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.
A. Situation analysis
Description of the disaster
For the children of Ghavaga Kindergarten in Guadalcanal Plains, having new sanitation facilities is a first step towards a healthy physical learning environment benefiting a child’s learning and health. Last week, some 75 children and their teacher’s received two toilets, with an additional four for their community.
“This is really a big achievement for the school and our little children as water and sanitation is one of our priority development plans for the school for the next three years,” said Alice Bunia, a kindy teacher at Ghavaga Kindergarten.
MANILA, Nov 20 -- In its bid to develop a more responsive budget plan for the next fiscal year, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) is pushing for a P23-billion supplemental budget to ensure sufficient funding support for crucial development initiatives, including various infrastructure projects for post-Yolanda rehabilitation and government preparations for the 2015 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit.
Posted by Nancy Lindborg on Tuesday, November 18th 2014
In early October, Qatar Charity provided distribution of emergency relief assistance for the victims of the September floods in Jammu and Kashmir, northern India.
The villages of Arigatnoo and Tehsil Kulgam, District Kulgam, Jammu and Kashmir were the primary distribution locations with 4,000 people benefiting from food parcels, which included rice, flour, lentils, onions, sugar and powdered milk, bread and oil, in addition to other materials such as kitchen equipment, candles and other non-food items.
After nine months of response in close partnership with national authorities, significant progress has been made in meeting the needs of vulnerable people affected by last November’s Typhoon Haiyan (locally-known as Yolanda). Of the 45 indicators tracked in the third and final Periodic Monitoring Report (PMR), 30 show achievements of greater than 50 per cent, and 15 of these indicators have reached or surpassed the targets established in the Haiyan Strategic Response Plan (SRP).
La Paz, 18 nov (ABI).- El Viceministerio de Defensa Civil entregó el martes material para rehabilitación y recuperación de infraestructura dañada por efecto de los desastres naturales en favor de municipios de La Paz, por valor de 1,4 millones de bolivianos.
When extraordinary monsoon rains hit Nepal earlier this year, many communities across the country suffered from landslides, loss of infrastructure and rising floodwater.
ShelterBox has been working tirelessly since the floods first struck to reach isolated communities despite the country’s challenging terrain and damage to roads and bridges.
This week, the latest ShelterBox team of Richard Innes (UK) and Richard Loat (CAN), successfully delivered 31 boxes and 3 SchoolBoxes to Sindhupalchowk, a village situated around 20 miles from the Chinese border.
THUA THIEN HUE (VNS) — Landslides are threatening coastal residents in Hue, but not enough is being done by district and provincial authorities to tackle the problem.
Le Ngoc Hanh, a resident of An Loc village in Quang Dien District's Quang Cong Commune, said that fifty households in his village would disappear if the land kept eroding at the same rate.
He said that 10 metres of the coast had been worn away along a 1km stretch since last month.
By David Tereshchuk*
November 18, 2014—In September of this year, South Asia’s worst monsoon season in 50 years caused torrential flooding and landslides that killed hundreds of people in India and Pakistan, and displaced many thousands from their homes.
In India-administered Kashmir—a region that for decades has been disputed territory between the two countries, and where the rains were especially severe—at least 120 people died and 200,000 were left homeless.
Snapshot 12–18 November
Ethiopia: Waters have begun to recede from Leitchuor refugee camp in Gambella, but few refugees have returned to the camps so far, where alarming rates of severe malnutrition persist: 5.7% in Leitchuor, 7.8% in Kule, and 10% in Tierkidi. In SNNPR, flooding was reported, while in Oromia, water trucking has begun for populations affected by drought.