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17 Nov 2015 description

Yemen: 14.4 million people are now food insecure: two million more than in June and four million more than before the escalation of conflict in March. 7.6 million people are severely food insecure. Heavy fighting continues, in particular in Al Dhalee and Taizz governorates. Peace talks between Houthi and government representatives, which were expected to begin mid-November, are yet to take place.

21 Jul 2015 description

Snapshot 15–21 July 2015

Iraq: More than 74,440 people have been displaced from Saqlawiyah in Falluja district since 8 July, and tens of thousands reportedly remain trapped in Falluja and Ramadi districts. There are now more than 3.1 million IDPs across 3,613 locations in Iraq; 300,000 people have been displaced from and within Anbar since military operations began in April.

07 May 2015 description

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Very poor rainfall since February, combined with five consecutive weeks of virtually no rainfall since midMarch, has led to large moisture deficits and rapidly deteriorating ground conditions in Ethiopia, Djibouti, and eastern Eritrea.

  2. Seasonally above-average rainfall, combined with heavy rainfall forecast across eastern Ethiopia and Somalia, is expected to increasethe risk for localized flooding along the Jubba and Shabelle River basins in Somalia.

30 Apr 2015 description

Luanda - Ninety three residential neighborhoods, located in the outskirts of the cities of Sumbe and Caxito, in the northern provinces of Bengo and Cuanza Sul, were destroyed by the heavy rains that hit the referred regions in the last 48 hours.

Speaking to ANGOP, the spokesman of the National Civil Protection and Fire Services (SPCB), Faustino Sebastião, said that 88 houses collapsed in the wards of Sumbe city and five residences were destroyed in Caxito, without causing any human casualties.

15 Apr 2015 description

Increased amounts of rainfall leads to favorable moisture conditions over parts of eastern Ethiopia, southern Somalia.

Late season dryness observed over parts of Malawi and Mozambique.

13 Mar 2015 description

Benguela - At least 100 million Kwanzas were made available by the Government to assist those families hit by natural disaster, caused by late rains in the province of Benguela.

This was announced Friday by the minister of Territorial Administration, Bornito de Sousa, who heads a delegation that traveled to the province to learn about and assess the occurrences of disasters recorded in Lobito, Catumbela and Caimbambo.

12 Mar 2015 description

Luanda - The provincial government of Luanda will continue to support the rain victims, said Tuesday the vice governor for technical sphere, Agostinho da Silva.

The official said so at the end of a meeting

That assessed the damage caused by the rain, chaired by the Luanda provincial governor, Graciano Domingos.

According to Agostinho da Silva the government has ordered the delivery of some means in the affected municipalities such as trucks and motor pumps for sucking the water from various streets and residences.

11 Mar 2015 description

Viana - At least 1, 770 homes are flooded in Vila Nova, Capalanca, Km 12, Mulenvos, CAOP A and B in Viana Municipality, in Luanda, due to heavy rains that hit on Monday in this city.

According to the provincial deputy governor for technical area, Agostinho da Silva, who is coordinating the Luanda command post set up today in the neighborhood of Zango, in Viana, to analyze the damage of the rains, the Cometa, Regedoria streets next to the Chinese Village, are impassable, noting that about 300 homes are flooded.

10 Mar 2015 description

Luanda - About eight hundred families have become homeless after the rain hit Luanda province on Monday, said Tuesday the spokesperson for Fire-fighter Department.

Francisco Minguengi was speaking to "Radio Luanda"' channel while assessing the damage caused by the rains.

According to him, the municipalities of Viana, Cacuaco and Belas were the most affected with streets and roads becoming completely impassable.

Many residences were affected by flood, which also damaged their properties.

17 Feb 2015 description

Luanda - The latest rain that befell Luanda Province on 13 and 14 February caused five deaths and five wounded, 136 residences collapsed and 2,675 houses were flooded.

The information was given to the press by the provincial commander of the National Civil Protection and Fire Services, commissioner José Caculo, in the end of a meeting chaired by the Luanda Province governor, Graciano Domingos.

José Caculo informed also that as consequence of the collapse of several houses about 150 families were left homeless.

17 Feb 2015 description

Mbanza Congo - At least 51 families have been left without shelter after heavy rains destroyed their houses last weekend in Luvo locality, northern Zaire province.

By: David Augusto

According to the communal administrator, Simão Kimbialala Sungo, a multi-sector commission has travelled to the site to assess the damage.

The commune of Luvo, which border with Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is located 60 km north of the capital of Zaire province, Mbanza Congo.