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05 Nov 2017 description

1. General Overview:

  • I. During the last winter season (2016/2017), 33 out of 34 provinces were affected by extreme weather conditions that included heavy snowfall, avalanches and rain related disasters.

  • II. According to OCHA, from January to August 2017, there have been 144 persons killed and 125 injured due to natural disasters, with almost 50,000 persons affected in total, mostly by floods. More than 12,000 were affected by avalanches or heavy snowfall.

20 Oct 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Conflict displaces nearly 270,000 Afghans from January–September 2017

• Deteriorating security conditions hinder access to displaced populations in hard-to-reach areas

• Armed groups target health care workers and facilities

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

10 Oct 2017 description

UN report says natural disasters to become more destructive in Asia-Pacific without action on disaster resilience

Natural disasters are becoming more frequent and intense and disaster risk is outpacing resilience in Asia-Pacific, the most disaster-prone region in the world, according to the latest report by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

01 Sep 2017 description

Situation Overview

In keeping with previous years, humanitarian response has continued to be defined by conflict in the first half of 2017 with equally unacceptably high numbers of civilian casualties (‐1 percent) and a steady rise in armed clashes (+4 percent) if compared to the same period last year, despite an overall reduction in displacement (‐15 percent).

19 Jul 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Conflict-induced displacement in 2017 decreased 25 percent compared to the same period in 2016 • UNAMA reports record-high numbers of child casualties • Health and nutrition remain key concerns among relief actors

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

07 Jun 2017 description

Date of Incident: 05 Feb 2017

Date of Assessment: 09 to 13 Feb 2017

Date of Distribution: 20-Feb-17

Subject: Assessment of heavy snow fall/avalanche affected families in (Waygal, Wama) of Nuristan province.

Incident Source of Information: ARCS Assessment and Distribution conducted by:

  • Haji Khudaidad (IMC)

  • Rahmatullah (WFP)

  • Zabihullah Ameen (IOM)

07 Jun 2017 description

Date of Incident: 04 Jan 2017

Date of Assessment: 05 to 09 Jan 2017

Date of Distribution: 11-Jan-17

Subject: Assessment of Rain Fall affected families in (Asadabad, Narang, Nurgal, Marawara, Sarkano) of Kunar province.

Incident Source of Information: ANDMA Assessment and Distribution conducted by:

  • Zabihullah Ameen(IOM)

  • Shafiq Fazli (IMC)

  • Ihsanullah Ihsan (ANDMA)

07 Jun 2017 description

Date of Incident: 29 Jan 2017

Date of Assessment: 29 to 31 Jan 2017

Date of Distribution: 5-Feb-17

Subject: Assessment of Rain Fall affected families in (Asadabad, Watapur, Nurgal, Dara-i-Peach) of Kunar province.

Incident Source of Information: ANDMA Assessment and Distribution conducted by:

  • Zabihullah Ameen(IOM)

  • Shah Mahmood (IMC)

  • Ihsanullah Ihsan (ANDMA)

07 Jun 2017 description

Date of Incident: 05-Feb-17

Date of Assessment: 07 to 09 Feb 2017

Date of Distribution: 12 to 20 Feb 17

Subject: Assessment of Rain Fall affected families in all districts of Kunar province.

Incident Source of Information: ANDMA Assessment and Distribution conducted by:

  • Zabihullah Ameen(IOM)

  • Kunar DTM Staff

  • Salahuddin (WFP)

  • Atiqullah (ARCs)

  • Ihsanullah Ihsan (ANDMA)

  • NRC, RRD, District Authorities

07 Jun 2017 description

Date of Incident: 19-Feb-17

Date of Assessment: 22 to 27 Feb 2017

Date of Distribution: 27-Feb-17

Subject: Assessment of Rain Fall affected families in (Asadabad, Marawara, Nurgal, Dara-i-Peach,
Watapur, Shigal, Asmar, Dangam, Nari) districts of Kunar province.

Incident Source of Information: ANDMA Assessment and Distribution conducted by:

  • Zabihullah Ameen(IOM)

  • Shah Mahmood (IMC)

  • Ihsanullah Ihsan (ANDMA)

07 Jun 2017 description

Incident Date: 04-Feb-2017

Date of Assessment: 07 & 08-feb-2017

Date of Distribution: 12-Feb-2017

Incident Source of Information: ANDMA-Laghman Assessment conducted by:

  • IOM

  • WFP –Pat Monitor

  • ANDMA

  • RRD

  • ARCS

07 Jun 2017 description

Date of Incident: 04-Feb-2017

Date of Assessment: From 07-Feb-2017 to 11-Feb-2017

Date of Distribution: From 09-Feb-2017 to 15-Feb-17

Subject: Assessment conducted for heavy rainfall affected families in different districts of Nangarhar province Incident Source of Information: ANDMA, ARCs & IOM Assessment and Distribution conducted by:

  • Hafizullah Azimi (IOM)

  • Nasir (ANDMA)

  • DRC

  • NRC

  • ARCs

  • ANDMA

02 Jun 2017 description

Despite increased rainfall in northern Ethiopia, Somalia and south-eastern Ethiopia remain dry

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Below-average rainfall since late February has resulted in moisture deficits throughout many parts of southern South Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia, and northern Tanzania.
  2. Limited rainfall since March has led to developing moisture deficits across parts of Liberia, Cote d’Ivoire, and southern Guinea.

Central Asia Weather Hazards

26 May 2017 description

Drought-like conditions continue across Kenya, Somalia, and southern Ethiopia

  1. Below-average rainfall since late February has resulted in moisture deficits throughout many parts of southern South Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia,
    Somalia, and northern Tanzania.

  2. Several consecutive weeks of below-average rainfall has led to early season moisture deficits and deteriorating ground conditions in parts of Ghana.

12 May 2017 description

Recent seasonal rainfall helps partially alleviate abnormal dryness in East Africa

  1. Despite rainfall during early March, significant long-term moisture deficits remain throughout central and eastern Madagascar due to very poor rains earlier in the season.

  2. Inconsistent rainfall since late December have led to moisture deficits and deteriorating ground conditions across many parts of western Angola.

08 May 2017 description

Countrywide Conflict Displacement

2016: The total number of individuals displaced by conflict in 2016 increased to 661,287 as joint assessment teams finalise assessments of those displaced last year. This remains the highest number on record, and a 41 per cent increase on the 470,000 displaced in 2015.

2017: 88,481 individuals have been verified as displaced, with 29 provinces recording some level of forced displacement.

05 May 2017 description

Despite recent rainfall, seasonal rain remains below-average across much of East Africa

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Below-average rainfall accumulations since late February have resulted in significant moisture deficits, which have already negatively impacted agricultural and pastoral activities in many parts of southern South Sudan, Kenya, Ethiopia, southern Somalia, and northern Tanzania.

25 Apr 2017 description

KEY UPDATES:

  • Civilian casualties and major attacks are increasing in many parts of Afghanistan; a devastating attack on the Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan Hospital in central Kabul on 8 March claimed dozens of lives

  • Three more health facilities were forced to close in the southern region due to conflict in March; around 1700 families were displaced

  • Flash floods in Herat province killed four people and affected 352 families. Further 795 families were internally displaced in western provinces due to conflict