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12 Mar 2015 description
report Kenya Red Cross

Following the fire incident that was reported yesterday evening on 10th March 2015 in Mukuru Kayaba slum that left 693 households homeless with 8 persons injured (5 critical and 3 minor). Barely less than 24 hours two other cases of fire incident were reported today at Mukuru Kwa Reuben where the fire broke out at 0920hrs and Mukuru Fuata Nyayo at 1300 hrs.

08 Mar 2015 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

Several fires broke out in the densely-populated Parola compound in Tondo, Manila on 2 March 2015. The worst of these reached general alarm (the highest level) before being declared under control by the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) and finally out in the early hours of 3 March. The Bureau of Fire Protection, together with local authorities and the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) are currently assessing the damage caused by these fires.

05 Mar 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Over 1,000 people displaced following renewed clashes in the Hpakan area of Kachin

  • IRC provides support for KMSS health clinics in IDP camps in northern Shan

  • Government vaccination campaign aims to reach millions of children with support from UN and INGOs

  • Fire in Rakhine IDP camp leaves 450 people without shelter

KEY FIGURES

People displaced in Rakhine State 139,000

People displaced in Kachin and northern Shan states 100,000

22 Feb 2015 description
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Highlights

  • US$150.3 million needed for Fast-Track Priorities from the Iraq Strategic Response Plan

  • Measles outbreak reported at Arbat Camp

  • Growing concern over humanitarian conditions in al-Baghdadi

  • Water trucking reaches 100,000 beneficiaries in Anbar towns

18 Feb 2015 description
report Sudan Tribune

February 16, 2015 (BENTIU) – Fire has destroyed 102 shelters in a UN compound in Unity state for internally displaced people, according to residents who have resided at the site since the country’s current crisis erupted in mid-December 2013.

In an exclusive interview with Sudan Tribune by satellite phone that the fire started when a woman lit a charcoal fire.

Most of shelters in various UN camps are made locally from flammable goods such as wood and grass.

16 Feb 2015 description
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Highlights

  • ISIL seizes large parts of al-Baghdadi

  • WFP begins food distributions in Zummar and AlQuosh; assessments ongoing

  • In Erbil, 1,000 IDPs at Debagah site in need of WASH assistance

  • Situation in Kirkuk remains tense. Aid agencies operate with caution

  • Further support for Al-Wand IDP camp needed (Diyala)

08 Feb 2015 description
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Highlights

• Arbat IDP camp population tops 16,000 individuals; concern over overcrowding rises

• More than 131,000 IDP families receive kerosene assistance

• New Alyawa Camp in Diyala to close in February

• Situation in Kirkuk still tense. Aid agencies operate with caution

• NGOs to carry out assessments in newly retaken areas of Ninewa Governorate

• More fire awareness needed in camps, after injuries and deaths reported

21 Jan 2015 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 450 displaced people in need of housing after major fire in Kachin camp

  • Humanitarian Response Plan for 2015 targets over 500,000 people for assistance

  • Government strengthens disaster preparedness with new Emergency Operations Centre

  • Humanitarian appeal for 2014 was 59% funded

20 Jan 2015 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Chapter 1: Introduction

17 Dec 2014 description
report Radio Dabanga

YASSIN LOCALITY (16 Dec.) - A massive fire that broke out in Labado camp for the displaced in East Darfur on Friday afternoon, has led to the death of a woman, and the injury of four others. Hundreds of homes burned to the ground.

“The fire was sparked by children who tried to cook some food,” camp sheikh Ibrahim Adam Baraka explained to Radio Dabanga.

“The fire spread extremely fast over the camp. Salwa Adam El Nur (20) burned to death, and four others sustained serious burns. The camp hospital, a mosque, and 354 houses, were destroyed.”