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30 Sep 2013 description
The UN Security Council endorsed the Russia-US agreement on the elimination of Syria’s chemical stockpile. Heavier than usual monsoon rains have resulted in floods in large parts of Thailand.
23 Sep 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 Sep 2013 description
Access constraints include active hostilities, violence against personnel, assets and facilities and bureaucratic impediments. Upper Nile State was the worst affected with 32 incidents.
26 Aug 2013 description
Since mid-August, China has experienced two typhoons in the south and extremely severe flooding in the north. Authorities estimate the total number of people affected by the disasters to be over 10 million.
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.
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.
05 May 2013 description
As of 5 May, 73 cases had been reported, with three related deaths. Health partners are mobilizing to carry out a vaccination campaign targeting over 150,000 people.