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11 Jun 2018 description

Introduction

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) Regional Office for the Middle East and North Africa (ROMENA) supports disaster response and preparedness activities in 20 countries by working closely with Humanitarian Coordinator’s (HC)/Resident Coordinator’s (RC) offices, OCHA Country Offices and Humanitarian Advisory Teams (HATs).

09 Jun 2015 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

Violent storms started on the evening of 23 November 2014 have caused widespread flooding and flood several Wadis (river) in the south of the country. The storms were still ongoing on Sunday 23 November late afternoon and an awareness bulletin remained in effect until Monday the 24th of November noon, according to the national meteorology.

31 Dec 2014 description

L’opération "RIAYA" pour le renforcement de la couverture sanitaire des zones sinistrées par les intempéries et les zones rurales enclavées a permis, depuis son lancement le 15 décembre et jusqu’au 25 courant, l’organisation de 367 visites de terrain des unités médicales mobiles et de 11 caravanes médicales multidisciplinaires, avec respectivement quelque 30.925 et 7.350 prestations sanitaires fournies.

11 Dec 2014 description

L'Entraide Nationale poursuit, pour la 3ème journée consécutive, la distribution d'aides à la population de la province de Guelmim affectée par les inondations survenues suite aux récentes précipitations torrentielles.

Au cours de cette opération, lancée du 8 au 12 décembre courant, il sera procédé à la distribution de 300 lots de produits alimentaires de base, des couvertures, des matelas et des vêtements, indique un communiqué de la délégation régionale de l'Entraide Nationale.

04 Dec 2014 description

The cost of the restoration of the roads damaged by the recent floods is estimated at over 103 million dollars, Minister of Equipment, Transport and Logistics, Aziz Rebbah said on Tuesday.

Speaking at a Lower House session on the floods’ impact on infrastructure, Rebbah said that the road network in the flood-stricken areas is of 62,000 kilometers, of which 19,000 kilometers are untarred, as well as 7500 bridges including 505 that have been completely submerged by water.

03 Dec 2014 description
report Qatar Charity

A Qatar Charity delegation arrived in the Kingdom of Morocco late last week in order to conduct a humanitarian needs assessment in the south-eastern regions of the country, in light of the recent heavy rains and resulting floods.

02 Dec 2014 description

By Soraya Dali-Balta, IFRC

The winter season has hit Morocco this year with full force as heavy rains and floods invaded numerous southern cities and towns, causing numerous deaths and leading to a severe damage in the country’s infrastructure.

02 Dec 2014 description

Ministère de l’Intérieur: La forte mobilisation des autorités a permis d’atténuer les retombées des intempéries et sauver plusieurs vies humaines

Conformément aux Très Hautes Instructions de SM Le Roi Mohammed VI, Que Dieu L’assiste, la forte mobilisation des autorités locales, des forces de sécurité, des FAR, de la Gendarmerie Royale et de la Protection Civile a permis d’atténuer les retombées des intempéries et sauver plusieurs vies humaines, indique mardi un communiqué du ministère de l’Intérieur.

02 Dec 2014 description

Floods Impacts Mitigated, Lives Saved Thanks To Full Mobilisation Of Authorities

The full mobilization of local authorities, Royal Armed Forces, Royal Gendarmerie and the Civil Protection, set in motion upon royal instructions, helped mitigate the impact of the recent floods in Morocco and rescue lives, the Interior Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.

01 Dec 2014 description

Rabat, Nov. 30, 2014 - HM King Mohammed VI has given His High Instructions to the Interior Ministry to supply isolated villages with food following the recent floods and snowfalls, the Interior Ministry said.

This supply of basic foodstuffs concerns 250 isolated villages, the ministry said in a statement.

In implementation of the High Royal Instructions, the Interior Ministry will distribute, in coordination with Gendarmerie Royale, without delay the foodstuffs to the affected population, the statement added.

29 Nov 2014 description

Rabat, Nov. 28, 2014 - HM King Mohammed VI has given His High Instructions to the Interior Minister to visit flood-stricken Guelmim Es-Semara and Souss-Massa-Draa regions at the head of a delegation, the Interior Ministry said Friday.

This delegation is responsible for monitoring the situation in these regions and coordinating the necessary steps to ensure the protection of people and their properties, the ministry said in a statement.

28 Nov 2014 description

Les opérations de sauvetage menées ces dernières 48 heures dans les régions de Guelmim et de Souss Massa Drâa, qui continuent de connaitre des perturbations climatiques importantes, ont permis le sauvetage de 113 personnes en situation de danger, indique jeudi un communiqué du ministère de l'Intérieur.

La même source précise que 35 parmi ces personnes ont été secourues grâce aux moyens aériens déployés par les FAR et la Gendarmerie Royale. Il est à rappeler que depuis le 20 courant, 545 personnes au total ont été secourues dans les provinces touchées par les intempéries.

25 Nov 2014 description

Rabat - HM King Mohammed VI has issued instructions to the competent authorities to take all the needed emergency measures to help and support floods victims in Morocco, a release of the Royal office said.

24 Nov 2014 description

Moroccan government has set up on Sunday an interdepartmental command post in order to monitor the effects of floods hitting some southern regions of the Kingdom.

The command post is composed of the general secretaries of the ministries of the Interior, Health, Infrastructure, Transport and Logistics, Agriculture and Marine Fisheries, General Affairs and Governance, Industry, Trade, Investment and the Digital Economy, Energy, Mines, Water and Environment, as well as Representatives of the National Electricity and Water Office.