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16 Aug 2018 description

Flooding recorded in the Sahel, while dryness strengthens in Ethiopia

  1. The forecast for abovenormal rains during the outlook period is likely to cause flooding in Mali, Burkina Faso, and western Niger.

  2. Several weeks of above-average rainfall has damaged infrastructure and caused fatalities in Sudan. Continuing rainfall may trigger additional floods through mid-August.

09 Aug 2018 description

Summary

More than 500 women and girls die in emergency settings every day due to complications arising from pregnancy and childbirth (UNFPA, 2018, p. 3). In 2017, an estimated 535 million children (nearly one in four of the world’s children) lived in countries affected by emergencies (UNICEF, 2017). This report provides examples of organisations working in maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) in emergency settings and some key technical resources.

06 Aug 2018 description
report European Union

Recent analyses released by the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) reveal that the number of applications for international protection lodged in the EU+ in June 2018 registered a slight decrease compared to the previous month **_i_**.  Approximately 51 300 applications were lodged in June; about 1 600 fewer than in May, while in the first half of 2018, some 301 390 applications were lodged in the EU+, a 15% decrease compared to the first half of 2017 **_ii_**.

26 Jul 2018 description

Heavy rainfall triggers flooding in the Sahel

  1. Since mid-July, torrential rains received in western Nigeria have triggered floods, damages to infrastructure and fatalities in the Ogun and Katsina states of the country.

  2. Locally torrential rainfall forecast over parts of western Sudan and eastern Chad may trigger flooding next week.

  3. Irregular rainfall since June has resulted in significant moisture deficits and deteriorated ground conditions across parts of western Uganda, northeastern DRC, and southern South Sudan.

24 Jul 2018 description
  1. Rivers Flow Situation Reported by Flood Forecasting Division. River Kabul at Nowshera is in Low Flood level. All the other major Rivers are in the state of their normal flows. Low to medium flood is expected in River Chenab and Jhelum along with Nullahs of Rivers Ravi and Chenab. Details at Annex A.

24 Jul 2018 description
  1. Rivers Flow Situation Reported by Flood Forecasting Division. River Kabul at Nowshera is in Low Flood level. All the other major Rivers are in the state of their normal flows. Low to Medium flood is expected in River Chenab along with Nullahs of Rivers Ravi & Chenab during 22 to 24 July 2018. Urban flooding is also expected in Gujranwala, Sargodha, Lahore & Faisalabad Divisions during 23 to 24 July 2018. Details at Annex A.

23 Jul 2018 description

Situation

  • In recent years, Pakistan has become a food surplus country and a major producer of wheat and rice. However, the poorest and most vulnerable members of the population cannot afford a sufficient and nutritious diet despite the overall growth in food production.

22 Jul 2018 description
  1. Rivers Flow Situation Reported by Flood Forecasting Division. River Kabul at Nowshera is in Low Flood level. All the other major Rivers are in the state of their normal flows. Flows in the River Chenab along with Nullahs of Rivers Ravi & Chenab are likely to increase from 23 July 2018. Details at Annex A.

22 Jul 2018 description
  1. Rivers Flow Situation Reported by Flood Forecasting Division. River Kabul at Nowshera is in Low Flood level. All the other major Rivers are in the state of their normal flows. Flows in the Nullahs of Rivers Ravi & Chenab are likely to increase from 23 July 2018. Details at Annex A.

20 Jul 2018 description

New UK aid package will help governments in developing countries stamp out corruption and improve accountability.

A new UK aid package will help governments in developing countries stamp out corruption and improve accountability, Minister of State for International Development Harriett Baldwin announced yesterday (Thursday 19 July).

It is estimated that up to £2 trillion is lost globally to corruption every year, which reduces the amount that governments can invest in vital services such as healthcare and education.

20 Jul 2018 description
  1. Rivers Flow Situation Reported by Flood Forecasting Division. River Kabul at Nowshera is in Low Flood level. All the other major Rivers are in the state of their normal flows.
    Details at Annex A.

19 Jul 2018 description

Torrential rains trigger flooding in Nigeria

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. During mid-July, torrential rains in Nigeria triggered floods, damages to infrastructure and fatalities in the Ogun and Katsina states. Heavy rainfall is forecast to continue over northern Nigeria during the next seven days.

Heavy rainfall continues over the Sahel region

19 Jul 2018 description
  1. Rivers Flow Situation Reported by Flood Forecasting Division. River Kabul at Nowshera is in Low Flood level. All the other major Rivers are flowing is the state of their normal flows. Details at Annex A.

18 Jul 2018 description

1. Rivers Flow Situation Reported by Flood Forecasting Division

River Kabul at Nowshera is flowing at Low level and a ll other rivers are flowing at normal level . Details at Annex A .

2. Past Meteorological Situation and Future Forecast by PMD

16 Jul 2018 description

Lord Ahmad publishes Annual Human Rights Report 2017

Minister for Human Rights Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon, publishes the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s 2017 Annual Human Rights and Democracy Report.

Today (16 July) Lord Ahmad, the Minister for Human Rights Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon, publishes the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s 2017 Annual Human Rights and Democracy Report.