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20 Feb 2017 description
As of 19 February, over 30,700 people remain displaced in northeastern Mindanao (Caraga region) by flooding. At least 2,100 people are in 18 shelters, while most are staying with relatives.
19 Sep 2013 description
Fewer people were killed by disasters in 2012 (9,655) compared to 2011 (31,331) and to the 2002-2011 annual average. The number of people killed is also the lowest since 2009.
24 May 2013 description
Namibia is prone to annual natural disasters including floods, droughts and fires. Last year the government passed a law to institutionalize the legal framework for disaster management.
21 Jan 2013 description
Emergency assistance will include temporary shelter, basic household items, and first aid services to displaced people.
09 Nov 2012 description
HIGHLIGHTS Coordinated strategy addressing needs of the displaced in Mogadishu. 135,000 at risk of polio outbreak in Kismayo. Cholera outbreaks expected during current rainy season.
24 Sep 2012 description
CHF 83,656 (USD 89,519 or EUR 69,143) has been allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the National Society in delivering immediate assistance to some 150 families (800 beneficiaries). Unearmarked funds to repay DREF are encouraged. Summary: On July 24th 2012...
08 Aug 2012 description
This report is issued by the UN RCHCO with inputs from its UN Field Coordination Offices and other partners and sources. The report covers July 2012. The next report will be issued the first week of September 2012. Political update More than two months after Nepal’s Constituent Assembly (CA) was...