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22 Apr 2014 description

Situation highlights: Typhoon Haiyan recovery

Five months have passed since Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines. As of 28 February, Typhoon Haiyan affected over 16 million people including the over 4 million that were displaced. Reports show that there have been 28 600 people injured, 6201 deaths and 1785 remain missing.

03 Nov 2011 description

A SNAPSHOT OF EVENTS IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC

Between May and September 2011, a number of disasters including floods and storms continued to devastate Asia and the Pacific region.

Floods occurred in China from June onwards, affecting over 36 million people and killing at least 355 people. Despite direct economic losses of nearly US$6.5 billion, no international assistance was requested.

07 Sep 2011 description

Human Rights Council

Eighteenth session

Agenda item 3

Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development

Summary