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12 Jan 2017 description

The Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) started early recovery activities to help the people of Aceh were hit by an earthquake Aceh Pidie Jaya. This activity is carried after a disaster emergency response, which expired last December 2016. PMI early recovery operations are focused on two activities, namely the recovery of livelihoods and people's homes through cash transfer programs (CTP) and the health of citizens.

11 Jan 2017 description
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The South Asia region is prone to flooding, landslides, droughts and earthquakes, and faces a number of protracted conflicts and related internal and cross-border population displacement. By the end of March 2017, the refugee return crisis from Pakistan and Iran to Afghanistan – brought about by the obligatory or forced repatriation of Afghan refugees from both Pakistan and Iran to their country of origin – will affect an estimated 1.5 million people, 60 per cent of whom are children under 18.

04 Jan 2017 description

To the outsider, time might appear to have stood still in the small hamlet of Basantapur, situated an hour’s journey from the town of Ramechhap, east of the Nepalese capital Kathmandu. Chanda Maya Sunuwara has spent most of her adult life here. But the spry woman in her 70’s says she has seen many changes over the years, such as the road, a primary health care clinic and now the latest, which workmen are busy constructing; a brand new toilet for her family.

30 Dec 2016 description

An Overview of Non-Traditional Security

Vishalini Chandara Sagar The study of Non-Traditional Security (NTS) emerged during the post-Cold War period due to significant shifts in the way we understand global security. As risks of traditional inter-state wars and conflicts decline, new security challenges, which are typically non-military in nature, have transpired from transnational threats.

Studies have shown that NTS crises have resulted in more deaths and have had a substantially larger impact on people over time than conventional military threats.

29 Dec 2016 description

About PAH

Polish Humanitarian Action (PAH) is one of the largest and most active non-governmental, non-profit humanitarian organizations in Poland. For almost 25 years PAH has been implementing comprehensive WASH, FSL, NFI, Education, Shelter and Protection solutions in hard to reach areas around the world. We are currently responding to humanitarian crises in Syria, Somalia, Ukraine and South Sudan.

Crisis situation in Nepal – Education Cluster

29 Dec 2016 description
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1. SITUACIÓN ACTUAL

El Instituto Geofísico de la Escuela Politécnica Nacional, informó que el día 19 de diciembre de 2016, a las 02:11:38 am, se registró un sismo de 5.7 grados de magnitud, a una profundidad de 5.2 km frente a las costas de Atacames, hasta lo que va del día de hoy 23 de diciembre del 2016, se han contabilizado 138 réplicas, siendo la de mayor magnitud, la de 5.2, registrada a las 20:04 pm del día 20 de diciembre del presente año.

28 Dec 2016 description
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I. INFORMACIÓN GENERAL

En seguimiento al sismo de magnitud 5.7 grados que se registró el 19 de diciembre de 2016 a las 02h11 (TL), cuyo epicentro se situó frente a las costas del cantón Atacames, provincia de Esmeraldas, ha generado un total de 144 réplicas ubicadas en la misma zona donde se originó el sismo; las cifras generales de afectación son:

28 Dec 2016 description

(Esmeraldas, 27 de diciembre de 2016) El Gobierno Nacional continúa con las acciones de respuesta en Atacames y Tonsupa.

Las instituciones que forman parte del Sistema Nacional Descentralizado de Gestión de Riesgos (Sndgr) ejecutan las acciones de respuesta en coordinación con Comité de Operaciones de Emergencia de Atacames y el COE Provincial de Esmeraldas.

Estas son las acciones del Sistema Nacional Descentralizado de Secretaría de Gestión de Riesgos (Sndgr):

26 Dec 2016 description

Key Messages

  • The Philippines is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world, with several earthquakes and around 20 tropical cyclones per year among other natural calamities.

  • In 2015, the European Commission made available a total of € 2.1 million in response to the decades-long armed conflict in the southernmost island of Mindanao, which has displaced more than 495 000 individuals since 2012.

24 Dec 2016 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

An earthquake of magnitude 7.8 occurred at 4.39 am on 9 December 2016 near 62km west-south-west of Kirakira in Makira Province, Solomon Islands. More than 40 aftershocks have followed and are still being experienced throughout parts of the Solomon Islands.

