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17 Oct 2017 description
report Government of Peru

Huánuco: Con maquinaria pesada buscan restablecer vía bloqueada por huaico en distrito de Churubamba

Con el apoyo de maquinaria pesada de la empresa Concar SA, personal policial busca restablecer la vía ubicada a la altura del km. 19 de la Carretera Central Huánuco – Tingo María, en el sector denominado “Taulligan”, distrito de Churubamba, provincia y departamento de Huánuco, luego que esta madrugada se produjera la caída de un huaico, informó la Policía de la V Macro Región al COEN DEFENSA.

17 Oct 2017 description
report Prensa Libre

La Coordinadora para la Reducción de Desastres (Conred), informó este lunes que más de dos mil 380 personas afectadas por lluvias permanecen en 23 albergues en 10 departamentos.

De acuerdo con registros de la Conred, al menos mil 297 personas permanecen en 10 albergues en Alta Verapaz; en Petén 642 afectados están en cuatro albergues; en Quiché 186 en dos; en El Progreso 70 y en San Marcos 68 personas aún reciben asistencia en dos albergues.

17 Oct 2017 description

Early Warnings by Region!

South western: During August at the start of the second season rainfall and planting season, below normal rainfall was received, but the rainfall trend picked up to above normal in September. Therefore, favourable conditions in districts of Kanungu, Kisoro, Kabale, Rukungiri and Ntungamo; and watch conditions in the districts along in the cattle corridor extending to the Western region.

17 Oct 2017 description

A global network of aid agencies has launched four new “innovation labs” in Bangladesh, Jordan, Kenya and the Philippines, aimed at finding fresh ways to help local communities prepare for disasters.

The move by Start Network and CDAC Network is the first of its kind by humanitarian non-governmental organisations (NGOs), as the labs will facilitate locally-created innovations that are driven by client needs, making the labs more locally driven than many other investments into innovation in the sector. The £10 million programme, funded by UK Aid, will end in March 2019.

17 Oct 2017 description

Millions of lives have been shattered this year by drought, storms, earthquakes, landslides and heatwaves. Last weekend, I witnessed first-hand the dramatic levels of devastation caused by severe hurricanes in the Caribbean.

An average of 24 million people are pushed into poverty every year by disasters. Many millions are forced to leave their homes. If vulnerable countries are in a constant struggle to rebuild and recover after catastrophic events, we will never achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

17 Oct 2017 description

Para prevenir sobre inundaciones y posibles deslizamientos de tierra, el Centro de Operaciones de Emergencias (COE) aumentó esta tarde el número de provincias en alerta amarilla.

Asimismo, fue elevada a alerta verde Santiago Rodríguez. En lo adelante nueve localidades se mantienen bajo este aviso.

De acuerdo con el boletín meteorológico e hidrológico, el paso de una onda tropical, que actualmente se localiza sobre Jamaica, provocará aguaceros hacia las regiones noreste, norte, sureste, suroeste, cordillera Central y zona fronteriza.

17 Oct 2017 description
report ACT Alliance

Bangladesh, a densely populated country of 165 million, is among the world’s “potential impact hotspots” threatened by “extreme river floods” due to the global rise in temperatures. Since the beginning of August, monsoon rains across the entire country and upstream areas in India and Nepal gradually led to severe flooding.

17 Oct 2017 description
report Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Trần Hồng Hà on Monday led a team of government officials to meet local officials in areas affected by heavy rains and floods, in order to support recovery efforts.

Thanh Hóa is one of three localities hardest hit by the recent heavy rains and floods, triggered by the tropical low-pressure system last week.

17 Oct 2017 description
report Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI - The casualty toll in the devastated flood in Việt Nam’s northern and central regions has increased to 73, whilst another 30 remain missing.

The National Search and Rescue Committee and the Ministry of National Defence’s Department of Rescue on Sunday released the latest joint updates on the disaster that struck and left eight provinces in misery five days ago.

