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22 Dec 2017 description
report World Bank, GFDRR
El presente análisis tiene por objetivo evaluar el impacto de las inundaciones en el estado de Tabasco entre los años 2007 y 2010 y de las inversiones en RRD en el bienestar socioeconómico de la población de Tabasco.
22 Jun 2016 description
report Save the Children
The report highlights the continuing impact that disasters have on education by profiling the earthquakes in Nepal, floods in Indonesia and Myanmar, Typhoon Koppu, and Cyclone Pam.
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.
10 Mar 2016 description
According to a new report by ESCAP, the region accounted for over half the world’s 344 disasters in 2015, resulting in over 16,000 deaths with 59 million people affected.
12 Jan 2016 description
Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and the Philippines experience severe drought, while large numbers of people are reliant on water deliveries in the Pacific and Indonesia's rains are late.
09 Nov 2015 description
According to the Government, about 2.4 million people are affected by drought, of which 1 million people live iin the most severely affected regions.
02 Nov 2015 description
Nearly 714,000 people remain displaced two weeks after Typhoon Koppu. In Papua New Guinea about 2.4 million people are affected by drought.
26 Oct 2015 description
According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), Tropical Cyclone Koppu has affected nearly 2.4 million persons, over half a million families.
22 Oct 2015 description
The Government estimates damage to agriculture and infrastructure at about US$157 million. Among the hardest hit are rice and vegetable farmers in Nueva Ecija, Pampanga and Bulacan.
19 Oct 2015 description
Typhoon Koppu makes landfall leaving 2 people dead and 104,000 people evacuated. In Vanuatu, 90,000 people are receiving food assistance as an El Nino plan is being finalized.
19 Oct 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund
Following a typhoon, children face risks from contaminated water sources, lack of food, epidemics such as cholera, hypothermia, diarrhea and pneumonia, the UN agency warns.
11 Jul 2014 description
The Atlas of Mortality and Economic Losses from Weather, Climate and Water Extremes describes the distribution and impacts of disasters and highlights measures to increase resilience.
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.
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.
26 Feb 2013 description
Tropical Depression Crising passed just below the southern Philippines, causing landslides and flash flooding. Heavy rain also caused flash flooding and landslides across Western Indonesia. 10 people were killed and over 5,000 homes destroyed.
21 Feb 2013 description
Aid agencies continue to provide hygiene kits and safe water to affected people whilst traditional water sources are being rehabilitated.
18 Feb 2013 description
The number of Syrian refugees continued to rise, amounting to a total of 830,675, an increase of around 38,500 newly registered refugees or individuals awaiting registration in a week
11 Feb 2013 description
Aftershocks are preventing people from returning their home. Drinking water is the most acute need.
11 Feb 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a wide range of sources and displays this information in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises. Its primary objective is to rapidly inform humanitarian decision makers by presenting a summary of major humanitarian crises, both recent and protracted.
07 Feb 2013 description
The Solomon Islands Red Cross Society reports that water supply in Lata is significantly damaged, affecting more than 2,300 people.