In FY 2008, OFDA responded to 80 disasters
affecting at least 202 million people in 62 countries. Conflict, flooding,
drought, food insecurity, and a cyclone, as well as cholera, Ebola, and
meningitis outbreaks, confronted populations in countries throughout Africa.
Asia and the Pacific region experienced natural disasters, including a
typhoon, cyclone, earthquake, floods, a winter emergency, and food insecurity,
as well as complex emergencies. Countries in Europe, the Middle East, and
Central Asia (EMCA) required assistance to meet humanitarian needs resulting