Severe Local Storm

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24 Feb 2017 description

The French overseas minister says compensation after floods in January could reach just over $US3million.

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23 Feb 2017 description

Depuis janvier 2016, dans la zone de santé de Manono, dans la province du Tanganiyka, au sud-est de la RDC, des pluies diluviennes provoquent d’importantes inondations. 56 000 personnes habitant le territoire de Manono ont été exposées aux conséquences des catastrophes naturelles.

23 Feb 2017 description
  • Severe weather, including heavy rain, thunderstorms and strong winds, has been affecting several areas of the country over the past few days, causing floods.

  • Local media reported, as of 22 February at 0.00 UTC, that two people died on Viti Levu island.

  • Over the next 24 h, moderate to locally heavy rain may still affect most of the country, including the areas already affected.

22 Feb 2017 description
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Key Findings at a Glance

22 February 2017, Rome - Mankind's future ability to feed itself is in jeopardy due to intensifying pressures on natural resources, mounting inequality, and the fallout from a changing climate, warns a new FAO report out today.

22 Feb 2017 description
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De nombreux défis menacent l’avenir de la sécurité alimentaire mondiale, selon le rapport

L’objectif visant à éradiquer la faim d’ici à 2030 ne pourra être atteint sans de nouveaux efforts

21 Feb 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Avalanche kills seven near Lowari Tunnel

  • NDMA prepares framework for vulnerable, low-income communities

  • Wind, rain, heat: Health risks grow with extreme weather

  • Babies starving as food runs low in Pakistan's drought-hit Tharparkar district

  • CM approves shifting of eight ATCs from Clifton to Central jail

  • Sindh govt fails to provide adequate security in Sehwan, says MQM, PMLF

  • Punjab sends summary to federal government for Rangers’ deployment

21 Feb 2017 description
  • Two incidents of avalanche and landslides happened during the night between 17 and 18 February in district Chitral, killing eight people and injuring others.

  • In Rech valley, an avalanche killed one person and injured three others. In a landslide in Lowari tunnel, 14 people of a SAMBU company got trapped. The army, Chitral Scouts and others rescued seven, while seven others lost their lives.

20 Feb 2017 description

Loreto (Orellana).- Fuertes vientos se registraron en el cantón Loreto, parroquia Ávila Huiruno, comunidad Macana Cocha ubicada en la provincia de Orellana. La Secretaría de Gestión de Riesgos zona 2 comunicó sobre este hecho y detalló que hubo desprendimiento parcial de la cubierta de cuatro viviendas.

20 Feb 2017 description

A firefighter in French Polynesia has died trying to clear debris in torrential rain that has hit the Society islands and the Tuamotus.

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20 Feb 2017 description

People in American Samoa are being warned of flash flooding and high winds which could down power lines.

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16 Feb 2017 description

The storm has brought heavy rain and winds, raising the risk of flooding and crop damage in Mozambique

MAPUTO, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Tropical storm Dineo has killed seven people in Mozambique since it hit the eastern coast on Wednesday, the government's disaster centre said on Thursday.

The storm, has brought heavy rain and winds of up to 160 km an hour (100 mph), raising the risk of flooding and crop damage in the impoverished southern African country.

16 Feb 2017 description

16/02/2017 Yangon, Myanmar

The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today announced that it has successfully delivered emergency assistance to more than six thousand rural households across Rakhine State, a region of Myanmar where nearly half the population is engaged in the agriculture sector.

In order to avoid food insecurity and improve self-sufficiency, following two years of flooding and inter-communal violence, more than 26 000 farmers have received some 200 tonnes of high quality seeds and more than 500 tonnes of fertilizer.

14 Feb 2017 description
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Highlights

  • Climate change, environmental health risks becoming greater causes of death

  • 6.3 earthquake jolts parts of Balochistan

  • NDMA holds national workshop on disaster risk insurance framework for Pakistan

  • 14 killed, over 100 wounded in Lahore blast

  • 3 FC personnel martyred in explosion in South Waziristan

  • NACTA warned about blast in Lahore

  • FIA to issue red warrant for Altaf through Interpol

  • 37-nation naval exercises begin in Pakistan

13 Feb 2017 description

BANJUL – Up to 10,000 people across the Gambia are set to receive cash assistance from the UN World Food Programme (WFP), enabling them to buy food and meet their immediate needs.

Families affected by the 2016 windstorm and flooding in areas in Banjul, Kanifing, West Coast Region, Lower River Region, Central River Region, North Bank Region and Upper River Region are receiving 3, 680 Dalasi per month over the next three months (totalling US$150) to stabilize their food security and nutritional status.

12 Feb 2017 description

Description of Disaster

Continuous heavy rains and snow fall has broken the record of many years caused widespread flooding across 3 districts of Balochistan from 17th to 22nd January 2017, Government declared the emergency in 3 most affected districts and demanded assistance for 60,000 people of affected in Balochistan. The Government also made and official request to PRCS for support of 6,000 families on 30 th January 2017.