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11 Sep 2017 description
While detailing human rights violations in 40 countries, Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein highlights the Rohingya situation in Myanmar, calling it "a textbook example of ethnic cleansing."
16 Aug 2017 description
Of the 9.1 million new internal displacements, 4.6 million were caused by conflict, a figure which is already two-thirds of last year’s total. Disaster displacement continues at an unabated pace too.
07 Aug 2017 description
Seasonal monsoon floods continue to affect North, Northeast and Central Thailand. Cumulatively, 1.8 million people have been affected in 44 provinces.
31 Jul 2017 description
In India, more than 165,000 people have been affected; in Bangladesh, partners are providing food, health, protection, shelter and water, sanitation and hygiene services to 18,000 people.
24 Jul 2017 description
The landslides between June and July are the deadliest in history, with Rangamati and Bandarban the most affected areas; 1,500 people in eight shelter camps are still receiving aid.
17 Jul 2017 description
Heavy monsoon rains have triggered flooding and landslides across Asia and the Pacific affecting millions of people. Tropical Storm Talas hit Viet Nam damaging at least 2,700 houses.
14 Jul 2017 description
Under a business-as-usual scenario, a 6 degree Celsius temperature increase is projected over the Asian landmass by the end of the century.
10 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Violence and mass evacuations following a military operation in late May have affected about 160,000 children. Some of them are used as combatants and 22,700 can't return to school.
10 Jul 2017 description
As of 7 July, over 40 people have been killed, 61 injured and 60 houses damaged by flash floods in Pakistan. Armed clashes in Afghanistan have displaced more than 20,200 people.
03 Jul 2017 description
report UN Population Fund
Philippine authorities say some 385,000 people have been displaced by fighting between government forces and the Maute and Abu Sayyaf armed groups on the long-embattled island of Mindanao.
27 Jun 2017 description
As of 21 June, an estimated 415,600 people have been affected by floods and landslides in Sri Lanka, of whom approximately 30 per cent are children, according to UNICEF.
23 Jun 2017 description
One month into the armed conflict, there is still a need to support more than 200,000 displaced people with food, drinking water, sanitation facilities and health care in the coming weeks.
22 Jun 2017 description
In 2016, 31.1 million people were displaced by conflict and violence within their own borders. This brings the number of conflict-led IDPs to 40.3 million, while millions more were displaced by natural disasters.
15 Jun 2017 description
In the Philippines, the fighting between government forces and the Maute group in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur, has entered its fourth week. Evacuation efforts are ongoing.
12 Jun 2017 description
Armed conflict in Marawi in the Philippines as well as floods and landslides in Sri Lanka have resulted in the displacement of hundreds of thousands of people.
08 Jun 2017 description
As the rainy season begins, thousands of people displaced by the fighting in Marawi are at risk of water-borne diseases because of limited access to basic water and sanitation facilities.
05 Jun 2017 description
An estimated 3.3 million people have been affected by Tropical Cyclone MORA in Bangladesh with 540,000 people estimated to require humanitarian assistance.
29 May 2017 description
An estimated 503,560 people in 15 of Sri Lanka’s 25 districts have been affected by floods and landslides, with 82,998 people displaced. A total of 156 deaths has been confirmed.
02 May 2017 description
The report highlights significant progress achieved by the MILF in implementing an Action Plan to end and prevent the recruitment and use of children, signed in 2009.
17 Apr 2017 description
As of 17 April, flash floods caused nine deaths and displaced 1,200 people in Philippines' Cebu province. On 12 and 13 April, flooding affected 2,000 people in West Aceh District, Indonesia.