23 Dec 2016 description

Timeframe covered by this update: 22 April to 16 October 2016

Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

Six months following the 16 April 2016 earthquake, the ERC is dedicated to providing recovery assistance that responds to the humanitarian needs of the affected populations in the provinces of Manabí and Esmeraldas. This report provides a summary of the operation’s actions during the first six months.

22 Dec 2016 description
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Highlights

• A 7.8-magnitude earthquake that occurred on 9 December near Solomon Islands claimed the life of one person and injured another, damaged or destroyed 439 homes and damaged 21 schools and four health clinics, according to initial damage assessments

• The Weather Coast area of Makira Province, southern Malaita Province and eastern Guadalcanal Province were the most severely impacted; Provincial Emergency Response Teams are verifying the severity and scale of the impact

22 Dec 2016 description

Jakarta, 22nd December 2016 – Following the 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck Sumatra Island’s northernmost province of Aceh in early December, the European Commission is making available € 200 000 (IDR 2, 870,856,000) to provide emergency assistance to the most affected communities. The aid will directly benefit 5000 people in the heavily-hit northern municipalities of Bireuen, Pidie and Pidie Jaya.

21 Dec 2016 description
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I. INFORMACIÓN GENERAL

El 19 de diciembre de 2016, se registró un sismo de magnitud 5.8 a las 02h11 (TL) frente a las costas de Atacames, posteriormente se han registrado hasta el momento 74réplicasubicadas en la misma zona y el de mayor magnitud, de 5.1, fue el de hoy a las 12:39.

II.SITUACIÓN INICIAL

  • Por efectos del sismo se activaron los siguientes COE: o Provincial en Esmeraldas y o Cantonal en Atacames,Quinindé y Muisne.

  • SGR movilizó 24 personas a Esmeraldas para la evaluación de la afectación.

21 Dec 2016 description
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I. INFORMACIÓN GENERAL

Se registró un sismo el 19 de diciembre de 2016, de magnitud 5.8 a las 02h11 (TL) frente a las costas de Atacames, posteriormente se han registrado hasta el momento 65 réplicas ubicados en la misma zona.

II.SITUACIÓN INICIAL

  • Por efectos del sismo se activaron los siguientes COE: Provincial en Esmeraldas y cantonal en Atacames, Quinindé, Muisne.

  • SGR movilizó 24 personas a Esmeraldas para la evaluación de la afectación.

21 Dec 2016 description

1. HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Meteorological, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) recorded 112 aftershocks to have occurred from 7 to 19 December 2016.

  • As of yesterday evening (20 December), the death toll is 104 people where 100 people have been identified.

  • A total of 18,752 houses were reportedly damaged and 85,256 people were displaced.

  • The second ERAT Team has been demobilized on 21 December 2016.

2. SUMMARY OF DISASTER EVENT

21 Dec 2016 description

El día de ayer 19 de diciembre a las 2:11 a.m. se registró un sismo en el cantón Atacames, provincia de Esmeraldas de 5.7 grados de magnitud en la escala de Richter a una profundidad de 5.2 kilómetros (Instituto Geofísico del Ecuador, IGEPN). Más de 20 réplicas se han registrado desde ese entonces, la de mayor magnitud fue de 5.1, el día de hoy. De acuerdo a las autoridades del Instituto Geofísico del Ecuador los sismos en esta zona probablemente se deban a “una falla en la placa continental, que fue activada como resultado” del terremoto del 16 de abril.

20 Dec 2016 description
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I. INFORMACIÓN GENERAL

El día de hoy se registró un sismo de magnitud 5.8 a las 02h11 (TL) frente a las costas de Atacames, posteriormente se han registrado hasta el momento 38 réplicas con magnitudes entre 2.9 – 4.2 Mw ubicados en la misma zona.

II.SITUACIÓN

  • Este sismo fue sentido en Guayas (Durán y Guayaquil), Manabí (El Carmen), Pichincha (Quito, Puerto Quito, San Miguel de los Bancos, Pedro Moncayo, Mejía y Rumiñahui) y Santo Domingo (Santo Domingo y La Concordia).