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08 Jun 2018 description
report Government of Japan

Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC) - Press Release No.26 - 2018

07 Jun 2018 description

This report is produced by OCHA in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by the OCHA Yemen office. The next report will be issued when additional information on the emergency becomes available.

I. KEY HIGHLIGHTS

• The people of Socotra might be at risk of increased hunger unless immediate resources are mobilized.

• Access to shelter, non-food items and drinking water are critical priorities as supplies are either not available in the market or not affordable to most people.

07 Jun 2018 description

Situation Overview

There has been a significant reduction in rainfall levels in the Juba and Shabelle river basins in Somalia and the Ethiopian highlands over the last two weeks, with most areas receiving only light rainfall, if any.

07 Jun 2018 description

Les problèmes liés au pâturage et les répercussions du conflit sur le commerce de bétail contribuent à faire augmenter les souffrances liées à la faim chez les éleveurs ouest-africains

07 Jun 2018 description

Situation Overview

Eight months after Hurricane Maria hit the island, there are still IDPs living in collective centres. They are the most vulnerable people, with many of them being elderly or having no relatives, houses or employment and being unable to pay a rent or other housing costs. The majority of the existing Buildings pre-identified for emergency shelter require improvements.

07 Jun 2018 description

The main objectives of this report are to (i) assess the current state-of-the-art tools and operational practices in tropical cyclone and storm surge forecasting, (ii) assess existing operational practices at the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) and regionally, and (iii) propose recommendations for improvements in the lead times of tropical cyclone forecasts for Bangladesh.

07 Jun 2018 description
report World Bank

In Malawi, the impact of extreme weather events has significantly contributed to the recurrent crises of food insecurity. This analytical work was undertaken to assist the Government of Malawi to strengthen its efforts toward effectively responding to extreme weather-related events, especially El Niño and La Niña phenomena.

07 Jun 2018 description

The tropical Cyclone Sagar landed in northern of Somalia on 21 May, causing devastation, death and displacement, delivering an entire year’s worth of rain in a matter of hours and affecting thousands of people. In addition, continued flash and river flooding in the southern and central areas of the country has compounded the already fragile humanitarian situation due to drought, conflict and marginalization.

07 Jun 2018 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW:

DOMENG" CONTINUES TO MOVE NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD OVER THE PHILIPPINE SEA. The combined effects of the Tropical Depression and the Monsoon Trough will bring moderate to occasional heavy rains over Southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.

07 Jun 2018 description
report Xinhua

Editor: Yamei

HONG KONG, June 6 (Xinhua) -- The first typhoon that has landed in China this year is approaching Hong Kong, said the Hong Kong Observatory on Wednesday.

Typhoon Ewiniar was about 400 km away from the region as of Wednesday afternoon, bringing about rainbands to Hong Kong, the agency said.

Squally showers and thunderstorms are expected for the region in the next couple of days, according to the observatory.

07 Jun 2018 description

Fort-Liberté, vendredi 1er juin 2018.- Le ministère de l’Intérieur et des Collectivités Territoriales, à travers sa direction de la Protection civile (DPC), a annoncé l'ouverture de la saison cyclonique 2018 en Haïti, lors d’une cérémonie, organisée ce 1er juin au centre d'opérations d'urgence départemental (COUD) du Nord-Est, à Fort-Liberté, avec le support du Programme des Nations unies pour le développement (PNUD).

07 Jun 2018 description

Sweden Ambassador Ms Charlotta Schlyter and Counsellor, Head of Development Cooperation, Swedish Embassy in Bangkok, Ms Anne-Charlotte Malm visited Deluti Union Parishad of Paikgacha Upazila in Khulna District on 01 June 2018 to see the initiative of Gender Responsive Climate Change Adaptation.

The visiting team also included Mr. Göran Schill, Controller, Swedish Embassy in Bangkok, Mr. Reazul Islam, Controller, Swedish Embassy in Dhaka and representatives from UNDP.

07 Jun 2018 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

07 June 2018 At 10:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Depression "DOMENG" was estimated based on all available data at 615 km Northeast of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, with maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 65 kph. It is forecast to move West at 15 kph.

The combined effects of the Tropical Depression and the Monsoon Trough will bring moderate to occasional heavy rains over Bicol Region and the western sections of MIMAROPA and Visayas regions today.

06 Jun 2018 description

By Hler Gudjonsson IFRC

“Irma destroyed my boat, my home and my restaurant, all at the same time,” said 45 years old Arthur Walter, one of 32 fishermen on the island of Barbuda who have received cash assistance from the Red Cross for restoring their fishing boats.

06 Jun 2018 description
report Government of Cuba

Así se conoció en una videoconferencia realizada este lunes con autoridades de los territorios y varios ministros del país

Con el propósito de evaluar la recuperación de las provincias afectadas a finales de mayo por las intensas lluvias ocasionadas por la tormenta subtropical Alberto, el presidente de los Consejos de Estado y de Ministros, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, dialogó en la tarde de este lunes, mediante una videoconferencia, con autoridades del Partido y el Gobierno de los territorios occidentales y centrales.