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17 Apr 2018 description
report Radio Dabanga

The number of fires in camps for displaced people in Darfur has flared up in the past two weeks, raising concerns for their strength and leaving dozens of families in the open.

On Sunday, the camps in Gireida locality, South Darfur, saw another fire at Babanusa which led to the destruction of 102 homes.

Displaced people in Babanusa camp informed Radio Dabanga that the fire caused burns to 60-year-old Aisha Musa. About 43 homes were partially destroyed.

16 Apr 2018 description
report Government of Peru

Loreto: Distrito de Las Amazonas registró el mayor acumulado de lluvias a nivel nacional

El distrito de Las Amazonas, ubicado en la provincia de Maynas, región Loreto, registró el mayor acumulado de lluvias a nivel nacional alcanzando un valor de 52.8 milímetros de agua por día, informó el SENAMHI al Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia Nacional (COEN).

Loreto: GORE entrega 3 toneladas de ayuda humanitaria a familias damnificadas por incendio en distrito de Belén

13 Apr 2018 description
report Government of Peru

Última información

Ministerio del Ambiente declara emergencia ambiental tras el incendio en la Av.
Trapiche

El Ministerio del Ambiente declaró la emergencia ambiental tras el incendio ocurrido en la víspera en un almacén de neumáticos ubicado en el cruce de las avenidas Trapiche y Alfredo Mendiola (Zona Industrial), entre los distritos de San Martín de Porres y Comas.

12 Apr 2018 description
report Government of Peru

Bomberos controlan fuego en fábrica de llantas ubicada en San Martín de Porres

Más de 250 miembros del Cuerpo de Bomberos Voluntarios del Perú controlaron el incendio ocurrido esta madrugada en un almacén de llantas ubicado en el distrito de San Martín de Porres. A esta hora continúan con la remoción de escombros.

Ejército apoya en remoción de escombros e instalación de carpas para afectados por incendio en cono norte

12 Apr 2018 description
report Government of Peru

Personal del Ejército apoya en zona de emergencia tras incendio que se desarrolla en almacén de llantas

Por disposición del Ministro de Defensa, José Huerta Torres, efectivos del Ejército del Perú apoyan a los bomberos en el lugar de la emergencia que se registra desde esta madrugada en un depósito de llantas ubicado en la intersección de las avenidas Héroes del Alto Cenepa (Trapiche) y Alfredo Mendiola (Panamericana Norte), en el límite de los distritos de San Martín de Porres y Comas.

10 Apr 2018 description
report Government of Peru

Un día “extremadamente lluvioso” se registró en distritos ubicados en regiones San Martín, La Libertad, Madre de Dios e Ica

Un día “extremadamente lluvioso” se presentó en las últimas 24 horas en los distritos de Rioja (San Martín); Cachicadán (La Libertad); Iñapari (Madre de Dios) y Parcona (Ica), al alcanzar acumulados pluviales de 70.5, 33.8, 51 y 2 milímetros de agua por día respectivamente, informó el SENAMHI al Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia Nacional (COEN).

10 Apr 2018 description
report Radio Dabanga

Three separate fires on Sunday and Monday caused the destruction of dozens of houses in two camps for displaced people and a cotton production site in Darfur and El Gedaref.

A fire broke out in Kalma camp in South Darfur on Sunday, destroying 51 houses. Dozens of families are left in the open without shelter, a Sheikh in the camp reported.

Mubarak Mohamed Ahmed told Radio Dabanga that the fire broke out in Block 8 at 11 am. Twelve other homes were partially destroyed. “The damages are still being counted. The cause for the fire has not yet been identified.”

09 Apr 2018 description
report NIRAPAD

Overview of Hazard Incidents in March 2018

05 Apr 2018 description
  • A high-level pledging event for Yemen took place in Geneva on 3 April 2018. USD 2.01 billion were pledged to support delivery of humanitarian assistance through the UN Humanitarian Response Plan (total requested amount is USD 2.96 billion). Commissioner Christos Stylianides announced an EU pledge of EUR 107.5 million in new funding for 2018. This consists of EUR 37 million for humanitarian assistance, EUR 66 million for development aid to support resilience and early recovery initiatives and EUR 4.5 million from the Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace.

