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13 Oct 2016 description

INTRODUCTION

The Joint Damage and Needs Assessment Report is the outcome of the request from the Prime Minister’s Office to the United Nation Resident Coordinator in Tanzania to support the government in various areas on emergency response following the devastating earthquake which occurred in Kagera region on 10 September, 2016.

22 Sep 2016 description

Highlights

  • A joint (Government, UN and NGO) needs assessment is ongoing in five districts.
  • ~16,600 buildings are reported destroyed or severely damaged
  • Urgent need for temporary shelter is reported.

Situation Overview

14 Sep 2016 description

Highlights

  • An earthquake with magnitude 5,9 and a depth of 40 km hit the border area between Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda on 10th September.

  • 17 persons reported dead, 253 injured and 53 still hospitalized.

  • 840 buildings destroyed and up to 5,000 houses damaged.

  • No request for assistance received but Government appreciates support provided.

Situation Overview

12 Sep 2016 description

Highlights

  • An earthquake with magnitude 5,9 and a depth of 40 km hit the border area between Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda on 10th September.

  • 16 persons reported dead and 170 hospitalized.

  • 840 buildings destroyed and 1,264 damaged

  • Damage assessment still ongoing

  • No request for assistance received

11 Sep 2016 description

Highlights

  • An earthquake with magnitude 5,9 and a depth of 40 km hit the border area between Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda on 10th September.

  • 14 persons reported dead and 203 injured.

  • Search and rescue had been completed by local responders and there are currently no reports of more people trapped in buildings.

  • Reports of up to 400 buildings destroyed.

  • No request for assistance received.

Situation Overview

08 Dec 2015 description
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Highlights

  • Cumulative number of suspected/confirmed cholera cases for URT is 10,984 with 166 cumulative total deaths as 6 th December.

  • 12 regions on mainland reported a total of 97 new suspected Cholera cases on 7 December.

  • Mara and Mwanza records more than half (52%) of all reported new cases.

  • The reduction in number of cases has leverage off for the past 13 days, 7 days moving average has is between 70 and 80 cases per days, however with migrating hotspot regions.

23 Nov 2015 description

Highlights

  • Cumulative number of suspected/confirmed cholera cases for URT is 9,240 with 132 cumulative total deaths as 18th November.

  • 12 regions on mainland reported a total of 81 new suspected Cholera cases on 18th November.
    Kigoma, Singida, Mwanza and Dar es Salaam are reporting more than 10 cases per day

  • Number of cases are gradually decreasing in mainland over the past one week (12 Nov) from 112 seven days average to 94. Dar es salaam carries the highest burden (49.7%) of all cases in the outbreak.

12 Nov 2015 description

Highlights

  • Cumulative number of suspected/confirmed cholera cases for URT is 8,185 with 116 cumulative total deaths as 9th November.

  • 10 regions on mainland reported a total of 104 new suspected Cholera cases on 9h November.

  • Tanga Region accounts for 32 of the new cases.

  • Zanzibar has reported a total of 256 cholera cases and 4 deaths.

  • Start of the rainy season compounds the risks

25 Apr 2014 description

Highlights

Water levels returning to normal after several regions been affected by flooding in the past weeks.

  • As of 23th April, 25 casualties in Dar es Salaam were confirmed.

  • Three casualties confirmed in Kyela district, Mbeya region

  • All damaged bridges in Dar es Salaam accessible

  • UN have not received any request for assistance from Government

17 Apr 2014 description

Highlights

Heavy rains throughout the weekend caused extensive flooding with following damage and destruction in Dar es Salaam.

  • As of 14th April, 19 casualties were reported (including 6 children)

  • TRCS initial reports approximately 20,000 people affected

  • Light/small vehicles have been allowed to cross different damages bridges connecting Dar with other parts of the country

  • UN have not received any request for assistance from Government yet