Colombia: Floods in Arauca

29 Jul 2015

29 May 2015 – Since 22 May the Colombian north‐east department of Arauca has experienced heavy rains creating emergency situations due to the floods caused by overflown rivers. In Saravena municipality a red alert has been published due to the level of severity of the situation. Alerts 15_2015_Colombia_floods_Arauca

Uganda: Congolese Refugee Influx

29 Jul 2015

5 June 2015 – Thousands of Congolese refugees began pouring into Uganda from the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in early June, reportedly fleeing possible abduction, forced recruitment and rape by suspected Mai Mai and ADF militia groups (Allied Democratic Forces). Alerts 16_2015_Congolese_Ref_Uganda

Ghana: Floods

29 Jul 2015

8 June 2015 – Heavy rains for the past week  in early June have left most parts of the capital, Accra, its suburbs and other cities flooded. Assessment carried out so far indicates that about 10 districts have experienced the effects of a severe flooding. Affected districts include Accra Metropolis, Ga South Municipal, Adentan Municipality, Cape Coast, Ashaiman […]

Djibouti: Refugee influx from Yemen

29 Jul 2015

9 June 2015 – Yemen is facing its worse crisis in many years due to forces competing over control of the country. The country is divided between split affiliations which has created a severe situation where neighbouring states have interfered. Alerts 18_2015_Refugees_from_Yemen_to_Djibouti

Nepal: 7. 4 Earthquake

29 Jul 2015

13 May 2015 – A second earthquake measuring 7.4 struck north-east of Kathmandu on Tuesday 12 May, 2015, at 12:45pm Nepal local time. It was the second strongest quake to hit Nepal recently, following the first quake of 7.8 magnitude on April 25, 2015. Alerts_May_2015 Nepal earthquake

Nepal: 7.9 Earthquake

29 Jul 2015

25 April 2015 – An earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter Scale struck west of the ancient Nepali capital of Kathmandu, Pokhara, on Saturday 25 April 2015, at 11:41am Nepal local time. It is the most powerful earthquake to hit the region in 81 years. Alerts 11_2015_Nepal_ Quake_25April2015

Madagascar: Flooding caused by tropical cyclone

29 Jul 2015

17 January 2015 – Persistent heavy rainfall brought about by Tropical Cyclone Bansi, traversing the eastern part of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean, has lashed the country since 9 January 2015. Simultaneously a depression in the Mozambique Channel in the Indian Ocean has built up and has started moving towards the island of Madagascar, equally contributing to increased […]

Russia and Ukraine: IPDs and Refugees from Eastern Ukraine

28 Jul 2015

28 July 2015 – Refugees and IDPs who have left the combat zones were only able to take with them a minimum amount of household items. Due to the harsh conditions of winter in Ukraine and Russia, winterization is considered as lifesaving assistance and considered one of the most important objectives of this ACT Alliance follow […]

Pakistan: Floods in Central Region

24 Jul 2015

24 July 2015 – ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 19/2015. Monsoon rains started the third week of July 2015 and have already created chaos in parts of the country. Chitral district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Ghanche in Gilgit Baltistan are the worst affected areas. More rains are expected and the situation is likely to worsen […]

Burundi: IDP and Refugee influx

29 May 2015

Since April 2015, Burundians have been fleeing their country following the announcement that President Pierre Nkurunziza is seeking a third presidential term. Alerts 14_2015_Burundi Crisis IDP-Refugee Influx

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