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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.
23 May 2017 description
The campaign targeted almost two million children aged 1–9 years in the country. The outbreak, which began in May 2016, has resulted in more than 400 confirmed cases to date.
15 May 2017 description
The trend of sharp increases in new cases is expected to continue. Out of the 48 new cases recorded during week 16 (17-23 April 2017), 96 per cent were un-immunized.
26 May 2016 description
Food, as one of the most critical sectors, has reached all of the affected families in Rudaki District. Discussions are underway to coordinate food support to Panjekent District.
17 May 2016 description
IFRC is gearing up to release emergency funds to support the Tajikistan Red Crescent’s operation. The German Red Cross is also preparing to provide food parcels.
19 Apr 2016 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
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.
12 Jan 2016 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
22 Dec 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
17 Sep 2015 description
The 4th Regional Technical Group meeting on Disaster Management under the Heart of Asia regional cooperation initiative resulted in the development of a Confidence-Building Measure Road Map to support disaster risk reduction.
30 Jul 2015 description
As a result of snow melting due to high temperatures, the whole district of Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast is affected by floods and mudflow.
27 Jul 2015 description
Flood-hit villagers in a remote, high-mountain region of Tajikistan say their government has been too slow in responding to devastating floods that have left many areas cut off.
16 Jul 2015 description
The European Union is contributing €50 million and FAO €23.5 million to this initiative, which will be country-led and demand-driven, and will be applied in at least 35 countries.
17 Jun 2015 description
Since last year, 81 countries have become more peaceful, while 78 have deteriorated. The economic impact of violence reached a total of US$14.3 trillion or 13.4% of global GDP last year.
13 Apr 2015 description
Conflict in Ukraine led to mass displacements and rising needs. In the region, refugees sought protection while cross-border tensions continued.
28 Oct 2014 description
Food shortages and weak purchasing power will limit food availability and access, particularly for the urban poor and for households with ill or deceased family members, in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
29 Jul 2014 description
In the first half of 2014, cross-border tensions continued in the Fergana valley, while multiple disasters hit Tajikistan. Authorities are warning that drought is looming over Kyrgyzstan.
08 Jul 2014 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
01 Jul 2014 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
24 Jun 2014 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.