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15 Feb 2016 description
Clashes displaced more than 17,000 people in Maguindanao, Philippines. Fiji is on alert as Category 3 Tropical Cyclone Winston is forecast to pass close to Southern Lau group of islands.
08 Feb 2016 description
As of 8 Feb, Taiwan authorities confirmed at least 37 deaths caused by a 6.4M earthquake. The Marshall Islands has declared a state of emergency in relation to El Niño.
06 Feb 2016 description
A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck Tainan City on 6 February.The city government has established a level one emergency response centre and emergency services crews are leading the search and rescue efforts.
21 Oct 2013 description
The latest humanitarian bulletin highlights that the capacity of humanitarian actors is overstretched as many are responding to the emergency in Zamboanga and successive typhoons.
20 Sep 2013 description
In Taiwan, a Typhoon Warning is in effect, alerting against strong winds in the south and heavy to torrential rainfall in large parts of the island.
15 Jul 2013 description
Flooding after heavy monsoon rains is affecting Central and Eastern regions of Nepal as well as several Indian states. Ongoing heavy rains have caused almost 70 deaths in China.
12 Mar 2013 description
The plan was drafted by the Solomon Islands Government and humanitarian partners and was presented to donors on 7 March. SB$24 million of funding requirements remain unmet. A further SB$30.8 million has been identified for reconstruction activities. While emergency shelter and WASH needs are being met, the costly medium and longer term reconstruction of homes and rehabilitation of water systems will require additional funding.
15 Aug 2012 description
report Maplecroft
Some of Asia’s most important economies have the highest risk from the threat of natural hazards, due to the exposure of their cities and trading hubs to events such as flooding, earthquakes and tropical cyclones, according to the Natural Hazards Risk Atlas released by risk analysis company...