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03 Dec 2016 description

December 02, 2016

Two months after Hurricane Matthew devastated southwestern Haiti, thousands of people are still without adequate shelter, food and potable water, and some remote communities have not received assistance.

02 Dec 2016 description
report Times of India

Laxmi Prasanna | TNN | Dec 2, 2016, 07.33 PM IST

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: As cyclone Nada weakens after depression over southwest Bay of Bengal and crossed Nagapattinam into a well-marked low pressure area, it has moved westwards and is set to bring in isolated heavy rains in parts of Kerala till Dec 4. Though weathermen and disaster management officials expected that cyclone Nada's effect would bring in much more heavy rains as a relief for drought hit Kerala, but the rains may not be as expected after the cyclone has weakened.

02 Dec 2016 description
report Times of India

TNN | Updated: Dec 2, 2016, 07.34 AM IST

02 Dec 2016 description
  • As of 30 November 2016, UN-coordinated appeals and refugee response plans within the Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) require US$22.1 billion to meet the needs of 96.2 million humanitarian crisis-affected people in 40 countries. Together the appeals are funded at $11.4 billion, leaving a shortfall of $10.7 billion.

02 Dec 2016 description
  • Se mantienen 23 albergues con 1.750 personas por huracán Otto.
  • 30 personas en albergues por afectación de sismo en Pacayas.

Las autoridades institucionales se comprometieron hoy en el Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia (COE) a mantener su personal en la zona hasta completar la etapa de atención y recuperación de las afectaciones generadas por el paso del huracán Otto.

02 Dec 2016 description
report Government of Haiti

Points Saillants

  • 2,1 millions de personnes sont affectées par le passage de l’ouragan

  • 1,4 millions ont besoin d’une aide alimentaire d’urgence, toutes situées en zone de priorité 1 (EFSA-rapide1 );

  • Amélioration de l’accès à certaines sections communales dans les départements de la Grand’Anse, des Nippes et du Sud;

  • Lancement de la formation des enquêteurs qui seront déployés dans le cadre de l’enquête d’évaluation de la sécurité alimentaire ;

02 Dec 2016 description
report Salesian Missions

(MissionNewswire) Torrential rains that pounded Haiti’s northern region on Nov. 5 and 6 have caused extensive flooding and killed 10 people, according to the Haitian civil protection agency. The city of Cap-Haïtien has been particularly affected by the sudden and violent flooding which saw nearly one foot of rain fall within 48 hours. The flooding comes just more than a month after Hurricane Matthew, which devastated parts of Haiti and killed more than 500 people.

02 Dec 2016 description
report Viet Nam News

Viet Nam News QUẢNG NGÃI — Torrential rainfall measuring 100-200mm in Quảng Ngãi and Bình Định provinces has flooded nearly 1,000 houses and over 3,000ha of sowed rice and raised river levels.

A report yesterday by the Centre of Flood and Storm Prevention in the Central and Central Highlands regions said Bình Định was the most damaged locale by storm Tokage, with over 2,200 cubic metres of soil and 2.2kms of dyke and irrigated channels eroded and damaged.

02 Dec 2016 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

23 November 2016

The LPA east of Mindanao has developed into a Tropical Depression (TD) and was named "MARCE" with maximum sustained winds of up to 45 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 55 kph. It is forecasted to move West Northwest at 17 kph.

Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal (TCWS) No. 1 is hoisted over Southern Leyte, Bohol, Siquijor, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Dinagat Island, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Misamis Oriental and Camiguin.

24 November 2016

01 Dec 2016 description
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Secretary-General's remarks to the General Assembly on a New Approach to Address Cholera in Haiti [Trilingual version, as delive

1 December 2016 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today apologized to the people of Haiti, expressing deep regret for the loss of life and suffering caused by the country’s cholera epidemic, and outlined the way forward including immediate steps to stem the outbreak and long-term support for those affected – while also highlighting the need for adequate funding of the proposal.

01 Dec 2016 description
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Secretary-General's remarks to the General Assembly on a New Approach to Address Cholera in Haiti [Trilingual version, as delive

1 décembre 2016 – Présentant jeudi les excuses de l'ONU pour la réponse au choléra en Haïti, le Secrétaire général de l'Organisation, Ban Ki-moon, a détaillé la voie à suivre pour faire face à l'épidémie, à travers un programme d'assistance visant à fournir un soutien immédiat et à long terme aux personnes touchées.

01 Dec 2016 description
  • Se mantienen 34 albergues abiertos con 4.425 personas.
  • 461 comunidades con algún tipo de afectación

Miércoles 30 de noviembre del 2016. Con la declaratoria de Emergencia Nacional, las instituciones tienen un período de dos meses para presentar a la Comisión Nacional de Prevención de Riesgos y Atención de Emergencias (CNE) el informe de daños de su sector, con el propósito de elaborar el Plan General de la Emergencia.

01 Dec 2016 description

Rice, black beans, maize, and cooking oil are among the most important food items for poor and middle income households in Haiti. Roots and tubers are also important, but not currently monitored. All cooking oil is imported and rice imports account for about 80 percent of national needs. Large quantities of beans and maize are also imported, but over half of the national needs are domestically produced. Rice is consumed by even the poorest households, and imported rice is generally cheaper than locally produced rice.

01 Dec 2016 description

Insufficient and uneven rainfall exacerbates ground conditions in East Africa

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Locust outbreak has occurred in western Mauritania. Ground control operations are in progress, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization.

  2. Poor early season precipitation has resulted in increasing moisture deficits and deteriorating ground conditions throughout portions of Angola, southern DRC, and northern Zambia.

01 Dec 2016 description

Instituciones no paran en la rehabilitación de las áreas afectadas por el huracán.

Con el Decreto de Emergencia se inicia el proceso de valoración de daños.

01 Dec 2016 description
  • Tropical Cyclone NADA (previously named "FOUR") continued moving north-west over the southern Bay of Bengal, towards the southern states of India, as a Tropical Storm. On 1 December at 0.00 UTC its centre was located approx. 220 km east of Nagapattinam district (Tamil Nadu state, India) and 150 km north-east of Mullaitivu district (Northern province, Sri Lanka) and had max. sustained wind speed of 74 km/h (Tropical Storm).
  • Over the next 24 h, it is forecast to continue moving west-northwest, over the Bay of Bengal, slightly weakening.
01 Dec 2016 description
report Viet Nam News

HCM CITY – Fifty-one flood-prevention projects worth a total of more than VNĐ2 trillion (US$87.94 million) will be implemented next year in HCM City, the Steering Centre of Urban Flood Control Programme has said.

The city expects to resolve 12 flood-prone spots at Ung Văn Khiêm, Mai Xuân Thưởng, Hậu Giang, Lê Quang Sung, Cao Văn Lầu, Hồng Bàng, Ba Vân, Lâm Thành Phương, Mai Hắc Đế, Lương Văn Can, Gò Dưa and Tân Hương streets.

01 Dec 2016 description

Completion of renovation and reconstruction of 96 classrooms in 9 schools