City, Ilocos Norte with maximum sustained winds of 85 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 100 kph. It is forecasted to move Northwest at 9 kph.
Public Storm Warning Signal (PSWS) elsewhere are now lifted. TS "EGAY is expected to exit PAR by Wednesday afternoon (08 July).
Manila, Philippines | AFP | Sunday 7/5/2015 - 07:49 GMT
Floods inundated towns in the northern Philippines as Tropical Storm Linfa struck the northern edge of the archipelago, where relief agencies were braced for disaster on Sunday.
The region's civil defence chief Chito Castro said that at least 11 coastal towns had been affected by floodwaters and swelling rivers as Linfa passed over the area.