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Burundi: Floods - DREF Operation n° MDRBI010 Final Report

During the night of Sunday, 9 February 2014, torrential rains (that fell for around 10 hours) caused flooding, mudslides and landslides in five communes namely: Buterere, Kamenge, Kanyosha, Kinama, and Ngagara in Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi. Bujumbura is located on a plain between a range of hills and Lake Tanganyika, which makes certain areas of the town vulnerable to heavy rainfall and landslides. On 12 February, the Kajaga and Kinyinya areas in Mutumbuzi commune, Bujumbura rural province, were also affected.

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Derrumbes incomunican a más de 30 mil personas en La Reforma


Guatemala, 24 de Octubre 2014
Fuente: Prensa Libre

Al menos 30 mil habitantes de La Reforma, San Marcos, están incomunicados este viernes por una serie de derrumbes que bloquean la ruta que conduce hacia Coatepeque, Quetzaltenango, según reportes oficiales.

De acuerdo con los afectados, a lo largo de la carretera hay un promedio de 15 derrumbes, pero en el km 238 de la ruta RN13 el pasó quedó bloqueado por completo, debido a que gran cantidad de tierra y piedras cayeron sobre la vía.

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Fire Trucks Contribute to Disaster Preparedness in Philippines Typhoon Belt

Philippines - Guiuan, Eastern Samar, the first area in the Philippines to be struck by Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) in November 2013, today received a donation of two fire trucks and a variety of fire and rescue equipment from France.

The donation, organized by the French NGO International Emergency Fire Fighters (Pompiers de l’Urgence Internationale or PUI), in partnership with IOM, is designed to support the municipality in its recovery from the devastation wrought by Haiyan.

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India's Modi announces relief package for flood-hit Kashmir

By Fayaz Bukhari

SRINAGAR, India, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced a 7.5 billion rupee ($120 million) relief package for flood-hit Kashmir as his Bharatiya Janata Party seeks to expand support beyond the mainly Hindu lowlands of Jammu.

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PM meets various groups of flood affected people in Srinagar, listens to their problems and suggestions

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today met various groups of flood-affected people in Srinagar to understand their problems first-hand, and listen to their suggestions on the rehabilitation process following the recent floods. The Prime Minister had announced that he would be spending the day of Diwali interacting with flood-affected people of Srinagar.

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Myanmar: Humanitarian Bulletin, Issue 9| 1 – 30 September 2014


  • Humanitarian and development assistance needed for vulnerable people in Rakhine

  • Rakhine: Some positive developments but access to healthcare remains a major challenge

  • Cross-line missions reach 30,000 displaced people in Kachin

  • Resettled families in Pa La Na need further livelihood support

  • Floods displace over 11,000 people in Shan State, Sagaing, Mandalay and Ayeyarwaddy regions


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Kashmir Flood Carries Away Humble Dream

By Athar Parvaiz

Oct 23 2014 (IPS) - Rafiqa Kazim and her husband Kazim Ali had a simple dream – to live a modest life, educate their four children and repay the bank-loan that the couple took out to sustain their small business.

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Informe Especial No. 60: Continúa alta susceptibilidad a deslizamientos en diferentes zonas del país

Jueves, 23 de Octubre de 2014 12:05

Debido a la lluvia de los últimos días y al sismo de magnitud 7.3 registrado el 13 de octubre frente a la costa de La Unión, aún prevalecen condiciones de alta susceptibilidad a deslizamientos en diferentes zonas del país, principalmente en la cadena volcánica central.

En cuanto a las condiciones meteorológicas, el pronóstico indica que para la tarde y noche se esperan lluvias y tormentas dispersas de moderadas a fuertes sobre el territorio nacional, con énfasis en la cadena volcánica, franja costera y el oriente del país.

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ShelterBoxes reach devastated communities in Nepal


ShelterBox response teams have overcome formidable obstacles to begin distribution of emergency aid to communities in Nepal hit by floods and landslides.

If Nepal - home to Mount Everest and the Sherpa people - is famous for one thing, it is the country’s rugged, mountainous terrain. Members of the six ShelterBox response teams who have worked in the country over the last month and a half have become very familiar with the challenges posed by Nepal’s topography.

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Monsoon 2014 Information Report 14 (as of 23-01-2014)

  • As per the latest flood alert from the Pakistan Meteorological Department, All the Major Rivers are flowing in their normal state of flow. According to the report of NDMA dated 15th Oct, 2014, Monsoon rains have affected 2.53 million caused 367 deaths and 673 people got injured in AJK, Punjab,KP and GB.

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Philippines + 6 others
ASEAN Monthly Disaster Outlook Vol. 10 October 2014

General Overview

Natural disaster reports were regularly recorded in the ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADInet)

Only significant disasters that satisfy the following criteria will be recorded in ADInet: 1. More than 100 people affected, and 2. Involving more than 1 subdistrict,

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2 Patna doctors serve flood-hit in Kashmir

Times of India

Banjot Kaur Bhatia,TNN | Oct 19, 2014, 10.45 PM IST

PATNA: While help poured in from different corners of the world for the people of Jammu and Kashmir reeling under floods late last month, two Patna-based doctors also did their bit by offering medical help to people there.

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Cruz Roja contribuye a disminuir vulnerabilidad de comunidades afectadas por inundaciones en Jiquilisco

En vista de las constantes lluvias que han afectado el territorio nacional originando desbordamientos de ríos, derrumbes e inundaciones, Cruz Roja Salvadoreña como parte de su labor humanitaria hizo entrega de 44 tabancos, para el resguardo de granos básico y otras pertenencias a comunidades del Bajo Lempa, que se encuentran en situación de riesgo ante el fenómeno climatológico que nos afecta.

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Building skills to rebuild communities in the Philippines

Typhoon Haiyan damaged or destroyed nearly 1.1 million houses in the Philippines and displaced approximately 4.1 million people. Northern Leyte, is a province of the Philippines located in the Eastern Visayas region. Its capital is Tacloban City. ACTED is training carpenters in Northern Leyte to support communities to rebuild. Nilo is one such carpenter who now has a formal carpentry certificate and his own tool box.

Nilo’s Story

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ADB $40 Million Grant For Flood Reconstruction in Northern Afghanistan

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing a $40 million emergency assistance grant to assist with the reconstruction of irrigation and rural road infrastructure at 15 provinces in northern Afghanistan that suffered heavy damage from severe flooding earlier this year.

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