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15 Jan 2019 description

Overview

Asia-Pacific remains the world's most disaster-prone region and, in 2018, natural disasters once again affected millions of people. During the year the region experienced a number of sudden-onset disasters that prompted international responses, including Tropical Cyclone Gita in Tonga (February), a 7.5 magnitude earthquake in Papua New Guinea (February), Tropical Storm Son Tinh in Lao PDR (August), Cyclone Mangkhut in the Philippines (September) and a 7.4 magnitude earthquake in Indonesia's Central Sulawesi province (October).

19 Dec 2015 description

NUMBERS AT A GLANCE

1.2 million Estimated Number of IDPs in FATA and KPk OCHA – November 2015

138,185 Families Who Voluntarily Returned to FATA since March 2015 OCHA – December 2015

192,120 Registered Families from FATA Who Remain Displaced OCHA – December 2015

1.5 million Estimated Number of Registered Afghan Refugees in Pakistan UNHCR – October 2015

HIGHLIGHTS

16 Oct 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • GoP continues FATA repatriation program

  • USAID/OFDA supports floods response in Chitral

  • USAID/FFP provides additional $27 million for food assistance

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

10 Jul 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Heat wave causes more than 1,200 deaths, exacerbates drought conditions in Sindh

  • The Government of Pakistan (GoP) implements new registration process for international organizations

  • USAID/OFDA provides more than $11 million in additional funding

KEY DEVELOPMENTS