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26 Jan 2015 description

PHILIPPINES

Storm

Storm Mekkhala affected Region V, VII and VIII. The government has evacuated 114,591 people as pre-emptive measures. As of now, only 420 people are still served inside evacuation centre.
The incident also claimed for 2 deaths.

THAILAND

Drought

Nong Ruea District in Khon Kaen Province experienced drought. The government supplied clean water to help 500 families in the area.

MALAYSIA

Flood

26 Jan 2015 description
report Redhum

Chile, 25 de Enero 2015 Fuente: Bio-Bio La Radio

240 casas contempla el plan de reconstrucción habitacional que se implementarán en Chaitén durante el segundo mandato de la Presidenta Bachelet.

El secretario regional de Vivienda, Eduardo Carmona, destacó la participación ciudadana de los chaiteninos, a seis años del siniestro volcánico.

26 Jan 2015 description
report Redhum

Ecuador, 25 de Enero 2015 Fuente: El Universo

Jéssica Rodríguez esperaba al frente de su casa mientras una brigada fumigaba dentro del domicilio ubicado en el sector San José, barrio del mismo nombre, en la cabecera cantonal de Pedro Carbo. Con una sábana la mujer cubrió a su hija, que tenía malestar: escalofrío, dolor de las articulaciones, de cabeza y enrojecimiento de la piel en ciertas partes.

26 Jan 2015 description
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El Salvador, 25 de Enero 2015 Fuente: La Prensa Gráfica

Los casos han sido registrados en las primeras dos semanas epidemiológicas. En la última semana hubo 536.

El director de Vigilancia Sanitaria del Ministerio de Salud (MINSAL), Rolando Masis, dijo que la última semana epidemiológica ha sido una de las que ha registrado menos casos de pacientes.

26 Jan 2015 description
report Redhum

México, 25 de Enero 2015

Fuente: El Occidental

Autoridades de Protección Civil de México y del Comando Norte de Estados Unidos, se reunieron con el propósito de dar seguimiento y fortalecer el compromiso binacional de proporcionar capacitación y equipamiento adecuado a las brigadas mexicanas, que acuden en una primera instancia a atender las emergencias, a efecto de proteger su integridad y eficiente su labor en beneficio de la población.

26 Jan 2015 description
report Redhum

Perú, 24 de Enero 2015

Fuente: ANDINA - PE

La Subgerencia de Defensa Civil del Gobierno Regional de Ayacucho (GRA) viene movilizando ayuda humanitaria para entregar a las familias damnificadas y afectadas por el desborde de la represa de Uruysaccasa, ubicada en el distrito de Otoca, en la provincia de Lucanas.

El titular de la Subgerencia de Defensa Civil, Juan Gallo Curí, informó que el jueves, al promediar las 16:00 horas, la represa de Uruysaccasa habría rebalsado por el incremento de las lluvias.

26 Jan 2015 description
report Redhum

El Salvador, 24 de Enero 2015

Fuente: La Prensa Gráfica

Las familias de Santa Catarina Masahuat y Salcoatitán vivían como colonos en fincas, pero con la erupción y el huracán de 2005 quedaron sin residencia

Unas 133 familias residentes en los municipios de Santa Catarina Masahuat y Salcoatitán, en Sonsonate, fueron beneficiadas ayer al recibir del Viceministerio de Vivienda y Desarrollo Urbano títulos de propiedad de sus parcelas habitadas desde hace varios años.

26 Jan 2015 description

More than three decades of war continue to hamper the school system.

Hundreds of residents of Nangarhar, Khost and Kandahar provinces had a chance to put tough questions to experts and officials in a series of IWPR-organised debates about the effects of conflict on education in Afghanistan.

At a debate held at a girls' school in the Araban neighbourhood of Jalalabad, the administrative centre of the eastern Nangarhar province, participants emphasised that girls had been particularly disadvantaged.

26 Jan 2015 description

Puntos destacados

Bolivia atraviesa la época de lluvias y siente los efectosde las inundacionesy riadas.

Algunas regiones aún soportan efectos de sequía, granizadas y vientos fuertes.

45 municipios afectados, 19 de los cuales han declarado emergencia (Videci, 19.01.2015)

Las capacidades locales, departamentales y nacionales son suficientes para atender las emergencias.

Chuquisaca, único departamento que declara emergencia por granizadas, riadas y sequía.(Correo delSur, 14.01.2015)

26 Jan 2015 description

RAWALPINDI: In keeping with the government’s National Action Plan to counter terrorism and extremism, the Special Branch has been asked to conduct search operations in areas populated by Afghan refugees and those displaced from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) to verify the immigration status of all Afghans and tribesmen who reside in each district of North Punjab.

26 Jan 2015 description

1 . The first batch of the Korea Disaster Response Team (KDRT) (nine private-sector and military doctors and nurses) dispatched to Sierra Leone to fight Ebola returned home on January 26 after successfully completing its medical activities in the country for four weeks.

26 Jan 2015 description

Statement of Chair Miriam Coronel-Ferrer: On the armed encounter in Maguindanao

[Released on January 26, 2015]

We are deeply saddened by the loss of lives in the tragic encounter in Mamasapano, Maguindanao yesterday, January 25, involving the Special Action Force of the Philippine National Police and various armed groups.

26 Jan 2015 description
report Radio Dabanga

January 23 - 2015 EAST JEBEL MARRA / SIRBA / TABIT

Militiamen have killed three sheikhs and raped ten women, among them four minors, in separate events in Darfur on Thursday and Friday.Three herders near Tabit were injured by milita members on Thursday as well.

26 Jan 2015 description
report Sudan Tribune

January 25, 2015 (KHARTOUM) - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said that flooding has hindered transfer of South Sudanese refugees to new relocation sites in Sudan’s White Nile state.

Last December, the humanitarian commissioner in Khartoum state, Mustafa al-Sinarri announced the relocation of South Sudanese refugees Khartoum state to the While Nile state, adding it was decided to build new refugees camps near the border.

26 Jan 2015 description
report Sudan Tribune

January 24, 2014 (EL-FASHER) - North Darfur internally displaced persons (IDPs) who fled their areas in east Jebel Marra following the recent fighting there are now facing water shortages and sanitation-related diseases in Zamzam camp where they reside.

The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said on Wednesday that more than 18,000 people have been newly verified as displaced in El Fasher, Shangil Tobaya, Tawila and Um Baru areas in North Darfur.

26 Jan 2015 description
report Kenya Daily Nation

In Summary

  • The displaced locals do not have shelter as well. And despite the deployment of additional police to crack down on raiders and other criminals, the families are yet to go back to their homes.

  • The more than 4,000 families on Sunday appealed to the government to provide them with relief supplies and help them avert diseases that come with poor living conditions.

  • The government distributed 200 bags of maize, 200 bags of beans and rice and 30 cartons of cooking oil.

By BARNABAS BII