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  15 August 2020
I. International

Nepal - Landslides (DG ECHO, Media)

  • 11 people were killed while 27 others went missing in a landslide at Jugal Rural Municipality in Sindhupalchok district on Friday morning, when a dozen houses were completely buried and over 30 houses sustained significant damages. Seriously injured 5 people were airlifted to the capital city hospital. The landslide has displaced about 55 households and affected another 150 households. The local authorities with help of the security personnel are conducing rescue works. The government has provided relief materials to the victims. 
  • The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority (NDRRMA) has reported than 180 people have been killed, 83 people have been missing and more than 3300 households have been displaced by landslides beginning of monsoon this year. 
  • Heavy rain is predicted in the Central Nepal, which may further escalate landslides in  Sindhupalchowk and adjoining districts. 

Lebanon - Explosion update (DG ECHO)

EUCPM activation activation
  • Following the explosion in Beirut, as of 15 August more than 200 people have been reported dead, 6,000 injured and 20 missing.
  • The search and rescue teams deployed through the Union Civil Protection Mechanism (UCPM) completed their mission and returned safely to their countries.
  • In-kind assistance have been provided through the UCPM by BE, CY, CZ, DK, FI, FR, IT, NO, RO, SK, SE and TK. Medical supplies and in-kind assistance is expected to be delivered by AT, BG and HR on 17 August.
  • On 14 August, Lebanon reported increases in the number of deaths and new cases from COVID-19, taking the total number of infections close to 8,000
II. Europe

Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by national services (European Flood Awareness System - EFAS)

Slovenia: Threshold level 1/1 on Ivanjsevski potok river.

III. Factsheets


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