Update includes the following:
Daily Health Report of District Tharparkar by DHO as on 23-11-2014
PDMA Sindh Emergency Contact Details
Deaths in District Tharparkar from 17th to 23rd Nov, 2014
Media Updates on Tharparkar as on 24-11-2014
NDMA Updates as on 21-11-2014
NIDM with Help Age International Conducted a Training of Trainers on CBDRM at Jacobabad, Sindh
FATA TDPs Statistics as of 19-11-2014
This Revised Emergency Appeal seeks CHF 1,553,306 to enable the IFRC to support the Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) to deliver assistance and support to 8,000 flood-affected families (40,000 people), focusing on relief distributions, water & sanitation, health and hygiene promotion, emergency and recovery shelter assistance, National Society capacity building and disaster preparedness & risk reduction. The planned response and corresponding budget reflects data gathered during the first months of the operation and projected resources available to implement recovery activities.
A. Situation analysis
Description of the disaster
24 - 25 Nov 2014
One year on from Typhoon Yolanda, Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) and Wilton Park will organize a workshop on Disaster prevention, preparedness and response in South and Southeast Asia: maximizing a gender-inclusive approach on 24−25 November.
Over 120 gender experts and disaster risk reduction practitioners from across the region, including the Philippines, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Myanmar, Pakistan, and Vietnam, will come together to discuss how to make disaster risk management more gender-inclusive.
Since Typhoon Yolanda hit Philippines on Nov.8th, 2013, AMDA has been supporting the affected people through different activities such as medical missions, distribution of food items and others. In collaboration with local officials, AMDA was able to support local elementary school and preschool students by distribution of school items and stationaries in Leyte from July to October, 2014, which was funded by students of 33 high schools in Hiroshima.
DAVAO CITY, November 24 (PIA) Davao Oriental Governor Corazon Malanyaon guaranteed to provide shelter to all families affected by typhoon Pablo on December 4, 2012 in the towns of Banganga, Cateel and Boston.
Speaking to reporters, she said that the shelter assures affected families to be resilient.
Malanyaon said having their own homes will help the victims to strive and to realize their dreams for a better life.
She also praised the Department of Social Welfare and Development, the provincial government’s partner in the relief and rehabilitation efforts.
Five people were killed and 54 others injured after a 6.3-magnitude earthquake in China's Sichuan Province on 22 Nov, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center. A total of 25,000 houses were damaged, affecting about 79,500 people and forcing 6,200 to relocate, according to local authorities. Among the 43 injured, six were in critical condition and another five suffering severe injuries. Eleven medical teams have reached the quake zone, and nearly 10,000 medical and epidemic prevention personnel joined the rescue efforts.
Because the risk of violence against women and girls increases in the aftermath of a disaster, UN Women is supporting training for first responders and disaster-risk-reduction planners in Fiji to prevent, recognize and address violence in emergencies across the Pacific.
Date : 20 November 2014
Saibal Dasgupta,TNN | Nov 24, 2014, 01.24 AM IST
BEIJING: China has announced that it has completed a major hydropower dam on the Brahmaputra, called Yarlung Zangbo, in Tibet. The dam is bound to enhance fears in India and Bangladesh about flash floods and related risks like landslides involving lives of millions of people downstream.
EFICOR with its dedicated team reached 13741 households in Jammu & Kashmir that was devastated by one of the worst floods in 106 years. Access to local communities has been major bottleneck so the team used different modes of transportation to reach the affected places. Trucks helped in wading across the water logged areas in some places and whereas in other places boats were used to reach places situated on the banks of lakes and river Jhelum.
Slow start to seasonal rainfall continues in Angola and Zambia, dryness remains in Somalia, Kenya, and Tanzania
Low and poorly distributed seasonal Deyr rains have led to growing moisture deficits and deteriorating ground conditions throughout several local areas of southern Somalia, eastern Kenya, and coastal Tanzania. The persistence of below-average rainfall in November is likely to reduce crop growth and limit the regeneration of pasture.
Un nuevo derrumbe en el municipio risaraldense de Quinchía, acabó con la vida de los tres integrantes de una familia, en el kilómetro 7 de la vía que comunica a Riosucio - Caldas con el municpio.
La familia Ladino Cardona, integrada por Jaime Ladino Tapasco, Yorbi Cardona Largo, de 26 años, y el menor Kevin Ladino Cardona, de 5 años, fue arrastrada por la corriente de tierra y lodo cuando se dirigían a Quinchía, municipio de donde eran procedentes.
Jusqu’à date cette saison cyclonique est très clémente envers Haïti, aucun dégât majeur n’a été enregistré au cours des cinq premiers mois contrairement à certaines années précédentes (2012). Cependant, presqu’à la fin de la saison cyclonique, l’axe d’un fond froid quasi stationnaire, s’étendant de l’Atlantique jusqu’à la mer des Caraïbes, sur Haïti du 1er au 11 novembre, on a enregistré des pluies plus ou moins intense d’une moyenne de 166 mm au niveau des départements du Nord, Nord-est, du Nord-Ouest et des Nippes.
According to the report of NDMA dated 15th Oct, 2014, Monsoon rains had affected 2.53 million caused 367 deaths and 673 people got injured in AJK, Punjab,KP and GB.
Initially PRCS has catered the emergency needs of the people through provision of 4500 x Food packs of 22 kg in different districts of Punjab alongwith provision of Non Food Items (NFIs) (comprising of emergency shelter & essential household items) to 3370 x families .
Fuente: El Universal
La situación por las inundaciones, debido al crecimiento en los niveles de río Cauca en poblaciones del sur de Bolívar va de mal en peor.
En la reunión que sostuvieron el alcalde de Achí, Walter Villacob Hernández, el secretario del Interior de Bolívar, Federico García, y Edgar Larios, funcionario de la Oficina del Riesgo y de Desastres, se dio a conocer que en esta población se abrió un nuevo chorro que crece a pasos agigantados.
November 20, 2014
Our response to the recent floods in India and Pakistan has enabled affected families in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir to meet their basic needs – and to overcome the impact of the disaster.