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11 Oct 2017 description
report Government of Chile

Ya están en marcha las medidas necesarias para enfrentar la próxima temporada, así como el fortalecimiento de la estrategia utilizada en años anteriores.

Este lunes la Presidenta Bachelet recibió la presentó la Estrategia para el Fortalecimiento de la Gestión de Incendios Forestales, una muestra que el Sistema de Protección Civil está tomando las medidas necesarias para enfrentar la próxima temporada y fortalecer la estrategia utilizada en años anteriores.

11 Oct 2017 description

Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman commissioned the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine to plan necessary financial resources for technical modernization of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine. The corresponding decision was taken during a Government sitting.

04 Oct 2017 description
report Government of Peru

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Actividad sísmica de volcanes Misti (Arequipa), Ubinas y Ticsani (Moquegua) se mantienen bajas

La actividad sísmica de los volcanes Misti (Arequipa), Ubinas y Ticsani (Moquegua) se mantienen bajas, de acuerdo al monitoreo que realiza el Observatorio Vulcanológico del Sur del Instituto Geofísico del Perú, correspondiente a la semana del 16 al 30 de setiembre.

14 Sep 2017 description

El último rastrillaje de salud que realizaron médicos del Programa Safci-Mi Salud por municipios de Tarija que sufrieron el incendio de magnitud en la Cuesta de Sama, demostró que la salud de la población es estable y se superó las patologías en su totalidad, por lo cual los profesionales retornaron a sus regiones.

30 Aug 2017 description
report Qatar Charity

Qatar Charity is preparing a number of urgent aid projects for refugees in Myanmar, focused on establishing shelters and distributing food baskets.

The organisation said yesterday in a statement released to the press that its latest campaign aims to help those displaced in Myanmar and living in difficult conditions after the villages and houses were burnt, forcing them to leave.

The statement said that those affected were in desperate need for food and shelter, in addition to clothing and healthcare, particularly in light of the developments over the past few days.

30 Aug 2017 description

From 22 to 24 August 2017, the provincial Government of Kwango organized a provincial conference in Kenge, with the technical and financial support of UNICEF, on the repositioning of nutrition as a development priority. This conference forms part of national efforts and commitments to scale up nutrition (SUN), aiming to create a multi-sectoral environment that is favourable to nutrition in Kwango.

21 Aug 2017 description
report El Espectador

471 familias y 1441 personas resultaron afectadas por la tragedia, informó el alcalde Federico Gutiérrez.

Antioquia, 19 Ago 2017 - 12:48 PM

Por: Redacción Nacional

El alcalde de Medellín, Federico Gutiérrez Zuluaga, declaró la calamidad pública para atender a damnificados en Moravia, donde el pasado viernes se presentó un incendio de grandes proporciones.

16 Aug 2017 description

BURKINA FASO

UNE ATTAQUE TERRORISTE TUE AU MOINS 18 PERSONNES

Le 13 août, des hommes armés ont pris d'assaut un restaurant dans la capitale Ouagadougou et ont tué 18 personnes et blessé 22 autres, selon le gouvernement. Deux attaquants ont été tués. Une attaque similaire dans un café voisin en janvier 2016 avait fait 30 morts.

TCHAD

ENVIRON 200 NOUVEAUX RÉFUGIÉS DE LA RCA DANS LE SUD

16 Aug 2017 description

Burkina Faso

Terror attack kills at least 18 people
On 13 August, gunmen stormed a restaurant in the capital Ouagadougou and killed 18 people, and wounding 22 others, according to the government. Two attackers were killed. A similar attack on a nearby cafe in January 2016 killed 30 people.

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08 Aug 2017 description

By Brigitte Leoni

GENEVA, 8 August 2017 - Rapid urbanisation and climate change are major drivers of the many forest fires which continue to sweep across parts of southern Europe claiming many lives and significant economic losses, according to a leading expert.

Euronews reports that an area the size of Luxembourg has been destroyed by 677 forest fires this year across the European Union, an increase of 215% over the yearly average between 2008 and 2016.

03 Aug 2017 description
report Diario El Mundo

La alerta naranja continúa en el departamento a raíz de que los focos de quema ascendieron, según la Gobernación, quien pidió a la Autoridad de Bosques y Tierra realizar una pausa administrativa en los permisos de quemas para evitar riesgos.

El sistema de Alerta Temprana registró 291 focos de quema en solo mediodía, por lo que la alerta naranja se mantiene en el departamento. Cinthia Asin, secretaria de Medio Ambiente de la Gobernación, informó que han solicitado a la Autoridad de Bosques y Tierra (ABT) hacer una pausa administrativa para evitar riesgos altos de incendios.

03 Aug 2017 description
report El Comercio

Efectivos del Cuerpo de Bomberos de Quito combaten un incendio forestal en el cerro Puntas, localizado en la parte oriental del Distrito Metropolitano de Quito. El fuego se reportó pasadas las 09:00 de este jueves 3 de agosto de 2017.

Hasta esa elevación se han desplegado 15 efectivos, dos camionetas y dos motos de intervención rápida para tratar de extinguir las llamas.

29 Jul 2017 description
report Save the Children
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This report is the result of a fire risk reduction consultancy carried out in Lebanon by a team from Operation Florian in July and August 2016. The consultancy was commissioned by Save the Children Lebanon, in collaboration with the Lebanese Civil Defense, in order to make a situation study and needs assessment.

10 Jul 2017 description

By Nang Mya Nadi

More than 150 ethnic Karenni people have been left without shelter or household supplies after their houses were razed to the ground in a fire at a refugee camp in northern Thailand.

“The fire broke out in Ward 5 of Karenni Refugee Camp (1) at around 10pm on 5 July,” said a refugee in the camp, speaking by telephone to DVB. “About 30 houses were burnt down, but another 30 homes were dismantled to prevent the fire from spreading.”

06 Jul 2017 description
report Bangkok Post

WRITER: CHEEWIN SATTHA

MAE HONG SON - A fire destroyed living quarters at a refugee camp in Muang district late on Wednesday night, leaving about 200 Karen residents homeless.

A total of 36 huts in Ban Mai Nai Soi camp’s pok (living zone) 5 in Pang Moo were reduced to ashes by the blaze, that broke out about 10.45pm on Wednesday. There were no reports of casualties, Pisit Kitbunanan, chief of Muang district of Mae Hong Son, said after inspecting the devastated area on Thursday morning.

The cause of the fire was not known. Authorities were investigating.

04 Jul 2017 description

An emergency team from Qatar Red Crescent's (QRCS) mission in Lebanon immediately intervened to help the Syrian refugees affected by a fire at the Al-Raed refugee camp, Mandara, Beqaa.

Started at one tent, the big fire exploded a gas cylinder and a heating oil tank, destroying the camp's 87 tents, which accommodated 102 displaced families.