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30 Nov 2017 description

COLOMBIA
El desbordamiento del río La Paila en Corinto (Cauca) desencadenó un deslizamiento que causó seis muertes, 60 personas heridas y la pérdida de 139 hogares. Las inundaciones también afectaron carreteras, centros de salud y escuelas. Las autoridades han recogido los desechos y distribuido agua potable.
5,361 personas afectadas

30 Nov 2017 description

COLOMBIA
Flooding from the overflow of La Paila river in Corinto (Cauca department) triggered a mudslide that killed six people, injured 60 and destroyed 139 homes, per the Government. The flooding also affected road networks, two health centres and two schools. Authorities have responded with clearing debris and distributing clean water.
5,361 people affected

09 Nov 2017 description

As of 31 October, United Nations-coordinated appeals and refugee response plans within the Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) require US$24.1 billion to meet the humanitarian needs of 105.1 million particularly vulnerable people of an estimated 145 million crisis-affected people in 39 countries. The appeals are funded at $11.8 billion, leaving a shortfall of $12.3 billion. This is $1.5 billion less than the gap reported at the end of September 2017.

12 Oct 2017 description

An increasing number of organisations have registered to contribute to the humanitarian operations in Dominica. The coordination centre established by the United Nations in Roseau has registered nearly 200 people from 79 organisations, including NGOs, UN agencies, international organizations, donors and militaries. According to the latest UN situation report, there is a high demand for the delivery of potable water to communities, health care facilities, collective centres and schools. The international community has reported almost 900 aid dispatches.

26 Sep 2017 description

Hurricane Irma hit Cuba for more than 72 hours and affected about 90% of the national territory. It has a severe impact in the health sector, even though, the services remained active. Almost 1,000 health institutions were significantly affected, which prevented the immediate resumption of vital services, including emergency services. Its early restoration is required to ensure universal access to the health of the Cuban population.