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The governor state of yap emergency executive declaration to preserve public health and mitigate hardships due to the onslaught of super typhoon maysak
Federated States of Micronesia, Typhoon Maysak USAID fact sheet 1, 7 April 2015. On April 2, U.S. Ambassador to FSM Dorothea-Maria Rosen declared a disaster due to the effects of Super Typhoon Maysak. In response, USAID/OFDA is providing an initial $100,000 to the International Organization for Migration (IOM) USAID’s primary relief and reconstruction partner in FSM for emergency relief items and basic water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) assistance to FSM’s storm-affected households. USAID/...
Federated States of Micronesia Typhoon Maysak, USAID situation report, 6 April 2015. The FSM and State Governments are providing logistics support to facilitate the movement of relief items throughout the affected areas. Under the leadership of each state’s Disaster Coordination Officer (DCO) in the Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs), IOM is closely coordinating with statelevel departments, the Micronesian Red Cross Society, and local partners. The IOM/Micronesia Chief of Mission continues to...
Vanuatu Tropical Cyclone Pam, Tafea Province Emergency Operations Centre, Tanna situation report 3, 26 March 2015. Critical need for oxygen supplies at Lenakal Hospital. The recent medical evacuation to Port Vila of a 2 month old baby highlighted the urgent need for replacement medical oxygen bottles. Food distributions began on Tanna on 25.03.15 and will continue for the next few days. As NFI supplies arrive they are being added to the distributions
7 April 2015. United States Government (USG) map of affected areas and humanitarian assistance during the aftermath of Typhoon Maysack, Federated States of Micronesia
Fedrated States of Micronesia, Typhoon Maysak fact sheet 2, 15 April 2015. A USG interagency team has conducted a preliminary damage assessment (PDA) to evaluate the impact of Typhoon Maysak in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). PDA findings indicate destruction of more than 280 houses and public infrastructure damage in excess of $8 million. USAID/OFDA1 is providing more than $100,000 in initial humanitarian assistance to FSM and has authorized the distribution of its relief supplies...
1,535 affected girls and boys in Shefa Province now have access to temporary learning spaces. 3,468 early childhood- and primary-aged children including children with disabilities received learning materials and school supplies. 20,312 children (81% of target) immunised against measles & rubella, received Vitamin A and de-worming in Shefa, Sanma and Tafea Provinces. 44% of targeted mothers of children aged 0 - 23 months received infant and young child feeding counselling in Sanma and Tafea...
SPC News, 28 April 2015. tanksAn extraordinary logistics challenge has brought together officials from the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) and Yap State government agencies, the European Union and local residents on a remote island in the north Pacific. Forty-seven household rainwater harvesting tanks and 70 containers filled with fresh water are progressively being shipped to the edge of a coral reef surrounding Fais Island, FSM
Field Trip Officer Raymond Tamow, Eric Gumoon and Joshua Libyan trip to Ulithi Atoll to assess damages by TC Maysak
Radio NZ News, 8 April 2015. The Lieutenant Governor of the state of Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia says he has no idea whether aid has reached all the people who need it, more than a week after typhoon Maysak. He says authorities have been busy distributing food, water and other relief supplies by boat to the outer islands, but until full assessments have been carried out, they're not sure if it's reaching everyone who needs it
Radio NZ News, 1 April 2015. Officials in the Federated States of Micronesia were scrambling to gauge the impact of Supertyphoon Maysak which has been pounding the country's west. Maysak hit the small atolls of Fais and Ulithi in the state of Yap with 120 kilometre per hour winds. The FSM President Manny Mori held a cabinet meeting to begin co-ordinating the country's response to Maysak, establishing a taskforce in conjunction with various government agencies
Radio NZ News, 7 April 2015. The International Organisation for Migration says the full extent of damage done by typhoon Maysak in Federated States of Micronesia is still not clear as assessments continue to be carried out. The category five supertyphoon swept through Yap and Chuuk states last week, killing five people, destroying homes and crops and contaminating water supplies
Radio NZ News, 1 May 2015. Many children in the cyclone affected states of the Federated States of Micronesia may have to repeat a grade in the next school year after missing almost two months of school since Maysak swept through the islands. The Director of FSM's Emergency Management Office, Andrew Yatilman, says some private schools have resumed classes but most public schools remain closed
Radio NZ News, 15 April 2015. The President of the Federated States of Micronesia is preparing a letter requesting the United States President Barack Obama to directly help the country's relief effort following Typhoon Maysak. The FSM government is appealing to President Obama to declare a State of Emergency in the country which would allow federal resources to flow into the country under its Compact arrangement with the US
Radio NZ News, 30 March 2015. Authorities in the Federated States of Micronesia say there have been casualties and severe damage to infrastructure in Chuuk state after Typhoon Maysack hit. The director of the National Emergency Management Office, Andrew Yatilman, says the eye of the category one typhoon directly hit the most populated area of Chuuk and caused serious damage
Radio NZ News, 4 April 2015. Thousands of people have been left displaced in the Federated States of Micronesia after the category five supertyphoon Maysak tore through the states of Chuuk and Yap. At least five people have died, crops and infrastructure have been destroyed, and water supplies contaminated
Radio NZ News, 4 April 2015. The head of the Red Cross in Federated States of Micronesia says the country is dealing with a major humanitarian emergency as the country tries to cope with the aftermath of super typhoon Maysak
Radio NZ News, 6 April 2015. The head of the Red Cross in Federated States of Micronesia says authorities in Chuuk and Yap states are rushing to get emergency shelter set up after typhoon Maysak displaced thousands. the category five typhoon destroyed up to 90 percent of homes, and evacuation centres are overcrowded. Agencies have spent the weekend sending relief supplies by boat and plane to affected areas
The coastal community adaptation project C-CAP Newsletter, March 2015. The warnings from the National Disaster Management Office in Vanuatu on the morning of March 12, 2015 were clear - all residents of the country were urged to move to emergency evacuation centers - a tropical storm that had started forming earlier in the week had been upgraded to Category 5 severe tropical cyclone status was due to hit Vanuatu the next day
This issue highlights U.S. President Barack H. Obama issues a Presidential Disaster Declaration (PDD) for FSM due to the effects of Typhoon Maysak, USAID/OFDA provides more than $620,000 to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to restore agricultural production in affected areas, Between April 22 and May 1, IOM delivered USAID/OFDA-provided plastic sheeting and water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) commodities to storm-affected populations in Chuuk and Yap states, meeting the...