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19 Apr 2018 description

Durante el 19 y 20 de abril se lleva a cabo el Taller relativo a amenazas de sequía e inundación en Uruguay. La actividad tendrá lugar en la sala Liberty del Hotel Balmoral de Montevideo.

El objetivo principal es compartir los avances preliminares del estudio “Perfil de Riesgo de Sequías e Inundaciones para Uruguay” y presentar los resultados de los modelos de amenaza de sequía a nivel nacional y por inundación para la población de Río Branco.

19 Apr 2018 description

Hoy se cumple un año de la emergencia que afectó la ciudad de Manizales a causa de la temporada invernal. La intensidad con la que llovió no se había registrado nunca en esa parte del país, lo que ocasionó deslizamientos en varios barrios dejando 17 personas fallecidas, 31 heridas, 3.042 familias afectadas, 259 viviendas destruidas entre urbanas y rurales, y más de 480 personas evacuadas.

19 Apr 2018 description

Delivering on the Paris Goals and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, countries across the globe are mainstreaming and accelerating actions toward a low-carbon climate-resilient future. In Bangladesh, a new project will provide assistance to 25,000 women and girls to adopt resilient livelihoods, while ensuring reliable, safe drinking water for 130,000 people.

19 Apr 2018 description

Key Features

  • 100 households (HH) were relocated from Camp 9 (8 HH) and 10 (71 HH) and from WFP canal extension area (21 HH from Camps 10/11) to Camp 20 due to flood and landslide risk.

  • IOM distributed 9,000 dignity kits to women and girls identified as extremely vulnerable in Kutupalong-Balukhali Expansion Site, Leda and Shamlapur.

  • This week, IOM provided training on Shelter Upgrade and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) for 18 staff of partner organisations, bringing the total partner staff trained by IOM to 77.

19 Apr 2018 description

LAMBAYEQUE, PERU – When floodwaters engulfed the ĺllimo district on 14 March 2017, Lily Silva Aricoché led her family and neighbours to safety. During the months that followed, she coordinated assistance to flood survivors – including protection from the rising violence that threatened women in temporary shelters.

19 Apr 2018 description

Severe Weather 
Colombia (update)

19 Apr 2018 description
report ACTED

Dans les régions du nord du Mali, les aléas climatiques compromettent les moyens de subsistance des communautés et l’accès aux services sociaux essentiels. Sécheresse, inondations, ennemis des cultures et du bétail affectent tant la qualité que la quantité des récoltes et des rendements de la pêche et de l’élevage, dans une zone où les populations dépendent largement de ces activités pour leurs revenus.

19 Apr 2018 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

Tropical Cyclone (TC) Keni was initially monitored over the Pacific waters as a Tropical Disturbance 13F (TD13F) analyzed far West of Fiji. TD13F was later upgraded to a Tropical Cyclone Category 1 as it moved East South East towards Fiji.

19 Apr 2018 description
report Oxfam

Last year, residents of Marawi in the Philippines faced two major disasters: In May, they were uprooted by a violent siege and seven months later, they faced a deadly typhoon. Oxfam is supporting a consortium of local organizations who are helping families stay healthy and safe in the wake of these crises, rebuild their lives and prepare for future disasters.

Mothers caught in conflict keeping their families safe

18 Apr 2018 description

Trinidad, 18 abr (ABI).- El director departamental del Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia (COE), Cristhian Cámara, informó el miércoles que esa instancia recibió un lote de alimentos e insumos para apoyar a 11 municipios que se declararon en emergencia, a raíz de las emergencias que provocaron las lluvias que se registraron en el departamento del Beni.

"El lunes se va a hacer la entrega de ayuda humanitaria consistente en víveres, kits de higiene, raciones secas que van a ser entregadas directamente a los ejecutivos municipales", informó a los periodistas.

18 Apr 2018 description

Overview

With the rainy season approaching in Northeast Nigeria - from May to September 2018, it is expected that rainfall and storm events will have damaging consequences on living conditions of displaced persons both in camp sites and host communities, including hindered access for humanitarian actors in most vulnerable locations.

18 Apr 2018 description
report Government of Chile

18/04/2018 | 09:29 | Araucanía

En una reunión, presidida por el Intendente Luis Mayol, y en la cual participaron representantes de las fuerzas armadas, las policías, bomberos y diversas seremías, se llevó a cabo la primera reunión del Comité de Operaciones de Emergencia de La Araucanía, instancia en la cual las autoridades pudieron coordinar operativamente el actuar frente a las contingencias que se pudieran presentar durante los próximos meses.

18 Apr 2018 description

Director de la UNGRD, Carlos Iván Márquez Pérez, realizó la entrega del SAT (Sistema de Alerta Temprana), en la estación de Bomberos de Corinto, un sistema de mide el nivel de los ríos y quebradas de pasan por el municipio con el propósito de dar aviso a los habitantes de las zonas más vulnerables de Corinto y poder activar a tiempo los protocolos de evacuación, a fin de salvaguardar la vida e integridad de las personas. De la misma forma este proyecto busca fortalecer las capacidades de respuesta del municipio ante la presencia de una nueva emergencia.

18 Apr 2018 description
report Monitor-Uganda

BUTALEJA- Torrential rain being experienced in several parts of eastern Uganda has caused floods which have damaged bridges and roads. Leresi Bridge on Mbale- Butaleja Road has been damaged making transport along the route difficult.

The bridge on River Manafwa, which was constructed in 1960s, was submerged on Monday after a heavy down pour. Commuters who use the road are stranded.

Motorists have been forced to divert to Bunghanji-Budaka District to connect to Mbale town.

The most affected sub counties are Himutu, Mazimasa, Kachonga and Butaleja town council.

18 Apr 2018 description

PERÚ, FEN Costero

A inicios del 2017, el Perú presentó intensas lluvias en varias regiones del país. Las zonas más afectadas fueron principalmente las de la costa norte, especialmente los Departamentos de Piura, Lambayeque y La Libertad. Para agosto de ese año el Instituto Nacional de Defensa Civil (INDECI) reportó 285,955 personas damnificadas. En relación con el daño de las viviendas se reportaron 66,093 viviendas destruidas e inhabitables.

18 Apr 2018 description

The project is part of an initiative supporting countries and regions prone to El Nino's impacts

18 April 2018, Nadi, Fiji - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Government of Fiji have agreed to collaborate on a project to strengthen the resilience of communities vulnerable to extreme weather events and climate change.

18 Apr 2018 description

Vice President and Minister of Disaster Management Affairs Dr. Saulos Chilima says the country needs to adopt new irrigation technologies if it were to make strides in ending persistent food insecurity.

Chilima made the observation on Tuesday when he visited families affected by recent floods in Nkhotakota.

18 Apr 2018 description
report Kenya Daily Nation

On Monday, Dar es Salaam regional commissioner Paul Makonda ordered primary schools closed for two days and advised families to leave inundated areas in a bid to limit the loss of life.

Fourteen people have died as a result of days of torrential rains and flooding in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania's economic capital, police said Tuesday.

"The balance sheet has worsened. This morning, we have reached 14 killed," city police chief Lazaro Mambosasa told reporters.

18 Apr 2018 description

Fiji's National Disaster Management Office says more than 800 homes on the island of Kadavu have sustained damage from this month's Cyclone Keni.

Read more on Radio New Zealand International.