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19 Oct 2018 description

Highlights
- Ongoing insecurity in Al Hudaydah limits humanitarian access, results in civilian casualties and infrastructure damage
- Deteriorating economic conditions contribute to worsening household vulnerability, civil unrest in Aden
- Tropical Cyclone Luban makes landfall in southeastern Yemen, results in at least three deaths

19 Oct 2018 description

In Numbers

830 mt of food assistance distributed

US$2.39 m six months (October 2018-March 2019) net funding requirements

138,677 people assisted in September 2018

Operational Updates

19 Oct 2018 description

In Numbers

526 metric tons of food assistance distributed

US$ 0 six months (October-March) net funding requirements

163,783 people assisted in September 2018

Operational Updates

  • WFP continues to support the government’s response to floods throughout the country.

19 Oct 2018 description

SUMMARY

I. Status of Affected Families / Persons

A total of 793,144 families or 3,298,759 persons were affected in 6,104 barangays, 488 cities/municipalities, and 31 provinces in Regions NCR, I, II, III, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, and CAR (see Table 1; Annex A for details).

18 Oct 2018 description

Release Number:
291

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA has awarded nearly $46 million in additional grants to cover Hurricane María-related expenses. These awards bring the total amount of funds obligated under the agency’s Public Assistance program to $3.9 billion.

The grants approved are distributed as follows:

  • Nearly $14.4 million to the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority and Wisconsin Electric Power Company for emergency protective measures

18 Oct 2018 description

Abstract

Objectives

We investigated the short-term impact of Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest typhoons ever to make landfall, on the pattern of admissions in two hospitals in Eastern Visayas, the Philippines.

Methods

18 Oct 2018 description

SUMMARY

I. Status of Affected Families / Persons

A total of 793,144 families or 3,298,759 persons were affected in 6,104 barangays, 488 cities/municipalities, and 31 provinces in Regions NCR, I, II, III, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, and CAR (see Table 1; Annex A for details).

17 Oct 2018 description
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Situation Overview

Thousands of people have been displaced by Tropical Cyclone “Luban” that made landfall on the coast of Yemen on 14 October. Three people are confirmed dead, 14 missing and more than 100 injured according to the Al Maharah Emergency Operations Room.

The cyclone lost strength and has been downgraded to a Tropical Depression as of 15 October. In the last three days, several districts have been flooded following heavy rains, causing a significant number of houses to collapse.

17 Oct 2018 description

Este documento es el resultado de la evaluación que los especialistas del Centro Nacional de Prevención de Desastres (cenapred) realizaron de los principales desastres que ocurrieron en 2016, mediante visitas de campo y consultas directas con las autoridades locales.

Contiene los efectos de los fenómenos sobre la población, sus bienes y la infraestructura pública y privada de los estados impactados. También incluye algunos eventos que no pudieron ser evaluados a detalle, sin embargo, presentan algunas estimaciones del impacto económico de estos fenómenos.

17 Oct 2018 description

Argentina- Lluvias- 10/10/18

  • La Protección Civil de Misiones reportó fuertes lluvias en los municipios de Capiovi y Misiones.
  • Las inundaciones afectaron a 200 familias en la ciudad de Posadas y 50 familias cerca del arroyo La Chancha.

Colombia- Inundaciones- 11/10/18

17 Oct 2018 description
  • The passage of Tropical cyclone LUBAN from 8 to 14 October has caused flooding in the coastal district of Al Maharah Governorate in Yemen and in several areas of the border with Oman.
  • According to media reports, as of 17 October, three people died, 33 are injured and 2 000 families were affected in Al-Maharah (Yemen).
  • Over the next 24 hours, moderate to locally heavy rain over south-west Yemen and the coastal governorates may continue to affect the country, including the areas already flooded.
17 Oct 2018 description

The Deyr 2018 rainy season started in some parts of the country during the last week of September and is yet to start in some parts of the country especially in the southern regions. Following the passage of Tropical Strom LUBAN, that made a landfall in Yemen on 14 October 2018, parts of the northern coastal areas of Puntland received light to moderate rains in the last two days. While LUBAN was a threat to the shipping line of Puntland, no damage has been associated with the storm inland of the country.

17 Oct 2018 description
report Tahiti Infos

PAPEETE, le 16 octobre 2018 - Chaque année, le Haut-commissariat met en place un exercice cyclone afin de mieux coordonner l'ensemble des acteurs qui se mobiliseront en cas de catastrophes naturelles au fenua. Services de l’État, du pays et les associations de protection aux personnes et aux biens se sont donc retrouvés mardi pour la simulation d'un cyclone aux Tuamotu.

17 Oct 2018 description

SUMMARY

I. Status of Affected Families / Persons A total of 769,172 families or 3,204,763 persons were affected in 6,093 barangays, 488 cities/municipalities, and 31 provinces in Regions NCR, I, II, III, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, and CAR (see Table 1; Annex A for details).

17 Oct 2018 description
report Government of India

In a rarest of rare occurrence, two very severe cyclonic storms (VSCS), one each in Bay of Bengal (7-13 Oct.) and Arabian Sea (06-14 Oct.) developed simultaneously during October 2018. The VSCS, Titli crossed north Andhra Pradesh and South Odisha coast near Palasa (18.80N/84.40E) to the southwest of Gopalpur during 0430-0530 IST of 11th as a VSCS with the wind speed of 140-150 gusting to 165 kmph, The VSCS, Luban crossed Yemen and adjoining Oman coast to the south of Al-Ghaida during 1100-1130 IST of 14th October as a cyclonic storm with a wind speed of 70-80 kmph gusting to 90 kmph.

16 Oct 2018 description

Colombia

Heavy rains have caused widespread flooding since the beginning of October, affecting over 64,560 people in La Guajira department with the majority in Uribia municipality.

More than 90% of the population is indigenous and live in informal settlements. Flooding has led to crop damage and restricted access to food.

Waterborne disease are likely to spread as basic hygiene facilities are disrupted.

Urgent food, shelter and WASH needs have been reported.

16 Oct 2018 description

NGERULMUD, PALAU (16 October 2018) — The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors has approved a $15 million policy-based loan to help strengthen Palau’s resilience to disasters by providing a predictable and quick-disbursing source of financing for early response, recovery, and reconstruction activities in the country.

16 Oct 2018 description

SUMMARY

I. Status of Affected Families / Persons

A total of 769,172 families or 3,204,763 persons were affected in 6,093 barangays, 488 cities/municipalities, and 31 provinces in Regions NCR, I, II, III, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, and CAR (see Table 1; Annex A for details).

16 Oct 2018 description

SITUATION SUMMARY

  • A heavy rainfall together with high winds was occurred across several parts of Sri Lanka between 01 to 14 October 2018, caused flash floods mainly in twelve districts, including Southern,
    Western, North-Western and Sabaragamuwa Provinces.