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31 Dec 2016 description

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) humanitarian caravan loaded with emergency relief supplies and other equipment intended for Typhoon Nina (international name Nock-ten) affected families and areas had been deployed yesterday, December 30, and now on its way to Catanduanes, Marinduque and Albay to distribute relief items and assist in the clearing operations.

According to PRC Operations Center report, the number of Typhoon Nina damaged houses has reached 153,316 while 125,696 families or 583,574 individuals have been affected.

31 Dec 2016 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

23 December 2016

The Severe Tropical Storm (STS) with international name NOCK-TEN entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and was named "NINA". It has a maximum sustained winds of up to 105 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 130 kph and it is forecasted to move West Northwest at 20 kph.

24 December 2016

31 Dec 2016 description

A total of ₱153,371,593 worth of relief assistance has already been provided to families affected by Typhoon Nina in Regions CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, V & VIII, coming from the combined resources of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) which extended P149,285,261, local government units (LGUs) with P4,005,832 and non-government organizations (NGOs) with P80,500. As of 5am today, 46,798 families or 229,901 persons are still staying in 280 evacuation centers set-up by LGUs in the affected regions. DSWD Secretary Judy Taguiwalo expressed relief upon learning that the …

31 Dec 2016 description

Highlights

 Since mid-October, a series of five consecutive floods has affected provinces in Central and South-Central Viet Nam and the Central Highlands, resulting in human loss, significant damage to housing and infrastructure, and severe crop and livestock damage and loss.

 The six most affected provinces are Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh and Phu Yen - with 10 to 30 per cent of the total population per province estimated to have been affected by one or more floods.

31 Dec 2016 description

Australia's thoughts are with the people of the Philippines as they respond to the devastating impact of Typhoon Nock-ten.

Typhoon Nock-ten made landfall in the northern Philippines on Christmas Day causing at least seven deaths, damaging 70,000 homes and affecting more than 950,000 people.

31 Dec 2016 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Cereal production declined in 2016

  • Rice exports forecast to increase in 2017

  • Domestic prices of rice increased in November

Cereal production declined in 2016

31 Dec 2016 description

Même s'il y a eu un pic du nombre de cas suspects de choléra dans les départements du Sud et de Grand Anse dans les deux mois après l'ouragan Matthew, le nombre de cas de choléra a considérablement diminué dans les deux départements au mois de décembre. L'amélioration de la qualité des centres de traitement, l'augmentation du nombre d'équipes d'intervention rapide et la campagne de vaccination dans le Sud et Grand Anse ont contribué au contrôle de la maladie en décembre.

31 Dec 2016 description

Even though there was a spike in the number of suspected cholera cases in the departments of Sud and Grand Anse in the two months following Hurricane Matthew, the number suspected of cases of cholera reduced substantially in both departments in the month of December. The improvements in the quality of treatment centers, the increase in the number of rapid response teams and the vaccination campaign in South and Grand’ Anse contributed to the control of the disease in December.

31 Dec 2016 description

SAINT LUCIA Earthquakes and Hurricanes RISK PROFILE

What is a country disaster risk profile?

An estimation of the potential economic losses to property caused by adverse natural hazards.

Country Disaster Risk Profile Applications

31 Dec 2016 description

BELIZE Earthquakes and Hurricanes RISK PROFILE

What is a country disaster risk profile?

An estimation of the potential economic losses to property caused by adverse natural hazards.

Country Disaster Risk Profile Applications

  • Inform disaster risk financing
  • Develop key baseline data
  • Evaluate impact of disasters
  • Promote and inform risk reduction

Country At-A-Glance

31 Dec 2016 description

COSTA RICA Earthquakes and Hurricanes RISK PROFILE

What is a country disaster risk profile?

An estimation of the potential economic losses to property caused by adverse natural hazards.

Country Disaster Risk Profile Applications

31 Dec 2016 description

EL SALVADOR Earthquakes and Hurricanes RISK PROFILE

What is a country disaster risk profile?

An estimation of the potential economic losses to property caused by adverse natural hazards.

Country Disaster Risk Profile Applications

31 Dec 2016 description

GRENADA Earthquakes and Hurricanes RISK PROFILE

What is a country disaster risk profile?

An estimation of the potential economic losses to property caused by adverse natural hazards.

Country Disaster Risk Profile Applications

31 Dec 2016 description

GUATEMALA Earthquakes and Hurricanes RISK PROFILE

What is a country disaster risk profile?

An estimation of the potential economic losses to property caused by adverse natural hazards.

Country Disaster Risk Profile Applications

31 Dec 2016 description

HONDURAS Earthquakes and Hurricanes RISK PROFILE

What is a country disaster risk profile?

An estimation of the potential economic losses to property caused by adverse natural hazards.

Country Disaster Risk Profile Applications

31 Dec 2016 description

NICARAGUA Earthquakes and Hurricanes RISK PROFILE

What is a country disaster risk profile?

An estimation of the potential economic losses to property caused by adverse natural hazards.

Country Disaster Risk Profile Applications

31 Dec 2016 description
report UN Population Fund

At times of upheaval, pregnancy-related deaths and sexual violence increase. Reproductive health services—including prenatal care, skilled attendance at birth and emergency obstetric care—are often impacted and sometimes unavailable. Young people become more vulnerable to unsafe sex leading to HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, and sexual exploitation. And many wom- en lose access to family planning services, exposing them to unwanted pregnancy in perilous conditions.

31 Dec 2016 description

1. GENERAL SITUATION

Bangladesh is an impoverished country with a population of over 160 million. In its short history as an independent nation, Bangladesh has faced a major civil war, massive internal displacement, famines and frequent natural disasters. In addition, Bangladesh is hosting over 250,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar in its eastern region. Moreover, most refugees are undocumented, thus not given legal refugee status even though they fled Burma for their own safety.

2. TURKISH RED CRESCENT ACTIVITIES

30 Dec 2016 description

Faits saillants

• Le CERF a approuvé deux projets d'une valeur d'un peu plus de 3,5 millions de dollars américains pour le rétablissement rapide des services rassurants d'éducation, l'assistance à la protection des plus vulnérables expulsés des abris temporaires et le soutien à environ 30 000 personnes dans les zones de retour.

30 Dec 2016 description

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC), through its Welfare Service, provided psychosocial support to the families and relatives of the missing crew members of the MV StarliteAtlantic in Batangas Port yesterday, December 28.