17 Oct 2017 description

I. Situation Overview

11 October 2017

At 10:00 PM, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) Northeast of Borongon City, Eastern Samar has developed into a Tropical Depression and was named "ODETTE". It has maximum sustained winds of 45kph near the center and gustiness of up to 60 kph. It is forecast to move West Northwest at 26kph.

Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal (TCWS) No. 1 was raised to Cagayan and Isabela

12 October 2017

17 Oct 2017 description
report Government of India

The garden city of Bangalore has received its highest rainfall this monsoon, breaking all the previous records, according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).

The city recorded around 1615mm of rainfall this year, crossing the previous record of 1606mm rain in 2005. This caused misery to the residents to Bangalore as the rains claimed over 10 lives .

However on Monday Bangaloreans had some respite from rain as the showers stopped till evening following which the municipal corporation undertook the pothole filling process.

16 Oct 2017 description
report Government of Peru

Lima: Desprendimiento de roca causa muerte de madre e hijo en Lurigancho Chosica

Dos fallecidos dejó esta madrugada el desprendimiento de una roca ocurrido en la zona conocida como Casa Huerta La Campiña, distrito de Lurigancho Chosica, hecho que se habría originado por el debilitamiento de las bases de la pesada piedra producto de los sismos que se presentaron en la provincia de Matucana, informó el centro de Operaciones de Emergencia del Ministerio de Salud (COE SALUD).

16 Oct 2017 description
report Government of Peru

Miraflores: Almacenes subterráneos de emergencia garantizan atención de la comunidad en caso de fuerte sismo

La Municipalidad de Miraflores garantizó que en caso de un sismo de gran magnitud o desastre natural se atenderá a la comunidad afectada, gracias a los bienes y recursos que permanecen guardados en los almacenes soterrados de emergencia.

16 Oct 2017 description
report Government of Peru

Amplían plazos para el otorgamiento de BFH a damnificados de lluvias en zonas en emergencia

El Gobierno amplió los plazos del procedimiento para el otorgamiento del Bono Familiar Habitacional (BFH) a la población afectada por las lluvias en zonas de emergencia y autorizó al Fondo Mivivienda (FMV) la distribución de nuevos beneficiarios y viviendas a intervenir.

16 Oct 2017 description

La Pampa tiene 713.445 hectáreas inundadas y la superficie anegada supera el millón, de acuerdo con un informe desarrollado por el Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria.

El análisis fue elaborado por el ingeniero Pablo Vázquez, del Área de Gestión Ambiental y Recursos Naturales del Centro Regional La Pampa-San Luis, sobre el área inundada tras los 650 milímetros de lluvia precipitados entre el 26 de marzo y el 30 de abril de este año y lluvias subsiguientes en el noroeste y el este provincial.

16 Oct 2017 description

This policy brief, from the CDKN Raising Risk Awareness initiative, identifies the key causes of Chennai’s 2015 extreme rainfall and gives a number of recommendations for building urban resilience in the area.

16 Oct 2017 description

The situation

Tropical Depression 23W developed in the Vietnam Eastern Sea (South China Sea). On 8 October, the level of danger was raised to orange, with high winds up to 40 mph. The storm brought heavy rain which caused land erosion and flooding to parts of central and northern Viet Nam since 9 October.

16 Oct 2017 description

Last week's floods were the worst in years, with thousands of homes submerged

HANOI, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Vietnam braced for typhoon Khanun on Monday after destructive floods battered the country's north and centre last week, killing 72 people, the disaster prevention agency said.

Read more on the Thomson Reuters Foundation

16 Oct 2017 description
  • Se reportan 81 albergues abiertos

  • Mayor cantidad de personas damnificadas se encuentran en la Región Brunca, Chorotega, Central Sur y Pacífico Central.

Cerca de 81 albergues siguen habilitados en diversas comunidades, donde de acuerdo al corte de las 02:00 p.m. del Viernes 13, estarían siendo atendidas 3683 personas.