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22 Apr 2015 description
New study attempts to provide entry points for humanitarian actors while presenting information aimed at those responsible for disaster risk reduction, risk management and development.
31 Oct 2013 description
Southasiadisasters.net special edition provides insight into how all the major stakeholders managed to keep the damage resulting from the cyclone to its bare minimum.
22 Oct 2013 description
There have been 2,936 new cases of cholera and 83 deaths in Haiti in one week, already more than half the cases reported during September.
18 Oct 2013 description
Tens of thousands of mud-and-thatch homes were destroyed, large tracts of farmland inundated and power and telecoms services disrupted. The delays have sparked protests and looting in some areas.
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
This operation mainly seeks to support the India Red Cross Society in providing emergency relief, safe drinking water and hygiene promotion activities.
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.