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18 Dec 2014 description

The unprecedented £392m donated by the generous UK public to the Disasters Emergency Committee’s Tsunami Earthquake Appeal ten years ago not only provided homes for tens of thousands of people, it helped change the way humanitarian agencies respond to large-scale disasters, the DEC said today.

18 Dec 2014 description

Listen Ten years on from the Indian Ocean tsunami, we remember how the world worked together to rebuild shattered lives and communities.

Monday December 22, 2014

The tsunami that cut a swathe of destruction across the Indian Ocean 10 years ago, also gave rise to one of the world's biggest relief and recovery efforts.

15 Dec 2014 description
report RedR UK

This paper has been commissioned by RedR to identify gaps in skills, technology, and knowledge in urban humanitarian response in order to inform RedR’s project Ready to Respond which is looking to address these gaps in two specific areas:

14 Dec 2014 description
report Malteser

Help for body, mind and soul

On 26 December 2004, the most devastating tsunami in history brought death, misery and immense suffering to the people on the shores of the Indian Ocean. In its aftermath, 250,000 people were dead or missing, and nearly 1.7 million lost their homes. Immediately, Malteser International ran to the aid of the survivors – with both material as well as psychological assistance. A large-scale, sustainable reconstruction and reintegration program followed.

10 Dec 2014 description
report Swiss Red Cross

Il y a dix ans, un violent tsunami dévastait les régions côtières du sud de l’Asie, faisant 260 000 victimes et des millions de sans-abris. Après avoir mis sur pied ce qui demeure aujourd’hui encore la plus vaste opération d’aide d’urgence de son histoire, la CRS s’est attachée à reconstruire écoles, habitations et dispensaires.

08 Dec 2014 description

PHILIPPINES

Tropical Cyclone Hagupit (Ruby) has weakened while traversing the Sibuyan Sea and is currently classified as a Tropical Storm.

04 Dec 2014 description

Tout le monde se souvient de ce qu’il faisait ce jour-là, quand les images ont déferlé quasiment en direct dans les foyers. C’était il y a 10 ans. Le 26 décembre 2004 se produisait le plus grave tsunami de l’histoire : les côtes d'Indonésie, du Sri Lanka et du sud de l'Inde, ainsi que l'ouest de la Thaïlande étaient dévastées en quelques heures.

27 Nov 2014 description
report Qatar Charity

During the past fourteen months, Qatar Charity has implemented more than QAR 20 million (USD 5.5 million) on projects for Pakistan.

Immediate disaster response accounted for QAR 1.1 million (USD 300,000) for flood and earthquake response. Most notably, this included the 2013 Baluchistan earthquake and 2014 Muzaffar Ghar floods in the province of Punjab responses where shelter, food and clothing was provided to those most affected.

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

1. CONTEXT

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

Editorial

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

ACCIONES:

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