Tropical Cyclone

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09 Dec 2016 description

On 8 November 2013, Tacloban city was devastated by typhoon Haiyan, the strongest typhoon on record to make landfall. Despite crippling damage, the local government strove to coordinate recovery efforts towards a better, more resilient city. This paper describes the experience, challenges, successes and lessons of the Tacloban city government as the city transitioned from the humanitarian response to the recovery and development phases following the disaster.

09 Dec 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Esta nueva cifra revela por qué la labor de UNICEF en favor de los niños más vulnerables es todavía absolutamente necesaria, 70 años después de su fundación

NUEVA YORK, 9 de diciembre de 2016 – Un total de 535 millones niños y niñas –casi uno de cada cuatro– viven en países afectados por conflictos o desastres, a menudo sin acceso a ningún tipo de atención médica, educación de calidad o una nutrición y protección adecuadas, dijo hoy UNICEF.

09 Dec 2016 description
report ActionAid

Climate change is having devastating impacts on communities’ lives, livelihoods and food security across South Asia. Its consequences are so severe that it is increasingly contributing to migration, and this incidence is likely to escalate much more in the years to come as climate change impacts become more serious.

09 Dec 2016 description
report Redhum

Costa Rica, 08 de Diciembre 2016
Fuente: La Prensa Libre

Según datos de la Comisión Nacional de Emergencias (CNE), 248 personas permanecen en este momento albergadas en 11 sitios.

La información surgió como parte de la última actualización de la atención de la emergencia en el proceso posterior al huracán Otto.

09 Dec 2016 description

Insufficient rain has led to drought in the Greater Horn

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Locust outbreak has continued in western Mauritania. Breeding has extended to southern Western Sahara, where limited control operations are in progress, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization.

  2. Poor early season precipitation has resulted in increasing moisture deficits and deteriorating ground conditions throughout portions of Angola, southern DRC, and northern Zambia.

09 Dec 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Un enfant sur quatre est confronté aux conflits ou catastrophes

Environ 535 millions d’enfants, soit près d’un sur quatre, vivent dans des pays touchés par des conflits ou des catastrophes. Ils sont souvent privés de soins médicaux, d’une éducation de qualité et d’une nutrition et d’une protection adéquates, affirme aujourd’huil’UNICEF.

09 Dec 2016 description
report Government of India

THE CYCLONIC STORM, VARDAH OVER SOUTHEAST BAY OF BENGAL MOVED WESTNORTHWESTWARDS IN PAST 06 HRS WITH A SPEED OF 7 KMPH AND LAY CENTRED AT 1200 UTC OF TODAY, THE 9TH DECEMBER, 2016 OVER SOUTHEAST BAY OF BENGAL NEAR LATITUDE 12.2ºN AND LONGITUDE 90.0ºE, ABOUT 950 KM SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF VISAKHAPATNAM (43149), 1050 KM SOUTHEAST OF MACHILIPATNAM (43185) AND 300 KM WEST-NORTHWEST OF PORT BLAIR (43333). THE SYSTEM IS VERY LIKELY TO MOVE WEST-NORTHWESTWARDS AND INTENSIFY FURTHER INTO A SEVERE CYCLONIC STORM DURING NEXT 12 HOURS.

09 Dec 2016 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates the satellite-detected surface waters extent and evolution in Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam, as observed from the Sentinel-1 images acquired on 07 November 2016 and 01 December 2016.

09 Dec 2016 description

The Brazilian government is going to send medicines and supplies to Haiti on Thursday (Dec. 8) to help the country recover from the destruction caused by hurricane Matthew in October. In addition to drugs and nearly 4,000 doses of cholera vaccine, the shipment includes 1,000 rapid HIV tests.

According to the Ministry of Health, the drugs are enough for 3,000 people. In October, the World Health Organization raised concerns about the threat of a cholera epidemic in the country as a result of the flooding caused by the hurricane.

09 Dec 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

The new figure is a stark reminder of why UNICEF was established, as the organization marks 70 years of work for the most vulnerable children

NEW YORK, 9 December 2016 – An estimated 535 million children – nearly one in four – live in countries affected by conflict or disaster, often without access to medical care, quality education, proper nutrition and protection, UNICEF said today.

08 Dec 2016 description
report Government of India

THE CYCLONIC STORM, VARDAH OVER SOUTHEAST BAY OF BENGAL REMAINED PRACTICALLY STATIONARY DURING PAST 03 HRS AND LAY CENTRED AT 1500 UTC OF TODAY,

08 Dec 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Por Marta López Fesser

Siendo un país propenso a los desastres naturales, Cuba ha comenzado a incorporar lecciones y ejercicios sobre la reducción del riesgo de desastres en su currículo escolar. Los niños y niñas están liderando el camino para una sociedad basada en la preparación y la resiliencia.

08 Dec 2016 description

Dans cette Infolettre :

Haïti/République Dominicaine: Colloque binational sur le changement climatique

Haïti / Passage de Matthew : Le droit au logement des sinistré-e-s en péril

Haïti / Ganthier: Des familles de Octobre 2016 Bois Léger vivent dans le manque après le passage de Matthew

Haïti: Des communes frontalières affectées par le passage de Matthew

08 Dec 2016 description
report Redhum

Fuente: El Nuevo Diario

El municipio de Cárdenas, en Rivas, quedó este martes incomunicado tras colapsar el puente de río Sapoá, que une la carretera de esta localidad con la vía panamericana.

El ex alcalde de Cárdenas, Luis Argueta, dijo que el puente colapsó a causa de las lluvias que provocó el huracán Otto en Costa Rica, que han tenido un efecto secundario en este municipio nicaragüense.

Cárdenas es un productor de leche y es fronterizo con Costa Rica.

08 Dec 2016 description

Mientras el Presidente de la República, Luis Guillermo Solís realiza una gira por las zonas de mayor afectación por el paso del huracán Otto, el presidente de la CNE, Dr. Iván Brenes Reyes, quien también participa de este recorrido, hizo un llamado a las instituciones para aligerar la recolección de información, que permitirá la elaboración del Plan General de la Emergencia.

Las instituciones tienen un período de dos meses, a partir de la declaratoria de Emergencia Nacional para presentar el informe de daños de su sector.

08 Dec 2016 description

Summary

1.519.900 Affected Persons

115.000 Person without Housing

44.299 Affected Female Headed Households

Hurricane Matthew led to large scale destruction and da-mages to communities housing infrastructure and assets. The first Category 4 hurricane to landfall on Haiti in 52 years further exacerbated vulnerabilities of populations already prone to poor living conditions especially in rural and at risk areas.