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15 Aug 2018 description

RANONG, 14th August 2018 (NNT) - Flash floods have been reported in several areas of Ranong province, prompting local authorities to be on standby to provide assistance to those in need.

A mudslide near the Pun Ya Ban waterfall has temporarily closed Phet Kasem Road. Local authorities are removing debris and large rocks that are blocking the road. More rain could potentially worsen the situation.

14 Aug 2018 description

By Harriet Mason, Communications Officer, UNICEF Sierra Leone

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone – After a 20-minute-walk up a steep rocky path in the Dwarzark community, I arrived at the new home of Foday and Mamiesia Kallon and their 14-month-old son. It’s a fresh start following the tragic events of 14 August 2017 when flooding and a landslide killed at least 500 people in Freetown, and swept away part of the Kallon’s family home and all their belongings.

29 Jul 2018 description

NAN, 29th July 2018 (NNT) – Eight people died in Nan province this weekend, when heavy rainfall triggered a deadly mudslide in Bo Kluea district.

Local officers, rescuers, and volunteers on Saturday spent several hours looking for the bodies of mudslide victims in four devastated houses, amidst heavy precipitation. At least eight people have lost their lives. Three of the deceased were children. The body of the last victim was found around 3.40 pm yesterday.

27 Jul 2018 description

In Numbers
- 203.1 mt of food assistance distributed
- US$ 0 cash based transfers made
- US$ 7,914,883 six months (May-Oct 2018) net funding requirements, representing 64% of total

Operational Updates

12 Jul 2018 description

“Estos espacios nos permiten fortalecer el sentido de lo público, facilitar el ejercicio del control social a la gestión pública y contribuir al desarrollo de los principios constitucionales de transparencia, responsabilidad, eficacia, eficiencia, imparcialidad y participación ciudadana en el manejo de los recursos públicos” afirmó Carlos Iván Márquez Pérez - Director General de la UNGRD durante la instalación del evento.

28 Jun 2018 description

América del Sur

Bolivia- Fuertes Vientos- 27/06/18

Según el Servicio Nacional de Meteorología e Hidrología (Senamhi) se prevén vientos de moderados a fuertes en Santa Cruz, con velocidades de entre 60 a 90 km/h, que afectarán principalmente a las provincias Cordillera, Ibáñez, Warnes, Ichilo, Sara, Florida y Santiesteban.

Se espera la incidencia de vientos de moderados a temporalmente fuertes en el altiplano centro y sur de Oruro y Potosí, con velocidades de entre 40 y 70 km/h.

22 Jun 2018 description

Este producto es elaborado por OCHA con aportes y contribuciones de:

18 Jun 2018 description

Description of the disaster

Since 12 August 2017, heavy monsoon rains above the seasonal average severely impacted the riverine region of India,
Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh. This resulted in intense flooding in almost two-thirds of Bangladesh, affecting over 8 million people. Bangladesh experienced floods for the fourth time in 2017 and the latest flood had inundated the country.
As of 12 September, the Government of Bangladesh reported that the floodwaters had receded in 28 of the 322 floodaffected districts.

18 Jun 2018 description
report Bangkok Post

Four coastal villages in Phangnga's Takua Pa district have been declared disaster zones after being hit by huge waves stirred up by rainstorms, as authorities warn of possible mudslides and runoff in six coastal provinces in the South.

The Meteorological Department has issued a warning about strong winds and high waves in the Andaman Sea and the upper part of the Gulf, and the Department of Mineral Resources has alerted its networks in six southern provinces to possible mudslides and run-off from Monday until Wednesday.

23 May 2018 description
report Start Network

A global fund that provides rapid humanitarian aid for overlooked crises, is marking the second anniversary of the World Humanitarian Summit by sharing the impact of its 4th year, through its new annual report released today.

The Start Fund fills a critical gap in humanitarian financing. It pools funding from donors for immediate release for underfunded small to medium scale crises, spikes in chronic humanitarian crises, and to act in anticipation of impending crises.

15 May 2018 description
report Government of Peru

Distrito de Yanahuara (Arequipa) alcanzó la temperatura más baja del año por segundo día consecutivo

El distrito de Yanahuara, situado en la provincia y departamento de Arequipa, registró por segundo día consecutivo la temperatura más baja a nivel nacional al alcanzar un valor de -15 grados centígrados, en la estación Patahuasi, informó el SENAMHI al Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia Nacional (COEN).

Madre de Dios: Mayor acumulado de lluvia a nivel nacional se registró en distrito de Manu

15 May 2018 description

14/MAYO/2018.-La Secretaría para Asuntos de Vulnerabilidad y Dirección General de Protección Civil e instituciones que conforman la Comisión Nacional de Protección Civil, presentaron el Plan Invernal 2018, cuyo objetivo es garantizar la preparación y atención de los riesgos generados por la época lluviosa y brindar el servicio público de Protección Civil a toda la población que pueda verse afectada, mediante la coordinación interinstitucional, intersectorial y multidisciplinaria, que permita garantizar la vida e integridad física de las personas; así como la seguridad de …

10 May 2018 description

Una delegación del Gobierno Nacional en cabeza del ministro de Vivienda, Camilo Sánchez Ortega, el viceministro de esta misma cartera, Mauricio Rosero y el director de la Unidad Nacional para la Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres, Carlos Iván Márquez Pérez, realizó hoy un recorrido por el megaproyecto de vivienda los Sauces, con el fin de revisar los avances en la construcción de las viviendas, proyecto de gran importancia para brindar un hogar a las familias que lo perdieron todo.

10 May 2018 description

By Chris Weeks

Bangkok, 10 May 2018 - China has transformed its approach to reducing disaster risk following the devastating Sichuan earthquake ten years ago, with citizens including school children more protected and prepared than ever.  

The 7.9 magnitude quake hit the county of Wenchuan on 12th May 2008, leaving nearly 90,000 dead or missing, hundreds of thousands injured and millions affected.

10 May 2018 description

"Who would live in an area that is disaster prone if they knew and valued their life? We had no idea, we have no choice"

By Nicky Milne

FREETOWN, May 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kadiatu Koroma only narrowly escaped the mudslide that engulfed her home in Sierra Leone's ramshackle capital last August, killing an estimated 1,000 people in one of the worst flooding-related disasters to hit Africa in living memory.

02 May 2018 description
report Government of Peru

Desde el mediodía a la medianoche se esperan lluvias de moderada a fuerte intensidad en Loreto

Desde este mediodía se prevé la ocurrencia de lluvias de moderada a fuerte intensidad en la selva norte, principalmente en el departamento de Loreto, las mismas que vendrían acompañadas de descargas eléctricas, informó el SENAMHI al Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia Nacional (COEN).

Lima: Bomberos extinguen incendio forestal ocurrido en distrito de Mala en la víspera

01 May 2018 description
report Government of Peru

Junín: Tránsito restringido en km 22 de Carretera Marginal en distrito de Perené tras deslizamiento ocurrido en la víspera

El tránsito permanece restringido en el kilómetro 22 de la Carretera Marginal, a la altura del sector Chiveros, en el distrito de Perené, región Junín, tras el deslizamiento de lodo y piedras ocurrido esta mañana a consecuencia de las intensas lluvias en la zona, informó la Policía Nacional del Perú (PNP) al COEN.

Lluvias de moderada a fuerte intensidad continuarán hasta la medianoche de hoy en la selva del país