Peru: Cold Snap

30 Jul 2018

On 22 June 2018, the Peruvian government through its Council of Ministries issued the Supreme Decree N° 062-2018-PCM declaring 122 districts from the  high Andean areas from nine departments in state of emergency due to the damages caused by frost,  snowfall and heavy rains, causing negative effects on  health, education, as well as in agriculture […]

India: Floods Emergency

17 Jul 2018

On the morning of Saturday the 14 July 2018, the state of Kerala  in India, was affected by heavy downpour.  The monsoon has unsettled the normal living of people in Kerala, it is very urgent to provide humanitarian response to this crisis. The second spell of monsoon has greatly affected the central and southern part […]

Serbia: Floods Emergency

19 Jun 2018

In the afternoon  of Wednesday the 13 June 2018, the districts of Branicevo, Kolubara, Sumadija, Podunavlje and Pomoravlje in Serbia, were affected with sudden heavy rainfall, hailstorm, downpour and in some parts incessant rain. On Friday 15 June, the Hydro-Meteorological Service of Serbia (RHMZ) announced more bad weather for the coming weekend. Over the week, […]

Cuba: Floods Emergency

10 Jun 2018

As of 25 May 2018, Sub tropical storm Alberto, with maximum sustained winds of 65 km/hour, has passed over Cuba and brought torrential rainfalls (4 inches of water in 24 hours) causing overflowing of rivers and streams. According to Ministry of Interior, Flood waters swept away a bridge and damaged roads and other infrastructure, leaving […]

Tanzania: Floods Emergency

08 Jun 2018

During the night of Wednesday the 30th  May 2018, the town of Marwa, Ruvu Mferejini and Ruvu Jiungeni in SAME District, Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania, was severely hit by overflow of river Ruvu and Nyumba ya Mungu Dam. On this night an overflow caused displacement of households, interrupted communication, swept away termed animals and crop fields. […]

Ethiopia: Landslide Emergency

06 Jun 2018

In the evening of Saturday the 26 May 2018, the district of Gamo Goffa zone and Sidama Zone in SNNPR and Oromia Regions  in Ethiopia, was affected by a landslide which caused 34 deaths (20 female and 14 male) and seriously injured 6 people. At least 21 houses were destroyed, and more than 50 livestock […]

Guatemala: Volcanic Eruption

05 Jun 2018

The Fuego Volcano, located 27 miles southwest of Guatemala City, erupted around noon on Sunday, June 3, 2018. According to CONRED Guatemala’s national civil protection authority, the death toll has reached 65. The agency says that in addition, 46 people were injured, an unknown number is missing, and an estimated 3,271 people have been evacuated […]

Sri Lanka: Flood Emergency

28 May 2018

On the morning of Sunday, the 20th of May 2018, with the provinces of Ratnapura, Kurunegala, Gampaha and Puttalam in particular (in total 19 provinces) being affected, Sri Lanka was flooded due to the onset of heavy monsoon rains. According to the situation update by the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) of Sri Lanka, as of […]

Egypt: Fire Emergency

14 May 2018

In the afternoon  of Thursday 10 May 2018, in the town of El-Sultan Hassan village, El Minya Governorate in Egypt, an electric circuit short caused fire in one of the village houses. This spark caused the entire house to catch flame. The barns where built of wooden beams and palm branches, and they quickly caught […]

Kenya: Flood Emergency

07 May 2018

During the night of Friday 2 March 2018, Nairobi County was  severely flooded. On this day, flooding caused displacement of households, interrupted transport, swept away bridges and caused the death of 11 people nationwide. According to OCHA Flash update #1 of 25th April 2018, floods have displaced more than 211,000 people and reportedly killed 72; […]

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