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14 Mar 2013 description
The world has experienced three consecutive years where annual economic losses have exceeded $100 billion due to an enormous increase in exposure of industrial assets to extreme disaster events.
13 Feb 2013 description
January saw 27 security incidents involving humanitarian workers in 15 provinces of Afghanistan, driven by active hostilities and physical access constraints related to winter.
31 Jan 2013 description
Attacks against aid workers are threatening life-saving activities they conduct in the neediest parts of the country. Since January 2012, at least 25 aid workers have been killed, 9 have been kidnapped and 14 have been injured in 51 reported incidents. In 2013 alone, 11 aid workers have been killed and 2 injured in 3 incidents
01 Nov 2012 description
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DUBAI, 1 November 2012 (IRIN) - Afghanistan is taking steps to improve its routine immunization coverage, after a drop in coverage led to a sharp increase in measles outbreaks last year, killing more than 300 children. Since the start of the last Afghan winter, in November 2011, 9,000 measles cases...
26 Oct 2012 description
HIGHLIGHTS 1,386 shelling impacts recorded 17,766 individuals (2,875 families) were recorded as displaced due to conflict 34% of households surveyed in 22 provinces are food insecure 17 reported humanitarian access-related incidents Afghanistan receives US$ $10 million from CERF
16 Jul 2012 description
HIGHLIGHTS Average GAM of 18% countrywide and a Southern region average of 29.5% New displacements rise by 15 per cent in June 75 people die in landslides after earthquakes No ERF funding received to date in 2012, US$100,000 available to address emergencies. US$ 10 million requested. Afghanistan...
09 Jul 2012 description
DESTACADOS: PARAGUAY: Las autoridades estiman que aún hay 10,000 familias en necesidad alimentaria. CUBA: Un inusual brote de cólera en la provincia de Granma ha dejado tres muertos. PERÚ: Las autoridades han movilizado más de 92,000 frazadas a las zonas afectadas por las heladas.
25 Jun 2012 description
HIGHLIGHTS:  PERU: Cold Weather affects about 11,665 people in the Andean region.  MEXICO: Hurricane Carlotta affected more than 12,000 families in the state of Oaxaca  BOLIVIA: More than 720 confirmed cases of influenza AH1N1.