- Japan: Earthquake and Tsunami - Mar 2011
- Influenza A (H1N1) Pandemic - Apr 2009
- Japan: Floods - Jul 2008
- Japan: Earthquake - Oct 2004
- Japan: Typhoon Tokage - Oct 2004
- East and South Asia: Typhoon Aere and Typhoon Chaba - Aug 2004
- Japan: Floods and Mudslides - Jul 2004
- Japan: Hokkaido Earthquake - Sep 2003
- Japan: Earthquake - Jul 2003
- Japan: Earthquake - Jan 1995
The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has organized a ceremony on the occasion of the receipt of the mobile medical unit that has provided by the government of Japan in order to increase the health support for the most vulnerable categories in community at the IRCS`s Headquarters in Baghdad in the presence of the Japanese Ambassador in Iraq Mr. Fumio Iwai, the general manager of the Sumitomo foundation Mr. Ryosuke Miyake, the Head of Asia and Australia department Mr.
Paraguay- Inundación Súbita 12/7/18
La cantidad de agua caída en los últimos días, produjo inundación súbita de caminos de acceso y vecinales, que afectó los medios de vida, principalmente cultivos de autoconsumo, de más de 365 familias.
De esta manera, la asistencia estatal se constituye en un apoyo al presupuesto de las familias afectadas, que podrán alimentarse por espacio de 20 a 40 días, aproximadamente, de acuerdo al tipo de kit de alimentos recibido.
Acciones de Respuesta:
In its worst weather disaster in decades, Japan is dealing with massive floods and landslides in more than 11 prefectures. These are the result of torrential rain that started in early July. So far, 214 deaths have been confirmed, 19 people remain missing according to CNN, and around 5,000 people reside in evacuation centers across the prefectures.
17th July 2018 The Safety and Protection Cluster was allocated $300,000.00TOP from the National Emergency Recovery Committee (NERC) to address psychosocial support and to enact social provisions that would assist individuals who have been dealing with the stress of losing their homes and other issues stemming from the worst cyclone to hit Tonga - Tropical Cyclone Gita (TC Gita) that occurred on that 12th February 2018.
Heavy rainfalls that hit western and central Japan have caused flooding and landslides. Authorities report, as of 15 July, 210 dead and 22 missing. Hiroshima is the worst affected prefecture, followed by Okayama and Ehime. There are about 4,800 people staying in evacuation shelters in 14 prefectures. The health ministry reports approximately 162,000 households were still without running water on Sunday.
210 people dead
Guatemala- Actividad Sísmica10/7/18
El Instituto Nacional de Sismología, Vulcanología,
Meteorología e Hidrología de Guatemala (Insivumeh) sumó al Pacaya y al Santiaguito, a los monitoreos constantes que realizan al de Fuego.
GENEVA, 13 July 2018 – The UN Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction, Mami Mizutori, today extended her condolences to the Government and people of Japan on the large loss of life suffered in recent days following rain and landslides.
Ms. Mizutori said: “I extend my deepest sympathy to the Government and people of Japan on the loss of life and severe damage to homes and other infrastructure in this tragic disaster which reveals once more the challenges of managing disaster risk in an age of frequent extreme weather events amplified by the effects of climate change.
High impact weather, including extreme heat and disastrous precipitation, has marked the early part of summer in the northern hemisphere.
Japan has suffered the worst flooding and landslide in decades, with many daily rainfall records broken. According to official government figures on 10 July, more than 150 people have lost their lives and the casualty toll is expected to rise. Around 10,000 houses have been destroyed and/or inundated.
9 JUILLET 2018
Ci-dessous les principaux points évoqués par M. Farhan Haq, Porte-parole adjoint de M. António Guterres, Secrétaire général de l’ONU:
En semaine 25 : second cas autochtone à Raiatea
Epidémie en cours ou circulation active aux Samoa Américaines, Kiribati, Tonga, Nouvelle-Calédonie et Réunion
Épidemie de grippe A en cours
- Week 25: second confirmed case in Raiatea - Outbreak or active circulation in American Samoa,
Kiribati, Tonga, New Caledonia and Réunion island
Influenza A outbreak
Christina J. Pickering Tracey L. O'Sullivan Alessia Morris Carman Mark David McQuirk Emily YY Chan Emily Guy Gloria Chan Karen Reddin Ralph Throp Shinya Tsuzuki Tiffany Yeung Virginia Murray
6 July, 2018, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia: The Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction closed today with participating governments issuing the Ulaanbaatar Declaration which calls for greater accountability for disaster losses in Asia, the world’s most disaster-prone region.
The Ulaanbaatar Declaration was adopted, and a two-year Action Plan agreed, to accelerate implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia. The Sendai Framework is the global plan adopted by UN member states in 2015 to reduce disaster losses.
RAMALLAH – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a contribution of JPY 400 million (just under US$4 million) from the Government of Japan to support some of the most vulnerable Palestinians living in Gaza.
WFP will use these funds to assist 60,000 of the poorest and most food insecure people in Gaza with electronic vouchers they can use to buy nutritious and fresh foods at local retailers. A portion of the contribution will also be used to buy canned tuna to be included in the contingency stocks WFP keeps in case of emergencies.
Ciudad de Guatemala, 29 jun (AGN). Las donaciones externas, en moneda extranjera y nacional, recibida para atender la emergencia generada por la erupción del volcán de Fuego el pasado tres de junio, suman hasta el momento siete millones de quetzales, informó hoy una fuente oficial.
El país ha recibido en donaciones del extranjero 472.736,37 dólares (3,54 millones de quetzales) y 3,53 millones de quetzales de diversas organizaciones guatemaltecas, según el Ministerio de Finanzas Públicas (Minfin).
Kinshasa – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, received USD 1,000,000 on Wednesday (27/06) from the Government of Japan to expand the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) national Ebola response to other provinces – Kinshasa, Mai Ndombe, Tshopo and South Ubangi – and scale up the response in Equator province.
29th June 2018: In June 21 2018, the signing of the Grant Agreement (GA) of $56 million pa’anga between the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Government of the Kingdom of Tonga by the Hon. Prime Minister of Tonga, Hon. Samiuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva and Resident Representative of JICA Tonga Office Mr. Shinji Yoshiura.