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China + 4 others
Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (5-11 August 2014)

Rescue efforts are ongoing in the southwestern province of Yunnan, where a 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck on 3 August, affecting more than a million people.

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South Sudan + 16 others
OCHA Country Based Pooled Funds 2013

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Philippines + 5 others
Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot 8 - 14 July 2014

Authorities declare a state of calamity as food packs are provided to the 160,000 people affected by the floods in Maguindanao province of the Philippines.

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Japan + 3 others
Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot 1 - 7 July 2014

Typhoon Neoguri is headed towards Japan and the government has issued warnings and evacuation advisories. Papua New Guinea and the Philippines continue to experience heavy floods.

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Indonesia Humanitarian Bulletin | April - June 2014 [EN/ID]

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HIGHLIGHTS

• Overall decrease in disaster events in 2014

• Two volcano eruptions – Mt. Sangeangapi and Mt. Sinabung

• UNDAC course hosted by BNPB and OCHA

• HRF plans to phase out by September 2014

FIGURES

Natural Disaster (Apr-Jun 2014)

  • Natural Disaster 293

  • Total Affected 32,070 population

  • Casualties 61

Overall number of disaster events decreasing in 2014

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Indonesia: June Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 4 July 2014)

Whirlwinds were the most NATURAL DISASTER FIGURES common natural disaster for June with BNPB reporting 33. Floods were the second highest natural disaster event, affecting and displacing more than 10,000 people. Landslides took 12 lives the highest number of all the disasters.

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World + 5 others
Communications with Communities Asia-­Pacific Newsletter June 2014

This update seeks to support growth in innovative policy, practice and partnerships in humanitarian action to better communicate with disaster­affected communities. Readers are encouraged to forward this email through their own networks.

**Myanmar **

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Bangladesh + 3 others
Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot 24 - 30 June 2014

In India, monsoon rains have triggered river overflows in the State of Assam, causing damage and evacuations, while in Bangladesh a tornado hit Satkhira district injuring 15 people.

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Cambodia + 4 others
Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot 17 - 23 June 2014

Heavy rains have caused floods and landslides in four southern Philippines provinces, displacing thousands of villagers. Hagibis continued to affect south-eastern China with heavy rainfall.

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Indonesia: May Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 4 June 2014)

Indonesia continues to face natural disaster events. BNPB reported that in May 2014 alone, 92 disasters occurred with whirlwind being the most common followed by floods and landslide.

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Indonesia + 2 others
Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot 27 May - 2 June 2014

Around 150 people from Oitui Village, Bima District, were evacuated following warnings of further eruptions and fear of possible earthquakes. Government distributes masks, provides clean water.

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Solomon Islands + 3 others
Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot 20 - 26 May 2014

Following April's severe flooding in the Solomon Islands, the government is now encouraging evacuees to return home as humanitarian action shifts its focus to early recovery.

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Indonesia: April Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 20 May 2014)

Following the end of the rainy season, whirlwinds became the most common event, with BNPB reporting 55 accounted for nearly 50% of total disasters. A majority of whirlwinds occurred in either West Java or Central Java. The increase in the number of whirlwinds could be attributed to the El Nino that the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) anticipates will start in July – August 2014.

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Solomon Islands + 1 other
Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot 13 - 19 May 2014

Drinking water remains a concern for an estimated 50 per cent of the 50,000 people affected by the severe floods in April; MoH is investigating the diarrhoea-related deaths of four children from Guadalcanal.

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Indonesia Humanitarian Bulletin | January - March 2014 [EN/ID]

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Natural disasters impact increasing

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Fiji + 5 others
Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot 18 - 24 March 2014

There were 12 deaths and 15,446 suspected cases of dengue fever as the outbreak has now spread to all divisions of Fiji. In Vanuatu, there is increased relief response to TC Lusi.

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Vanuatu + 5 others
Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot 11 - 17 March 2014

There were 10 confirmed fatalities and two people missing after Tropical Cyclone Lusi hit Vanuatu. Elsewhere, King Tides affected Majuro and communities on four outer islands.

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Indonesia: February Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 14 March 2014)

The National Agency for Disaster Management (BNPB) reported 145 Disaster events – with whirlwinds being the most common followed by landslides and floods – resulting in a total of 26 deaths, at least 309,818 people affected and 40,628 houses damaged.

Mt. Kelud, East Java, erupted on 13 February killing seven people and prompting the evacuation of approximately 201,228 people from Blitar, Kediri, and Malang Districts to displacement centers across those regions.

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Humanitarian crises, emergency preparedness and response: the role of business and the private sector - Indonesia case study

This paper addresses the role of the private sector in humanitarian action in Indonesia and broad patters of engagement between the humanitarian and the private sectors. In analysing these issues, the paper identifies the barriers to, and opportunities for, more systematic engagement between humanitarian actors and the private sector, and puts forward practical measures to make collaboration more consistent and successful.

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Indonesia + 2 others
Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot 18-24 February 2014

1 INDONESIA

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