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10 Apr 2016 description
report NIRAPAD

Overview of Disaster Incidences in March 2016

In March, four localized incidents occurred along with two natural incidents, Nor’wester and Lightning.
Fire incidents, Wall Collapse, Road Collapse, and Bridge Platform Collapse were the major localized incidents stricken in this month.

According to Dailies, Nor’wester struck on 6th, 7th and 20th March and affected 4 districts. Lightning occurred in on 22nd, 27th , 28th and 31st of this month.

19 Mar 2016 description

LES FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Montant des besoins humanitaires: 531 millions de dollars.

  • La foire agricole de Bozoum donne aux agriculteurs la possibilité de vendre leurs produits tout en apprenant de nouvelles compétences.

  • Le transport aérien est essentiel pour l'acheminement de l'aide en raison des contraintes de sécurité et de logistique.

  • Des centaines de familles sont touchées par des incendies sur les sites de déplacés.

CHIFFRES

09 Mar 2016 description
report NIRAPAD

Overview of Disaster Incidences in February 2016

09 Mar 2016 description
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Overview of Hazard Incidences in January 2016

Several incidents of fire have been reported in the month of January, 2016. Fire incidents occurred in six districts in this month. No other hazard incidents except fire have been during this month.

02 Mar 2016 description

CAMEROUN

DES CENTAINES D’OTAGES LIBÉRÉS SELON L’ARMÉE

Le gouvernement a déclaré le 26 février qu'il avait sauvé 850 villageois de Boko Haram au cours d'une opération militaire conjointe avec le Nigeria où 92 membres du groupe armé ont également été tués. L'opération a été effectuée dans le village nigérian de Kumshe, près de la frontière avec le Cameroun. La région de l'Extrême Nord du Cameroun a maintes fois été frappée par des attentats-suicides soupçonnés d'être perpétrés par Boko Haram.

02 Mar 2016 description

CAMEROON

ARMY SAYS RESCUES HUNDREDS OF HOSTAGES

The Government said on 26 February that it had rescued 850 villagers from Boko Haram during a joint military operation with Nigeria in which 92 members of the armed group were also killed. The operation was carried out in the Nigerian village of Kumshe near the border with Cameroon. Cameroon’s Far North region has repeatedly been hit by suicide attacks suspected to be perpetrated by Boko Haram.

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

FIRE LEAVES OVER 700 IDPS HOMELESS

29 Feb 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Mounting humanitarian needs: US $ 531 million are needed to respond.

  • The Bozoum agricultural fair gives farmers the opportunity to sell their produce while learning new skills.

  • Air transportation is key for the delivery of aid due to security and logistics constraints.

  • Hundreds of families are affected by recurrent fire outbreaks on IDP sites.

Humanitarian partners seek US$531 million for CAR in 2016

26 Feb 2016 description

(Bangui, 25 February 2016): Following multiple fire outbreaks on some sites hosting internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the Central African Republic (CAR), the humanitarian community has rapidly increased support to hundreds of affected families. The fire incidents occurred in January and February in the Bambari (Ouaka province), Batangafo (Ouham province) and Kaga-Bandoro (Nana Gribizi province) regions. In Bambari, humanitarian actors are providing food, tarpaulins, water and sanitation kits, mats and blankets to the people affected.

26 Feb 2016 description

(Bangui, le 25 février 2016): Suite à de multiples cas d'incendie survenus sur des sites accueillant des personnes déplacées internes (PDI) en République centrafricaine (RCA), la communauté humanitaire a dû rapidement augmenter son soutien aux centaines de familles affectées. Ces incidents ont eu lieu en janvier et février à Bambari (préfecture de la Ouaka), Batangafo (préfecture de l’Ouham) et dans la région de Kaga-Bandoro (préfecture de la Nana Gribizi).

16 Feb 2016 description

This February issue includes:

  • Relief assistance in Kokang, northern Shan and Wa
  • Cash based transfers in flood response
  • Humanitarian access to Sumprabum
  • Targeted relief assistance in Kachin
  • Emergency response to fire outbreak in Nam Hsan
  • Handover ceremony between Korea and WFP
  • Complaint and Feedback Mechanism.

Relief assistance in Kokang, northern Shan and Wa:

10 Feb 2016 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Le nombre de personnes souffrant de la faim a doublé en un an.

  • Le système d’assistance téléphonique, dédié à la protection, aide les victimes d’abus et permet d’avoir une vue d’ensemble des violations des droits de l’homme.

  • Le conflit entre les éleveurs et les communautés locales s’intensifie en raison de l’aggravation de l’insécurité.

  • Une sérieuse insuffisance de financement mine les opérations humanitaires : seulement 52 % du financement sollicité reçu en 2015.

30 Jan 2016 description

Date of disaster: 26 January 2016
Operation start date: 27 January 2016
Host National Society(ies): Maldivian Red Crescent
Number of people affected: 12,000
Number of people to be assisted: 375 (75 families)

31 Dec 2015 description
report NIRAPAD

Overview of Hazard Incidences in December 2015

Several incidents of fire have been reported in the month of December, 2015. Fire incidents occurred in eight districts throughout the month. No other disaster incident, excepting fire has been occurred in this month.

15 Dec 2015 description

Starting in July 2015, fires have burnt a total of 2,089,911 hectares of land; 80 per cent in Sumatra and Kalimantan islands. As reported by BNPB on 6 November, 556,945 people suer from acute respiratory infections and more than 43 million people have been aected by the haze. Rains since the last week of October have significantly improved the situation; however, thin haze remained in Ogan Ilir district of South Sumatra and Kerinci district of Jambi until mid November. Since November, numbers of detected hotspot were insignificant.

10 Dec 2015 description

Luanda - Mapping of hazards and risk areas is being implemented to prevent disasters and other occurrences that claim lives and destruction of the State and people-owned properties, said Luanda Provincial Command of Civil Protection and Fire-Fighter Service (SPCB).

The fact was announced by the head of the Operational Planning area of SPCB, Flávio Chimbundi.

Chimbundi said that the initiative involves awareness campaigns among the population to prevent illegal grabbing of land, mainly in hazardous areas.