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26 Jun 2017 description
report Xinhua

BEIJING, June 26 (Xinhua) -- China issued a grade-IV emergency response on Monday following rain, storms and flooding across central China's Hunan Province, which have left six dead and one missing.

The Ministry of Civil Affairs and China National Commission for Disaster Reduction have sent teams to assist in disaster-hit areas.

Since June 22, Hunan has been battered by rain and floods.

By 8 a.m. Monday, six people had died, another one remained missing, and 11,000 had been evacuated to safer places, according to local government.

26 Jun 2017 description
report El Comercio Perú

Estas causaron 2 derrumbes, 2 deslizamientos de tierra, 1 inundación y 3 colapsos estructurales en el interior del país

De acuerdo con la institución de protección civil, las copiosas lluvias causaron dos derrumbes, dos deslizamientos de tierra, una inundación y tres colapsos estructurales en el interior del país.

Detalló que el desbordamiento del río Nentón provocó una inundación en la aldea Subajazún, en el departamento noroccidental de Huehuetenango, que inundó 10 viviendas y dejó 50 personas afectadas y 10 damnificadas.

26 Jun 2017 description
report Government of Peru

Anunció director de la Red de Salud Pacífico Norte, Johnny Benigno Arias

12:32. Chimbote, jun. 25. En Áncash reconstruirán 13 establecimientos de salud con un presupuesto ascendente a 600,000 soles, correspondientes a una primera etapa de trabajos de rehabilitación, luego de las lluvias intensas y huaicos que azotaron esta región, anunció el director de la Red de Salud Pacífico Norte, Johnny Samuel Benigno Arias.

26 Jun 2017 description
report Government of Peru

Brigadas de Cofopri inspeccionarón más de 104,000 viviendas

09:26. Piura, jun. 26. Un total de 10,791 inmuebles fueron declarados inhabitables y 2,568 colapsados en la región Piura por brigadistas del Organismo de Formalización de la Propiedad Informal (Cofopri) que realizaron un trabajo de información catastral en las zonas afectadas por el Fenómeno El Niño costero.

Según el Cofopri, los brigadistas de ese organismo realizaron el levantamiento de información catastral en 104,824 viviendas de Piura hasta el 19 de junio último.

26 Jun 2017 description

En la mañana del viernes 23 de junio, funcionarios de la Administración Nacional de Navegación y Puertos (ANNP) llegaron hasta la sede de la Secretaría de Emergencia Nacional (SEN), para hacer entrega de insumos de ayuda humanitaria en concepto de donación, los cuales serán destinados a familias damnificadas por el desborde de cauces hídricos en los departamentos de Ñeembucú y Misiones.

26 Jun 2017 description

El Río Uruguay sigue descendiendo y se encuentra por debajo de la cota de seguridad en los departamentos de Artigas, Salto y Río Negro. Comenzó el operativo retorno en Bella Unión y en Paysandú. Mañana empezará en Río Negro y promediando la próxima semana se estima que inicie en Salto. Actualmente permanecen 6683 personas desplazadas: 1311 evacuadas y 5372 autoevacuadas.

Evolución del Río

26 Jun 2017 description
report Government of Peru

Hay 158 fallecidos, 468 heridos y 18 personas desaparecidas, informó el Indeci

18:30. Lima, jun. 25. Los desastres naturales a nivel nacional han dejado hasta el momento 1’426,753 personas afectadas, otras 291,578 damnificadas, 158 fallecidos, 468 heridos y 18 desaparecidos, según el último reporte de evaluación de daños al 95% elaborado por el Instituto Nacional de Defensa Civil (Indeci) por temporada de lluvias (diciembre 2016- junio 2017).

Añade que las viviendas dañadas suman 344,696, colapsaron 31,339 y resultaron inhabitables 25,684.

26 Jun 2017 description

By Sue-Lin Wong

MAO COUNTY, China, June 26 (Reuters) - Frustration grew on Monday among family members of victims of a landslide that buried a mountain village in southwestern China, with some complaining about a lack of information and asking why they had not been moved from an area prone to land slips.

Read more on Reuters

26 Jun 2017 description
report Voice of America

Hopes are fading for dozens of people still missing following a deadly landslide in southwestern China, where 10 bodies have been recovered so far.

Officials say 93 people remain missing after a huge landslide Saturday buried the mountain village of Xinmo in Sichuan province. Provincial officials on Sunday lowered the earlier body count from 15.

As of Sunday night, only three people,a couple and their month-old baby, had been rescued after the wall of rock and debris destroyed at least 40 houses.

