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14 Aug 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Ongoing conflict and natural disasters continue to affect the people of Afghanistan, with children and women bearing the largest brunt of the challenging situation. Amid a sharp hike of attacks in June and July of 2019, Afghanistan sees some opportunities with the current peace process.

05 May 2019 description

Natural disaster Assessment and Response Update:

Faryab:

Total number of families verified: 1,132

Total number of families assisted: 164

Ongoing and Planned distribution: 968

27 Apr 2019 description

Natural disaster Assessment and Response Update:

Faryab:

Total number of families verified: 2,977
Total number of families assisted: 1,953
Ongoing and Planned distribution: 1024

19 Apr 2019 description

Natural disaster Assessment and Response Update:

Helmand: (Update of the flood Incident on 10 March)

Total number of families verified: 2,475

Total number of families assisted: 0

Ongoing and Planned distribution: 2,475= The distribution is planned tentatively on 22 April 2019 as access to the district for distribution is being coordinated.

Dishu district:

04 Apr 2019 description

Appeal history:

● 22 May 2015: CHF 296,549 was released from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to meet the immediate needs of 10,000 migrants arriving in the islands of Rhodes, Kos, Chios, Lesvos, Samos and Crete.

● 24 July 2015: DREF Operations Update was issued

● 2 September 2015: Emergency Appeal was launched for CHF 3.03 million to assist 45,000 beneficiaries, prioritising the islands of Lesvos, Samos, Kos, capital city of Athens and the border area between Greece and former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

11 Mar 2019 description

Situation Overview

In Kandahar province, 4,698 households (more than 33,000 people) have been identified as requiring humanitarian assistance as a result of flooding. Across eight provinces and Kandahar city, 1,855 houses have been destroyed and 2,841 houses have been partially damaged by flooding. There was further rain on 10 March, although no new flooding incidents have been reported.

07 Mar 2019 description

Situation Overview

In Kandahar province, some 21,200 people have been assessed requiring humanitarian assistance as a result of the floods. 25 people are known to have died and 40 people have been injured. According to joint assessments conducted by the government and humanitarian partners (including IOM, UNHCR, WFP, UNICEF, SWABAC, HAPA, SCI, NRC, DRC, DACAAR, APA, HRDA, COAR and ARCS) in Kandahar and seven flood-affected districts, 1,340 houses have been damaged and a further 1,276 have been destroyed.

05 Mar 2019 description

Highlights/key priorities

  • Nine provinces have been affected by heavy rains and flooding.

  • More than 40 people have reportedly been killed as a result of flooding, many others have been injured or are still missing.

  • 3,800 houses have been damaged or destroyed along with schools, mosques, agricultural land and infrastructure.

Situation Overview

04 Mar 2019 description

Highlights/key priorities

  • Eight provinces have been affected by heavy rains and flooding. A further seven have been affected by snowfall and avalanches.

  • More than 20 people have reportedly been killed as a result of flooding, many others have been injured or are still missing.

  • More than 1,600 houses have been damaged or destroyed. Assessments are ongoing and numbers are expected to increase.

Situation Overview

03 Mar 2019 description

Highlights/key priorities

  • Heavy rains have caused flooding six provinces; Kandahar, Kunar, Zabul, Nimroz, Hirat and Farah.

  • In Kandahar, ANSF rescued 1,200 flood-affected people with air support.

  • An estimated 85 per cent of Farah city has been flooded.

Situation Overview

15 Jan 2019 description

Overview

Asia-Pacific remains the world's most disaster-prone region and, in 2018, natural disasters once again affected millions of people. During the year the region experienced a number of sudden-onset disasters that prompted international responses, including Tropical Cyclone Gita in Tonga (February), a 7.5 magnitude earthquake in Papua New Guinea (February), Tropical Storm Son Tinh in Lao PDR (August), Cyclone Mangkhut in the Philippines (September) and a 7.4 magnitude earthquake in Indonesia's Central Sulawesi province (October).