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18 Aug 2017 description

Our methodology uses 9 indicators, grouped under 3 categories:

  • Access of humanitarian actors to affected population

  • Access of people in need to humanitarian aid

  • Security and physical constraints Each category is measured through proxy indicators, such as violence against personnel, denial of needs, or active hostilities.

Data is collected at the country level and may therefore not show disparities between sub-regions.

10 Aug 2017 description

Four of Afghanistan’s eastern provinces – Kabul, Kunar, Laghman, and Nangarhar – host over 1.7 million vulnerable Afghans: 1.04 million returnees and 697,607 internally displaced persons (IDPs). During a surge in returns from Pakistan in late 2016, the majority of returning Afghans entered at the Torkham border crossing in Nangarhar province, which hosts the largest number of last year’s returnees despite many claiming a different province of origin. Overall, Kabul district hosts the most returnees and IDPs of any district in Afghanistan.

04 Aug 2017 description

The Asia-Pacific region is one of the most disaster-prone areas in the world, with frequently occurring natural disasters including earthquakes, tsunamis, tropical storms, flooding, landslides and volcanic eruptions affecting millions of people every year.

31 Jul 2017 description

Trafficking in persons, also known as modern slavery or human trafficking, is a crime involving the exploitation of someone for the purposes of compelled labor or a commercial sex act through the use of force, fraud, or coercion. Where a person younger than 18 is induced to perform a commercial sex act, it is a crime regardless of whether there is any force, fraud, or coercion. Victims can be anyone from around the world or right next door: women and men, adults and children, citizens and noncitizens alike.

21 Jul 2017 description

Map Showing Villages/Areas identified at the Discharge of 2 Lac Cs From Marala HW to Khanki HW (Description: Light Blue is Chenab Flood Plain, Pink Color is Inundation at 2 Lac Cs)

21 Jul 2017 description

Map Showing Villages/Areas identified at the Discharge of 2 Lac Cs From Qadirabad HW to Chiniot Bridge (Description: Light Blue is showing Chenab Flood Plain, Pink Color is showing Inundation at 2 Lac Cs)

21 Jul 2017 description

Map Showing Villages/Areas identified at the Discharge of 2 Lac Cs From Khanki HW to Qadirabad HW (Description: Light Blue is showing Chenab Flood Plain, Pink Color is showing Inundation at 2 Lac Cs)

05 Jul 2017 description

Situation

  • Heavy rains have over the past week continued to affect the central and southern areas of China and most of Pakistan causing floods and flash floods.

03 Jul 2017 description

• India - Monsoon, Floods: Heavy rain and thunderstorms have been affecting areas of Assam, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh and Jharkhand states in the past days. 453 villages have been flooded and over 800 000 people are affected by floods in the state of Assam, up to 1 500 people have been displaced in the Morbi municipality (Gujarat State) and several landslides have been triggered by the rain in Himachal Pradesh state. Over the next 24h heavy rain is expected to continue to affect the northeastern states of India. Sources: ASDM, IMD, Media

03 Jul 2017 description

The Drought Monitoring System produces Integrated Drought Severity Index (IDSI) on a weekly basis by combining satellite derived information on the conditions of vegetation, temperature and rainfall datasets using long-term (15 years) record.

IDSI product was developed m a joint collaboration with World Meteorological Organizations (WMO), Global Water Partnership (GWP) and CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) led by CIAT and Water, Land and Ecosystems.

29 Jun 2017 description

SITUATION

• Heavy rain has been affecting Pakistan over the past days, causing floods.

• According to local media, as of 29 June at 8.00 UTC, at least twelwe people were killed and dozens were injured in the districts of Jhang (Punjab province), Dera Bugti (Balochistan province) and Karachi (Sind province). An estimated 1 000 people were displaced in the district of Chitral (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province).