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23 Apr 2018 description

Regional Summary (Week 16)

1) Disasters recorded in Week 16 were hydro-meteorological in nature with floods, landslides, hail storms and strong wind in Indonesia and Thailand.

23 Apr 2018 description
report The Kathmandu Post

Govt yet to raise half the funds necessary to rebuild over 5,500 schools

Apr 23, 2018-Three years after the devastating earthquake, the government has hardly completed reconstruction of one third school buildings while it is still struggling to generate half of the total required funds. This clearly hints that rebuilding works will not be over on time.

23 Apr 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • Since the initial 26 February earthquake, 194 aftershocks have occurred, of which six were of a 6.0 or greater magnitude. Provision of water, basic healthcare, nutrition, sanitation and psychosocial services, tied to getting children back to school, remain priority needs.

  • Since the beginning of the response, 15.7 Metric Tonnes of UNICEF-controlled supplies have been transported from Port Moresby to Mount Hagen with support from the Australian Defence Force.

21 Apr 2018 description

This report is produced by the National Disaster Centre and the Office of the Resident Coordinator in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by the Disaster Management Team Secretariat, and covers the period from 10 to 16 April 2018. The next report will be issued on or around 26 April 2018.


• 270,000 people are in need of assistance across four provinces of Papua New Guinea’s highlands.

• 11,041 households (42,577 people) remain displaced in nine care centres.

21 Apr 2018 description

The Mindanao Displacement Dashboard is a monthly publication of the Protection Cluster in Mindanao, Philippines which is co-led by UNHCR with the Department of Social Welfare and Development. This publication aims to provide an overview of the protection environment of displacement incidents in Mindanao for each month. Displacement incidents were collected with the support of Protection Cluster members in Mindanao.

Post-Marawi Siege Recovery and Rehabilitation

20 Apr 2018 description

Vitacura, 17 de Abril de 2018.- En el marco de la implementación de la Oficina de País para el “Plan de Continuidad de las Operaciones” (BCP por su sigla en inglés), la Representación de OPS/OMS en Chile ha adquirido equipamiento para la mantención de la cooperación en caso de emergencias y desastres que pudiesen afectar la funcionalidad de la estructura o de las líneas básicas, principalmente de electricidad.

20 Apr 2018 description
report Government of Nepal

Kathmandu, April 16: Representatives from various development partner organizations, who have been supporting Nepal in post-earthquake reconstruction, presented their progress reports at a function organized by National Reconstruction Authority (NRA).

NRA held the 7th meeting of Development Assistance Coordination and Facilitation Committee (DACFC) at its office at Singha Durbar today to get updates from its partner organizations on the on-going reconstruction works.

20 Apr 2018 description
report Jakarta Post

By Agus Maryono

At least 2,000 people have been displaced and moved to shelters after an earthquake hit Banjarnegara, Central Java.

The 4.4 Richter scale earthquake struck at 1:28 p.m. local time on Wednesday, totally destroying many buildings in four villages in Kalibening district, Banjarnegara.

Banjarnegara Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) recorded two deaths and damage to more than 500 houses in the quake.

19 Apr 2018 description
report La Jornada

Juchitán, Oax.

Oaxaca se mantiene en primer lugar nacional en movimientos sísmicos, informó la Coordinación Estatal de Protección Civil (CEPCO), a cargo de Eliodoro Díaz Escárraga, quien exhortó a la población a atender las recomendaciones para mitigar los efectos de los terremotos.

El funcionario dio a conocer que de enero a la fecha han ocurrido en México 11 mil 394 sismos, de los cuales 8 mil 397 (73.70 por ciento) han tenido epicentro en Oaxaca.

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19 Apr 2018 description
report Jakarta Post

By Agus Maryono

A 4.4-magnitude earthquake struck Banjarnegara, Central Java, on Wednesday afternoon, killing one and destroying hundreds of buildings, including houses, schools and mosques.

At least 20 people were injured and over 500 residents have been evacuated since the earthquake hit.

“The casualty has been identified as Asep, 13, a fifth grader [...] Ninety percent of houses were damaged,” Banjarnegara Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) official Aang told the press on Wednesday.

18 Apr 2018 description


En respuesta al terremoto ocurrido en la costa de Ecuador, la Organización Internacional para las Migraciones (OIM), desde Mayo del 2016 ha implementado en el país la Matriz de Seguimiento de Desplazados (DTM por sus siglas en inglés). La DTM Ecuador recoge información sobre la ubicación, números, necesidades y vulnerabilidades de la población desplazada como resultado del terremoto.

17 Apr 2018 description


Major highlight of the operation update:

• The number of families to be supported with shelter cash grants has been increased to 2,501 upon request from the government to support additional families from its grievance list.

Description of the disaster

17 Apr 2018 description
  1. Logistics Operational Updates

Australian Defence Force (ADF) C-130J was available until 15 April. After the departure of ADF C-130J on 16 April, out of the submitted Request for Assistance (RFA), over 70 MT of WFP and IFRC food and non-food items still require air assistance from Port Moresby to Moro and Mt. Hagen and from Mt. Hagen to Moro.