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.


Clashes in Sana’a cause civilian casualties and significant displacement

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.


Tropical Storm Fung-Wong kills 11 people in the Philippines

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.


Seasonal floods displace over 36,000 people in Myanmar

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.

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