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09 Sep 2011 description
Highlights: • Flash flooding affects displaced Abyei population in Agok and hampers relief effort. • Humanitarian response underway in Jonglei State to persons affected by recent clashes, despite continued tensions. • People continue to arrive from conflict in South Kordofan in Sudan to...
07 Sep 2011 description
This report is produced by OCHA in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by OCHA Eastern Africa. It covers the period from 29 August to 6 September 2011. The next report will be issued on or around 13 September 2011. I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES IGAD predicts good rains for the...
30 Aug 2011 description
Key Points • Intermittent fighting, including aerial bombardment by the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF), continued in parts of South Kordofan. • Access restrictions remain the biggest challenge to providing humanitarian assistance in South Kordofan • Returns from Sudan to South Sudan continue,...
29 Aug 2011 description
(Extract) C. DAMAGED HOUSES (Tab C) • A total of 278 houses (39 Totally / 239 Partially) were damaged in Region I, II, VI, and CAR (16 totally / 80 partially in Region I; 3 totally / 60 partially in Region II; 9 totally in Region VI; and 11 totally / 99 partially in CAR)
22 Aug 2011 description
Current food security outcomes and classification • Results from the national long rains assessment indicate that the total food insecure population in Kenya is 3.7 million people. An estimated 1.4 million people are at Emergency levels (IPC Phase 4) and are unable to meet basic needs because...
11 Aug 2011 description
CHF 192,662 has been allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the Senegalese Red Cross Society in delivering immediate assistance to some 1,000 families affected by floods in Thiès. Unearmarked funds to repay DREF are encouraged. Summary: The regional seasonal...
11 Aug 2011 description
Key Points • The seasonal southwest monsoon aggravated by consecutive tropical cyclones brought heavy rains over Mindanao and other parts of the Philippines causing floods, flashfloods and landslides. • The widespread flooding in Central Mindanao has affected 860,000 people. 455,000 home-based...
09 Aug 2011 description
report UN Children's Fund
(Extract) The first seven months of 2011 have borne witness to widespread and varied humanitarian crises, characterised by extreme droughts, civil conflict and protracted emergencies, all of which have affected millions of women and children. With the generous support of government and individual...
14 Jul 2011 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF requires US$ 3.5 million to respond to urgent needs of children and women affected by the flooding in Central Mindanao Urgent lifesaving actions are needed to help the 522,000 children affected by the flood. Diarrhoea-related deaths among the affected population have occurred due to...
08 Jul 2011 description
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES • 6450 families in Cotabato City and North Cotabato have returned to their homes as floods begin to recede. • 200 severely malnourished children were reported in evacuation centres in Cotabato City. • Gaps exist in camp management and crowd control. •...
07 Jul 2011 description
report AlertNet
06 Jul 2011 12:31 By Thin Lei Win BANGKOK (AlertNet) - Recent flooding in the southern Philippines has affected half a million people and destroyed crops, raising concerns about food shortages in the coming months, the U.N. World Food Programme has said. Read the full article on AlertNet.
01 Jul 2011 description
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES • Displaced populations are beginning to visit their homes as water levels continue to recede in some parts of Cotabato City. • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene facilities remain inadequate in Evacuation Centers. • Population tracking and camp management in...
28 Jun 2011 description
Counterpart International has distributed relief supplies to flood-stricken villages in northern Georgia in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy and the Shida Kartli regional government. Counterpart’s on-the-ground team assisted June 28 some 1,500 flood-affected households in the communities in...
17 Jun 2011 description
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES • Widespread rains over eastern and southern Mindanao have caused flooding and flashfloods in nine provinces of Mindanao, affecting 120,038 families (611,196 individuals). • The Senate has approved the postponement of August 2011 ARMM elections to synchronize it...
26 May 2011 description
I. SITUATION OVERVIEW: A. Severe Weather Bulletin No. 14 re Typhoon “CHEDENG” (SONGDA) · Typhoon “Chedeng” has slightly intensified as it continues to move Northwestward · At 4:00 PM today, the eye of Typhoon “CHEDENG” was located based on radar, satellite and surface data at 300 km...
04 May 2011 description
During the week of April 20th, several governorates in northern and central Iraq experienced heavy storms, causing severe flooding which damaged or destroyed the homes of many vulnerable families. Many of the families affected by the flooding had been living in squatter settlements in improvised...