Tropical Cyclone

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03 Aug 2015 description

The Government of the Republic of Vanuatu has assisted local communities with Vt32 million worth of agriculture tools as part of its response, recovery and reconstruction efforts to its people to the effects of Tropical Cyclone Pam.

The official handing over of agricultural tools took place at the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) between the representatives of the Ministry of Climate Change and Natural Disasters and the Ministry of Agriculture early this month.

02 Aug 2015 description

The WHS regional consultation for the Pacific was held in Auckland, New Zealand, from 30 June to 2 July 2015. It was hosted by the Government of New Zealand and co-chaired by the Governments of Australia and New Zealand along with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA).

02 Aug 2015 description

Manila, Philippines | AFP | Sunday 8/2/2015 - 05:55 GMT

The Philippines on Sunday vowed to take further action to aid those displaced by deadly Super Typhoon Haiyan in 2013, following UN criticism that the government's response so far had been "inadequate".

President Benigno Aquino's spokesman Herminio Coloma said the government was not merely trying to find new housing for those displaced by the storm, which was the most powerful ever recorded to have hit land, but was also trying to ensure they would be relocated to safer ground.

01 Aug 2015 description

In April, the Social Club of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) in Noumea organised a fundraising event to assist some of the most vulnerable Pacific Island communities affected by tropical cyclone Pam.

Through the event, funds were raised through ticket selling, meals and drinks, and brilliant performances from a live band and traditional dances and songs from Vanuatu by Reimama band, SPC singers, and the Bethany Adventist youth choir.

SPC staff, friends and families together managed to raise an outstanding 275,000 XPF (FJD 5500).

01 Aug 2015 description

Major waterways reACH dangerous levels: weather bureau

By Ye Myint

01 Aug 2015 description

Yangon, 31 July — Cyclone Komen was likely to gradually weaken from Friday afternoon onward as it continued moving northwest into Bangladesh, according to a weather bureau forecast.
Due to the storm, regionally heavy rainfall is expected across the country as the monsoon is strong to vigorous in the Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal, the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology said in its forecast Friday.

01 Aug 2015 description

At the invitation of the Government of the Philippines I conducted an official visit between 21 and 31 July 2015. At the outset I would like to sincerely thank the Government of the Philippines for its cooperation with my mandate during the preparation and conduct of my visit.

31 Jul 2015 description

By Himadri Ahsan, IFRC

The monsoon depression over the northeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining Bangladesh coast intensified into a cyclonic storm named ‘Komen’ on Wednesday, 29 July, threatening to cause further downpours in regions that are already affected by the recent flash floods and deadly landslides.

31 Jul 2015 description

Highlights

The Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD, www.bmd.gov.bd) has reported that Coastal observations and radar imageries indicate that the coast crossing Cyclonic storm “KOMEN” crossed Chittagong coast near Sandwip at 06am today (31july,2015) and now lies over Noakhali and adjoining land area as a land depression.

30 Jul 2015 description

Date and Time: Thursday, July 30, 2015: 2315 BST

Hazards Cyclonic Storm (Komen) situation

Warning: Cyclonic Storm : (www.bmd.gov.bd)
Maritime ports of Chittagong, cox’s bazar have been advised to lower local warning signal number four but instead hoist danger signal no. SEVEN(R) SEVEN.

The coastal districts of Cox’s Bazar, Chittagong, Noakhali, Laxmipur, Feni, Chandpur, Bhola, and their offshore islands and chars will come under danger signal number SEVEN (R)
SEVEN.

30 Jul 2015 description
  • The tropical depression TWO has turned into Cyclone Storm “KOMEN” over the north-east Bay of Bengal. On 30 July, it had maximum sustained wind speed between 62 and 88 km/h and it is forecast to move east-north-east and make landfall over Chittagong coast at around noon today, then turn north-west and move inland over Barisal and Khulna Divisions, weakening.

30 Jul 2015 description

Dhaka, Bangladesh | AFP | Thursday 7/30/2015 - 09:37 GMT

A cyclone set to hit the Bangladesh coast later Thursday has already killed three people and forced the evacuation of thousands from mainly poor fishing communities, police and other officials said.

Cyclone Komen, forming in the Bay of Bengal, has destroyed dozens of makeshift homes on Bangladesh's southernmost point of Saint Martin's island as it moves towards the coast, local police chief Ataur Rahman said.

30 Jul 2015 description

Cyclone Komen is expected to cross Chittagong, Bangladesh, into northwestern Burma on Thursday evening, bringing with it wind speeds of up to 80 miles per hour and torrential rain.

After suffering severe flooding and landslides across Burma earlier in the week, the Meteorology and Hydrology Department on 30 July issued a warning for further heavy rainfall, strong winds, and flash floods for most of the country.

30 Jul 2015 description
report Viet Nam News

HA NOI (VNS) — Hundreds of thousands of residents in Ha Noi will be moved to safe places if a strong typhoon hits the capital, deputy chairman of the municipal People's Committee Tran Xuan Viet said yesterday.

Viet said they would be moved to schools, cultural houses (dinh), sporting halls and other strong public buildings when winds reached more than 118km per hour.

He added that evacuations would begin the day before the full force of the typhoon was expected.

30 Jul 2015 description

Situation

Severe weather has caused extensive damage in southern Asian countries over the past couple of weeks.

30 Jul 2015 description

Cyclonic Storm

According to the observations at (18:00) hrs MST today, the Cyclonic Storm “Komen” over Northeast Bay of Bengal is corssing to Southern Coasts of Bengladesh near Chittagong. Monsoon is strong to vigorous in the Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal.

Foreacst for next (12) hours

It will be under maximum wind speed with (50 - 70) mph in Maungdaw district, (40 - 60)mph in Sittwe district during the Cyclonic Storm is crossing the coasts of Bangladesh.

29 Jul 2015 description

Date and Time: Thursday, July 30, 2015: 0000 BST

Hazards Cyclonic Storm (Komen) situation

Warning: Cyclonic Storm : (www.bmd.gov.bd)
Maritime ports of Chittagong, cox’s bazar have been advised to lower local warning signal number four but instead hoist danger signal no. SEVEN(R) SEVEN.

29 Jul 2015 description

Summary

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC), through its wide network of chapters and volunteers across the country, has responded to the immediate needs of people affected by Typhoon Hagupit. Around 1,500 PRC staff and volunteers were mobilized along with the following humanitarian assistance supported by IFRC, Red Cross Red Crescent Movement partners and other bilateral donors.

PRC staff and volunteers also reached 13,828 people with psychosocial support in order to help the trauma felt by the affected population.

29 Jul 2015 description

UN Backs Disaster Resilience Plans for Hotels in Asia and the Pacific

29 July 2015, GENEVA – The head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), Margareta Wahlström, today announced a plan to develop and pilot disaster risk management standards for the hotel industry in Asia and the Pacific, home to 80% of the world’s disaster events.