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07 Feb 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The two East Asian countries featured in the 2017 Humanitarian Action for Children report are DPR Korea and Myanmar, where children are affected by conflict, food shortages or natural disaster.
17 Jan 2017 description
report CARE
CARE's new report features food crises in Eritrea, Madagascar, DPRK and Papua New Guinea; conflicts in Burundi, Lake Chad Basin, DR Congo, CAR, Sudan and monsoon floods in Bangladesh.
23 Dec 2016 description
EM-DAT preliminary data shows that during this year, 301 country-level natural disasters in 102 countries caused more than 7,000 deaths and US$97 billion of economic damages.
08 Dec 2016 description
The new edition of the Crop Prospects and Food Situation report highlights 39 countries in need of external food assistance. Global agricultural prospects are improving but lean seasons loom in near future.
28 Nov 2016 description
Three months after devastating floods hit the North Hamgyong province of DPR Korea, almost 12,000 families whose homes were destroyed have moved into new houses.
29 Oct 2016 description
About 70,000 people were left homeless after their houses were destroyed by floods in North Hamgyong Province. Around 18,600 homes were destroyed and more than 11,400 damaged.
10 Oct 2016 description
An estimated 520,000 people across eight provinces in Sri Lanka remain affected by drought as of 9 October. Water shortages are reported in several areas.
30 Sep 2016 description
Shelter remains the paramount need. About 30,000 homes have been damaged or destroyed, and many survivors have been staying in public buildings or with host families.
20 Sep 2016 description
UNFPA is delivering essential Dignity Kits and lifesaving reproductive health services for women and girls under coordinated UN relief efforts in areas devastated by floods and landslides.
19 Sep 2016 description
As well as those who have lost their homes, up to 600,000 people are estimated to need some form of support after having lost access to safe water and basic services.
13 Sep 2016 description
People are also in urgent need of shelter, access to clean water and health services after the worst floods in recent history. Some of the affected areas have not been accessed yet.
12 Sep 2016 description
At least 140,000 people are now estimated to be in urgent need of humanitarian assistance following floods that caused widespread devastation in North Hamgyong.