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22 Jun 2016 description
report Save the Children
The report highlights the continuing impact that disasters have on education by profiling the earthquakes in Nepal, floods in Indonesia and Myanmar, Typhoon Koppu, and Cyclone Pam.
11 May 2016 description
According to the IDMC, just 10 countries accounted for more than two-thirds of the total. In addition, there were 8.6 million new cases during 2015.
10 Mar 2016 description
According to a new report by ESCAP, the region accounted for over half the world’s 344 disasters in 2015, resulting in over 16,000 deaths with 59 million people affected.
12 Jan 2016 description
Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and the Philippines experience severe drought, while large numbers of people are reliant on water deliveries in the Pacific and Indonesia's rains are late.
09 Nov 2015 description
According to the Government, about 2.4 million people are affected by drought, of which 1 million people live iin the most severely affected regions.
02 Nov 2015 description
Nearly 714,000 people remain displaced two weeks after Typhoon Koppu. In Papua New Guinea about 2.4 million people are affected by drought.
26 Oct 2015 description
According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), Tropical Cyclone Koppu has affected nearly 2.4 million persons, over half a million families.
22 Oct 2015 description
The Government estimates damage to agriculture and infrastructure at about US$157 million. Among the hardest hit are rice and vegetable farmers in Nueva Ecija, Pampanga and Bulacan.
19 Oct 2015 description
Typhoon Koppu makes landfall leaving 2 people dead and 104,000 people evacuated. In Vanuatu, 90,000 people are receiving food assistance as an El Nino plan is being finalized.
19 Oct 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund
Following a typhoon, children face risks from contaminated water sources, lack of food, epidemics such as cholera, hypothermia, diarrhea and pneumonia, the UN agency warns.