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06 Mar 2014 description
The year was marked by 137 natural disasters in the region, compared with 93 separate events in 2012. The number of people killed by disasters was almost six times higher.
25 Nov 2013 description
Tropical Cyclone Helen made landfall in India affecting more than 70,000 people.Three earthquakes struck China's province of Jilin where 260,000 families have been affected.
16 Sep 2013 description
Floods and landslides continue to affect the Solomon Islands, India, Viet Nam and Lao PDR. In Indonesia, Mt. Sinabung erupted forcing over 3,700 people to be evacuated.
05 Aug 2013 description
In Lao PDR, a dengue outbreak has claimed 77 lives and affected 36,000 people. OCHA has released an emergency cash grant, and the UN is working on a CERF rapid response proposal.