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13 Jan 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
06 Jan 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
29 May 2014 description
2013 was one of the worst years for dengue in the Americas, with 2.3 million cases, including 37,705 severe cases and 1,289 deaths. By comparison, the number of cases reported regionwide in 2003 was 517,617.
24 Oct 2013 description
The number of suspected dengue cases is up 235 percent over last year. Local health authorities are overwhelmed, prompting MSF to launch its response.
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.
26 Jul 2013 description
Se encuentran albergadas 1,660 personas en 13 albergues activos y 2 mil 293 viviendas con afectaciones en su estructura en 14 departamentos, 47 municipios, 149 localidades.
18 Jul 2013 description
Almost 15,000 cases have been confirmed, which is a 258 increase compared to last year. There is a significant risk that the number of dengue cases will rise in the coming months.
10 Jul 2013 description
By the end of June, over 8,300 cases had been reported - more than three times the number reported during the same period last year. 37 per cent of municipalities have been put on alert.