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26 Jun 2014 description
In 2013, CERF enabled the UN and NGOs to respond to crises in 45 countries, including high-level emergencies in the Central African Republic, South Sudan and Syria.
04 Jun 2014 description
Following last year's drought in the Marshall Islands, existing reservoir and catchment systems were updated and can now last 3-4 months in an emergency, up from 3-4 weeks.
31 Mar 2014 description
In Vanuatu, 11 fatalities have been confirmed after flash floods and landslides. In Sri Lanka, drought affecting 247,000 families prompts preparations for a needs assessment.
12 Aug 2013 description
Typhoon Utor, locally known as Labuyo, struck the Philippines in the mountainous north of Luzon. While information to date remains limited, some 22 people are reportedly missing and an estimated 935 are affected.
29 Jul 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.
23 Jul 2013 description
The first rains have finally arrived but food is in short supply on the hardest-hit outer islands. Phase two of the sea bridge will deliver a further 100 metric tons of food to the 13 affected atolls.
22 Jul 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.
15 Jul 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.
08 Jul 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 Jul 2013 description
Though seasonal rain showers have resumed in northern RMI, thousands are still in need of humanitarian assistance, particularly access to safe drinking water and food.
01 Jul 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.
24 Jun 2013 description
Continuous rain since 16 Jun has lead to heavy flooding in the western areas of Nepal. Over 2,500 families have been displaced and over 7,800 families have been affected.
24 Jun 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.
21 Jun 2013 description
Managed by IOM, the grant is to be implemented within six months with a strong focus on logistical support, water, sanitation and hygiene needs.
19 Jun 2013 description
UNISDR issued a warning that a lack of safe drinking water is emerging as a major natural hazard for many small islands in the Pacific.
17 Jun 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.
11 Jun 2013 description
The initial state of ‘drought’ disaster declared on 8 May has been extended for another month into early July. The total funding requirement estimated by the government is US$4.7 million.
10 Jun 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.
07 Jun 2013 description
The most pressing humanitarian needs are access to safe water and the growing need for food due to local crop failure. Villages have had to ration water to preserve supplies.
03 Jun 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.