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15 Oct 2018 description

Risks *

246,600 individuals (est.) / 57,424 HH at risk of landslide or flooding 41,751 ind. / 9,660 HH at highest risk of landslide prioritized for relocation**

incl. 24,126 ind. / 5,636 HH at highest risk of landslide in Kutupalong-Balukhali

Completed Relocations

26,177 ind. / 5,840 HH relocated to date, of those at risk of landslide prioritized for relocation (63% of prioritized caseload completed). incl. 1,112 HH to camp 4 extension and 1,180 HH to camp 20 extension

Remaining

15 Oct 2018 description
report The Asia Foundation

By Paula Uniacke and Aditya Pillai

The Asia Foundation’s Paula Uniacke and Aditya Pillai participated in Global Climate Action Summit events across San Francisco in September. Among Foundation programs they discussed are ones that improve resilience to extreme weather events.

15 Oct 2018 description
report Viet Nam News

HCM CITY – Local authorities in the Mekong Delta are taking measures to mitigate the impact of flooding caused by high tides during the annual flood season in the delta.

The delta’s provinces and Cần Thơ City have been severely affected by high tides over the past few days.

In Cần Thơ City, the municipal People’s Committee on Thursday held a meeting with the city’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development about measures to deal with flooding and high tides.

15 Oct 2018 description

More than 200 families will receive support in the areas of agriculture production, employment and self-employment as part of the project to support communities affected by 2014 floods.

Bego Suljić has been unemployed for 14 years. “Life is a struggle” says Bego standing in front of his house, while his children are inside, getting ready for school classes. His six-member family survives from agriculture. “I plant fruits and vegetables. I also have a cow” Bego explains and adds “Cow rules. She earned me my first money”.

15 Oct 2018 description
report Government of India

In Odisha, at least 12 people were killed in a landslide triggered by cyclone Titli-induced heavy rain in Gajapati district, raising the death toll due to the deadly storm to 15 in the state.

The landslide occurred at Bara-ghara in the hilly Rayagada block, where some villagers had taken shelter in a cave, following very heavy rain on Thursday evening.

The toll could increase further, as some others are feared trapped under the debris. Some houses and other structures were also damaged in the landslide.

15 Oct 2018 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

At around 6:00 AM on 20 September 2018, a massive landslide affected an estimated 80.12-hectare area in Sitio Sindulan, Brgy. Tinaan in Naga City, Cebu. Disaster managers said the rains may have contributed in softening the ground soil causing the sloped land to collapse. However, some residents have also pointed on the ongoing quarrying operations in the area.

Source: DSWD Field Office VII

SUMMARY

I. Status of Affected Families / Persons

15 Oct 2018 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

At around 6:00 AM on 20 September 2018, a massive landslide affected an estimated 80.12-hectare area in Sitio Sindulan, Brgy. Tinaan in Naga City, Cebu. Disaster managers said the rains may have contributed in softening the ground soil causing the sloped land to collapse. However, some residents have also pointed on the ongoing quarrying operations in the area.

Source: DSWD Field Office VII

SUMMARY

I. Status of Affected Families / Persons A total of 1,917 families or 7,904 persons were affected in 6 barangays in City of Naga, Cebu.

14 Oct 2018 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Paddy production forecast to increase in 2018 driven by higher expected plantings  

  • Rice exports in 2019 forecast to increase

  • Wholesale prices of emata rice resume increases and remain higher year-on-year

  • Conflicts and floods severely affect large numbers of people

Paddy production increases in 2018 driven by higher expected plantings

14 Oct 2018 description

El aviso de término de emergencia se emitió el pasado 04 de octubre de 2018, a través del boletín de prensa 329/18, para los municipios de Pitiquito, San Luis Río Colorado, General Plutarco Elías Calles, Puerto Peñasco y Caborca.

14 Oct 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• On the 27th of September the Health Minister inaugurated the extension of Cox’s Bazar District Hospital Special Care New-born Unit (SCANU) supported by UNICEF. The unit expanded from 24 to 65 beds. In 2018, a total of 2,258 sick new-born were treated in the three UNICEF-supported facilities in host communities.

14 Oct 2018 description
report REACH Initiative

The rains have hit Nigeria hard this year. Seasonal rains in the most populous country of Africa are nothing new, yet the past month has seen unexpected levels of flooding which have already resulted in the death of more than 200 people. Recent flood alerts signaled by the National Hydrological Service Agency indicate that water levels of the Niger and Benue rivers will likely surpass the levels of 2012 − a flooding crisis that swiped homes and farmlands, left over seven million affected and more than 350 people killed.

14 Oct 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS
• About 195,000 people in 15 states have been affected by heavy rains and flash floods, HAC reports.

• In East Jebel Marra, over 380 people affected by a landslide receive assistance.

• UNMAS to focus on demining activities in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states, the most landmine-contaminated states in Sudan.

• South Sudanese refugees are ready to return to South Sudan if they see a change in the situation on the ground and feel a strong commitment to peace by all parties.

FIGURES 2018

14 Oct 2018 description
report Times of India

Minati Singha | TNN | Oct 14, 2018, 02:54 IST

BHUBANESWAR: After unverified reports suggested that 21 people have died in Odisha in the aftermath of Cyclone Titli, chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday offered condolences to the families of those who lost their lives.

Though the state government is struggling to verify the number of deaths, most of the casualties have reportedly happened in a landslide, triggered by the cyclone, at a village in Gajapati district.

14 Oct 2018 description
report Government of India

The Very Severe Cyclonic Storm 'TITLI' crossed north Andhra Pradesh south Odisha coast near 18.80 N and 84.50 E (near Palasa, Srikakulam district) to the southwest of Gopalpur, as a very severe cyclonic storm with estimated maximum sustained surface wind speed of 140-150 kmph gusting to 165 kmph between 0430 and 0530 hours IST of today, the 11th October 2018. Gopalpur recorded 126 kmph wind speed at 0430 hrs IST of 11th October.

Present Status:

14 Oct 2018 description
report Government of India

Mandal Affected – 38 Mandals in Srikakulam

Rainfall Status:

  • Highest Rain recorded 42.6 cms between 0830 hours of 10th Oct 2018 to 0830 hours of 11th Oct 2018 in Booravilli at Gara (M) of Srikakulam District.

  • Present Rainfall recorded is 12.3 cms between 0830 hours to 1500 hours today in Booravilli at Gara (M) of Srikakulam District.

Wind Status: