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31 May 2016 description
report ACT Alliance

1. Brief description of the emergency and impact

30 May 2016 description
report ACT Alliance

Preliminary Appeal Target: US$1,329,849.00

Balance Requested: US$1,329,849.00

Geneva, 30 May 2016

Dear Colleagues,

The drought caused by El Niño is one of the most severe in the history of Central America, surpassing in size and impact the situation faced in 2014. Despite mitigation measures, 4.2 million people in the dry corridor have been affected, reaching levels of humanitarian crisis, of which more than 2 million need immediate food assistance, health care, nutritional support, and recovery of livelihoods, among others.

30 May 2016 description
report ACT Alliance

Appeal Target: US$ 6'349'559 /US$ 6,362,436

Balance Requested: US$ 4,419,629

Geneva, 30 May, 2016

Dear Colleagues,

25 May 2016 description
report ACT Alliance

Appeal Target: US$1,858.263

Balance Requested: US$1,858.263

Geneva, 24 May, 2016

Dear Colleagues,

24 May 2016 description
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On Saturday 21st May 2016, Cyclonic Storm Roanu struck 15 coastal districts of Bangladesh. The death toll in 7 districts was 24 persons. High tidal surge breached embankments in some locations and submerged agricultural land and standing crops. High winds destroyed traditional low cost homes of poor and vulnerable families living inside and outside the embankments. Fully affected families were 29,168 and partially affected 110,684. 500,000 families were moved to cyclone shelters and schools for safety by government, Red Crescent and NGO staff and Volunteers.

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