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06 Mar 2014 description
The year was marked by 137 natural disasters in the region, compared with 93 separate events in 2012. The number of people killed by disasters was almost six times higher.
24 Feb 2014 description
In building climate change related strategies and agendas, policy makers need to pay attention to the inclusivity of children, and how the changes will impact the lives of children.
25 Nov 2013 description
Tropical Cyclone Helen made landfall in India affecting more than 70,000 people.Three earthquakes struck China's province of Jilin where 260,000 families have been affected.
20 Nov 2013 description
Since 14-17 November, flooding occurred in central of Vietnam leaving at least 42 people dead, 5 missing and 66 injured. Water is now receding from most of the affected districts.
16 Sep 2013 description
Floods and landslides continue to affect the Solomon Islands, India, Viet Nam and Lao PDR. In Indonesia, Mt. Sinabung erupted forcing over 3,700 people to be evacuated.
09 Sep 2013 description
Some 6 million people have been affected by flooding in India's eastern state of Bihar. In Viet Nam, floods have killed at least 29 people. On Solomon Islands, unexpected heavy rain caused flash flooding.
05 Aug 2013 description
In Lao PDR, a dengue outbreak has claimed 77 lives and affected 36,000 people. OCHA has released an emergency cash grant, and the UN is working on a CERF rapid response proposal.
29 Jul 2013 description
Heavy rains and flooding have caused casualties, displacement and damage in China, DPR Korea, India and Indonesia.
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.
19 Jul 2013 description
Since May, 29 out of Nepal's 75 districts have been affected. So far, 59 people have been killed and over 12,000 people have been displaced.
19 Jul 2013 description
report Christian Aid
The incessant rain has caused floods and landslides, which as well as leading to many deaths, have destroyed agricultural land and small businesses, and wiped out livestock, says Christian Aid.
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.
15 Jul 2013 description
Flooding after heavy monsoon rains is affecting Central and Eastern regions of Nepal as well as several Indian states. Ongoing heavy rains have caused almost 70 deaths in China.
09 Jul 2013 description
report Munich Re
While flooding in Germany and the neighboring states was the most expensive natural catastrophe, the floods in northern India and Nepal had the most severe humanitarian consequences.
09 Jul 2013 description
report IRIN
Landslides in Nepal are the country’s costliest and most deadly type of natural disaster, but their management is still considered to be a low priority, experts say.
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.
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.
28 Jun 2013 description
report The Guardian
When the rains came in Uttarakhand, it was runaway building projects, dams and official failures that made them catastrophic.
25 Jun 2013 description
The severity of the disaster could have been mitigated with a better end-to-end information system and proper infrastructure planning would have reduced the damage, says ICIMOD.
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.