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14 Aug 2019 description
report The Kathmandu Post

Flood wary districts in the province face the same ordeal every year but the authorities are yet to find a permanent solution to this perennial problem.

09 Aug 2019 description
report The Kathmandu Post

Rain-swollen Bagmati river has already eroded hundreds of bighas of farmlands, locals say.

Om Prakash Thakur

Barhatawa Municipality in Sarlahi has been constructing a temporary embankment by using sandbags to stop bank erosion of Bagmati River. However, the temporary solution is proving to be of little use, as the river continues to erode farmlands in Kharsal Ghat after it changed its course towards Hajariya during the recent floods.

07 Aug 2019 description
report The Kathmandu Post

Most victims find their names missing from the flood victims roster, despite having submitted their names weeks ago.

Bharat Jargha Magar

On Monday, upon learning about the local unit’s relief distribution drive, Amirika Devi Yadav rushed to the nearby Janata Secondary School, in Ward 4 of Aurahi Rural Municipality. Yadav stood in line in the scorching midday heat for hours only to return empty-handed.

06 Aug 2019 description

Ongoing heavy Monsoon rain triggered a landslide in Baglung district on 4 August.

According to media reports, 3 people died, 7 were injured and 5 houses were buried.

Moderate to heavy rain with thunderstorms are forecast over the affected area.

06 Aug 2019 description
report The Kathmandu Post

Three critically injured people were airlifted to Kathmandu.

Prakash Baral

Three people died and seven others were injured when a landslide triggered by heavy rains buried five houses at Tamela in Baglung district on Sunday night.

According to Deputy Superintendent of Police Jhabindra Prasad Bhattarai, Ashari Shripali (70), her grandson Prabin (12) and Pancha Kumari Shripali (45) died in the incident. The security personnel and the locals retrieved the bodies of deceased after 10 hours of the incident.

04 Aug 2019 description
report The Kathmandu Post

The city has begun destroying mosquito breeding grounds and spraying insecticide in the affected areas.

More than 30 cases of dengue have been reported in various parts of Hetauda sub-metropolis in the past week. With more cases of the mosquito-borne disease reported, health authorities have directed local units to remain alert.

According to Shashikanta Singh, chief of the Hetauda health office, blood samples from 12 patients in the Hetauda Hospital and 18 patients in other private health facilities tested positive for dengue.

02 Aug 2019 description

Honduras

Central America has been experiencing an outbreak of dengue fever since April 2019.

The highest number is reported in Nicaragua with nearly 50,000 suspected cases (1,862 laboratory confirmed) and Honduras with 33,840 suspected cases, including 8,660 for severe dengue and 150 deaths as of 29 July.

02 Aug 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

117 # of people who died due to floods and landslides

51 (14 girls and 37 boys) # of children who died due to floods and landslides

38 # of people missing

80 # of people injured

19,974* # of houses completely damaged

41,343* # of houses partially damaged

413,572** people affected

169,565** # of children affected

Source: Ministry of Home Affairs http://drrportal.gov.np/

01 Aug 2019 description

The number of fatalities has increased following several floods and landslides across 32 Districts since beginning of July.

As of 1 August, 117 people died, 80 have been injured and 38 are reportedly still missing. According to the Government of Nepal, at least 12,000 households have been displaced and 79,900 require assistance. Furthermore, several houses have been damaged and destroyed, particularly in Rautahat, Mahottari and Siraha Districts.

For the next 24 hours, moderate to heavy rain with thunderstorms is forecast across the country.

01 Aug 2019 description
report The Kathmandu Post

Health workers suspect the number of vector-borne diseases could be on the rise.

Subash Bidari

As many as eight cases of dengue have been found in Hetauda, the capital of Province 3, in the past five days. Additionally, one person has been found infected with scrub typhus, an infectious mite-borne disease.

According to the District Health Office in Makwanpur, out of the total 29 people who tested for dengue, eight tested positive.

01 Aug 2019 description

Contents may change based on updated information

Heavy rainfall on 11-12 July caused landslides and flooding in 32 Districts across Nepal. Flooding was most severe in 11 Terai districts of Provinces 1 and 2. Extensive damages to assets, housing, water and sanitation infrastructure, food stocks, crop and livestock all have a significant impact on food security in the region.

31 Jul 2019 description

Assessment conducted jointly by DCA and Koshi Victims Society (KVS). Data gathered from July 11 with assessments completed daily from July 16 to 31. DCA is co-lead of the WASH Cluster in addition to being District Lead Support Agency (DLSA) of Saptari District. DCA is also the Co-lead for Cash Coordination Group (CCG).

Situation Updates

31 Jul 2019 description
report The Kathmandu Post

Relief materials provided by provincial government stuck in godowns

Dilliram Khatiwada

Relief materials meant for the flood and landslide victims of Limchubung and Tapli rural municipality in Taplejung district are stuck in godowns while the victims lie in wait for relief.

30 Jul 2019 description

Overview

This year monsoon started on 11 July 2019. As per Ministry of Home Affairs assessment, heavy monsoon rains have resulted in flooding and landslides in several municipalities accross the country.

29 Jul 2019 description
  • The ongoing Monsoon rains have resulted in additional fatalities in recent days.
  • As of 29 July, 115 people have ben confirmed dead, 29 people are reported as missing and 69 have been injured.
  • Rescue operations are underway and several NGOs are providing emergency assistance to the affected population.
  • For the next 24 hours, widespread heavy rain with thunderstorms is forecast over the country.
29 Jul 2019 description

Assessment conducted jointly by DCA and Koshi Victims Society (KVS). Data gathered from July 11 with assessments completed daily from July 16 to 28, 2019. DCA is co-lead of the WASH Cluster in addition to being District Lead Support Agency (DLSA) of Saptari District. DCA is also the Co-lead for Cash Coordination Group (CCG).

Situation Updates

Flood related impact: 115 dead, 38 reported missing and 69 injured (Ministry of Home Affairs).

July 28, Inter-Agencies Meeting, Saptari:

26 Jul 2019 description
report Americares

Stamford, Conn. —July 26, 2019— Americares India is organizing medical teams to treat survivors of the monsoon rains that have inundated South Asia.

More than 25 million people in India, Bangladesh and Nepal are affected by flooding, as monsoon rains have washed out roads, submerged homes and triggered landslides. To date, more than 500,000 people are displaced and over 600 people have died, according to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.