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18 Dec 2017 description

This report has been prepared under the auspices of the Federal Disaster Risk Management Technical Working Group, co-chaired by the National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC) and OCHA with participation of Sector Co-Chairs (Government Line Ministries and Cluster Coordinators). It covers the period from 01 to 30 November 2017.

Highlights

  • Multi-agency needs assessment kicked off to identify the scope of humanitarian needs for 2018.

17 Dec 2017 description

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17 December 2017

At 2:00 AM, TS "URDUJA" remained almost stationary over the Northern portion of Samar Province. At 4100 AM, Tropical Depression outside PAR was estimated at 2,040 km East of Mindanao with maximum sustained winds of 40 kph and gustiness of up to 50 kph.

15 Dec 2017 description
report Government of Peru

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ENFEN estima lluvias por encima de lo normal en regiones andina y amazónica por presencia de “La Niña”

La Comisión Multisectorial del Estudio Nacional del Fenómeno “El Niño” (ENFEN) cambió su estado “Alerta de Vigilancia” al estado de “Alerta de La Niña Costera”, debido a las condiciones frías actuales en la superficie del mar en la región norte del país, así como a lo largo de la costa del Perú. Sin embargo, para el verano 2018, se prevén temperaturas alrededor de lo normal en la región costera.

15 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

 Attacks by Boko Haram continued in the Diffa region on several villages. 11 people including 4 women and 4 children were arrested by Defense and security forces under suspicion of association with the violent extremist group.

 UNICEF continued the planned NFI assistance to victims of floods, in support to the government, for 680 households of 22 villages of Maradi region. UNICEF overall NFI response to floods reached 5,330 households (36,152 people).

15 Dec 2017 description

SITUATION

  • Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Three quarters of the population lives on less than $2 per day, making Haiti extremely vulnerable to price spikes in the global food market as well as natural disasters.

  • Haiti remains susceptible to environmental shocks, such as Hurricane Matthew in October 2016 and Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017, whose impacts continue to drive food insecurity across the country.

15 Dec 2017 description

MINEDU y MINCUL, junto con el apoyo de UNESCO Perú y Grupo Sura clausuran Proyecto con festival educativo y artístico para más de 500 niños y niñas de Sechura, como parte de su Respuesta conjunta frente a las consecuencias del Fenómeno Niño Costero en Piura.

15 Dec 2017 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

From 21 September to 6 October 2017, a Zone of Intertropical Convergence (ZCI), characterized by the entry of humidity from the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, hovered over Costa Rica; it subsequently developed into Tropical Storm Nate on 5 October 2017, which caused flooding and landslides throughout the country.

15 Dec 2017 description

20th Nov, 2017: Food security needs are nearly double the five-year average in Somalia, with an estimated 2,444,000 people currently in Crisis (IPC Phase 3) and 866,000 in Emergency (IPC Phase 4). Widespread food insecurity is driven by three consecutive poor seasons that led to well below-average production and large-scale livestock losses, which have reduced household access to food and income (...)

14 Dec 2017 description
report Government of Peru

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- Lambayeque: Bomberos y trabajadores municipales extinguen incendio forestal en centro poblado Tampón Bajo

En una acción conjunta, personal de la Compañía de Bomberos Illimo N°149 y la Municipalidad Distrital de Salas, extinguieron el incendio forestal que se registró la tarde de ayer en el centro poblado Tampón Bajo, en la provincia y departamento de Lambayeque, informó el INDECI al COEN DEFENSA.

- Pasco: Reabren en un solo sentido tramo Villa Rica- Puerto Bermúdez afectada por huaico

14 Dec 2017 description

This report is produced by Office of the Resident Coordinator Viet Nam in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the period from 22 November to 13 December 2017. The next report will be issued once new information becomes available.

14 Dec 2017 description

Hanoi, 13 December 2017 – In response to Typhoon Damrey, which wreaked havoc across large parts of Vietnam’s central and south-central regions in early November, the European Commission is providing 200 000 EUR (5.36 billion VND) in humanitarian aid funding to assist the most affected communities. The aid will respond to the urgent needs of more than 10 000 heavily impacted people in the provinces of Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh, Phu Yen, and Khanh Hoa.

13 Dec 2017 description
report Government of Peru

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Pasco: Tránsito continúa interrumpido en carretera Fernando Belaúnde Terry tras caída de huayco

El tránsito en la carretera marginal Fernando Belaúnde Terry, del distrito de Villa Rica, provincia de Oxapampa, en la región Pasco, continúa interrumpido luego del huayco ocurrido la mañana de ayer en el sector Quebrada La Cerveza Km 95+900, tras la ocurrencia de precipitaciones en esa zona.

Lluvias de ligera a moderada intensidad con ráfagas de viento se prevé desde el mediodía en diez regiones

13 Dec 2017 description
report Government of Peru

En Picota MTC continúa con la limpieza de las calles

14:18. Lima, dic. 13. Se restableció el tránsito en los distritos de San Pedro y San Roque de Cumbaza, en la provincia de Lamas,región San Martín, cuyas vías resultaron afectadas en noviembre pasado por el desborde de los ríos Huallaga, Cumbaza y Ponaza, entre otros.

12 Dec 2017 description

Este documento fue elaborado con apoyo de UMAIC1 y con información suministrada por el Consejo Departamental para la Gestión de Riesgos y Desastres (CDGRD) y socios de los Equipos Locales de Coordinación de Antioquia y Chocó.

Flash Update No. 1 – Emergencia por inundaciones en municipios de Antioquia y Chocó

12 Dec 2017 description

To assist South Asia with post disaster response due to the recent flooding and population displacements in the region, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) of the People’s Republic of China has partnered with the United Nations Development programme (UNDP), to provide US $12 million to support early recovery efforts in Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Nepal.

11 Dec 2017 description

This update is requesting a no-cost one month timeframe extension (New end date: 12 January 2018) to enable completion of distribution of NFI and shelter kits. Indeed, procurement was delayed by administrative formalities at the Niger Customs, since the needed NFI/ Shelter tool kits were requested from the IFRC warehouse in Las Palmas (Spain), in collaboration with the Regional Logistic Unit and the Sahel CCST Logistic Officer.

11 Dec 2017 description
report Peace Direct

by Abdul Brima

08 December 2017: Sierra Leone is amongst the poorest countries in the world with alarming cases of mental health problems, worsened by events like the recent devastating floods. With little knowledge about the conditions, and even less support, patients suffer greatly. But support in psychological first aid (PFA) is giving renewed hope to victims of the recent mudslide disaster in Freetown.

10 Dec 2017 description
report Government of Peru

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Huánuco: Localidad de Rupa-Rupa soportó las lluvias más intensas del país

08 Dec 2017 description

Summary

The Emergency Appeal (EA) MDRSD023 for 3,258,282 Swiss francs was launched to support 12,900 households or 64,500 people affected by flood in shelter and settlement, health and care, WATSAN and national society capacity building. The EA was revised downward to 1,840,403 Swiss francs with fourmonth extension.

Most of the planned activities attributing to outcomes were accomplished (the infographics provide a snapshot of key accomplishments).