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14 Nov 2016 description
Incessant rains across Java Island and in Aceh and Jambi provinces triggered floods. The government warned that 41 million people across Indonesia were at moderate or high at risk of landslides.
31 Oct 2016 description
Between 29 and 31 October, 5,000 houses were flooded in Gorontalo and West Java provinces in Indonesia, affecting about 15,700 people and killing three children.
25 Oct 2016 description
The government pre-emptively evacuated more than 158,000 people before Haima struck, although it is estimated more than 92,000 people remain in 640 evacuation centres.
24 Oct 2016 description
Approximately 159,000 people are displaced and an estimated eight have been killed in the Philippines due to Typhoon Haima; 250 hectares of rice have been damaged in Indonesia.
22 Oct 2016 description
IFRC seeks funding to bring immediate and medium-term aid to 20,000 people in North and Central Luzon, as well as to support their recovery and increase their resilience to future shocks.
22 Oct 2016 description
A total of 200,862 people are now displaced in CAR and Regions I, II, III, IV-A and V, according to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).
21 Oct 2016 description
According to the Department of Social Welfare and Development, the typhoon has affected more than 100,000 people with over 40,000 people in evacuation centers.
17 Oct 2016 description
An estimated 520,000 people across Sri Lanka remain affected by drought as flooding affects thousands in the Philippines while at least 21 have died in Viet Nam.
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.
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.