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28 Jul 2017 description
OCHA activa Fondo de Reserva para emergencias súbitas para financiar tres proyectos para atender zonas afectadas por el conflicto, emergencia por inundaciones y restricción de movilidad.
24 May 2017 description
Los nuevos fondos se utilizarán para fortalecer la resiliencia de las comunidades locales y apoyar las necesidades de seguridad alimentaria de las poblaciones afectadas por desastres naturales.
20 Apr 2017 description
Events such as the Colombia mudslide, the recent Peru floods, and last October’s Hurricane Matthew in Haiti, highlight the need to address the underlying social and economic forces that place human settlements at risk.
17 Apr 2017 description
As of 17 April, flash floods caused nine deaths and displaced 1,200 people in Philippines' Cebu province. On 12 and 13 April, flooding affected 2,000 people in West Aceh District, Indonesia.
16 Apr 2017 description
report ACT Alliance
The US$ 179,493 appeal targets priority needs in Mocoa identified as food security, WASH, community-based psychosocial support, protection, livelihood and early recovery.
07 Apr 2017 description
In total, 200 tents with the capacity of 1,000 people were set up in Mocoa. However, many of the affected families are staying with relatives and friends, which makes it difficult for them to access humanitarian aid.
06 Apr 2017 description
report IRIN
South America is in the grip of an unprecedented climate phenomenon that has unleashed unusually heavy rains and taken a destructive toll and could be several weeks away from abating.
03 Apr 2017 description
report Voice of America
Several rivers burst their banks near the city of Mocoa in the early hours of Saturday, sending water, mud and debris crashing into houses as people slept.
27 Feb 2017 description
Following an outbreak of dengue in the Solomon Islands, 10,095 suspected cases have been reported. Recent heavy rains may exacerbate the situation.
20 Feb 2017 description
As of 19 February, over 30,700 people remain displaced in northeastern Mindanao (Caraga region) by flooding. At least 2,100 people are in 18 shelters, while most are staying with relatives.
14 Feb 2017 description
Aid reaches the displaced in Myanmar, severe rainfall hits Fiji, Indonesia and Solomon Islands, while 9,300 people remain displaced in the Philippines after an earthquake.
06 Feb 2017 description
As of 6 February, about 178,000 people in north-eastern Mindanao remain displaced by flooding caused by a series of weather systems that since 8 January have brought heavy rains to the Philippines.
30 Jan 2017 description
As of 30 January, about 100,000 people are displaced by flooding in Caraga (northeastern Mindanao, Philippines) due to successive weather systems affecting the area.
23 Jan 2017 description
An estimated 644,000 people have been affected by drought and saltwater intrusion across 8 provinces in Sri Lanka, while flash floods in northern Mindanao have displaced over 63,000.
19 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.
13 Jan 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund
For the last 2 weeks of 2015, the “Divisions Provinciales Sanitaires” of Ituri and in former Katanga province have recorded more than 180 cholera cases each.
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.
10 Dec 2015 description
Based on weekly GEO and three years of data on humanitarian needs across 150 countries, ACAPS has identified eleven countries where humanitarian needs are likely to be highest in 2016.
09 Dec 2015 description
Attacks by the Boko Haram insurgency as well as counter-insurgency measures have displaced more than 2.5 million people. This is fast becoming Africa’s largest displacement crisis.