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17 Feb 2018 description

SUMMARY

On 13 January 2018 at 4:21 PM, Mayon Volcano generated a phreatic eruption (steam-driven) that propelled a grayish steam and ash plume approximately 2500 m high that was drifted to the southwest. Based on seismic records the activity lasted approximately 1 hour and 47 minutes.

Since 1:00PM of January 22, 2018 to present, alert status is raised to level 4 (hazardous eruption imminent) by DOST-PHIVOLCS, due to the volcano’s phreatomagmatic eruption (increased seismic unrest, lava fountaining and summit explosion).

17 Feb 2018 description

SUMMARY

On 13 January 2018 at 4:21 PM, Mayon Volcano generated a phreatic eruption (steam-driven) that propelled a grayish steam and ash plume approximately 2500 m high that was drifted to the southwest. Based on seismic records the activity lasted approximately 1 hour and 47 minutes.

Alert status was raised to level 4 (hazardous eruption imminent) on January 22 at 1:00 PM by DOST-PHIVOLCS due to the phreatomagmatic eruption (increased seismic unrest, lava fountaining and summit explosion).

17 Feb 2018 description

Situation Overview

At 04:00 AM yesterday, The Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based from all available data at 250km Southwest of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan (8.1N,117.2E). Easterlies affecting the eastern section of the country.

17 Feb 2018 description

Situation Overview

At 04:00 AM today, he Low Pressure Area(LPA) was estimated based from all available data at 250km Southwest of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan(8.1N,117.2E). Easterlies affecting the eastern section of the country.

16 Feb 2018 description

Concreta CEAS labores de limpieza y rehabilitación en seis municipios, para un eficiente servicio a la población

Villahermosa, Tabasco.- Durante la semana que concluye, la Comisión Estatal de Agua y Saneamiento (CEAS) realizó trabajos de rehabilitación de sistemas e infraestructura sanitaria y de agua potable en seis municipios, para que operen correctamente a favor de la población.

16 Feb 2018 description

La Paz, 16 feb (ABI).- El Gobierno boliviano y la Unión Europea (UE) presentarán mañana, sábado, un convenio de cooperación que contempla el desembolso de 51 millones de euros para la gestión integral del agua y recursos naturales, en apoyo al Plan Sectorial de Desarrollo Integral del Ministerio de Medioambiente y Agua, según una fuente oficial.

16 Feb 2018 description
report UN News Service

Miles de niños en México pasan por los centros de atención de UNICEF para reintegrarse a la vida escolar tras los terremotos.

Algunos vieron su casa derrumbarse, otros tuvieron que salir corriendo de la escuela y perdieron a compañeros de clase. Miles de niños mexicanos se enfrentaron al miedo y la devastación que causa un terremoto.

Superar el miedo lleva tiempo. Y para los niños es fundamental volver a la rutina, que para ellos significa volver a la escuela.

16 Feb 2018 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

Cyclone Gita was initially monitored over the Pacific waters as a Tropical Depression 07F (TD07F) analyzed southeast of Vanuatu. TD07F was later upgraded to a Tropical Cyclone Category 1 as it moved South South-East affecting Samoa with heavy rain causing flooding, and gusty winds of up to 39-54 miles per hour on Friday 9 February 2018.

16 Feb 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • In January 2018, UNICEF has distributed 2,909 cartons of Ready-To-Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) across nine counties.

  • A total of 95,757 people (15,321 children under five) were reached with malaria control interventions including indoor residual spraying, distribution of insecticidal treated nets, as well as behaviour change communication.

16 Feb 2018 description
report World Vision

SITUATION HIGHLIGHTS

5.4 million people in need of humanitarian and protection services

4 million children are in need of humanitarian assistance

4.4 million people in need of water, sanitation and hygiene services

1.2 million children under-5 projected to be malnourished in 2018

1 Million+ people displaced due to drought and conflict in 2017

2.4 Million children require education support

5.7 Million people require health support

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

16 Feb 2018 description

Violent clashes between the Government of Sudan and armed groups have caused large scale internal displacement since 2003. Approximately 1.1 million of the IDPs are still found in South and Central Darfur where the Darfur Program is intervening. During 2017, the level of armed confrontations in Darfur has continued to decrease but the situation remains highly volatile; increased criminality, the spread of firearms, inter-tribal fighting, the absence of law enforcement and unleashed militia are still major challenges.

16 Feb 2018 description
report Theirworld

Elaine Hunter - Early childhood development writer

Child-friendly facilities make vulnerable youngsters feel secure - and help them to develop through play and learning.

They have fled conflict and witnessed brutal atrocities. But the battle to save Rohingya children has just begun.

16 Feb 2018 description

Aperçu de la situation

La situation humanitaire dans le département du Pool en République du Congo, a pris un tournant positif en fin de 2017, lorsqu'un accord de cessez-le-feu a été conclu entre les parties au conflit. La population de quatre des huit districts du Pool touchés par le conflit reste inaccessibles mais aucun affrontement n'a été signalé depuis fin 2017.

16 Feb 2018 description

APERCU DE LA SITUATION

• Au cours du 4ème trimestre 2017, la situation sécuritaire ne s'est pas améliorée. Elle demeure caractérisée par la poursuite des violences dans un grand nombre de localités.

• De nouveaux foyers de conflits sont apparus entraînant une augmentation des besoins humanitaires.

• Le nombre de déplacés internes a augmenté de 12% passant de 600 250 à 688 700 au 31 décembre 2017 (soit une augmentation de 71% depuis janvier 2017). Le nombre de personnes réfugiées a atteint 542 577 personnes.

16 Feb 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE – Les violences interethniques qui ravagent depuis le mois de décembre la Province de l’Ituri, au nord-est de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC) ont généré d’importants mouvements de population à l’intérieur de la Province ainsi que vers l’Ouganda voisin. L’UNICEF est très préoccupé par la situation des plus de 46.000 enfants qui sont en fuite à cause des violences.

16 Feb 2018 description

900,000 Rohingya Population in Cox’s Bazar

688,000 New Rohingya Arrivals since 25 August 2017 in Cox’s Bazar

1.2 Million People in Need in Cox’s Bazar

Key Highlights

  • This week, IOM distributed 4,000 Upgrade Shelter Kits (USKs) — including materials and tools — to carry out shelter upgrades and household level site improvements such as soil stabilization, slope protection, and drainage improvements in Zones JJ, LL, SS and XX (Camps 8W, 9, 10, and 18).

16 Feb 2018 description

DOKUCHAIEVSK VODAKANAL BUILDING SHELLED

According to Voda Donbasa, on February 14th, at 12.30 pm shrapnel from shelling broke the window of the account manager’s office at the Dokuchaievsk Vodakanal office, entering the room. Fortunately, no one was injured, and there was no damage to equipment, but the incident of course put the lives of staff at risk.

The WASH Cluster is in touch with ‘Voda Donbasa’ and will report any specific needs to WASH cluster partners, however VD are extremely worried about the safety of staff at present.

16 Feb 2018 description
report CARE

En Ouganda, l’afflux de réfugiés en provenance de République Démocratique du Congo est de plus en plus préoccupant, alerte l’ONG CARE. Les arrivées de réfugiés ont quadruplé, par rapport à début 2017. La semaine dernière seulement, 22 000 réfugiés congolais sont arrivés à l’ouest du pays en traversant le lac Albert.

« Il y a une semaine, les réfugiés arrivaient par centaines. Maintenant, ce sont des milliers de personnes qui arrivent chaque jour, fuyant pour sauver leurs vies », alerte Delphine Pinault, directrice de l’ONG CARE en Ouganda.