Tropical Cyclone

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23 Feb 2017 description

Raising an alert to the START Network about the crisis sparked by typhoon Nock-ten, which struck the Philippines on 25th December 2016, ACTED and other INGOs enabled the quick release of a START Fund* to respond to the emergency within 45 days. ACTED joined the START Network in May 2016: the emergency response to typhoon Nock-ten is the first operation implemented with funding from the START Network.

Providing Shelter kits to address urgent needs of vulnerable families

23 Feb 2017 description

By Lauren Hayes, IFRC

Only a few days before Tropical Cyclone Winston tore across Fiji, Seru Sevutia was sitting in a disaster preparedness and response training session.

He knew the training would be useful for his work as a Red Cross volunteer, but he didn’t think he would have to put it into practice so soon.

“The training was that week. On Saturday, Winston came,” he says.

23 Feb 2017 description

Shelter Objective 1

To ensure the health, safety, security and dignity of girls, boys, women and men affected by hurricane Matthew, through the provision of rapid and targeted shelter and NFI solutions

23 Feb 2017 description

Shelter Objective 1

To ensure the health, safety, security and dignity of girls, boys, women and men affected by hurricane Matthew, through the provision of rapid and targeted shelter and NFI solutions

23 Feb 2017 description

Three powerful typhoons ploughed across the northern Philippines in October and December 2016, striking at the heart of the most important agricultural region of the country. Typhoon Sarika struck prime rice growing areas in mid-October 2016, causing widespread flooding and wind-related crop damage. It was followed several days later by Super Typhoon Haima, which stuck further north. Finally, Super Typhoon Nock-Ten ravaged the minor producing region of Bicol southeast of the capital, Manila, on Christmas day.

23 Feb 2017 description

Shelter Objective 1

To ensure the health, safety, security and dignity of girls, boys, women and men affected by hurricane Matthew, through the provision of rapid and targeted shelter and NFI solutions

23 Feb 2017 description

Shelter Objective 1

To ensure the health, safety, security and dignity of girls, boys, women and men affected by hurricane Matthew, through the provision of rapid and targeted shelter and NFI solutions

23 Feb 2017 description
report CARE

Scraps of wood, broken bricks and sheets of corrugated iron are piled atop the foundations where family homes once stood.

Alumita, a mother of three girls, points to the spot in her former home where she huddled her children during the storm.

As the house was crumbling down around them, she used her own body to shelter her daughters. Heavy timber railings collapsed on her back causing injuries and pain that would burden her for weeks.

22 Feb 2017 description
report Government of Cuba

Además del asentamiento de Bohorque-Hospital, en Baracoa se acciona el montaje del primer nivel de otros tres edificios en el reparto Van Van, la calle Flor Crombet y la zona de Paso de Cuba

BARACOA.–Casi listo está el asentamiento Bohorque-Hospital, en Baracoa, el primero de los destinados a familias cuyas viviendas fueron destruidas por el huracán Matthew y no pueden reconstruirse en el lugar original.