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18 Jun 2018 description
report Xinhua

BEIJING, June 17 (Xinhua) -- Heavy rain will hit many regions across China in the next three days, the national observatory forecast Sunday.

Parts of north China, the Sichuan basin and Shaanxi Province as well as regions along the middle and lower reaches of Yangtze River would expect heavy rain or storms during this period, the National Meteorological Center (NMC) said.

18 Jun 2018 description
report Xinhua

BEIJING, June 17 (Xinhua) -- Natural disasters killed 82 people in China last month and eight others remain missing, according to the Ministry of Emergency Management.

Natural disasters, including earthquakes, floods, strong winds and hail, affected 11.1 million people and forced 66,000 to relocate in May, the ministry said on its website Sunday.

Destroying houses and damaging crops, the natural disasters caused direct economic losses of 10.13 billion yuan (about 1.6 billion U.S. dollars).

16 Jun 2018 description

Update on the Dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region

Northern Hemisphere

Cambodia

As of 31 May 2018, a total of 960 suspected dengue cases have been reported in Cambodia. In weeks 20 and 21, 2018, there were 131 and 135 new suspected dengue cases respectively. The number of reported dengue cases have increased compared to the previous weeks, above the alert threshold level (Figure 1).

China (no update)

14 Jun 2018 description
report World Bank

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2018 — The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved a US$150 million loan to China today to improve flood risk management and reduce water pollution in Hezhou Municipality in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

12 Jun 2018 description

Chile- Temporal- 11/6/18

Segùn lo reportado por la Oficina Nacional de Emergencia del Ministerio del Interior (Onemi) el sistema frontal que afecta a gran parte del paìs, cobrò cinco vìctimas. Entre las regiones de Antofagasta (Norte) y Los Ríos (Sur), 7.253 personas permanecen aisladas, hay 40 damnificadas y 25.000 se encuentran sin suministro eléctrico, siete viviendas han resultado con daños, varios caminos se encuentran interrumpidos y las clases han debido ser suspendidas.

Acciones de Respuesta:

12 Jun 2018 description
report Xinhua

Editor: Yamei

GUANGZHOU, June 11 (Xinhua) -- Typhoon Ewiniar has caused nearly 300 million yuan (47 million U.S. dollars) of damage in south China's Guangdong Province, provincial insurance regulatory authorities said Monday.

So far, insurance companies have received 39,000 claims related to the typhoon, with an initially assessed damage value of 290 million yuan, said a statement issued by the Guangdong Bureau of China Insurance Regulatory Commission.

The loss in Shenzhen, the second largest city in the province, is not included in the figures.

11 Jun 2018 description

Immigration Detention And Community Statistics

Summary

At 26 April 2018, there were 1369 people in immigration detention facilities, including 1065 in immigration detention on the mainland and 304 in immigration detention on Christmas Island.
A further 457 people were living in the community after being approved for a residence determination and 17,980 were living in the community after grant of a Bridging Visa E.
The table below reflects figures based on records in Department of Home Affairs systems.

10 Jun 2018 description
report Xinhua

Editor: yan

GUANGZHOU, June 8 (Xinhua) -- The typhoon Ewiniar has brought torrential downpours into south China's Guangdong Province, local meteorological department said Friday.

As of 4 p.m., nearly 73,000 residents had been moved to safe places, according to the local civil affairs department.

The storms also led to flight delays in Baiyun International Airport in Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong. Seventy-three outbound flights and 71 inbound flights had been canceled as of 5:30 p.m.

10 Jun 2018 description
report Xinhua

Editor: Yamei

GUANGZHOU, June 8 (Xinhua) -- Five people have been killed in landslides triggered by Typhoon Ewiniar, the fourth typhoon to hit south China's Guangdong Province this year, the local government said Friday.

According to authorities in the city of Yunfu, torrential rain hit Xinxing County, causing houses to collapse and landslides that killed five residents.

As of noon Friday, over 1,000 people from 12 towns and villages in Xinxing had been relocated to safety.

