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15 Oct 2013 description
Snapshot 08 – 15 October In Syria, heavy fighting is ongoing in Rural Damascus, Dar’a, Aleppo, Idleb and Homs, with government forces making gains in Rural Damascus while the opposition has won ground in Dar’a. Despite the call of al-Qaeda’s leader for opposition fighters to unite,...
09 Oct 2013 description
The mid-year review of the 2013 humanitarian appeal highlights $57 million in unmet funding as the number of food insecure people exceeds projections.
13 Jun 2013 description
Even as the flood season draws to a close, poor distribution of rainfall in most countries may result in below average rainfall-related crop performance this season.
13 May 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
06 May 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
10 Apr 2013 description
Flooding along the Tana River in Kenya and the Shabelle River in Ethiopia and Somalia displaced thousands of people. More rainfall is expected.
26 Mar 2013 description
Health partners have given assurances that the country has adequate drugs to respond to malaria.
21 Mar 2013 description
report Voice of America
Families in Matabeleland and Masving fail to access a meal per day and are surviving on food aid due to lack of rains in the regions.
11 Mar 2013 description
The Global Overview is a weekly update that collates humanitarian information from a wide range of sources. Its primary objective is to rapidly inform humanitarian decision makers by presenting a summary of major humanitarian crises, both recent and protracted.
08 Feb 2013 description
To date, 125 persons have died in the floods and storms and 9,700 persons have been affected.
08 Feb 2013 description
Government resources are limited and levels of relief stocks low while more rain and flooding are expected until the flood and cyclone season ends in April. OCHA's latest situation report provides updates on the affected countries.
04 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.
29 Jan 2013 description
The region enters the critical period of the rainfall season, and high river levels across the region indicate that more flooding can be expected.
28 Jan 2013 description
There are mounting concerns that the aftermath of the heavy rains may have health, water, sanitation and hygiene impacts as these conditions deteriorate in the rainy season, which peaks in February.
25 Jan 2013 description
The heavy downpours have caused major damage to houses and agricultural lands, destroying maize crops, and disrupted public services such as road transportation and education across Zimbabwe.
23 Jan 2013 description
Significantly above-average precipitation during the last three weeks has resulted in numerous floods, damage to infrastructure, and displacement
21 Jan 2013 description
Severe monsoon rains caused major flooding in Indonesia’s capital Jakarta, affecting 250,000 people. According to UNAMID, ethnic clashes in Darfur displaced 70,000
17 Jan 2013 description
Rivers in Zambezi, Busi, and Pungue basins of Mozambique are already above alert levels, sustaining the potential for additional flooding, and possibly lead to damaged crops in the region. Heavy seasonal rainfall is expected in the next week