Indonesia: Jakarta Floods

06 Jan 2020

Continuous and heavy rainfall caused flooding in Jakarta and its surrounding cities for two days during new year. Poorly maintained rivers, lack of water infiltration and littering has resulted in the rise of the water levels at many points in Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang and Bekasi (Jabodetabek). As of 4 January, there are about 173,000 […]

Philippines: Typhoon Phanfone

03 Jan 2020

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported that typhoon Phanfone (local name:  Ursula) 600,142 families or 2,431,821 persons were affected in 2,702 barangays (villages) in MIMAROPA, Bicol, Western Visayas, Central Visayas, Eastern Visayas, and CARAGA regions. About 19,553 families or 77,989 individuals are still staying in government designated evacuation centers. Twelve municipalities […]

Iraq: Humanitarian Crisis (Call-4-Action)

18 Dec 2019

The humanitarian crisis in Iraq remains one of the largest and most volatile in the world. The pace of displacement over the past four and a half years is nearly without precedent with more than 5.4 million people displaced since the rise of the Islamic State (IS). The 2019 Iraq Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) states […]


18 Dec 2019

The Syrian crisis is in entering its tenth year of protracted conflict causing a UN declared level three humanitarian emergency. The past and present hostilities compounded with the continued massive displacement of populations, remain the main drivers of humanitarian needs. As such the Syrian crisis remains the largest displacement crisis in the world, with over […]

Madagascar: Cylone Belna.

09 Dec 2019

In the afternoon of Sunday the 8 December 2019, cyclone Belna passed the region of the entire western coastline in Madagascar. While the eye of the cyclone moves near to the coast in the channel between Mozambique and Madagascar, the coastal areas of Madagascar are getting affected with heavy rains and wind up to 200 […]

Somalia: Flood Emergency

03 Dec 2019

Moderate to heavy Deyr seasonal rains, which started in early October in many parts of Somalia have continued to be received across the country. The regions of Gedo, Nugaal and Hiran in Somalia are the most affected, with these regions heavily flooded. Recent updates by Somalia NGO consortium indicate that over half a million people […]

South Sudan: Floods Emergency

13 Nov 2019

The South Sudan States of Upper Nile, Jonglei, Unity, Northern Bahr el Gazal and Eastern Equatoria have been seriously affected by flooding, caused by heavy continuous rains. On October 27, 2019, the government of South Sudan declared the flooding situation a state of emergency in most affected areas. The floods have affected over 900’000 people […]

Kenya: Floods Emergency

11 Nov 2019

Kenya has experienced heavy rains in the recent months across the country, affecting over 144,000 people in 25 counties. According to preliminary findings by the Kenya Red Cross Society and the Government’s National Disaster Operation Centre (NDOC), the floods have claimed the lives of 48 persons, left 17,000 people displaced and also affected 200,000 refugees […]

Philippines: Cotabato Earthquake

01 Nov 2019

A 6.5 magnitude earthquake hit the province of Cotabato in the Philippines in the morning of 31st October, 2019.  The province has experienced two earthquakes of more than 6.0 magnitude since 16th October and they expect that aftershocks and tremors will still continue until December, as reported by Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS). […]

Ghana: Floods Emergency.

22 Oct 2019

Heavy rains for eight continuous days have caused havoc in the Upper East Region in Ghana, resulting in loss of life, injured and displaced persons. At least 20 people have lost their lives and 19 are reported injured. More than 1,550 houses have also been destroyed by the floods across the 15 most affected districts of […]

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