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25 Feb 2015 description
Asia and the Pacific witnessed 119 disaster events in 2014, but effective cyclone early warning systems, together with enhanced preparedness, saved countless lives, says ESCAP.
30 Jan 2015 description
Under the Zamboanga City Roadmap to Recovery and Reconstruction, authorities plan to provide permanent housing for about 35,000 people by June.
09 Dec 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.
02 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.
26 Aug 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.
05 Aug 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.
29 Jul 2014 description
The weekly 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 Jul 2014 description
The strongest typhoon in four decades to hit mainland China brought landfalls in four provinces: Hainan, Guangdong, Guangxi and Yunnan, damaging 468,500 hectares of crops.
22 Jul 2014 description
The weekly Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
21 Jul 2014 description
Authorities said at least 17 people died after the typhoon swept across the tropical island province of Hainan and brought torrential rains and violent winds as it crossed to the mainland.
21 Jul 2014 description
In the Philippines, 54 people were reported dead, 100 were injured and three are still missing. Around 525,800 people were displaced and seeking shelter in 1,200 evacuation centres.
17 Jul 2014 description
Officials expressed relief that the typhoon had hit with fewer casualties and less damage than feared, even though 38 people died. This time authorities had been better prepared.
16 Jul 2014 description
Power outages disrupted telecommunication services but most damage was done to infrastructure. The government reported one death and two injuries.
15 Jul 2014 description
report Oxfam
Strong winds destroyed some tents, while rain and flood water began to seep into makeshift homes in and around Tacloban, one of the worst-hit areas by typhoon Haiyan.
14 Jul 2014 description
Authorities declare a state of calamity as food packs are provided to the 160,000 people affected by the floods in Maguindanao province of the Philippines.