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21 Nov 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

According to the report of NDMA dated 15th Oct, 2014, Monsoon rains had affected 2.53 million caused 367 deaths and 673 people got injured in AJK, Punjab,KP and GB.

Initially PRCS has catered the emergency needs of the people through provision of 4500 x Food packs of 22 kg in different districts of Punjab alongwith provision of Non Food Items (NFIs) (comprising of emergency shelter & essential household items) to 3370 x families .

20 Nov 2014 description
report Islamic Relief

November 20, 2014

Our response to the recent floods in India and Pakistan has enabled affected families in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir to meet their basic needs – and to overcome the impact of the disaster.

19 Nov 2014 description

By David Tereshchuk*

November 18, 2014—In September of this year, South Asia’s worst monsoon season in 50 years caused torrential flooding and landslides that killed hundreds of people in India and Pakistan, and displaced many thousands from their homes.

In India-administered Kashmir—a region that for decades has been disputed territory between the two countries, and where the rains were especially severe—at least 120 people died and 200,000 were left homeless.

18 Nov 2014 description

Snapshot 12–18 November

Ethiopia: Waters have begun to recede from Leitchuor refugee camp in Gambella, but few refugees have returned to the camps so far, where alarming rates of severe malnutrition persist: 5.7% in Leitchuor, 7.8% in Kule, and 10% in Tierkidi. In SNNPR, flooding was reported, while in Oromia, water trucking has begun for populations affected by drought.

18 Nov 2014 description

1. PRCS Initial Response

a. PRCS relief operation commenced on 22nd June with initial response as under:-

1) Cooked rice to approx. 23000 IDPs
2) Health care to 1,690 IDPs through deployment of 4 x Mobile Health Units
3) Deployment of 05 Ambulances
4) Provision of 22,000 liters of clean Drinking Water

b. PRCS case load to assist the IDPs are as under:-

1) Non Food Items 8,000 families (One time distribution)
2) Food Items 10,000 Families (Through WFP for three months)

18 Nov 2014 description

Highlights

  • The price of staple remained stable in September with a nominal 1% decrease for wheat price, while that of wheat flour remained unchanged.

  • In September, the prices of non‐cereal food commodities experienced significant fluctuations.

  • The headline as well as food inflation, based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI), increased by 7.7 and 7.2 percent respectively on a yearly basis, while on a monthly basis, headline inflation increased by 0.4 while for food it remained the same.

18 Nov 2014 description

Allah Bux Arisar

UMERKOT: Unrelenting drought-like conditions has seen the deaths of seven malnourished infants in Tharparkar district on Monday whereas one infant died in Civil Hospital Umerkot.

In the past 24 hours, a total of 14 people have died in Tharparkar.

The latest number of reported deaths has taken the cumulative figure to 80 in the past 45 days in Tharparkar whereas 61 infants have died over a span of three months in Umerkot, Dawn learnt today.

17 Nov 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • As per the latest flood alert from the Pakistan Meteorological Department, All the Major Rivers are flowing in their normal state of flow. According to the report of NDMA dated 15th Oct, 2014, Monsoon rains have affected 2.53 million caused 367 deaths and 673 people got injured in AJK, Punjab,KP and GB.

15 Nov 2014 description

HIGHLIGHT

  • Humanitarian Coordinator visits Pakistani refugees.
  • Humanitarians prepare to support vulnerable Afghans in winter.
  • IRIN’s Joe Dyke reports on communities affected by spring flooding in the north.

In this issue
Top UN official visits Khost P.1
Humanitarian winter response P.2
Climate change in Afghanistan P.3
CHF second allocation P.5

14 Nov 2014 description

Poor rainfall leads to abnormal dryness in parts of East Africa; slow start to seasonal rainfall in Angola, Zambia

  1. Low and poorly distributed seasonal Deyr rains have led to growing moisture deficits and deteriorating ground conditions throughout several local areas of southern Somalia, eastern Kenya, and coastal Tanzania. The persistence of below-average rainfall in November is likely to reduce crop growth and limit the regeneration of pasture.

14 Nov 2014 description
Afghanistan/Pakistan - version 1
Technical Annex - version 1

The activities proposed hereafter are still subject to the adoption of the financing decision ECHO/WWD/BUD/2015/01000

AMOUNT: EUR 54 796 000

1. CONTEXT

14 Nov 2014 description

In June 2014, the Government of Pakistan commenced a military security operation in North Waziristan Agency targeting non-state armed actors. The operations prompted large scale displacement of more than 1 million people. In July 2014, the Emergency Relief Coordinator allocated US$5 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to help humanitarian partners provide emergency aid to thousands of people in need.

11 Nov 2014 description

Snapshot 5–11 November

Central African Republic: About 20,000 displaced people are seeking refuge in isolated rural areas in Ouham province following the arrival of armed groups in Boguila, Kouki and Nana Bakassa on 25 October. Nearly 1,000 people have been displaced since July in Bambari following violence in Batobadja and Matchika, and 4,000 have been displaced since January to Berberati town in Mambere province.

11 Nov 2014 description
report Qatar Charity

The seasonal rains that fell more profusely than normal over a short period in mid-September 2014 led to flooding from four key Pakistani rivers. This caused total or partial destruction of nearly 17,000 homes, the loss of tens of thousands of hectares of agricultural land and killed nearly 1,000 cattle and at least 320 people throughout parts of Punjab and Kashmir.

05 Nov 2014 description

Snapshot 29 October – 4 November

Yemen: As a government was agreed by Houthi and other opposition parties, the Southern Movement announced a merger to represent all southerners in the campaign for independence. Houthi insurgents attacked the Sunni opposition Al Islah party headquarters in Ibb, while Al Qaeda killed 18 Yemeni troops during an attack in Hudaydah.