Are you the publisher? Claim or contact us about this channel


Embed this content in your HTML

Search

Report adult content:

click to rate:

Account: (login)

More Channels


Channel Catalog


Channel Description:

ReliefWeb - Updates
    0 0

    Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
    Country: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Cameroon, Chad, China, Colombia, Côte d'Ivoire, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia, Guinea, Iraq, Kenya, Lao People's Democratic Republic (the), Madagascar, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, occupied Palestinian territory, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Togo, Uganda, Yemen


    0 0

    Source: Overseas Development Institute, GFDRR
    Country: Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Colombia, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Philippines, Turkey, World


    0 0

    Source: European Commission Humanitarian Aid department
    Country: Bangladesh, Colombia, Indonesia, Libya, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Syrian Arab Republic

    LIBYA – EC Humanitarian assistance

    • On 22 December, the European Commission announced the allocation of an additional €2 million in humanitarian aid to assist the internally displaced amid the instability and violence that is currently plaguing Libya. These resources will help address most acute needs such as food, medical assistance and psychosocial support, shelter and winter items. Since May, nearly 400 000 people have been displaced.

    SYRIA – Humanitarian access and assistance

    • On 22 December, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the Government of Syria authorized the delivery of emergency medical supplies to opposition-held parts of Aleppo and the besieged districts of Eastern Ghouta and Moadamiyah in the outskirts of the capital Damascus.
    The deliveries are being prepared for the last week of 2014.

    • The WHO estimates that one million people have been wounded since the beginning of the war in Syria.

    BANGLADESH – Communal Violence

    • Communal violence broke out in the Chittagong Hill Tracks (CHT) on the 16 December as a result of land disputes. Reports suggest that up to 50 houses were set ablaze, shops and places of worship destroyed in Naniarchar Upazila of Rangamati District (CHT). Tensions remain high. The CHT Commission is urging the Government to ensure the safety and security of all indigenous people of Naniarchar and all other areas in the CHT.

    COLOMBIA – Landslides

    • A landslide occurred in the municipality of Mercaderes (Cauca department) on 20 December, killing six people and destroying a bridge. Another landslide occurred on the same day in the municipality of Bolivar, destroying three houses and six bridges. Media reported nearly 13 000 people isolated in four villages.

    SRI LANKA – Floods

    • Heavy rain in the past few days caused floods in several parts of Sri Lanka (Northern, Central, North Western, Eastern, North Central and Uva Provinces). As of 23 December, there were three dead, over 490 000 people affected, at least 82 000 people evacuated to safety centres, 1 900 houses destroyed and over 8 500 partially damaged. The Government of Sri Lanka is providing cooked meals, water and non-food assistance.

    • In the next 24 h, heavy rain and strong winds may still affect the flood affected areas.

    MALAYSIA – Severe weather

    • Heavy rain continues affecting several parts of Malaysia, causing rivers to overflow and floods in Sabah, Kelantan, Terengganu and Pahang states.

    • As of 23 December, four people have been killed in Kelantan since 16 December and there were 20 468 evacuees in Kelantan, 6 003 in Terengganu, 2 386 in Pahang and more than 100 in Sabah.

    • A Red Warning for heavy rain was in effect in parts of Peninsular Malaysia, as of 23 December (Malaysian Meteorological Department).

    INDONESIA – Landslide

    • As of 21 December, search and rescue efforts in Banjarnegara regency (Central Java) have stopped. BNPB reports a total of 95 deaths due to the landslide that occurred on 12 December, while 13 people remain missing. Local authorities have now shifted attention to the relocation of evacuees, whose official number has reached 2,038.


