Crisis language map: Mozambique Cyclone Gombe

View in a new tab and download our Mozambique Cyclone Gombe crisis language map as a photo here. Cyclone Gombe’s intense winds and heavy rains have been causing death and destruction in Madagascar and Mozambique since March 7, 2022. As of March 12, 2022, an estimated 900 people have been affected across the two countries. […]

Philippines Super Typhoon Rai (“Odette”) – Crisis language map

(Click here to open in a new window.) Typhoon Rai made an initial landfall in Siargao Island, province of Surigao del Norte in Caraga region, northern Mindanao on 16 December 2021. It carried gusts up to 270 km/h with maximum sustained winds of 195 km/h near the centre making it the strongest storm to make […]

Philippines Super Typhoon Mangkhut (“Ompong”) – Crisis language map

In the early hours of 15 September 2018, Typhoon Mangkhut struck the Philippines, with the eye of the storm crossing Luzon, the country’s largest and most populous island. The storm, locally known as Ompong, primarily impacted the northern Cagayan Province, including the towns of Baggao and Lasam, with sustained winds of 120 miles per hour […]

Crisis language map: Cyclone Kenneth in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique

Cyclone Kenneth hit the northern part of the country on 25 April 2019, the strongest storm in Mozambique’s recorded history and the second in five weeks. Strong winds, rainfall, landslides, and flooding are expected at the time of writing, endangering lives and livelihoods. In the wake of Cyclone Kenneth, people affected need to obtain critical […]

Fuego volcano eruption Guatemala – Crisis language map

Erupción del Volcán de Fuego, Guatemala – Mapa lingüístico de la crisis en español On 3 June 2018, the Fuego volcano, 40 km from Guatemala City, erupted. Preliminary reports from CONRED, the national disaster authority, recorded 65 people killed and close to 2,000 people in shelters. More than 1.7 million people have been indirectly affected by the […]

Papua New Guinea earthquake – Crisis language map

On 25 February 2018, a M7.5 earthquake struck the island of Papua New Guinea, displacing over 26,000 residents and leaving 270,000 people in need of assistance. At least 53 people have died as a result of landslides and structural collapse. Women, men, and children who have had to leave their homes speak a variety of […]