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16 Mar 2017 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

In the afternoon of 6 August 2016, torrential rains caused tremendous flash floods in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, severely affecting inhabited areas and agricultural regions in Skopje and Tetovo. The rain’s volume was measured at a quantity of 97 l/m2 , accompanied by strong winds of around 100 km/h.

13 Sep 2016 description

Related to the article on 22nd August, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has provided emergency relief goods to the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

Emergency relief goods including Pumps for Mud, Pumps for Water, Generator, Jack Hammer, Electric Saw and Rubber boat were delivered to the Crisis Management Center (CMC) on the evening of 7th September.

A handover ceremony of the emergency relief goods took place at the CMC at 10 AM (local time) on 7th September.

23 Aug 2016 description

Post-Disaster Needs Assessment to plan strategy to “build back better”

Skopje, 23 August 2016: The European Union and the World Bank, together with the UN agencies in the country, have responded swiftly to the Government’s request for assistance in addressing the damage caused by the devastating floods that hit the country earlier this month.

23 Aug 2016 description

Families affected by the major flooding on 6 August began receiving assistance from the advance payment fund that was set up to help them until damage can be assessed. More than 2.000 people from Skopje and Tetovo are eligible to collect a 500 EUR advance payment after they have submitted their contact details to the Finance Ministry.

"Payments will continue in the coming period, according to the information that are being delivered to the Commission set up to estimate damages", said Finance Minister Kiril Minoski.

22 Aug 2016 description
report Government of Japan
  1. On Monday, August 22, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods (generators etc.) to the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in response to the request from the Government of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia following serious damage from the floods in the country.

18 Aug 2016 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster In the afternoon of 6 August 2016, torrential rains caused flash floods in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, severely affecting the populated areas and agricultural regions in Skopje and Tetovo. The rain volume was measured at the quantity of 97 l/m2 accompanied by strong winds at around 100 km/h, which resulted in tremendous flash floods.

18 Aug 2016 description

The majority of streets and houses in the village of Stajkovci have been cleaned. More than 85% of the houses have been disinfected. The citizens, whose homes and properties have been flooded and damaged by the freak storm that hit the Skopje region on Aug. 6, are expected soon to start receiving compensation for their damages.

15 Aug 2016 description

Intense rainfall in Skopje and surrounding areas in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on 6 August 2016 caused flash floods and landslides that have led to at least 21 deaths. About 2000 people were evacuated, and 500 received medical assistance.

The Government is providing accommodation, food and water to those affected. New rainfall is expected towards the end of this week, but clean-up operations to remove floodwater from homes and disinfection activities are already under way.

15 Aug 2016 description

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Over 6-7 August 2016, the city of Skopje has been affected by heavy rain, lightening and strong winds. Approx. 93 mm of rain were recorded, causing flash floods. As of 8 August, national authorities reported that 21 people dead, 70 injured and over 1 000 evacuated throughout the city. The worst affected areas are the villages of Stajkovci, Haracinovo, suburbs Butel, Cento and upper Lisice, as well as the ring road near Stajkovci.

15 Aug 2016 description

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Over 6-7 August 2016, the city of Skopje has been affected by heavy rain, lightening and strong winds. Approx. 93 mm of rain were recorded, causing flash floods. As of 8 August, national authorities reported that 21 people dead, 70 injured and over 1 000 evacuated throughout the city. The worst affected areas are the villages of Stajkovci, Haracinovo, suburbs Butel, Cento and upper Lisice, as well as the ring road near Stajkovci.

15 Aug 2016 description

Map Information

Over 6-7 August 2016, the city of Skopje has been affected by heavy rain, lightening and strong winds. Approx. 93 mm of rain were recorded, causing flash floods. As of 8 August, national authorities reported that 21 people dead, 70 injured and over 1 000 evacuated throughout the city. The worst affected areas are the villages of Stajkovci, Haracinovo, suburbs Butel, Cento and upper Lisice, as well as the ring road near Stajkovci.

15 Aug 2016 description

Map Information

Over 6-7 August 2016, the city of Skopje has been affected by heavy rain, lightening and strong winds. Approx. 93 mm of rain were recorded, causing flash floods. As of 8 August, national authorities reported that 21 people dead, 70 injured and over 1 000 evacuated throughout the city. The worst affected areas are the villages of Stajkovci, Haracinovo, suburbs Butel, Cento and upper Lisice, as well as the ring road near Stajkovci.

15 Aug 2016 description

Map Information

Over 6-7 August 2016, the city of Skopje has been affected by heavy rain, lightening and strong winds. Approx. 93 mm of rain were recorded, causing flash floods. As of 8 August, national authorities reported that 21 people dead, 70 injured and over 1 000 evacuated throughout the city. The worst affected areas are the villages of Stajkovci, Haracinovo, suburbs Butel, Cento and upper Lisice, as well as the ring road near Stajkovci.

15 Aug 2016 description

Map Information

Over 6-7 August 2016, the city of Skopje has been affected by heavy rain, lightening and strong winds. Approx. 93 mm of rain were recorded, causing flash floods. As of 8 August, national authorities reported that 21 people dead, 70 injured and over 1 000 evacuated throughout the city. The worst affected areas are the villages of Stajkovci, Haracinovo, suburbs Butel, Cento and upper Lisice, as well as the ring road near Stajkovci.

12 Aug 2016 description

Today the European Commission has announced €150 000 in humanitarian assistance to support people affected by the recent flash floods and landslides in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. This follows EU support mobilised via the Civil Protection Mechanism for the country earlier this week.

11 Aug 2016 description

The Government decided to provide advance payment of damages to citizens affected by floods in the Skopje region, said Prime Minister Emil Dimitriev during Thursday's visit to flooded houses in Ilinden municipality.

EUR 1,5 million will be allocated for this purpose.

"Evaluation teams are currently on the field in order to determine the extent of damages", added Dimitriev.

PM Dimitriev was accompanied by Minister of Transport and Communications Vlado Misajlovski and Ilinden Mayor Zika Stojanovski.

11 Aug 2016 description

SKOPJE, 11 August 2016 - In response to the floods in the Skopje and Tetovo region, the OSCE Mission to Skopje is providing urgent assistance and emergency tools to the flood-affected areas.

OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier authorized a 20,000 EUR donation from the Organization's Charity Fund to provide immediate aid to the most affected communities. The assistance, necessary tools and supplies, will be delivered through the OSCE Mission to Skopje.

11 Aug 2016 description

Map Information

Over 6-7 August 2016, the city of Skopje has been affected by heavy rain, lightening and strong winds. Approx. 93 mm of rain were recorded, causing flash floods. As of 8 August, national authorities reported that 21 people dead, 70 injured and over 1 000 evacuated throughout the city. The worst affected areas are the villages of Stajkovci, Haracinovo, suburbs Butel, Cento and upper Lisice, as well as the ring road near Stajkovci.

11 Aug 2016 description

Map Information

Over 6-7 August 2016, the city of Skopje has been affected by heavy rain, lightening and strong winds. Approx. 93 mm of rain were recorded, causing flash floods. As of 8 August, national authorities reported that 21 people dead, 70 injured and over 1 000 evacuated throughout the city. The worst affected areas are the villages of Stajkovci, Haracinovo, suburbs Butel, Cento and upper Lisice, as well as the ring road near Stajkovci.