10 Jun 2018 description
report Xinhua

Editor: Yamei

KUNMING, June 8 (Xinhua) -- Around 65,000 people in southwest China's Yunnan Province have been affected by flooding caused by days of heavy downpours, according to local authorities.

As of 3 p.m. Thursday, the heavy rain starting from Saturday had affected around 65,000 people from eight prefectures and cities across the province, according to the provincial civil affairs bureau.

The flooding has also damaged more than 2,900 hectares of crops and nearly 200 houses.

08 Jun 2018 description
infographic Insecurity Insight

This overview document presents incidents affecting aid delivery in 18 countries in Asia in 2017. The report is based on incidents identified in open sources and reported by Aid in Danger partner agencies using the Security in Numbers Database (SiND). In 2017, 263 security incidents affecting NGO staff members, programmes and assets were reported. The total number of reported incidents below reflects the willingness of agencies to share information.

It is neither a complete count nor representative.

08 Jun 2018 description
report Xinhua

Editor: Yurou

HAIKOU, June 6 (Xinhua) -- Typhoon Ewiniar, the fourth typhoon of the year, made a second landfall in south China's Hainan Province Wednesday afternoon, after landing in neighboring Guangdong Province Wednesday morning.

The typhoon made a second landfall on Changliu Town in Haikou, capital of Hainan at around 2:50 p.m., with winds over 64 km per hour near its eye, local meteorological department said.

The typhoon landed in Xinliao Town in the city of Zhanjiang in Guangdong, at 6:25 a.m.

08 Jun 2018 description
report Xinhua

Editor: Liangyu

BEIJING, June 7 (Xinhua) -- China's national weather observatory renewed a yellow alert for rainstorms on Thursday, as heavy rain in southern areas will continue.

Affected by typhoon Ewiniar, the fourth typhoon of the year, heavy rain or storms may hit parts of Guangdong, Guangxi, and Hunan in the next three days, with some of these areas expecting thunderstorms, according to the National Meteorological Center (NMC).

Rainfall could exceed 300 mm per hour in some regions of Guangdong and Guangxi, the NMC said.

07 Jun 2018 description
report Xinhua

Editor: Yamei

HAIKOU, June 6 (Xinhua) -- The fourth typhoon of the year made a second landfall in south China's Hainan Province Wednesday afternoon, after landing on neighboring Guangdong Province this morning.

The typhoon made a second landfall on Changliu Town in Haikou, capital of Hainan at around 2:50 p.m., with winds of 64.8 km per hour near its eye, local meteorological department said.

The typhoon landed in Xinliao Town in the city of Zhanjiang, Guangdong, at 6:25 a.m.

07 Jun 2018 description
report Xinhua

Editor: Yamei

HONG KONG, June 6 (Xinhua) -- The first typhoon that has landed in China this year is approaching Hong Kong, said the Hong Kong Observatory on Wednesday.

Typhoon Ewiniar was about 400 km away from the region as of Wednesday afternoon, bringing about rainbands to Hong Kong, the agency said.

Squally showers and thunderstorms are expected for the region in the next couple of days, according to the observatory.

06 Jun 2018 description

National Meteorological Center released yellow warning of typhoon on 10:00 a.m. on June 5.

05 Jun 2018 description

The National Meteorological Centre issued blue warning of typhoon at 10:00 a.m. on June 5.In this 8:00 a.m. the tropical depression of South China Sea has intensified into this year’s No.4 typhoon, tropical storm level. At 10:00 a.m., the center located over sea areas which about 230 kilometers from south of Wenchang city, Hainan province (17.5°N,111.1°E).

Typhoon track forecast

05 Jun 2018 description
report Xinhua

Editor: ZX

NANNING, June 4 (Xinhua) -- Heavy rain has affected more than 20,000 people in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, according to local authorities.

Downpours have battered several cities in Guangxi since Sunday. As of 3:50 p.m., the heavy rain has forced the relocation of 50 people.

About 520 hectares of crops were damaged and direct economic losses exceeded 8 million yuan (1.25 million U.S. dollars).

Heavy rain is expected to continue to hit the region in the next few days.