25 Jun 2017 description

By Maud Froberg, IFRC

Heavy rains in southern China have caused severe floods and landslides, with hundreds of people missing and many homes damaged or ruined. Over 7.3 million people are affected prompting Red Cross Society of China to launch an emergency operation in affected areas.

In southwestern Sichuan province, a massive landslide inundated the mountain village of Xinmo early on Saturday morning. When dawn broke, 120 people were missing and debris had swamped over 60 homes.

25 Jun 2017 description

◾More than 2500 rescuers are still searching through rubble to find 109 people missing after a landslide devastated Xinmo village in Sichuan province, southwestern China on Saturday morning (local time).

◾At least 24 bodies have been recovered.

25 Jun 2017 description

DPI/GINA, GUYANA, Saturday, June 24, 2017

Minister of Public Infrastructure David Patterson told the media today that the residents in the flood affected communities along the East Coast Demerara (ECD) should start getting relief by midnight tonight(Saturday).

Minister Patterson led a Ministerial Taskforce with Minister of Agriculture, Noel Holder and included engineers, government officials, and media operatives on a visit to assess the flooded communities of Buxton and Vigilance on the ECD, in response to recent heavy rainfalls which have left many communities flooded.

25 Jun 2017 description
report Government of Peru

Pobladores resultaron afectados por eventos naturales a comienzos de año

15:01. Ica, jun. 23. Pobladores de la región Ica, que resultaron damnificados por los eventos naturales que se registraron a comienzos de año, se beneficiaron con 2,169 empleos temporales generados por el programa Trabaja Perú, informó el Ministerio de Trabajo y Promoción del Empleo (MTPE).

Según el Ministerio de Trabajo, estos empleos temporales generados en Ica forman parte de las acciones del Gobierno en el proceso de reconstrucción de las zonas afectadas por los desastres naturales.

25 Jun 2017 description

A causa de las constantes lluvias y el sismo de magnitud 6.7 que sacudió al país ayer, el Ministerio de Comunicaciones, Infraestructura y Vivienda (CIV) reportó daños en un puente, no menos de 100 derrumbes y la destrucción parcial de un tramo carretero.

Las estructuras que se verificaron fueron del Belice, en la capital; Río Dulce, en Izabal; El Tambor en El Progreso, y Machaquilá, en Petén, este último con problemas en la superficie asfáltica, por lo cual ya se está dando el mantenimiento requerido.

25 Jun 2017 description

Flooding and landslides in French Polynesia's Marquesas Islands have caused nearly US$1 million worth of damage.

Read more on Radio New Zealand International

25 Jun 2017 description
report Peace Winds Japan

Heavy rainfall brought by the southwest monsoon triggered flooding and landslides in 15 of the 25 districts of Sri Lanka about 630,000 people. Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) with its local partner Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management Sri Lanka (A-PAD Sri Lanka) are teamed up to provide emergency relief items in severely affected areas such as Kalutara and Ratnapura region with kitchen kits to help regain their daily lifestyles.

25 Jun 2017 description

With a view to assist the recent flood and landslide affected communities; two medical camps were conducted by the Sri Lanka Air Force medical teams at Ayagama (Madagalthura Shailauththarama Temple and Sri Mahindarama temple at Ayagama tea estate) on Tuesday (20th June 2017), states air force media.

25 Jun 2017 description

Japan - Sri Lanka Parliamentary Friendship League donated a package of drinking bottles for the victims affected by the recent floods and landslides in Sri Lanka.

The goods were handed over to Prof. Dammika Ganganath Disanayake, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Japan on 19th June at the House of Representative Building in Tokyo with the participation of Wataru Takeshita, President, Mme. Yuko Obuchi, Secretary General Japan-Sri Lanka Parliamentary Friendship League and Kazuya Nashida, Director General, Asian Oceanian Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.

25 Jun 2017 description

The Secretary-General is saddened to learn of the loss of life and devastation caused by the mudslides in Maoxin county, Sichuan province, in the People’s Republic of China.

The Secretary-General salutes the efforts of the national relief and recovery teams. The United Nations stands ready to support the authorities in any way it can if needed.

The Secretary-General extends his condolences to the people and Government of the People's Republic of China and wishes those injured a speedy recovery.

Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General

24 Jun 2017 description
report Deutsche Welle

More than 120 people are feared dead after a mountainside collapsed over a village in rural China. After hours of rescue efforts, emergency operations have only found few survivors.

Rescue crews are scrambling Saturday to save villagers trapped under rubble after heavy rain triggered a landslide at the village of Xinmo, located in Maoxian County in Sichuan province.

A couple and a baby were rescued and taken to hospital hours after the disaster. Rescuers have found another survivor but were still trying to reach him.