02 Apr 2018 description
report Radio Dabanga

A huge fire that broke out at the market of El Salam camp for the displaced near the South Darfur capital of Nyala, has destroyed more than 450 shops.

“The fire erupted at the market at 3 am on Friday. Because of the strong wind, the flames could spread rapidly,” one of the victims told Radio Dabanga.

“More than 450 shops were destroyed, including groceries, perfume shops, shops selling building materials, in addition to restaurants, cafeterias, and a number of stores.”

23 Mar 2018 description

On 17 March 2018, more than 2500 families were affected by a fire that ravaged parts of El Neem C for internally displaced persons, in East Darfur.

A UNAMD Team, led by Mr. Innih Akpan, Officer in Charge, East Darfur office, visited the Camp to identify the damage and losses caused by the fire.

20 Mar 2018 description
report Radio Dabanga

A massive fire destroyed more than 1,000 homes in the displaced camps district of Ed Daein on East Darfur. No human casualties were reported, however the four camps of Dabanga, Areida, Garnaya, and Um Sauna suffered extensive damage.

The fire completely destroyed 15 shops and storage facilities at Dabanga Market. One of the camp sheikhs told Dabanga Radio that at least 1,000 families have been affected and that the preliminary inventory estimated the damage at about SDG 40 billion (*$2 million).

14 Mar 2018 description

Luk Riek Nyak

Traders at a protection of civilians site in Bentiu have praised United Nations peacekeepers for their speedy response after they put out a fire that threatened to raze some 120 shops with essential merchandise for the internally displaced people.

“It is our obligation as peacekeepers to protect the people. Fire is part of the threats that we have in the PoC [Protection of Civilians site],” explained Police Commanding Officer, Christopher Klomegah, whose Ghanaian Formed Police Unit in Bentiu led the firefight.

14 Mar 2018 description
report Radio Dabanga

Intense winds fanned a fire that started in El Masani district east of El Fasher in North Darfur on Sunday evening.

Witnesses told radio Dabanga that the fire broke out and quickly spread. At least 20 homes were laid waste, their contents completely destroyed. There were no casualties nor injuries reported, however no value can yet be placed on the substantial material damage.

The families from the homes destroyed by the fire are now reportedly destitute and living in the open without shelter after all of their belongings and food supplied went up in smoke.

12 Mar 2018 description

1 Executive Summary

Lebanon is hosting at least one million Syrian refugees officially registered with the UN, many of them living in informal tented settlements and residential and non-residential buildings scattered around the country. Unfortunately, tented settlements and substandard buildings, due to their informality and spontaneity as they are built in an ad hoc manner, are at high risk of fire.

12 Mar 2018 description

::: Se coordina también asistencia a través de la Secretaría de Desarrollo e Inclusión Social:::

Tegucigalpa. Luego de que un voraz incendio consumiera sus viviendas en el sector de La Guazalona, Comayagüela, la Comisión Permanente de Contingencias (Copeco) lleva asistencia humanitaria a las familias afectadas.

Entre la ayuda preparada se incluyeron colchonetas, bolsas de alimento, kit de cocina, entre otros.

07 Mar 2018 description
report Times of India

DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand which is considered reservoir for Indian subcontinent has faced drought in 10 out of 13 districts for two years from 2007-09 . With scant rainfall in winter, the state is likely to go through the situation of severe water crisis and forest fire. United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has laid bare the findings of its more intensified Drill Down Vulnerability Risk Assessment (VRS) conducted till December last year with regard to water crisis in the state.

06 Mar 2018 description
report El 19 Digital

Autoridades del Sistema Nacional de Atención y Prevención de Desastres (SINAPRED) y personal de las diversas tiendas y negocios en Multicentro Las Américas, participaron en una capacitación dirigida a actualizar los diversos planes de emergencia ante un eventual sismo o incendio en lugares de alta concentración poblacional.

Esta capacitación se realiza a pocos días que el pueblo de Nicaragua realice un nuevo ejercicio de protección y defensa de la vida, un tema muy prioritario por el Gobierno Sandinista.

05 Mar 2018 description
report NIRAPAD

Overview of Hazard Incidents in February 2018

In February 2018, six localised hazard incidents have been reported that include fire, landslide,
Embankment collapse, building collapse, wild elephant attack and cold wave. Though most of these hazards were small in scale, their frequencies and impacts were quite noteworthy.