Heavy rainfalls that hit western and central Japan have caused flooding and landslides. Authorities report, as of 15 July, 210 dead and 22 missing. Hiroshima is the worst affected prefecture, followed by Okayama and Ehime. There are about 4,800 people staying in evacuation shelters in 14 prefectures. The health ministry reports approximately 162,000 households were still without running water on Sunday.
210 people dead
Cash Transfer Programming (CTP) interventions have increasingly been used by humanitarian organisations in Myanmar since Cyclone Nargis in 2008. In 2017, over 340,000 people received some form of cash transfers from humanitarian organisations valued about US$ 10 million. Organisations are increasing preparedness efforts for CTP where feasible, embracing innovations such as mobile money and promoting linkages with the Government’s social protection programmes
Early monsoon rains caused flooding and landslides affecting nearly 46,000 families and killing 24 people. The worst affected provinces are Southern, Western, North-Western and Sabaragamuwa. There is no request for international assistance.
Early monsoon rains and landslides have affected over 43,600 families and killed 23 people. The worst affected provinces are Southern, Western, North-Western and Sabaragamuwa.
Rains are expected to temporarily reduce and ease flood levels. 43,600 families affected
Papua New Guinea
Since January 2018, over 90,000 people were evacuated due to the eruption of Mayon volcano. With still more than 65,000 people in evacuation camps at the beginning of March, the alert level was lowered from ‘4’ (hazardous eruption within days) to ‘3’ (hazardous eruption within weeks) on 6 March, which gradually allowed the majority of the displaced residents to return to their homes.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
PAPUA NEW GUINEA