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21 Feb 2017 description
report ACT Alliance

1. Brief description of the emergency and impact

15 Feb 2017 description
report ACT Alliance

Nairobi, 15 February 2017

1. Brief description of the emergency and impact

13 Feb 2017 description
report ACT Alliance

After the El Niño weather phenomenon that severely affected Ethiopia and left 10.2 million people in need of emergency assistance in 2015/16, Ethiopia is once again subject to severe weather conditions causing the failure of the Hageya/Deyr rains (fall rain) in the southern and eastern rainfall belt. The severe water shortages resulting from negative Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) induced drought have caused high numbers of livestock deaths due to lack of pasture and high rate of disease.

08 Feb 2017 description
report ACT Alliance

Since January 14th 2017, emergencies due to strong rainfalls, floods and landslides, have been occurring in the northern regions of Peru, causing significant damages to houses, educational facilities, agriculture, water and sewer systems, the capacity of health services are affected. According to the latest reports from the National Emergency Operations Center (COEN) and National Civil Defense Institute (INDECI), around 27,300 people have been affected nationwide, including the loss of housing. The National Government has declared the State of Emergency.

03 Feb 2017 description
report ACT Alliance

Since January 14th 2017, there has been moderate to strong rainfall in the provinces of the Ica region in Peru. The incessant heavy rainfall has subsequently provoked floods and landslides, causing damages to houses, educational facilities, agriculture, and infrastructure such as roads. So far, there are 13,904 affected persons, 57 collapsed houses, and 3580 damaged houses. The National Government has declared the State of Emergency. Furthermore, the rainy season is expected to last until April, so more floods and landslides are likely to occur.

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