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29 May 2018 description
An estimated 772 000 people are in need of humanitarian aid, including food, clean water, and health care. The risk of water and vector-borne diseases in the country has also increased.
24 May 2018 description
report World Vision
Thousands remain in urgent need of humanitarian assistance along the north-western coastline of Somaliland in the wake of Cyclone Sagar, the strongest storm to ever make landfall in the region.
24 May 2018 description
The total number of people in the affected districts is 6.2 million, of which 1.1 million are noted to be in IPC 3 and 4 and 1.628 million - 26% - had already been displaced prior to the flooding.
20 May 2018 description
The appeal falls within a broader one made at the start of 2018 for $1.5 billion for the humanitarian needs of more than five million people affected by drought and conflict across the country.
16 May 2018 description
At risk from the fighting is not only the welfare of hundreds of thousands of people and the possibility of mass displacement, but the remarkable progress that both Somaliland and Puntland have made over the years.
15 May 2018 description
report World Vision
Continuous rain has submerged homes, schools and businesses, displacing more than 700,000 people; they are now in tents on higher ground, in schools or other evacuation sites.
08 May 2018 description
Flash and river floods, caused by heavy rainfall, have affected more than 695,000 Somalis, and displaced nearly 215,000, in the past few days.
02 May 2018 description
report Save the Children
Catastrophic flash flooding has forced 175,000 people out of their homes, leaving them more vulnerable to malnutrition and diseases such as AWD and cholera.
27 Apr 2018 description
In Baidoa town alone, about 174,000 people have been affected by flooding. More than half the shelters cannot withstand heavy rains, and many have already been washed away.
22 Apr 2018 description
The above-average Gu rains in April are worsening conditions in overcrowded IDP settlements. In Jubaland, an estimated 28,200 people have been displaced by flash flooding.
31 Mar 2018 description
In northern regions, though, little to no rainfall was received in March and below-average rainfall is still forecast throughout the April to June season.
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.
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.