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18 Nov 2013 description
Viet Nam has been affected by both Cyclone Podul and Typhoon Haiyan over the past ten days. At least 41 people have been killed in rains triggered by Podul, adding to the 14 people killed during Haiyan.
04 Nov 2013 description
Cyclone Krosa is now south of Hong Kong and is forecast to hit Vietnam. Tropical storm 30 is likely to bring more heavy rain to IDPs in Zamboanga, who are living in camps which have already been flooded.
30 Oct 2013 description
Congestion, WASH, health and protection remain serious concerns in evacuation centers. Additional mobile health teams and especially medical doctors are needed.
28 Oct 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 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,...
14 Oct 2013 description
Heavy flooding, caused by seasonal rains and compounded by recent storms has affected large areas in SE Asia. Tropical Cyclone Nari is expected to impact the same locations.
09 Oct 2013 description
Flooding submerged tents and makeshift shelters in the largest centre hosting over 18,000 people, while inadequate drainage trapped the muddy water which continues to accumulate with more rain expected.
08 Oct 2013 description
As of 8 October, almost 3 million people living across 30 of Thailand’s 77 provinces were affected by floods caused by heavier than usual monsoon rains.
07 Oct 2013 description
Thousands are evacuated in Fujian province as Tropical storm Fitow made landfall in China. In the Philippines, seasonal flooding has knocked down temporary Zamboanga IDP shelters.
27 Sep 2013 description
report IRIN
Experts warn of possible landslides in the north, less than one week after the southwest monsoon rains brought on by Typhoon Usagi displaced more than 100,000 people and left 30 dead.
24 Sep 2013 description
A new map highlights the path of Typhoon Usagi, the effects of a tropical depression on Viet Nam, Cambodia and Lao, overflowing rivers in Myanmar and Thailand and a hail storm in Papua New Guinea.
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.
23 Sep 2013 description
report World Bank
While the World Bank has engaged in flood management in many cities, the 25-year plan for Metro Manila is one of the first that has looked at the issue in an integrated manner.
16 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.
09 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.
02 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.
28 Aug 2013 description
However, flooding persists in low-lying provinces surrounding the capital, where the evacuees may face prolonged displacement and require extended humanitarian aid.
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.
26 Aug 2013 description
report IRIN
As of 26 August, more than 78,000 people are scattered across 359 evacuation centres, mostly schools, while more than 231,000 are staying with family and friends.
21 Aug 2013 description
report IRIN
Of particular concern is an outbreak of Leptospirosis similar to what happened in 2009 when tropical storm Ketsana struck. More than one million people have been affected by the flooding.