28 Oct 2013 description
Global emergency overview highlights Syria crisis and the spread of violence in Nigeria and Bangladesh
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.
22 Oct 2013 description
Global emergency overview highlights Syria crisis, flooding in S Sudan and Cholera outbreak in Haiti
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.
15 Oct 2013 description
World + 47 othersGlobal emergency overview highlights tropical cyclone Phailin in India, earthquake in Philippines
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,...
08 Oct 2013 description
Latest Global emergency overview highlights floods in Thailand, severe food insecurity and malnutrition in Cameroon
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.
18 Feb 2013 description
World + 41 othersGlobal emergency overview highlights plight of Syrian refugees, fighting in Mali and Peru floods
The number of Syrian refugees continued to rise, amounting to a total of 830,675, an increase of around 38,500 newly registered refugees or individuals awaiting registration in a week
11 Feb 2013 description
World + 40 othersGlobal emergency overview highlights heavy fighting in Syria, floods in Mozambique and earthquakes in Solomon Islands
The Global Overview collates information from a wide range of sources and displays this information in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises. Its primary objective is to rapidly inform humanitarian decision makers by presenting a summary of major humanitarian crises, both recent and protracted.
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