    0 0

    Source: US Department of State - Humanitarian Information Unit
    Country: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Chad, China, Colombia, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Georgia, Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Liberia, Myanmar, Nepal, occupied Palestinian territory, Pakistan, Russian Federation, Serbia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania


    0 0

    Source: Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre
    Country: Armenia, Bangladesh, Colombia, Haiti, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, United States of America, World, Zimbabwe


    0 0

    Source: World Food Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization, Food Security Cluster
    Country: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Cook Islands, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Fiji, Iraq, Kiribati, Liberia, Mali, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated States of), Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, Niger, Niue (New Zealand), occupied Palestinian territory, Pakistan, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Ukraine, Vanuatu, World, Yemen

    The gFSC global dashboard provides a quick snapshot of the country-level Food Security Clusters around the world. The updated dasboard shows that as of October 2015, the country-level Food Security Clusters remain only at 52 percent funded against their yearly requirements


    0 0

    Source: Food Security Cluster
    Country: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Cook Islands, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Fiji, Iraq, Kiribati, Liberia, Mali, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated States of), Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, Niger, Niue (New Zealand), occupied Palestinian territory, Pakistan, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Ukraine, Vanuatu, World, Yemen


    0 0

    Source: European Commission Humanitarian Aid Office
    Country: Bangladesh, China, Colombia, India, Myanmar, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Viet Nam, World

    COLOMBIA

    • Heavy rain has been affecting western and centralwestern areas of the country over the past few days causing floods and landslides.

    • Media reported at least 100 houses damaged in Valle del Cauca and Antioquia departments.

    • Over the next 24 h more heavy rain is forecast for the already affected areas of the country.

    IDEAM, NOAA, Local Media

    SRI LANKA, INDIA, BANGLADESH, MYANMAR/BURMA

    • TC ROANU caused widespread damage and casualties in several countries.

    • Bangladesh: 24 dead, 100 people injured, over 513 300 evacuated and 20 000 homes destroyed. Approx. 118 000 people are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance.

    • Myanmar/Burma: several damaged homes, bridges and temporary IDP shelters.

    • India: two dead, two injured, 2 500 people evacuated and a large number of homes were damaged.

    • Sri Lanka: 104 dead, 31 people injured, 99 are still missing, over 21 400 remain displaced and 5 100 homes were damaged.

    ECHO, GDACS, JTWC, RMSC, OCHA, DMC, Local Media

    CHINA

    • A Tropical Depression formed over the South China Sea on 26 May and started moving north towards southern China. It reached the coast of Guangdong, close to Yangjiang, in the morning of 27 May (UTC) with max. sustained winds of 45 km/h. Then it started moving inland, weakening.

    • Heavy rain may affect Guangdong, Hunan, Jiangxi, Fujian, as well as Hong Kong on 27-28 May.

    CMA, JTWC, Hong Kong Observatory, Local Media

    SOMALIA

    • Recent floods in Somalia's central Hiran region bordering Ethiopia has caused displacement and created urgent humanitarian needs. At least 70 000 people have been displaced and three people died in Beletweyne.

    • ECHO experts are in contact with partner organisations regarding emergency preparedness and response activities. Flash floods in October last year affected at least 132 000 people in south central Somalia.

    ECHO, UN, NGOs

    VIETNAM

    • Heavy rain has been affecting several areas of the north-eastern and north-central regions, over the past few days.

    • Media reported one dead and over 200 houses damaged.

    • Over the next 24 h more heavy rain is forecast for the already affected areas of the country.

    NCHMF, NOAA, Media


    0 0

    Source: International Organization for Migration
    Country: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Republic, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Côte d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyzstan, Micronesia (Federated States of), Republic of Korea, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Spain, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, Western Sahara, World

    The map below shows asylum applications by under age 18 year olds and gender. Darker colours mean more people have applied in a certain country. Use the slider to select a year or the drop down menus below to display data for different age groups or different home countries.


    0 0

    Source: US Department of State - Humanitarian Information Unit
    Country: Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Colombia, Côte d'Ivoire, Croatia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ecuador, Egypt, India, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Liberia, Malaysia, Mauritania, Myanmar, occupied Palestinian territory, Pakistan, Rwanda, Serbia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Viet Nam, World

    Approximately 12 million people lived in protracted refugee situations* around the world at the end of 2015, comprising nearly two-thirds of the global refugee population. A protracted refugee situation exists when 25,000 or more refugees originating from the same country have sought refuge in another country for at least five consecutive years.

