Water Sanitation Hygiene

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25 Nov 2014 description

Pakistan: Drought conditions in Sindh have affected nearly 1.7 million people; nearly 500 have died in Tharparkar, including 296 children. In FATA, the number of people displaced by the military’s operation Khyber One in the Tirah Valley has grown to 440,000 people, adding to 993,000 displaced by operations in North Waziristan.

Liberia: Two million children are thought to be affected by the consequences of the Ebola epidemic. High levels of unemployment are affecting income: 70% of households in a recent survey said they do not have enough money to afford food.

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.

14 Nov 2014 description
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 20 600 000


13 Nov 2014 description
report Inter Press Service

PICHAVARAM, India, Nov 13 2014 (IPS) - When the Asian tsunami washed over several Indian Ocean Rim countries on Boxing Day 2004, it left a trail of destruction in its wake, including a death toll that touched 230,000.

Millions lost their jobs, food security and traditional livelihoods and many have spent the last decade trying to pick up the pieces of their lives. But for a small tribe in southern India, the tsunami didn’t bring devastation; instead, it brought hope.

31 Oct 2014 description

Martes 28 de octubre, 2014/ Los desastres naturales son inevitables, pero se pueden hacer esfuerzos para mitigar sus efectos y acelerar el proceso de recuperación. El 10 de abril del año en curso, Managua fue sorprendida por un terremoto de magnitud 6.2 en la escala de Richter, sacudió el pacífico de Nicaragua a las 5:25 minutos de la tarde y aproximadamente 2.354 viviendas e igual número de familias resultaron afectadas. Los municipios de Mateare y Nagarote concentraron la mayoría de los daños.

28 Oct 2014 description


François Grünewald

Syria, Iraq, Ebola, Gaza, Mali – there has been a huge increase in the number of tragic crises in recent months… The humanitarian sector is under enormous pressure. This litany of tragedies is further cause for us to focus on the quality of assistance and protection operations for civilians. It also raises questions about the capacity and role of a sector which remains vital, but is increasingly in danger.

28 Oct 2014 description
report Government of Peru


Lunes, 27 de octubre 2014

 Personal del Grupo de Intervención Rápida para Emergencias y Desastres GIRED – INDECI, informó que:

  • Se realizó reunión de coordinación con el Alcalde de la Municipalidad Provincial de Paruro el cual realizó la entrega de 864 planchas de triplay, así mismo dio a conocer los trámites que viene realizando ante el Gobierno Regional de Cusco.

  • Se verificó los trabajos que realizaron los damnificados en la localidad de Misca.

23 Oct 2014 description
report Government of Peru

Martes, 21 de octubre 2014

 El Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia Regional Cusco, informó que se actualizó la evaluación de daños, según el registro SINPAD N° 00066248.

 Personal de la Dirección Desconcentrada INDECI Cusco, informó que se entregó al Gobierno Regional del Cusco, bienes de ayuda humanitaria consistente en calaminas.

19:30 Horas

 El Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia Regional Cusco informó que realizó el empadronamiento de las familias damnificadas y afectadas según el registro SINPAD 00066248 (ver anexo 08)

21:00 Horas

20 Oct 2014 description
report Government of Peru

Miércoles, 15 de octubre 2014

01:30 Horas

 Personal del Grupo de Intervención Rápida para Emergencias y Desastres GIRED – INDECI, en su informe del 13 y 14 de octubre informó que:

  • Personal del Ministerio de Educación en coordinación con la Municipalidad provincial de Paruro, coordina realizar tratamiento psicológico a los niños de los centros educativos de la zona.

15 Oct 2014 description
report Government of Peru

Martes, 14 de octubre 2014

 El Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia del Ministerio de Salud, en su reporte de situación N° 244 del 14 de octubre, informó que:

  • En la localidad de Misca:

 Se han instalado bidones de agua en calidad apta para el consumo humano y cantidad suficiente para los damnificados de este albergue.

 Cuentan con víveres, cantidad asegurada por un mes, distribuidos en 3 almacenes.

11 Oct 2014 description
report Xinhua

JINGGU, Yunnan, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Relief measures are under way in southwest China's Yunnan Province three days after a 6.6-magnitude quake hit the region on Tuesday.

On Friday, the first shipment of prefab houses was sent to the No. 1 Central Primary School of Yongping Township in Jinggu County, Pu'er City. Dozens of volunteers, soldiers and workers were busy moving and assembling the materials.

10 Oct 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • UNICEF and partners continue to provide life-saving and recovery assistance for children affected by Typhoon Haiyan.

  • September was National Mass Immunization Month. UNICEF and WHO supported the Department of Health to vaccinate 13 million children under 5 years in the Philippines. UNICEF provided 3 million doses of measles-rubella vaccine, 1.2 million doses of polio vaccine and $7.8 million in cold chain equipment.

Situation overview & humanitarian needs

10 Oct 2014 description
report ACT Alliance

Appeal Target: US$653,167

Balance Requested: US$469,314

At 16:30 on 3 August 2014, Beijing Time, an earthquake with magnitude 6.5 hit Ludian County of Zhaotong City, Yunnan Province. The epicenter of the quake was recorded in Longtoushan Township, 23 kilometers (14 miles) southwest of Zhaotong. Hundreds of aftershocks were felt afterwards causing heavy damages in the affected areas.