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30 Jun 2015 description

Regional Partnerships

The Asia-Pacific region contains a diverse array of cultures, environments, and societies. One of the fastest growing economic regions in the world, it is also the most disaster-prone. While natural disasters affect the region frequently, as this region continues along its path of development, regional partnerships will be essential in developing the capacities of countries to reduce risk and vulnerability and to respond to disasters.

19 May 2015 description

IRAQ - Conflict
• As of 16 May, Islamic State (IS) launched a complex attack aimed at taking full control of Ramadi; heavy fighting is also reported in the areas of Fallujah and Karmah. IOM’s displacement tracking matrix monitored the displacement of more than 6,500 families.