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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 16 - 22 July 2014

Snapshot 16–22 July oPT: 583 have been reported killed and over 100,000 displaced since Operation Protective Edge began on 8 July. There are urgent needs for essential drugs, shelter, water, and food...

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 9 - 15 July 2014

Snapshot 9–15 July oPT: 178 Palestinians have been killed since the launch of Israel’s Operation Protective Edge on 8 July. Around 17,000 people have sought shelter in UNRWA schools. Rockets from...

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 2 - 8 July 2014

Pakistan: Water, sanitation, and health services are urgent needs among the 780,000 registered displaced from North Waziristan (government figures). The data is being cleaned to check for...

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 25 June - 1 July 2014

Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone: The Ebola outbreak that started at the beginning of 2014 has resurged, with more than 635 cases recorded, including 399 deaths, as of 23 June. WHO is urging a wider,...

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 18 - 24 June 2014

Iraq: 1.2 million people have been displaced by the ISIL June offensive and the Anbar crisis. Humanitarian access to militant-held areas remains a challenge. The security situation in Anbar, Ninevah,...

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 28 May - 3 June 2014

CAR: The security situation in Bangui has reportedly deteriorated; 25 have been killed in renewed clashes. Violence has disrupted the April–May planting season, which will likely lead to...

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Namibia

A quick and coordinated response saves lives

Katutura, on the outskirts of Windhoek, is a destination for people migrating from rural areas in search of a better life. The 200,000 people who live here are poor, and they have limited access to...

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 21 - 27 May 2014

Balkans: On 13 May, cyclone Tamara hit the Balkans. Heavy rainfall resulted in extensive flooding in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Croatia; 1.6 million, 1.5 million, and 38,000 people have been...

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Southern Africa: Weekly Report (22 to 29 April 2014)

Malawi: Floods are being reported in the northern district of Karonga. Assessments are still ongoing, but preliminary information indicates that around 2,200 households have been affected, with 600...

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Comoros + 3 more

Southern Africa: Weekly Report (15 to 21 April 2014)

Comoros: UNESCO and the Indian Ocean Commission sent experts from 16 to 18 April to assess the cracked soil and landslide in Anjouan, following rains from Tropical Cyclone Hellen and an earlier 4.8...

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Southern Africa: Weekly Report (8 to 14 April 2014)

Comoros: Tropical Cyclone Hellen passed about 100 km south of the Comoros between 28 to 29 March 2014. Initial findings indicate that on Anjouan Island, 7,869 people have been displaced and are being...

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Southern Africa: Weekly Report (1 to 7 April 2014)

Comoros: Moderate Tropical Cyclone Hellen reportedly affected around 8,800 people to date, according to ongoing assessments by the General Directorate of Civil Protection (DGSC) and the Red Crescent...

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 25 March - 1 April 2014

Syria: Violence continues with government forces shelling areas recently gained by opposition fighters in Lattakia province, along the western Turkish border. In the northeast, aid convoys have...

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 19 - 25 March 2014

Syria: Fighting continued, with rebel forces making noteworthy gains of strategic Government strongholds in Lattakia and near Aleppo. Syria's air force bombarded a suburb northwest of Damascus,...

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Mozambique + 3 more

Southern Africa: Weekly Report (18 to 24 March 2014)

HIGHLIGHTS Mozambique: Seven river basins are on alert. In central Sofala the Pungue River burst its banks, cutting road access between Beira and the Zimbabwe border. In Zambezia, some people living...

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Namibia + 5 more

SADC Regional DRR Update - Volume 4, 20 March 2014

Highlights Heavy rains experienced in February and early March 2014 Floods cause devastation in several parts of the region Cholera outbreak spread to more areas in Namibia

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 11 - 18 March 2014

Syria: Tensions continue to run high across the country, with Government forces retaking control of a key rebel supply route in the southwest, and insurgents from the Islamic State of Iraq and the...

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Mozambique + 4 more

Southern Africa Weekly Report (11 to 17 March 2014)

Mozambique: Flood Update As of 14 March: 7 basins are on alert: Pungué, Zambeze, Limpopo, Messalo, Lugenda, Incomáti and Maputo Maputo, Umbeluzi, Incomáti and Limpopo Basins in Southern Mozambique...

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Southern Africa: Weekly Report (4 to 10 March 2014)

Southern Africa: Risk of Flooding Southern Africa has been experiencing torrential rains since 1 March, which have been particularly affecting Swaziland, southern Mozambique, and north-east of South...

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