Number of people killed by storms in 2013 second highest in a decade - latest annual disaster review
Victims from cyclones Haiyan, Phailin and Utor accounted for 38 per cent of all natural disaster victims in 2013, and the three affected countries - China, Philippines and India - accounted for 72 per cent of all victims.
No verified estimates of humanitarian needs are available yet. Humanitarian partners are currently not able to reach affected areas due to road closures and ongoing violence.
Around 1.1 million people have been affected across 27 provinces, with around 129,700 people sheltering in 324 evacuation centres. At least 425 houses were destroyed and 1,710 others were damaged.
In the Bago District, 25,000 people were affected when the Pegu River inundated adjacent villages and farmlands. The majority of the victims are casual labor workers, fishermen and farmers with no other livelihoods opportunities.