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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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Philippines + 14 others
Asia-Pacific Humanitarian Bulletin 2013

The year was marked by 137 natural disasters in the region, compared with 93 separate events in 2012. The number of people killed by disasters was almost six times higher.

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Philippines + 21 others
Philippines: Foreign Military Deployed Assets (as of 30 December 2013)

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Philippines + 21 others
Philippines: Foreign Military Deployed Assets (as of 04 December 2013)

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Philippines + 20 others
Philippines: Foreign Civil-Military Snapshot (as of 23 November 2013)

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Philippines + 5 others
Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot, 19-25 November, 2013

Tropical Cyclone Helen made landfall in India affecting more than 70,000 people.Three earthquakes struck China's province of Jilin where 260,000 families have been affected.

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World + 1 other
Innovative disaster response strategies discussed

(Bangkok/Geneva, 15 November 2013): The United Nations has called for more attention to developing innovative and ground breaking strategies for governments to better prepare themselves during natural and man-made disasters.

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Philippines + 8 others
Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot, 29 October - 4 November, 2013

Cyclone Krosa is now south of Hong Kong and is forecast to hit Vietnam. Tropical storm 30 is likely to bring more heavy rain to IDPs in Zamboanga, who are living in camps which have already been flooded.

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Philippines + 5 others
Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot, 15 - 21 October, 2013

JAPAN

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Philippines + 4 others
Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot, 8 - 14 October, 2013

Heavy flooding, caused by seasonal rains and compounded by recent storms has affected large areas in SE Asia. Tropical Cyclone Nari is expected to impact the same locations.

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Philippines + 6 others
Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot, 1-7 October, 2013

Thousands are evacuated in Fujian province as Tropical storm Fitow made landfall in China. In the Philippines, seasonal flooding has knocked down temporary Zamboanga IDP shelters.

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Philippines + 5 others
Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot, 24- 30 September, 2013

Typhoon Wutip is expected to make landfall on the central coast of Viet Nam around Ha Tinh, Quang Tri Provinces and is forecast to cause heavy rainfall and possible flooding in these areas.

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Flooding and Severe Weather in SE Asia - September 2013

THAILAND

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Thailand: Location Map (2013)

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Philippines + 10 others
Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot, 17- 23 September, 2013

PHILIPPINES Conflict between the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines which began on 9 Sep has displaced nearly 129,000 people in Zamboanga and Basilan, as of 23 Sep. They are staying in 35 evacuation centers in Zamboanga and 11 in Basilan. 128 people have been killed. Sporadic fighting continues.
Source: OCHA

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Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot, 30 July - 5 August, 2013

In Lao PDR, a dengue outbreak has claimed 77 lives and affected 36,000 people. OCHA has released an emergency cash grant, and the UN is working on a CERF rapid response proposal.

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Myanmar + 6 others
Asia-Pacific Region 19 - 25 March, 2013, Natural Disasters and Other Events being monitored by the OCHA Regional Office for the Asia-Pacific

  1. Thailand - On 22 March, a fire sparked by a domestic accident broke out in Ban Mae Surin refugee camp in Mae Hong Son province, northwestern Thailand. 30 refugees from Myanmar were killed and four were seriously injured. Relief efforts are being coordinated by the Government of Thailand, as well as provincial and camp authorities. UNHCR, IRC and other NGOs are providing assistance.
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China + 6 others
Asia-Pacific region 27 Feb - 4 Mar, 2013 - Natural disasters and other events being monitored by the OCHA Regional Office for the Asia-Pacific

1 . China - A 5.2M earthquake has struch Yunnan province of China. According to media reports, 30 were injured, 700 homes collapsed and 2,500 homes were damaged.

Source: GDACS, PDC, Media

2 . Thailand - Flooding has killed 1 and affected over 7,800 in Narathiwat province. A request for international assistance is very unlikely.

Source: DMPD, Media

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Solomon Islands + 5 others
Asia-Pacific region 19 - 26 February, 2013 - Natural disasters and other events being monitored by the OCHA Regional Office for the Asia-Pacific

Tropical Depression Crising passed just below the southern Philippines, causing landslides and flash flooding. Heavy rain also caused flash flooding and landslides across Western Indonesia. 10 people were killed and over 5,000 homes destroyed.

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Philippines + 16 others
Humanitarian Snapshot: Natural Disasters in Asia-Pacific - 2012

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