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30 May 2018 description
Initial findings by the inter-cluster technical assessment team that landed on the Yemeni island of Socotra on 29 May indicate that large parts of the food stocks have been destroyed by Cyclone Mekunu.
27 May 2018 description
People affected by the cyclone in Socotra and Al-Mahrah need non-food items, food baskets, shelters, drinking water, medical supply and first aid kits.
25 May 2018 description
The government called for humanitarian support as heavy rains and flooding on the island of Socotra have reportedly caused significant damage to public infrastructure and loss of life.
23 May 2018 description
A new tropical storm has developed in the southwest Arabian Sea where it intensified into Cyclone Mekunu and is expected to make landfall near Salalah, Oman on about 26 May.
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.
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.
06 Feb 2013 description
Many small islands are already suffering from recurrent flooding. More action needs to be taken to increase their capacities to deal with sea level rise.
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.