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21 Aug 2018 description

Ce rapport d’activité fait la synthèse des activités du Résultat 5, connu également sous le nom de l’initiative de financement des risques de catastrophes en Afrique, appelée « ADRF » (Africa Disaster Risk Financing) ou « l’Initiative ADRF », entre le 1er juillet 2016 et le 30 juin 2017. Ce rapport donne un aperçu des activités accomplies jusqu’à cette date, tout en relevant les priorités et les enjeux à venir.

21 Aug 2018 description

La Coordinación Nacional de Protección Civil de la Secretaría de Gobernación emitió hoy una Declaratoria de Emergencia, para el municipio de Villa Comaltitlán del estado de Chiapas, por la presencia de inundación fluvial ocurrida el día 16 de agosto de 2018

Con esta acción se activan los recursos del Fondo para la Atención de Emergencias (FONDEN).

A partir de esta Declaratoria, solicitada por el Gobierno estatal, las autoridades contarán con recursos para atender las necesidades alimenticias, de abrigo y de salud de la población afectada.

21 Aug 2018 description

Dentro del balance entregado por el Director de la UNGRD, quien ha estado al frente de la situación desde que se presentó la emergencia, no se reportan personas fallecidas ni desaparecidas, el evento dejó cuatro personas lesionadas que fueron atendidas, 264 familias afectadas, 18 barrios y 8 veredas afectadas, 264 viviendas impactadas (1 colapso total, 16 daño severo y 247 con afectación moderada).

21 Aug 2018 description

The UAE has reinforced its international humanitarian relief approach, which is based upon close coordination with countries and communities entitled to receive its aid, through the launch, by the wise leadership, of an initiative to create a national committee to rescue those affected by the floods in Kerala, India.

The initiative aims to involve the public and private sectors, as well as representatives of the Indian community.

21 Aug 2018 description

The traffic lights diagram above is based on the results of a multi-sector prioritisation tool developed by the Analysis Hub. The tool uses NPM data from five sectors to prioritise needs geographically, at the block level. The 30 indicators which form the prioritisation tool have been weighted and combined into the Basic Needs Gap – it and its component sector gaps, are included in the excel workbook accompanying this one-pager. Indicators were evaluated for their inclusion in the prioritisation tool and selected according to the amount of variation that each indicator revealed.

21 Aug 2018 description
report Sphere India

Situation

The central government has designated the devastating floods in Kerala as Level 3 constituted as a “Calamity of Severe Nature”. According to National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Guidelines, L3 disaster arise from large-scale disasters where districts and the state may not have the capacity to respond adequately and require assistance from the central government for reinstating the state and district machinery.

21 Aug 2018 description
report Start Network

Summary

The monthly risk briefing provides information on global weather, volcanic, human and health events where members may consider using the Start Fund’s Crisis Anticipation Window. It reports on new, emerging or deteriorating situations; therefore, ongoing events that are considered to be unchanged are not featured and risks that are beyond the scope and scale of the Start Fund are also not featured.

21 Aug 2018 description
report Kenya Daily Nation

By FLORAH KOECH

Water levels at major lakes in Baringo County have increased tremendously in the past one month sparking fears of flooding in adjacent homesteads.

The most affected lakes are Bogoria and Baringo which have started submerging neighbouring homes and structures.

A spot check by the Nation at Lake Bogoria national reserve on Saturday revealed that water levels had increased to an extent of submerging tarmac roads leading to the reserve hence rendering many areas impassable.

21 Aug 2018 description
report Radio Dabanga

Rains and flash floods have caused the collapse of the Mesco Bridge which links North Darfur and South Darfur, just one month after it was built.

The collapse has led to disruption of all travel from El Fasher to Nyala and vice versa.

Sennar

More than 400 families affected by floods and rain have been living in the streets of Sennar in the open for more than a week without provision of any aid.

21 Aug 2018 description

ABU DHABI, 20th August, 2018 (WAM) -- Dr Shamsheer Vayalil, Chairman and Managing Director of UAE-based VPS Healthcare, has donated AED26 million towards the relief campaign for Kerala in the aftermath of the most devastating floods to affect the South Indian state in over a century.

The floods have so far led to hundreds of deaths and the displacement of thousands of people. The extremely heavy rainfall has also caused unprecedented loss to property, with considerable damage to the infrastructure across the state.

21 Aug 2018 description

ABU DHABI, 20th August, 2018 (WAM) -- Upon the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the monitoring of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation, a rescue aircraft carrying 30 tonnes of basic supplies, accompanied by a delegation from the foundation, travelled to Sudan.

21 Aug 2018 description
report The Kathmandu Post

Aug 20, 2018-Transportation has been disrupted along the Khalanga-Panchkatiya road after multiple landslides damaged it in various places. It is also full of potholes and mud in many places, adding woes to people.

The people from Kushe and Bareko municipalities have suffered much with the inconvenience for two months owing to the disruption of transport. They are forced to walk for at least one or two days to reach their destinations.

Those including traders travelling to Dolpa and Rukum through this way are also at the receiving end.

21 Aug 2018 description
report Times of India

By Sushmi Dey

NEW DELHI: In an attempt to provide relief to flood-hit Kerala and preempt outbreak of diseases in the aftermath of flood, the Union health ministry has initiated a series of measures including setting up of medical camps, sending life-saving medicines and medical teams to the state.

21 Aug 2018 description
report Viet Nam News

CÀ MAU — Heavy rains and whirlwinds over the past two days killed two people and damaged nearly 100 houses in the southernmost province of Cà Mau, according to the provincial Office of the Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Control and Disaster Mitigation.

The two victims were an old woman and her nephew from Cái Nước District’s Đông Hưng Commune.

The heavy rains also destroyed nine houses and swept the roofs from 42 others in the area.

21 Aug 2018 description
report JoongAng Daily

Typhoon Soulik is expected to hit Mokpo, South Jeolla, around Thursday, bringing with it heavy rain and storms that may cause severe damage.

This will be the first time in six years that a typhoon will hit Korea.

The Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) said at 9 a.m. Monday that the typhoon is passing over the sea southeast of Kagoshima, Japan, and is approaching the Korean Peninsula from below. By Wednesday morning, the medium-sized typhoon is expected to approach Seogwipo, Jeju Island. Its top wind speed is projected to be 87.2 miles per hour.