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13 Oct 2017 description
Research findings forecast a continued rise in homelessness among people in disaster prone countries unless significant progress is made in managing disaster risk
10 Oct 2017 description
Asia-Pacific Disaster Report 2017 shows that the greatest impacts of disasters are in countries which have the least capacity to prepare or respond to these events.
12 Sep 2017 description
UNICEF and the IOM analysed the journeys of 11,000 young migrants and refugees along the Central and Eastern Mediterranean routes to Europe.
01 Nov 2016 description
Some of the highest rates of impunity in the murders of journalists can be attributed to killings by Islamist militant groups, CPJ found. The worst country for the second year in a row is Somalia.
10 Mar 2016 description
According to a new report by ESCAP, the region accounted for over half the world’s 344 disasters in 2015, resulting in over 16,000 deaths with 59 million people affected.
11 Jul 2014 description
The Atlas of Mortality and Economic Losses from Weather, Climate and Water Extremes describes the distribution and impacts of disasters and highlights measures to increase resilience.
14 May 2014 description
Report by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre says this figure equates to a staggering increase of 4.5 million from 2012, signalling a record high for the second year running.
29 Apr 2013 description
Around 6.5 million people were newly displaced, almost twice as many as the 3.5 million during 2011. The conflicts in Syria and DRC were responsible for around half of the new displacements.
31 Mar 2013 description
After several years of mega-disasters and consequent high funding for disaster response, international humanitarian disaster funding dipped to the relatively low 2009 level.
19 Apr 2012 description
People internally displaced by conflict and violence For the last 14 years, the Norwegian Refugee Council’s Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre has monitored intern- al displacement resulting from conflict and violence across the world. In 2011, the number of people internally displaced by...