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14 Dec 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

 3,820 cases of cholera and 78 deaths (lethality: 2%) have been recorded in 4 regions of Niger as of 31st of October, but almost all outbreaks are currently inactive. A preventive vaccination campaign, with technical support from UNICEF, is planned in November to cover 158,665 people in Aguié health district, Maradi region.

14 Dec 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Heavy seasonal rains and flooding affect more than 222,000 people across Sudan

• Reported chikungunya cases decrease; response efforts continue

• Relief actors support 182,000 vulnerable people in Abyei

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

14 Dec 2018 description

Durante la vigencia de las alertas emitidas por INUMET (naranja y roja), en las últimas horas y de acuerdo a las previsiones, se produjeron intensas lluvias y tormentas que provocaron daños en viviendas, arbolado y tendido eléctrico, además del desborde de algunos cursos de agua. De acuerdo al informe preliminar permanecen 112 personas desplazadas de sus viviendas. De ese total 91 son evacuadas y 21 autoevacuadas. La Dirección Nacional de Bomberos realizó un total de 60 intervenciones: 25 entre Montevideo y Canelones y el resto en el interior del país.

14 Dec 2018 description

The National Humanitarian Network (NHN) of Pakistan presents the first issue of this humanitarian journal to capture perspectives in disaster preparedness and response. Focusing on the theme of governance in preparedness, the bi-annual ‘Humanitarian Resilience Journal’ covers many issues in Pakistan, including:

Institutional and legal readiness to deal with disasters:

  • The need for a strategic vision and the role of donors in Pakistan's preparedness

  • Risk assessments and safer land-use planning

14 Dec 2018 description

La Coordinación Nacional de Protección Civil emitió Declaratoria de Emergencia para los municipios del estado de Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, por la presencia de lluvia severa ocurrida el día 05 de diciembre de 2018.

La Coordinación Nacional de Protección Civil de la Secretaría de Gobernación emitió hoy una Declaratoria de Emergencia para los municipios de Lerdo de Tejada y Playa Vicente, del estado de Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, por la presencia de lluvia severa ocurrida el día 05 de diciembre de 2018.

14 Dec 2018 description
report IRIN

In a report released this week during the UN climate change summit in Poland, the UN Environment Programme warned of a widening gap between the cost of adaptation in developing countries – as much as $500 billion annually by 2050 – and what wealthier nations have promised.

14 Dec 2018 description
report Government of India

A depression formed over southeast Bay of Bengal in the morning (0530 IST) of today, the 13th December, 2018. It moved north-northwestwards during past 03 hours and lay centred at 0830 hrs IST of today, the 13th December, 2018 over southeast Bay of Bengal near latitude 6.7°N and longitude 88.6°E, about 830 km east-southeast of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka), 1150 km southeast of Chennai (Tamil Nadu) and 1330 km south-southeast of Machilipatnam (Andhra Pradesh).

13 Dec 2018 description

Official Sources:

Severe Weather

Honduras

13 Dec 2018 description

Between June 1 and August 18, 2018, Kerala experienced the worst floods ever since 1924. The torrential rains triggered several landslides and forced the release of excess water from 37 dams across the state, aggravating the flood impact. Nearly 341 landslides were reported from 10 districts. The devastating floods and landslides affected 5.4 million people, displaced 1.4 million people, and took 433 lives. The Government reports that 1,259 out of 1,664 villages spread across the state’s 14 districts were affected.

13 Dec 2018 description

by the Climate Centre at COP 24 in Katowice

New research published on Monday, as the second week of UN climate talks in Poland got underway, shows “clear ties between today’s extremes and human causes” in both the developed and developing world.

13 Dec 2018 description

PEOPLE IN NEED 7.1M

PEOPLE TARGETED 5.7M

REQUIREMENTS (US$) 1.5B

NUMBER OF HUMANITARIAN PARTNERS 183 (11 UN, 67 INGOs, 105 LNGOs)

FOREWORD BY THE HUMANITARIAN COORDINATOR

13 Dec 2018 description

Introduction

World Humanitarian Data and Trends presents global- and country-level data-and-trend analysis about humanitarian crises and assistance. Its purpose is to consolidate this information and present it in an accessible way, providing policymakers, researchers and humanitarian practitioners with an evidence base to support humanitarian policy decisions and provide context for operational decisions.

13 Dec 2018 description

To increase preparedness for the potential flooding event, 34 representatives of the civil protection and the first responders for the case of natural disasters in the municipalities of Gornji Vakuf-Uskoplje, Bugojno, Donji Vakuf and Jajce successfully implemented the first flood simulation exercise.