Water Sanitation Hygiene

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06 Oct 2015 description
report India Water Portal

Authored By: Swati Bansal Posted By: swati

Monsoon leaves the country with 39% area still parched

05 Oct 2015 description


Access closures along the Nepal-India border and ongoing political unrest in the Terai region has constrained delivery of daily supplies and winterization materials. An estimated 81,000 households living in high altitude areas are at risk if winterization goods are not delivered within the next few weeks. In 120 displacement sites hosting some 59,000 people, about 85% of shelter, are not suitable for the coming winter. Fuel rationing has limited operations and aid.

01 Oct 2015 description
report Islamic Relief

Islamic Relief Worldwide has today published its annual report for 2014, which gives details of income and expenditure – and the positive impact achieved for millions of vulnerable people.

In 2014, our total global income reached £182 million – a growth of £62 million since 2012 – and voluntary income rose to a record high of 79 per cent of our total income. This year saw even more spending carried out directly through our field offices worldwide.

01 Oct 2015 description
report Sphere India


Due to heavy rainfall, Nallah Veshav and Nallah Nedouph in Kulgam district get overflowed and water entered in the low lying villages of the valley affected hundreds of people staying in low lying areas of the valley. Further, these nallahs cut off the road connectivity between Kulgam town and Ashtal village, having large no. of houses. Currently, rain has stopped.

29 Sep 2015 description

El Salvador: More than 100,000 farmers are estimated to be affected by crop losses due to a prolonged dry-spell. Up to 60% of the total maize crop has been lost in the affected areas. An estimated 156,000 people are facing Crisis (IPC Phase 3) food security outcomes, mainly in eastern and western regions.

17 Sep 2015 description
report Caritas

North East India was once again under heavy floods which claimed 70 lives. More than 2 lakh people in Assam were forced to seek refuge in the relief camps. Floods along with landslide has created duo trouble for the people were over 16 lakh people in Assam and more than 2 lakh in Assam are affected.

15 Sep 2015 description

Snapshot 9–15 September 2015

Afghanistan: The number of severely food insecure has risen to 1.5 million people, according to a new assessment. 7.3 million people are moderately food insecure. Food security among IDPs is worsening, with around 200,000 people reported to be in need of immediate assistance.

15 Sep 2015 description
report Sphere India
  1. Executive Summary

The second phase of floods wreaked devastating havoc in as many as 22 districts of Assam affecting 17,00,000 people and above. Over 3 lakh people were affected in Dhemaji District alone during this phase.

11 Sep 2015 description
South Asia - version 8
Technical Annex - version 9


Seventh modification

Due to the heavy floods and landslides end of June in the districts of Chittagong,
Bandarban and Cox’s Bazar in the Southeast of Bangladesh, the humanitarian response takes the needs of natural disaster affected people into consideration. For this reason, an amount of EUR 160 000 had to be shifted from man-made crisis specific objective to natural disasters specific objective.

Sixth Modification

10 Sep 2015 description


New Delhi/Dili, 10 September 2015: The World Health Organization has called for renewed commitments and focused efforts to eliminate neglected tropical diseases - kala azar, leprosy, yaws, lymphatic filariasis and schistosomiasis - which continue to disable, disfigure and kill people in the WHO South-East Asia Region.

10 Sep 2015 description
report Sphere India

Situation of Floods in Assam: (Information received from IAG Assam)

Over the last two weeks the flood situation in Assam has deteriorated.

The flood waters have receded in some districts whereas in some the water levels have gone high.

With respect to the updates received from our partners in the respective affected districts, from local news channels, for local news papers and from government sources particularly from Assam State Disaster Management Authority, the total population affected by Assam Floods has reached above 17 lakhs.

10 Sep 2015 description
report Government of India

According to the Central Water Commission (CWC) report dated 5th September, 2015, there are 20 Moderate flood sites in the country.

08 Sep 2015 description

Snapshot 2–8 September 2015

Yemen: The health system in Taizz governorate is close to collapse. All public hospitals have closed, and the remaining health facilities are overwhelmed by severely injured people as well as a dengue outbreak. Access remains severely restricted across the country. Hudaydah port, the main entry point for humanitarian supplies in north and central Yemen, remains closed, and road transport from Aden port to northern governorates remains limited.

04 Sep 2015 description
report Government of India

The flood situation in Assam remains grim even as the number of flood hit people has increased to 12.40 lakh in over 2199 villages across 19 districts.

Four more people have been killed due to floods in Assam and nearly 1.76 lakh hectares of cropland has been damaged.

More than 2.66 lakh displaced people have taken shelter in 385 relief camps.

The worst affected districts are Dhemaji, Dibrugarh, Lakhimpur, Tinsukia, Kokrajhar, Nalbari and Dhubri.

In the area rivers are flowing above the danger mark.

03 Sep 2015 description
report Government of India

Aiming to minimise the impact of deficit monsoon, the Centre has allocated Rs 410 crore to 20 states and union territories this year under the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY).

Agriculture Ministry on Tuesday said it has observed that 219 districts in the country are frequently affected by drought in the recent past.