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21 Jan 2018 description
report World Bank

KATHMANDU, January 21, 2018 – The Government of Nepal and the World Bank today signed three financing agreements for $440 million in Kathmandu to invest in the country’s post-earthquake housing reconstruction, livestock innovation, and technical education and vocational training.

21 Jan 2018 description
report The Kathmandu Post
  • NAGENDRA ADHIKARI, Kavre

Jan 17, 2018-More than 50,000 households affected by the 2015 earthquake in Kavre have still not started rebuilding process, though the government had set the deadline of mid-January for constructing the foundation for new homes.

19 Jan 2018 description

Cyclical drought, food insecurity, cyclones, floods, disease outbreaks, and complex emergencies present significant challenges to vulnerable populations throughout the Southern Africa region. Between FY 2008 and FY 2017, USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) and USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (USAID/FFP) provided humanitarian assistance in response to a range of natural and man-made disasters.

19 Jan 2018 description
report Government of Peru

Un día “muy lluvioso” se presentó en seis distritos ubicados en las regiones Arequipa, Cajamarca e Ica

Tres distritos ubicados en el departamento de Arequipa, dos en la región Ica y uno en Cajamarca, presentaron en las últimas 24 horas un día “muy lluvioso”, informó el SENAMHI al COEN DEFENSA, de acuerdo al último reporte de precipitaciones emitido por esta institución.

Arequipa: MVCS anuncia obras de mejoramiento de agua y desagüe tras sismo en esa región

19 Jan 2018 description

Countries in the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region are highly vulnerable to a range of natural hazards, including droughts, earthquakes, forest fires, floods, hurricanes, and volcanic eruptions. Between FY 2008 and FY 2017, USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/ OFDA) and USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (USAID/ FFP) provided humanitarian assistance in response to a diverse range of emergencies in the region.

19 Jan 2018 description

Chronic conflicts, drought, earthquakes, floods, seasonal storms, and severe winter weather, compounded by limited government response capacity in some countries, present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in South Asia. Between FY 2008 and FY 2017, USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) and USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (USAID/FFP) provided humanitarian assistance in response to a diverse range of natural and man-made disasters in the region.

19 Jan 2018 description

Drought, earthquakes, floods, typhoons, volcanoes, and civil unrest, compounded by limited government response capacity in some countries, present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in the East Asia and the Pacific (EAP) region. Between FY 2008 and FY 2017, USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) and USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (USAID/FFP) provided humanitarian assistance in response to a range of natural and complex emergencies in the region.

19 Jan 2018 description
report RPP

Este movimiento sísmico tuvo su epicentro en el distrito de Lomas en provincia de Caravelí, donde el pasado domingo 14 de enero se registró un sismo de 6.8 grados.

Un sismo de magnitud 5.1 se registró en la región de Arequipa a las 12:44 horas, informó el Instituto Geofísico del Peru (IGP).

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19 Jan 2018 description

OVERVIEW

  • Natural hazards, such as droughts, earthquakes, floods, wildfires, and extreme winter weather affect a range of countries in Europe, the Middle East, and Central Asia (EMCA). Protracted conflict and limited governmental disaster management capacity in many EMCA countries compound the risks associated with natural disasters.
    Furthermore, environmental degradation and rapid urban growth in some countries have led to overcrowding and settlement in hazard-prone areas.

19 Jan 2018 description

-La Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional (AECID) aportó, en 2017, más de 40 millones de euros de ayuda dirigida a las poblaciones más vulnerables afectadas por crisis humanitarias

-La Ayuda Humanitaria española atendió también en 2017 las crisis alimentarias en Nigeria, Somalia, Sudán del Sur y Yemen, a poblaciones refugiadas y a las afectadas por huracanes e inundaciones y por el terremoto de México.

19 Jan 2018 description
report El Universo

Jaramijó - José Herrera, quien se venía desempeñando como subsecretario del Ministerio de Transportes y Obras Públicas será el nuevo secretario Técnico de la Reconstrucción, en reemplazo de Carlos Bernal, quien la semana pasada renunció a ese cargo.

El presidente Lenín Moreno, quien hoy visitará la provincia de Manabí, suscribió el respectivo decreto, que coincidió con la entrega de 112 casas del plan habitacional Nuevo Jaramijó para los damnificados del terremoto en ese cantón manabita.

19 Jan 2018 description

The Asia-Pacific E-Resilience Toolkit offers insights into a spectrum of available ICT tools and best practices that may benefit policymakers in the Asia-Pacific region to enhance e-resilience and disaster risk management.

I. Introduction

19 Jan 2018 description

Feature: Philippines

As many as 790,000 people were displaced between 16 and 28 December in Regions V, VI, VII, VIII, XIII and MIMAROPA due to Tropical Storm Urduja/Kai-Tak which made landfall in the Philippines on 12 December and exited on 19 December. A total of 418,000 people stayed in evacuation centres, while 372,000 people stayed with families and friends. As of 28 December, all evacuees had returned home (DROMIC, 4 Jan 2018).

19 Jan 2018 description
report AlterPresse

P-au-P, 18 janv. 2018 [AlterPresse] --- Un nouveau tremblement de terre, de magnitude 3.4 sur l’échelle de Richter, a été enregistré, le mercredi 17 janvier 2018, dans le département du Sud, indique un bulletin de l’Unité technique de sismologie (Uts) du Bureau des mines et de l’énergie (Bme), dont a pris connaissance l’agence en ligne AlterPresse.

Son épicentre a été recensé à environ 7.5 km au nord-est de Port-à-Piment, à 17.6 km à l’est des Anglais et à 19 km à l’ouest de Camp-Perrin.

19 Jan 2018 description

On the initiation of National Planning Commission and Kathmandu Living Lab in support of DFID’s Evidence for Development Programme, ‘2015 NEPAL EARTHQUAKE: OPEN DATA PORTAL’ has been launched to open the data, collected by the Government through a massive household survey using mobile technology to assess building damage in the earthquake-affected districts, to the public. The survey was conducted contacting nearly 3.7 million people of 11 most affected districts. The survey was conducted to identify beneficiaries eligible for government assistance for housing reconstruction.

18 Jan 2018 description
report Government of Peru

Última información

- Lluvias de moderada intensidad y nevadas se extenderían hasta la medianoche en cinco regiones del país

Las precipitaciones de moderada a fuerte intensidad que se presentan desde el mediodía en quince (15) regiones del país, las mismas que vienen acompañadas descargas eléctricas, se extenderían hasta la medianoche de hoy, informó el SENAMHI al COEN DEFENSA.

Desde mañana hasta el lunes 22 de enero se prevé la presencia de oleaje ligero en todo el litoral

18 Jan 2018 description
report RPP

Los primeros módulos de vivienda temporales fueron entregados esta mañana a seis familias damnificadas de la provincia de Caravelí, donde la madrugada del domingo se registró un sismo de 6,8 grados de magnitud.

Esta mañana la Presidenta del Concejo de Ministros, Mercedes Araoz anuncio que en seis meses se iniciara el proceso de reconstrucción de las viviendas colapsadas y refacción de paredes en el caso de las casas afectadas.

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