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16 Nov 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Food security conditions improve in Kenya, decreasing the food-insecure population to approximately 700,000 people

  • March-to-May long rains result in extensive flooding, affecting an estimated 800,000 people

  • The USG provides more than $131.4 million in FY 2018 humanitarian funding

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

16 Nov 2018 description

Employees of the Ministry of Education at the Ministry’s Head Office, St. Vincent Street, Port of Spain have demonstrated tremendous kindness and support for their colleagues who suffered losses due to flooding during the weekend of October 20th, 2018.

The MOE staff contributed approximately twenty five (25) flood relief hampers which were distributed by the Honourable Anthony Garcia, Minister of Education and Permanent Secretary, Lenor Baptiste-Simmons in a simple ceremony on Monday 12th November, 2018.

16 Nov 2018 description

Risk of Famine (IPC Phase 5) persists in Yemen and South Sudan

16 Nov 2018 description
report Xinhua

Editor: Li Xia

KUNMING, Nov. 15 (Xinhua) -- At least 8,000 houses were toppled in southwest China's Yunnan Province after a flood of discharged water hit several cities and towns.

Flood control authorities in the city of Lijiang, known for its quaint, scenic towns, said Thursday that 17,000 people had been affected by the flood on the Jinsha River that also damaged roads and hydrologic facilities.

16 Nov 2018 description

With an impressive development progress over the past two decades, the countries of the Europe and Central Asia region (ECA) are primed for significant economic and social growth. Climate change, however, threatens to undermine decades of development gains and put at risk efforts to eradicate poverty. Tackling climate change must be central to efforts to reduce poverty and sustain development.

15 Nov 2018 description

Lowest new arrivals in 2018 so far, following steady decline since January.

First round of ‘find-and-treat’ nutrition campaign starts in South Kordofan.

Expansion of livelihoods programming for refugees and host communities in White Nile.

TOTAL INTER-AGENCY FUNDING REQUIRED FOR SUDAN UNDER THE REVISED 2018 REGIONAL REFUGEE RESPONSE PLAN (RRRP)
USD 294.8 M Funded 26% 77.1 M

Population Update

15 Nov 2018 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

At around 6:00 AM on 20 September 2018, a massive landslide affected an estimated 80.12-hectare area in Sitio Sindulan, Brgy. Tinaan in Naga City, Cebu. Disaster managers said the rains may have contributed in softening the ground soil causing the sloped land to collapse. However, some residents have also pointed on the ongoing quarrying operations in the area.

Source: DSWD Field Office VII

SUMMARY

I. Status of Affected Families / Persons

15 Nov 2018 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

At around 6:00 AM on 20 September 2018, a massive landslide affected an estimated 80.12-hectare area in Sitio Sindulan, Brgy. Tinaan in Naga City, Cebu. Disaster managers said the rains may have contributed in softening the ground soil causing the sloped land to collapse. However, some residents have also pointed on the ongoing quarrying operations in the area.

Source: DSWD Field Office VII

SUMMARY

I. Status of Affected Families / Persons

15 Nov 2018 description

SUMMARY

  • There are 78,045 families with 304,072 persons affected on Typhoon Rosita.

  • Out of 1,241 evacuation centers (ECs) in Regions I, II, III, VIII and CAR, 8 ECs are still open in Regions II and CAR accommodating 105 families or 315 persons.

  • There are 274 families or 1,097 persons who are staying with their relatives or friends.

  • 26,808 damaged houses were reported; of which 2,758 are totally damaged and 24,050 are partially damaged.

14 Nov 2018 description
report Jakarta Post

By Karina M. Tehusijarana

The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) has warned the public to increase its vigilance against landslides during the rainy season, as three people were killed in the latest disaster in East Selalejo, Negekeo regency, East Nusa Tenggara, on Monday.

According to BNPB data, between 2015 and 2017, landslides caused more fatalities than any other natural disaster, with 1,674 incidents resulting in 463 deaths.

13 Nov 2018 description

SUMMARY

  • There are 78,033 families with 304,010 persons affected on Typhoon Rosita.

  • Out of 1,241 evacuation centers (ECs) in Regions I, II, III, VIII and CAR, 8 ECs are still open in Regions II and CAR accommodating 105 families or 315 persons.

  • There are 273 families or 1,094 persons who are staying with their relatives or friends.

  • 26,559 damaged houses were reported; of which 2,741 are totally damaged and 23,857 are partially damaged.