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18 Jun 2012 description

Asia Pacific: new research shows failings in protection in the region

Bangkok, 15 June, 2012 – When asylum seekers reach the Asia Pacific they may realise more than anyone what is missing in terms of their protection. Where some countries are successfully helping asylum seekers live in safety, others are lacking.

27 Apr 2012 description

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Cambodia campaigns for rice carte

Global food prices steady during March

Plentiful wheat pushes domestic prices down

EU lifts ban on Thai poultry

Myanmar aims to increase rice exports by 20 percent

Indonesian agency seeking offices in Myanmar, Cambodia

Philippines sourcing rice from Viet Nam, Cambodia

China allows fuel price rise, but shields food producers

India will sell wheat to Iran

Thailand hit by drought, signs rice deals

Cyclone Daphne damages crops in Fiji

26 Dec 2011 description
report ACTED

The current floods in Cambodia, which have affected more than 50,000 families and destroyed 20,000 hectares of crops, or even tropical storm 12-E in Nicaragua, which has caused floods, landslides, considerable destruction of housing, social and economic infrastructure and massive population displacements, are two recent examples of little known humanitarian emergencies. Such crises have not mobilized much, but ACTED still intends to deliver a response.

30 Sep 2011 description

Geneva, 30 September - UNISDR Chief Margareta Wahlström today expressed concern at the great number of people who have lost their lives or have been affected by severe floods currently ravaging many countries across Asia.

Heavy rains due to the monsoon season have already claimed hundreds of lives and adversely affected millions of people in Thailand, Cambodia, Bangladesh, the Philippines and India. Pakistan is now suffering from severe floods for the second year in a row.

13 Jun 2011 description
report Caritas

El Equipo Directivo aprueba un paquete de ayudas por importe de 1,25 millones de euros para diversos proyectos en esos países

15 Mar 2010 description

For immediate release (Stockholm) Concerns about brewing 'arms races' in a number of regions of tension around the world are reflected in new data on international arms transfers published today by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).

12 Mar 2001 description

Cambodia and Vietnam - CWS is continuing to assist the most vulnerable communities in Cambodia, following severe flooding that affected vast areas of Southeast Asia in Fall 2000.