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23 Sep 2017 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. PRE-EMPTIVE POPULATION (TAB A)

A total of 1,783 families or 8,915 persons were pre-emptively evacuated in Regions III, CALABARZON, and NCR.

B. AFFECTED POPULATION (TAB B)

A total of 9,432 families or 40,966 persons were affected in 292 barangays in Regions III, NCR, and CALABARZON. Of which, a total of 534 families / 2173 persons are still being served inside and outside evacuation centers:

Inside 6 ECs: 137 families /612 persons

Outside ECs: 397 families / 1561 persons

C. CASUALTIES

23 Sep 2017 description

The Royal Navy’s flagship HMS Ocean has arrived in the British Virgin Islands to support those affected by Hurricane Irma and Maria.

The ship arrived today with around 650 personnel and 60 tonnes of aid including construction equipment and other essential materials such as hygiene kits and water purification tablets.

Ocean’s arrival means there are now over 2,000 UK military personnel working on the relief effort, making it the largest deployment of UK personnel anywhere in the world.

Defence Secretary, Sir Michael Fallon, said:

23 Sep 2017 description

September 22, 2017, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has offered a grant to the Commonwealth of Dominica following the passage of Hurricane Maria, and is fast-tracking a grant for the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA).

23 Sep 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • DART staff arrive in Dominica to conduct assessments, support humanitarian response

  • Hurricane Maria damages infrastructure on Saint Kitts and Nevis, causes flooding, limited impacts in the Dominican Republic and Haiti

  • U.S. Government (USG) international humanitarian assistance to the Caribbean totals nearly $7 million

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

22 Sep 2017 description

Este reporte ha sido elaborado desde la Oficina de la Coordinadora Residente del Sistema de Naciones Unidas en Cuba. Cubre el período de las 14.00 del 20 de septiembre a las 14.00 del 22 de septiembre (hora local). El siguiente reporte será emitido el 25 de septiembre de 2017.

Resumen

• Cientos de personas de localidades del centro del país continúan con afectaciones en los servicios básicos como la electricidad, el suministro de agua y las telecomunicaciones.

22 Sep 2017 description

Highlights

  • Hundreds of people from the central provinces of the country remain seriously affected by the lack of basic services such as electric power, water supply, and telecommunications.

  • The Government of Cuba updated the procedures for assessing, certifying, and quantifying hurricane damage as well as for the delivery of resources to affected individuals and communities.

22 Sep 2017 description

Relatives are gathering around sites across the region where offices, schools and houses are no longer, in the hope that four days after the 7.1 Mw earthquake, their loved ones have managed to survive. As the search for survivors under the rubble in Mexico City and its surrounding areas continues, Télécoms Sans Frontières has commenced its route in the states of Morelos and Puebla to assist families and relief efforts.

22 Sep 2017 description

Release No: 17-008 Sept. 22, 2017

MIAMI -- U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) directed the U.S. Navy amphibious ship USS Wasp to the Leeward Islands, where it will support U.S. State Department assistance to U.S. citizens in Dominica, as well as U.S. foreign disaster assistance requested by Caribbean nations impacted by Hurricanes Irma and Maria and led by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

22 Sep 2017 description

More than 10 countries and territories were directly affected as Hurricane Irma ravaged the Caribbean and later the coastal states in the U.S.. The International Federation of Red Cross Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) reports various levels of damages and needs in Antigua and Barbuda, British, Dutch and French Antilles, the Bahamas, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Saint Kitts and Nevis, the United States and territories, among others. Beside, Hurricane María affected recently Dominica and Puerto Rico.

22 Sep 2017 description
report UN News Service

22 de septiembre, 2017 — El huracán María continúa desplazándose por el Caribe, causando gran devastación en las islas que encuentra a su paso. La Organización Meteorológica Mundial (OMM) indicó que María atravesó Dominica y Puerto Rico, donde el ojo pasó por las áreas con mayor densidad de población, y ahora se encuentra al norte de la República Dominicana y se espera que se dirija a Turcos y Caicos antes de continuar hacia Bermuda y Estados Unidos.

22 Sep 2017 description

Washington, Sept. 21, 2017 (PAHO/WHO) – The Pan American Health Organization's Disaster Task Force is now dealing with the aftermath of two high magnitude earthquakes in Mexico and two category 5 hurricanes in the Caribbean, working to support health authorities in affected countries in dealing with the health aspects of the emergencies.

22 Sep 2017 description

Highlights

  • IOM Director General declared a ‘Level 3 Emergency’ for Bangladesh to ensure a rapid and effective scale-up of the humanitarian response. Additional staff have been deployed and IOM’s Migration Emergency Funding Mechanism has been activate

  • Since the current influx began, IOM distributed 30,000 tarpaulins, installed 248 emergency latrines, trucked 72,000 litres of water, and provided healthcare services to over 18,000 patients.

22 Sep 2017 description

Appeal history

• Launched on 9 November 2012, the original Emergency Appeal aimed at raising CHF 32,311,219 for a period of six months to assist 170,000 people.

• Through the first revision, on 28 May 2013, the appeal’s budget was increased to CHF 44,183,265 to reflect the expected growth of the camp population to 225,000 Syrians living in 19 camps.

22 Sep 2017 description

In Numbers

422,000 people have arrived in Bangladesh

200,600 people received high-energy biscuits

213,790 people received hot meals

4,566 pregnant women, new mothers and children reached with special, high-nutrient porridge

Highlights

  • WFP is distributing fortnightly rations of 25 kg of rice to newly arrived families. To date, 173,000 people (34,600 households) have received rice.

  • WFP continues to provide high-energy biscuits to people as they cross the border.

22 Sep 2017 description
report Cruz Roja Española
  • Cruz Roja Española cuenta con las Unidades de Respuesta a Emergencias (ERU, por sus siglas en inglés) como medio para ofrecer una respuesta efectiva, eficiente y ajustada a cada circunstancia con el fin de salvar vidas en situaciones producidas por un desastre.

  • 12 delegados de emergencias parten hacia las áreas más castigadas por desastres naturales o por movimientos forzados de población.

22 Sep 2017 description

En réponse à l’afflux massif des refugies nigérians vers le Cameroun, le camp de Minawao a été ouvert depuis juillet 2013 pour permettre de fournir de façon coordonnée les services de bases aux populations nigérianes victimes de la crise humanitaire au Nord Est du Nigéria. La situation étant encore instable dans les régions du Nord du Nigéria, le Cameroun continue à enregistrer des personnes au camp de Minawao.

22 Sep 2017 description
infographic World Food Programme
  • 179 mt Cargo Dispatched
  • 631 m³ Total Volume
  • 784,200 USD Item Value
  • ** 7 Partners** Served

RAPID RESPONSE TEAM DEPLOYMENT

  • Re-palletization and loading support in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Installation of MSUs to increase relief item storage in Turks and Caicos

UNHRD Dubai
- 90 MT
- 258 M³
- 171,234 USD

22 Sep 2017 description

Highlights

  • Hurricane Maria is currently moving through the Caribbean and hit Dominica and Puerto Rico as a category 5 hurricane. WFP currently has a team on the ground in Dominica and is assessing the damage.

  • WFP urgently needs USD12 million to maintain the regional special operation (SO) which is supporting the delivery of humanitarian assistance, supply chain and emergency telecommunications augmenting emergency response capacity of governments across the Caribbean.

Situation Update