On 24 August, a 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit central Myanmar, killing three people and damaging buildings including more than 100 pagodas. The epicenter of the quake was 25 kilometres west of Chauk, 207 kilometres north-west of Nay Pyi Daw. Due to its location in a sparsely populated area and at a depth of 84 kilometres, the humanitarian impact of the quake was low.
FLASH flooding in Tatkon Township, Mandalay Region destroyed 22 houses yesterday in Thanpayagon Village-tract in the township, injuring several people, it has been learned.
Following the disaster, emergency aid from KBZ’s Brighter Future Myanmar Foundation was sent to the village. Rice bags and edible oil were distributed and K500,000 was donated to each affected family.
The foundation also contributed K100 million to the fund for the restoration of quake-damaged pagodas in the Bagan Archaeological Zone yesterday.
El sismo ocurrido el 14 de agosto de 2016 de magnitud 5.2 ML, afectó 12 distritos de la provincia de Caylloma, declarándose en Estado de Emergencia (D.S. N° 062-2016-PCM) a 7 de ellos el 16 de agosto y declarándose en Estado de Emergencia (D.S. N° 065-2016-PCM) a 5 de ellos el 25 de agosto.
El último reporte del COEN - INDECI (Informe de Emergencia N° 624) reporta 10,967 personas afectadas en mayor o menor medida.
A. Situation analysis
Description of the disaster On 14 August at 21:58, a 5.3 earthquake (on the Richter scale, III-IV on the Mercalli Intensity Scale) struck Peru, affecting the province of Caylloma in particular. The epicentre was located at a depth of 8kmm some 10 km south-west of Chivay, Arequipa (coordinates: latitude - 15.64 and longitude - 71.68).
UNICEF, in collaboration with the Playing for Change Foundation and the Ecuadorian band Cocoa Roots, provided psychosocial support to children and adolescents in Chamanga (Esmeraldas). Craig Woodson, Playing for Change facilitator, developed instruments with recycled material in a workshop with 20 children and adolescents and ten teachers, an activity in a regional initiative that seeks to promote children’s right to participate in cultural and artistic activities and to strengthen their role as agents of change.
• The province of Caylloma, in Arequipa was affected by a 5,2 magnitude earthquake on Sunday August 14th at 21:58.
• The seven most affected districts are Chivay, Achoma, Coporaque, Ichupampa, Maca, Madrigal y Yanque.
• As a result, there are 1,498 uninhabitable and 1,366 affected houses.
• Water supply collapsed in two districts. Shortage of water is also registered in the other five districts.
For the past several years, ACAPS has assisted the development and application of severity measures. The assistance was provided in the shape of analytic tools, personnel on mission as well as remote statistical support.
The Citizen Solidarity and Joint Responsibility Law has raised about US$500 million, as of June, as response to the 16 April earthquake. Authorities have already used $140 million of this amount - $70 million for the province of Esmeraldas. Reconstruction efforts continue in the north coastal areas of Ecuador.
National authorities via El Telégrafo.
ECUADOR: La Ley Solidaria y de Corresponsabilidad Ciudadana por las afectaciones del terremoto de 16 de abril ha recaudado hasta el momento cerca de US$500 millones.
PERÚ: Cerca de 300 toneladas de ayuda humanitaria se enviaron la semana pasada a la provincia de Caylloma, en la región de Arequipa, para asistir a los cerca de 6,000 damnificados por el terremoto que también dejó 4 personas muertas.
El 14 de agosto de 2016, a las 21:58 horas, se registró un movimiento sísmico de magnitud 5.3, con una profundidad de 8 km, con epicentro a 10 km al SO de Chivay e intensidad III-VI Arequipa, en las coordenadas: latitud -15.64 y longitud – 71.68.
El 14 de agosto de 2016, a las 21:58 horas (hora local), se registró un movimiento sísmico de magnitud 5.2, con una profundidad de 8 km, de epicentro 10 km al Sur Oeste de la localidad de Chivay, provincia de Caylloma, región Arequipa.
Mediante Decreto Supremo N° 062-2016-PCM se declara en Estado de Emergencia en los distritos de Chivay, Ichupampa, Achoma, Yanque, Maca, Madrigal y Coporaque de la provincia de Caylloma,
Humanitarian and recovery assistance should be provided based on evidenced needs in the affected provinces in rural and urban areas; as well as in and out of government managed camps.
Efforts must be increased to meet the needs of rural communities and vulnerable populations whose needs have been exacerbated by the earthquake.
An official strategy is needed to respond to the basic needs of people in spontaneous sites while simultaneously sustaining with the assistance inside government-managed camps.
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PERU: On 14 August, a 5.4 earthquake shook department of Arequipa, killing four people.Some 1,564 families are affected, 1,074 houses are inhabitable and 383 houses have collapsed. National and regional authorities are assisting affected people. The Government declared a 60-day state of emergency for seven districts in the province Arequipean province of Caylloma.
PERÚ: Un sismo de magnitud 5.4 ocurrió la noche del 14 de agosto en el departamento de Arequipa. El sismo ha dejado 4 muertos. Hay unas 1,564 familias damnificadas, 1,074 viviendas inhabitables y 383 colapsadas. Las autoridades nacionales y regionales realizan entrega de ayuda humanitaria a los afectados. El Poder Ejecutivo realizó una declaratoria de emergencia por 60 días en siete distritos en la provincia arequipeña de Caylloma.
UNICEF is leading the initiative for a proper water use, hygiene, and vector control campaign for official shelters and spontaneous sites. This initiative is coordinated among NGOs, Ministry of Health, National Police, the local cluster and local authorities, targeting more than 10,000 beneficiaries.
Water supply continues to be a large focus of UNICEF support. With the rehabilitation of pipes and the installation of a water pumping system in Cojimíes, more than 600 families will have access to safe water in the following weeks.
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