    *These numbers include people in a refugee-like situation


    0 0

    Source: US Department of State - Humanitarian Information Unit
    Country: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Chad, China, Colombia, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Georgia, Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Liberia, Myanmar, Nepal, occupied Palestinian territory, Pakistan, Russian Federation, Serbia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania


    0 0

    Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
    Country: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Cameroon, Chad, China, Colombia, Côte d'Ivoire, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia, Guinea, Iraq, Kenya, Lao People's Democratic Republic (the), Madagascar, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, occupied Palestinian territory, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Togo, Uganda, Yemen


    0 0

    Source: Overseas Development Institute, GFDRR
    Country: Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Colombia, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Philippines, Turkey, World


    0 0

    Source: European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations
    Country: Bangladesh, Colombia, Indonesia, Libya, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Syrian Arab Republic

    LIBYA – EC Humanitarian assistance

    • On 22 December, the European Commission announced the allocation of an additional €2 million in humanitarian aid to assist the internally displaced amid the instability and violence that is currently plaguing Libya. These resources will help address most acute needs such as food, medical assistance and psychosocial support, shelter and winter items. Since May, nearly 400 000 people have been displaced.

    SYRIA – Humanitarian access and assistance

    • On 22 December, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the Government of Syria authorized the delivery of emergency medical supplies to opposition-held parts of Aleppo and the besieged districts of Eastern Ghouta and Moadamiyah in the outskirts of the capital Damascus.
    The deliveries are being prepared for the last week of 2014.

    • The WHO estimates that one million people have been wounded since the beginning of the war in Syria.

    BANGLADESH – Communal Violence

    • Communal violence broke out in the Chittagong Hill Tracks (CHT) on the 16 December as a result of land disputes. Reports suggest that up to 50 houses were set ablaze, shops and places of worship destroyed in Naniarchar Upazila of Rangamati District (CHT). Tensions remain high. The CHT Commission is urging the Government to ensure the safety and security of all indigenous people of Naniarchar and all other areas in the CHT.

    COLOMBIA – Landslides

    • A landslide occurred in the municipality of Mercaderes (Cauca department) on 20 December, killing six people and destroying a bridge. Another landslide occurred on the same day in the municipality of Bolivar, destroying three houses and six bridges. Media reported nearly 13 000 people isolated in four villages.

    SRI LANKA – Floods

    • Heavy rain in the past few days caused floods in several parts of Sri Lanka (Northern, Central, North Western, Eastern, North Central and Uva Provinces). As of 23 December, there were three dead, over 490 000 people affected, at least 82 000 people evacuated to safety centres, 1 900 houses destroyed and over 8 500 partially damaged. The Government of Sri Lanka is providing cooked meals, water and non-food assistance.

    • In the next 24 h, heavy rain and strong winds may still affect the flood affected areas.

    MALAYSIA – Severe weather

    • Heavy rain continues affecting several parts of Malaysia, causing rivers to overflow and floods in Sabah, Kelantan, Terengganu and Pahang states.

    • As of 23 December, four people have been killed in Kelantan since 16 December and there were 20 468 evacuees in Kelantan, 6 003 in Terengganu, 2 386 in Pahang and more than 100 in Sabah.

    • A Red Warning for heavy rain was in effect in parts of Peninsular Malaysia, as of 23 December (Malaysian Meteorological Department).

    INDONESIA – Landslide

    • As of 21 December, search and rescue efforts in Banjarnegara regency (Central Java) have stopped. BNPB reports a total of 95 deaths due to the landslide that occurred on 12 December, while 13 people remain missing. Local authorities have now shifted attention to the relocation of evacuees, whose official number has reached 2,038.


