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11 May 2016 description
According to the IDMC, just 10 countries accounted for more than two-thirds of the total. In addition, there were 8.6 million new cases during 2015.
11 Apr 2016 description
Prolonged dry weather has triggered drought conditions across India and Sri Lanka. In Fiji, Cyclone Zena caused widespread flooding increasing the risk of water-borne diseases.
08 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.
01 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.
24 Nov 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.
23 Nov 2015 description
Myanmar clashes continue, causing both new and secondary displacement of civilians. In Sri Lanka, almost 113,000 people are affected by heavy rains.
17 Nov 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 Nov 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.
03 Nov 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.
27 Oct 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.
20 Oct 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.
13 Oct 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.
15 Sep 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.
11 Sep 2015 description
The operation will focus on relief distributions; emergency health; water, sanitation and hygiene promotion; restoring family links; shelter; and other areas.
08 Sep 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.
01 Sep 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.
03 Aug 2015 description
In Viet Nam, on 30th July, the government reported 17 people killed, more than 1,450 households evacuated, and 3,000 households deluged by floodwater.
27 Jul 2015 description
The Government reported that about 70,000 people were affected by the floods in 11 townships, with nine fatalities and more than 12,000 houses damaged.
06 Jul 2015 description
Continuing rainfall is impeding relief efforts as the NDRF attempts to carry out rescue efforts; there is a shortage of food and safe drinking water in the affected areas of West Bengal, India.
30 Jan 2015 description
Between October and December 2014, landslides occurrences increased by 224 per cent, flooding by 21 per cent and whirlwinds by 31 per cent compared to the same period in 2013.