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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.
05 Sep 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund
Over the last decade, recognition of the pervasive nature and impact of violence against children has grown. Still, the phenomenon remains largely undocumented and underreported.
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.
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,...
24 Sep 2011 description
This report is produced by OCHA in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by the Regional Office for Asia Pacific. It covers the period from 21 to 23 September. This is final situation report in this series. I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES  Number of casualties increases to 106...