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18 Dec 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• 174,187 people have gained access to safe drinking water across the cluster (82,357 as a direct result of UNICEF work).

• 9,000 UNICEF-procured hygiene kits have been distributed to local NGO partners.

• 1,408,550 children have been vaccinated against measles and rubella with UNICEF technical assistance.

• 21,418 pregnant and lactating women have received counselling on Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) practices and 134 health care and non-health care workers were trained in Infant Feeding in Emergency through UNICEF support.

14 Dec 2018 description

Key Highlights:

One and a half months after the series of earthquakes that struck Central Sulawesi on Friday, 28 September 2018, triggering a tsunami and liquefaction, most markets in Palu, Sigi and Donggala districts had resumed activity, with retail and wholesale traders selling a wide range of food and non-food items. Banks and other financial service infrastructures are established and functional in most areas.

13 Dec 2018 description

The deadliest earthquake in more than a decade struck Central Sulawesi, Indonesia on 28 September, followed by a tsunami. The combination of natural hazards has killed around 2 100 people and caused extensive landslides, displacements and destruction.

13 Dec 2018 description

Press Release from 2018-12-12 / Group, KfW Development Bank

  • EUR 25 million for sustainable reconstruction on Sulawesi and Lombok

  • Rehabilitation of hospitals, educational facilities and waste disposal

  • Further measures to revive economic sector

12 Dec 2018 description

Description of the disaster

On 28 September 2018, a series of strong earthquakes struck Central Sulawesi Province. The strongest of which measured at 7.4 M earthquake and was just 10km deep with its epicenter in Donggala Regency, close to the provincial capital Palu. The earthquake triggered a tsunami whose waves reached up to three meters in some areas, striking Talise beach in Palu and Donggala. The earthquakes, tsunami and resulting liquefaction and landslides have caused significant damage and loss of life in affected areas.

12 Dec 2018 description

JAKARTA, December 12, 2018 – Habitat for Humanity, the sustainable development partner of the Asian Tour 2018 season, will be raising funds at the Indonesia Masters to support the needs of tsunami and earthquake-affected families in Sulawesi and Lombok.

11 Dec 2018 description

Description of the disaster

Since the first 6.4 magnitude earthquake magnitude earthquake struck off Lombok, province of West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Sunday 29 July 2018, four further earthquakes and multiple aftershocks have impacted the districts of North Lombok, East Lombok, West Lombok, Central Lombok and Mataram in addition to Bali and Sumbawa islands. According to BNPB reports as of 1 October, the disaster impacts of Lombok Earthquake is as highlighted in the infographics.

11 Dec 2018 description

Launch of the Global Humanitarian Overview 2019 and the World Humanitarian Data and Trends 2018

09 Dec 2018 description

Regional Summary of Week 49, and Outlook for Week 50

  1. In Week 49, hydro-metorological hazards may be causing disruption but geophysical hazards are increasing in activity. Over the past week, 9 earthquakes of more than M5.0 were reported in the region. There was also increased activity reported for Mt Mayon, Mt Kanlaon and Mt Dukono and Mt Anak Krakatau. (BMKG)

07 Dec 2018 description

UN Headquarters, New York, 7 December 2018

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Secretary-General António Guterres, Excellencies and Ministers, distinguished guests,

Thank you for coming. One year ago, we had an excellent fundraising for CERF, and today we’re hoping to do even better. That’s up to all of you.

126 Member States and observers have contributed to the CERF.

This year, we have seen an unprecedented demand.

05 Dec 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• 121,298 people have gained access to safe drinking water.

• Hygiene promotion sessions have been carried out in 21 IDP camps with over 800 participants.

• 1,389,626 children have been vaccinated against measles and rubella.

• 1,015 pregnant and lactating women have received counselling on Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) practices and 93 health care and non-health care workers were trained in Infant Feeding in Emergency.

• 12,000 children received psychosocial support at 10 child friendly spaces.

04 Dec 2018 description
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Global trends and challenges

More than 1 per cent of people across the planet right now are caught up in major humanitarian crises. The international humanitarian system is more effective than ever at meeting their needs – but global trends including poverty, population growth and climate change are leaving more people than ever vulnerable to the devastating impacts of conflicts and disasters.

04 Dec 2018 description

CWS received 3,000 collapsible jerry cans, 2,750 mosquito nets, 6,000 mats and 4,000 solar lamps from UNHCR to share with affected families……

The earthquake and tsunami on September 28, 2018 - and the resulting land liquefaction and landslides - killed 2,101 people. Palu was the worst-affected area: more than 1,700 people died there. Search and rescue operations were stopped on October 12; according to Indonesia’s national disaster management agency, at least 1,075 people are still reported missing.

04 Dec 2018 description

Jakarta, October, 30, 2018 – UNDP’s cash-for-work programme, involving quake survivors to clear the debris in tsunami and quake-hit areas of Indonesia’s Sulawesi island, is now in full swing two months following the devastating natural disasters.

UNDP is implementing the cash-for-work programme in close partnership with national and local governments and national non-governmental organizations (NGO) until late January.

29 Nov 2018 description

ONE ASEAN ONE RESPONSE FOR TYPHOON MANGKHUT

By mid-September it was all-hands-on-deck in the AHA Centre, with the monitoring team tracking the formation of largest storm cell of the year so far, as it made its way across the Pacific Ocean with a population of millions across the Philippines directly in its path. Read more

MONTHLY DISASTER REVIEW AND OUTLOOK

29 Nov 2018 description

Highlights

• WFP is providing operational support at Balikpapan airport to ensure the smooth flow of cargo and coordination of international assistance between Balikpapan and Palu.

• WFP is supporting the Government-led operation by providing 32 trucks and mobile storage facilities to enable the provision of relief items and services to those in need.

Background

29 Nov 2018 description

Highlights

WFP is supporting the Government of Indonesia and the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance (AHA Centre) on logistics, food security and livelihoods following the 7.4-magnitude earthquake and tsunami in Central Sulawesi.