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Posts Tagged ‘Flood Victims’ (11 found)

IPPF, through the SPRINT Initiative, Provides Critical Medical and SRH Services to the Flood Affected Population of Sagaing, Myanmar

August 20, 2015: Kuala Lumpur/New Delhi: The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) is the world’s leading provider of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services. IPPF, through its humanitarian assistance programme – SPRINT – is providing critical medical and SRH services in the wake of the devastating floods in Sagaing, Myanmar. IPPF East & South East Asia and Oceania Region (IPPF ESEAOR) is responding to the humanitarian crisis through its collaborating partner, the Myanmar Maternal and Child Welfare Association with funding provided by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), as part of the Australian Government humanitarian response to the floods […]

August 20, 2015  •  By International Planned Parenthood Federation  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

U.S. Government Announces New Increase in Support to World Food Program (WFP) to Help Flood Victims

The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Office of Food for Peace today approved a new contribution of $3 million to the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) to assist people impacted by devastating floods and heavy rains in Myanmar. Over three thousand, three hundred metric tons of locally procured rice, pulses and salt, along with vegetable oil from the region, will assist people in affected states and regions throughout the country.
Through new and existing activities, the U.S. government will provide over $4.5 million in flood relief and recovery assistance to over 250,000 people impacted by the disaster […]

August 17, 2015  •  By United Nations World Food Program  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar : Floods Emergency Situation Report (No.4)

Flood situation in BurmaAs of 13 August, the NDMC reports that over 1,350,000 people have been severely affected by floods and landslides in July and August. This includes a cumulative number of over 297,000 households that have been or remain temporarily displaced during this period […]

August 14, 2015  •  By United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Floods Emergency Situation Report ( No.3)

Flooding in BurmaAs of 10 August, the National Natural Disaster Management Committee (NDMC) reports that over 1.1 million people have been severely affected by floods and landslides since mid-July. This includes a cumulative number of over 240,000 households that have been or remain temporarily displaced during this period […]

August 13, 2015  •  By United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement on Floods in Myanmar

(Yangon, 12 August 2015) Today I returned from Kale Township in Sagaing Region, where I visited communities affected by the floods and observed ongoing relief efforts. I was joined by government officials, several ambassadors, NGOs and UN colleagues […]

August 12, 2015  •  By UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Myanmar  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Humanitarian Aid not Political Maneuvering

flooding in Burma This year’s monsoon rains have hit Burma harder than most years in the country’s history, leading to the worst natural disaster since Cyclone Nargis in 2008. So far, nearly 100 people have died from the severe flooding caused by heavy rains and flash floods and over one million people have been affected in all but two of Burma’s 14 states and regions since June 2015. Approximately 1.2 million acres of rice fields have been destroyed including large parts of Burma’s “rice bowl,” the Irrawaddy Delta, and nearly 14,000 educational institutions have been temporarily shut down due to this natural disaster […]

August 11, 2015  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Situation Report No.1 – National Natural Disaster Management Committee

Torrential rain starting from 16 July 2015 in the Northern part of Myanmar and Cyclone Komen that landfall Bengladesh has triggered severe and widespread floods and landslides across twelve states and regions in Myanmar […]

August 10, 2015  •  By United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Floods Emergency Situation Report ( No.2)

Flood in BurmaAs of 7 August, the Government of Myanmar’s Relief and Resettlement Department (RRD) reports that close to
590,000 people have been severely affected by monsoonal floods across 12 of Myanmar’s 14 states and regions
since mid-July. This includes a cumulative number of 122,200 households that have been or remain temporarily
displaced during this period. More than 17 million people live in townships that have been inundated by floods in
July and August, according to RRD. At least 96 people are confirmed to have died in the floods since June.

August 8, 2015  •  By United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Rohingya Flood Victims Abandoned by Burmese Government

Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK is receiving reports from Rakhine State indicating that the Burmese government has abandoned most Rohingya victims of the floods and is focusing instead on assisting only ethnic Rakhine […]

August 7, 2015  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organization UK  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

လက္ရွိျဖစ္ေပၚေနေသာ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံတြင္းေရေဘးအႏၱရာယ္ႏွင့္ပတ္သက္၍ အရပ္ဖက္လထုအဖဲြ႔အစည္းမ်ား၏ ထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကညာခ်က္

ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံရွိ ျပည္နယ္ႏွင့္တိုင္း (၁၁) ခုတြင္ လက္ရွိ ေရႀကီးေရလွ်ံမႈမ်ား ႀကံဳေတြ႔ေနၿပီး ျပည္သူေပါင္းမ်ားစြာ ေရေဘးဒုကၡမ်ား ရင္ဆိုင္ေနရလ်က္ရွိသည္။ လြန္ခဲ့ေသာ သတၱပတ္ႏွစ္ပတ္က စတင္ခဲ့ေသာ ေရေဘးဒဏ္ ေၾကာင့္ စစ္ကိုင္းတိုင္း၊ ပဲခူးတိုင္း၊ ဧရာ၀တီတိုင္း၊ ကခ်င္ျပည္နယ္၊ ခ်င္းျပည္နယ္၊ ရခိုင္ ျပည္နယ္တို႔ရွိ ျပည္သူ လူထုသိန္းႏွင့္ခ်ီ၍ ဒုကၡေရာက္ခဲ့ရၿပီး အေရးေပၚအကူအညီမ်ား လိုေနလ်က္ရွိသည္။ ေရေဘးဒဏ္ေၾကာင့္ ဒါဇင္ႏွင့္ ခ်ီေသာလူမ်ား ေသဆံုးေပ်ာက္ဆံုးခဲ့ၿပီး ေျမယာဧက ရွစ္သိန္းေက်ာ္ ထိခိုက္ပ်က္စီးေနေၾကာင္း သတင္းမ်ားရရွိသည္ […]

August 2, 2015  •  By Civil Society Forum  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