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03 Nov 2017 description

Survey Methodology and Demographics

To carry out the Flood Perception Survey, 30 trained enumerators are deployed throughout the ten most heavily flood affected districts to collect data over the course of 10 days from a total of 1800 respondents using a probability proportionate to size (PPS) methodology. All data collection is completed with mobile tablets using KoBo Toolbox.

26 Sep 2017 description

This report is produced by Office of the Resident Coordinator Nepal in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the period from 14 to 20 September 2017.

Highlights

  • Elections in Province 2 have contributed to a major slow down in relief activities.

  • Combined humanitarian Clusters face a shortfall of US$32 million for flood response activities.

  • This is the last Sit Rep that the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office (UNRCO) will produce regarding the Terai floods.

15 Sep 2017 description

Highlights

• The UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund has allocated US$4.8 million to flood response efforts in Nepal.

• To-date, over 1 million flood affected people have benefited from humanitarian assistance from 9 Clusters.

• Preparations for next week’s elections in Province 2 have contributed to a slow-down of relief activies.

• Cluster specific detailed assessments are still ongoing.

• Repairs to damaged roads has eased access constraints.

Situation Overview

12 Sep 2017 description

UN’s Global Emergency Response Fund provides US$4.8 million for flood affected communities in Nepal.

Nepal 11 September 2017: The UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has announced US$4.8 million new humanitarian funding to help address urgent needs amongst flood affected communities in the Terai.

08 Sep 2017 description

Highlights

  • To-date, over 1.1 million flood affected people have benefited from humanitarian assistance.

  • Nominations of the candidates in local elections in Province 2 took place on 6 September with elections to take place on 18 September. It is possible that these elections may hamper relief and recovery efforts.

  • Light to moderate rain is forecast for the next 24 hours according to the Department of Hydrology and Meterology.

Situation Overview

31 Aug 2017 description

This report is produced by the Office of the Resident Coordinator Nepal in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the period from 24 - 30 August 2017.

Highlights

  • The majority of people temporarily displaced by the flooding have returned to their communities but in some instances they remain displaced from their homes and are living in makeshift shelters or with host families. According to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) 20,888 families remain temporarily displaced.

25 Aug 2017 description

This report is produced by Office of the Resident Coordinator Nepal in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the period from 19 to 24 August 2017.

Highlights

  • A total of 1.7 million people are reported to be affected by floods following heavy monsoon rains.

  • Almost 461,000 people (91,400 families) have been displaced from their homes.

  • Some communities in Rautahat, Banke, Bardiya, Mahottari, Dhanusa and Saptari districts remain inaccessible by road.

21 Aug 2017 description

This report is produced by Office of the Resident Coordinator Nepal in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the period from 19 to 21 August 2017.

Highlights

• Initial Rapid Assessments (IRA) have been completed in 24 districts.

• A total of 1.7 million people are reported to be affected, of whom nearly 461,000 people (91,400 families) have been displaced from their homes.

• Communities in Rautahat, Banke, Bardiya, Mahottari, Dhanusa and Saptari districts remain inaccessible by road.

19 Aug 2017 description

This report is produced by Office of the Resident Coordinator Nepal in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the period from 16 to 18 August 2017.

Highlights

  • Following the floods, there are significant concerns about the possibility of disease outbreaks, with affected people facing challenges in accessing adequate health care.

17 Aug 2017 description

This report is produced by Office of the Resident Coordinator Nepal in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the period from 14 to 16 August 2017.

Highlights

• Over 100,000 people have been rescued to date by formal and informal search and rescue teams.

• Authorities and humanitarian partners reaching more affected areas due to improved weather over the last two days. However, access to affected populations still remains a significant issue as many major transportation routes are damaged or disrupted.

15 Aug 2017 description

This report is produced by the Office of the Resident Coordinator in Nepal in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the period from 11 August 2017 to 14 August 2017.

Highlights

  • Beginning on 11 August 2017, the worst rains in 15 years struck Nepal, triggering widespread large-scale flooding and landslides in 27 of the country's 75 districts.