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01 Aug 2016 description
Millions of people have been affected by floods triggered by monsoon rains and Typhoon Nepartak in China, India, the Philippines, Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar and Bhutan.
04 Jan 2016 description
The earthquake in India killed at least eight people, injuring over 100 and damaging several buildings, mostly in Imphal, the state capital, which is 33 km from the epicentre.
22 Apr 2015 description
New study attempts to provide entry points for humanitarian actors while presenting information aimed at those responsible for disaster risk reduction, risk management and development.
23 Dec 2013 description
Heavy winds swept across central and northern Bhutan on 15 December leaving a trail of damages in 11 districts including 900 resident homes. No fatalities were reported.
18 Mar 2013 description
report World Bank, GFDRR
Resulting damages have accumulated to over US$25 billion in the past five years alone. To promote engagement in disaster and climate risk management practices, a new report analyses the elements that are driving increases in disaster risk and provides disaster risk management profiles for the countries in the region.
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,...