Mali: Gao and Timbutku regions have been the scene of multiple clashes between the Azawad Movement Coalition and Malian forces, as well as the pro-government Gatia militia. At least 12 people have been killed, including nine civilians. About 31,500 people have been displaced from three districts in Timbuktu region. They are in urgent needs of water, food, NFIs, and shelter support, but access is limited.
0. MAJOR CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE HIP
EUR 400 000 were earmarked to contribute to the funding of two UNICEF cargo planes delivering each 40 metric tons of life-saving supplies to the regions in Nepal affected by the earthquake. In the end, the total cost for this specific contribution amounted to EUR 287 130. The consequent left over, equivalent to an amount of EUR 112 870, has to be shifted from the Transport/logistics specific objective to the Natural disasters specific objective.
Divy Khare,TNN | May 25, 2015, 04.44 AM IST
BOKARO: The scorching heat coupled with prolonged power cuts has added to the misery of residents here. The district is experiencing the hottest days of the season with temperatures soaring to 44°C on Sunday. The streets wore a deserted look due to the prevailing heat waves.
Barring Bokaro Steel Township, the other areas including Chas, Petarwar, Bermo have been facing frequent power cuts. Sunday recorded the maximum temperature at 44°C.
The death toll due to intense heatwave sweeping Telangana and Andhra Pradesh crossed the 500 figure on Monday, disaster management officials said in Hyderabad.
In Telangana, the toll stood at 215 from May 15 till today, said Special Commissioner for Disaster Management, Sada Bhargavi.
In Andhra Pradesh, the number stood at 302 till this evening and data from different districts was still being compiled, said Tulsi Rani, Special Commissioner for Disaster Management.
Following the 7.8M earthquake which struck on 25 Apr and the 7.3M earthquake on 12 May, a total of 8,631 people are confirmed dead, with 14 bodies still unidentified. Nearly 460 health facilities are destroyed. Over 25,000 classrooms collapsed while an additional 10,000 require repair. 456 health facilities destroyed 25,000 classrooms destroyed The monsoon rains are expected to arrive in two weeks, further complicating relief efforts by blocking access routes and exposing over 760,000 families with damaged or destroyed homes to heavy rainfall.1
Lessons by Partners for Resilience: moving from output to impact
by Juriaan Lahr, Head of International Assistance, Netherlands Red Cross
Iraq: Islamic State have taken control of Ramadi. 500 died and 42,840 people fled fighting in the city over 16–17 May, adding to the 180,000 displaced in Anbar since early April. Access to new IDPs in Habbaniyah, Khadiyah district, is limited due to insecurity, and health concerns are growing.
A second major earthquake struck on 12 May east of Kathmandu. The 7.3 magnitude quake caused further destruction to buildings and homes damaged by last month's quake. The death toll from the two quakes stands at over 8,580 with over 16,800 injured, according to the Nepali Ministry of Home Affairs.
A total of 216 displacement sites were identified across 11 districts. Shelter, drinking water and resumption of livelihood activities are reported as the priority needs.
Snapshot 6–12 May 2015
Iraq: Conflict has escalated in a number of locations. In Anbar, fighting has displaced more than 47,000 in Karmah district, and more than 133,000 around Ramadi. Clashes between Islamic State and government forces have intensified around Baiji oil refinery, in Salah al Din.
Snapshot 29 April–5 May 2015
Nepal: The death toll from the earthquake has reached 7,250, with more than 14,000 injured. Aftershocks are still occurring, and some villages have still not been reached. 300,000 homes are estimated to need rebuilding or repair.
Yemen: The estimated number of IDPs has doubled since 17 April to reach 300,000, as conflict continues. Food distribution, health, and WASH systems are on the verge of collapse, due in large part to severe fuel shortages.
Samaritan’s Purse is currently responding to the earthquake in Nepal through a 26 person disaster assistance response team (DART) based in Kathmandu and a 9 person DART logistics team based in Delhi, India. We have highlighted six districts in the Kathmandu Valley as the main areas Samaritan’s Purse will respond through non-food item, water sanitation and hygiene, and food distributions. A DART medical team is also working in these districts through partnership with local hospitals as well as mobile medical clinics into hard-to-reach areas in the outlying communities.
On Saturday 25 April, an earthquake of magnitude 7.8 on the Richter scale struck the poor, landlocked and mountainous Asian state of Nepal. By 30 April, the death toll had risen to more than 5,500 and the UN estimates that 8million people across the country are affected by the disaster – more than a quarter of the population.
A. Situation Update
The first flash appeal was issued on 29 April, calling for US$415 million to response to the most urgent needs for the next three months (OCHA 29/04/2015). As of 27 April, WFP is conducting preliminary assessments in 12 districts. The detailed appeal can be access from http://www.humanitarianresponse.info/en/system/files/documents/files/nepal_flash_appe al_0.pdf
This report covers the period 1 January to 31 December 2014
Snapshot 22–28 April 2015
Nepal: The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit the country on 25 April has affected 8 million people. As of 28 April, 5,057 people have been reported dead, and more than 8,500 injured. Hundreds of thousands of people are living in tents, while the villages closest to the quake’s epicentre remain inaccessible.
India carrying out yet another gigantic rescue and relief mission in neighbouring Nepal; Military and Civilian planes and helicopters assisting in big way evacuating people and transporting relief material; NDRF teams fan out in affected areas extricating people and bodies from rubble and debris.
Rescue workers on Monday stepped up efforts to locate survivors trapped under tonnes of rubble of flattened homes and buildings in earthquake-hit Nepal.