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30 Sep 2014 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.
16 Sep 2014 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 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.
17 Dec 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 Dec 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 Dec 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.
25 Nov 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.
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.
11 Nov 2013 description
Severe shortages in power, communications, food, water and relief supplies are widely reported in the struck areas, many of which have not been reached by rescuers.
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
In the absence of a national appeal, it is difficult for humanitarian agencies to raise funds for the response. Internal resources are limited and will be exhausted quickly.
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.
28 Oct 2013 description
The earthquake in Bohol has killed 186 people, affected some 3 million, and left nearly 381,000 displaced. Repaired bridges and roads have opened greater access to affected areas.
21 Oct 2013 description
report IRIN
The recent flooding has washed up more mines than ever before, endangering both civilians and deminers. Hundreds of thousands of mines and UXOs are estimated to remain in the ground.
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,...
15 Oct 2013 description
Preliminary findings from ongoing assessment indicate that most immediate needs of affected populations are food, water, sanitation and hygiene, shelter.
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
Heavy rains since the third week of September have affected nearly 740,000 people across the country. More than 13,000 households have been evacuated to safe areas.
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.