66 Deaths after Tropical Cyclone Hagibis Hits in Eastern Japan

As of 15.10.19, the number of fatalities has increased to 66 after the passage of Tropical Cyclone Hagibis in eastern Japan. Hundreds of people sustained injuries, and according to initial estimates from national authorities, more than 10,700 houses have been damaged, nearly 35,000 households remain without electricity, and 130,000 have no running water. Typhoon Hagibis made … More 66 Deaths after Tropical Cyclone Hagibis Hits in Eastern Japan

Flooding and Landslides Affect Thousands in Guatemala

ACAPS, The independent specialists in humanitarian needs, analysis and assessment, (Assessment Capacities Project) reported this week on the humanitarian crisis that is continuing to affect thousands in Guatemala. Within the last week (29.8.2019), heavy rains have caused flooding and landslides across 9 departments of Guatemala. The National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction (CONRED) estimates that over … More Flooding and Landslides Affect Thousands in Guatemala

Deadly Floods & Landslides in São Paulo – Brazil

Brazil – São Paulo state authorities have reported 12 deaths following heavy rain, flooding and landslides affecting the Metropolitan Region of São Paulo, with the threat of more rain to come.  Heavy rain caused the Tamanduatei River to overflow. The river runs through the south eastern parts of the city. The worst hit areas are … More Deadly Floods & Landslides in São Paulo – Brazil