    0 0

    Source: Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre
    Country: Armenia, Bangladesh, Colombia, Haiti, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, United States of America, World, Zimbabwe


    0 0

    Source: World Food Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Food Security Cluster
    Country: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Cook Islands, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Fiji, Iraq, Kiribati, Liberia, Mali, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated States of), Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, Niger, Niue (New Zealand), occupied Palestinian territory, Pakistan, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Ukraine, Vanuatu, World, Yemen

    The gFSC global dashboard provides a quick snapshot of the country-level Food Security Clusters around the world. The updated dasboard shows that as of October 2015, the country-level Food Security Clusters remain only at 52 percent funded against their yearly requirements


    0 0

    Source: European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations
    Country: Bangladesh, China, Colombia, India, Myanmar, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Viet Nam, World

    COLOMBIA

    • Heavy rain has been affecting western and centralwestern areas of the country over the past few days causing floods and landslides.

    • Media reported at least 100 houses damaged in Valle del Cauca and Antioquia departments.

    • Over the next 24 h more heavy rain is forecast for the already affected areas of the country.

    IDEAM, NOAA, Local Media

    SRI LANKA, INDIA, BANGLADESH, MYANMAR/BURMA

    • TC ROANU caused widespread damage and casualties in several countries.

    • Bangladesh: 24 dead, 100 people injured, over 513 300 evacuated and 20 000 homes destroyed. Approx. 118 000 people are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance.

    • Myanmar/Burma: several damaged homes, bridges and temporary IDP shelters.

    • India: two dead, two injured, 2 500 people evacuated and a large number of homes were damaged.

    • Sri Lanka: 104 dead, 31 people injured, 99 are still missing, over 21 400 remain displaced and 5 100 homes were damaged.

    ECHO, GDACS, JTWC, RMSC, OCHA, DMC, Local Media

    CHINA

    • A Tropical Depression formed over the South China Sea on 26 May and started moving north towards southern China. It reached the coast of Guangdong, close to Yangjiang, in the morning of 27 May (UTC) with max. sustained winds of 45 km/h. Then it started moving inland, weakening.

    • Heavy rain may affect Guangdong, Hunan, Jiangxi, Fujian, as well as Hong Kong on 27-28 May.

    CMA, JTWC, Hong Kong Observatory, Local Media

    SOMALIA

    • Recent floods in Somalia's central Hiran region bordering Ethiopia has caused displacement and created urgent humanitarian needs. At least 70 000 people have been displaced and three people died in Beletweyne.

    • ECHO experts are in contact with partner organisations regarding emergency preparedness and response activities. Flash floods in October last year affected at least 132 000 people in south central Somalia.

    ECHO, UN, NGOs

    VIETNAM

    • Heavy rain has been affecting several areas of the north-eastern and north-central regions, over the past few days.

    • Media reported one dead and over 200 houses damaged.

    • Over the next 24 h more heavy rain is forecast for the already affected areas of the country.

    NCHMF, NOAA, Media


    0 0

    Source: US Department of State - Humanitarian Information Unit
    Country: Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Colombia, Côte d'Ivoire, Croatia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ecuador, Egypt, India, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Liberia, Malaysia, Mauritania, Myanmar, occupied Palestinian territory, Pakistan, Rwanda, Serbia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Viet Nam, World

    Approximately 12 million people lived in protracted refugee situations* around the world at the end of 2015, comprising nearly two-thirds of the global refugee population. A protracted refugee situation exists when 25,000 or more refugees originating from the same country have sought refuge in another country for at least five consecutive years.

    *These numbers include people in a refugee-like situation


    0 0

    Source: International Organization for Migration
    Country: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Republic, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Côte d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechia, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyzstan, Micronesia (Federated States of), Republic of Korea, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Spain, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, Western Sahara, World

    The map below shows asylum applications by under age 18 year olds and gender. Darker colours mean more people have applied in a certain country. Use the slider to select a year or the drop down menus below to display data for different age groups or different home countries.