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20 Feb 2017 description
As of 19 February, over 30,700 people remain displaced in northeastern Mindanao (Caraga region) by flooding. At least 2,100 people are in 18 shelters, while most are staying with relatives.
14 Nov 2016 description
Incessant rains across Java Island and in Aceh and Jambi provinces triggered floods. The government warned that 41 million people across Indonesia were at moderate or high at risk of landslides.
13 Jun 2016 description
UN refugee agency study finds the number of people in need of resettlement far surpasses the opportunities for placement in a third country.
22 Sep 2015 description
Amnesty, the Auckland Refugee Council and the Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network support a strategy towards improving the protection of more than 8.7 million people.
06 Jan 2012 description
DISASTER EVENTS IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC IN 2011 Asia and the Pacific continues to live up to its reputation as the world’s most natural-disaster-prone region. The International Disaster Database, EM-DAT, reports 89 natural-disaster events in the region in 2011. In terms of the number of events,...
16 May 2011 description
COUNTING THE COST OF DISASTERS IN ASIA PACIFIC The economic cost of natural disasters in the first quarter of 2011 in the Asia Pacific region is the highest on record. This is because three of the region’s most developed countries – Australia, New Zealand and Japan, all suffered significant...