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11 Jan 2018 description
report United Nations
Approval of an exceptional delivery of humanitarian aid was granted to provide food and winterization relief items to 50,000 people who face increasingly dire circumstances.
14 Sep 2017 description
The humanitarian situation inside the city remains dire, with a majority of the remaining population reportedly facing deteriorating humanitarian, health, living and security conditions.
23 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Water and electricity have been reportedly cut off for more than a month, forcing people to collect unsafe water. Unexploded ordnance and landmines continue to be a serious safety concern.
08 Jul 2017 description
Since 1 April, the number of displaced people tops 190,000, nearly 20,000 fled last month alone. Humanitarian situation has been significantly deteriorating inside the city, protection for trapped civilians remains of high concern.
06 Jul 2017 description
An estimated 45,000 to 50,000 people are stranded at two remote locations – Hadalat and Rukban – at the berm. Aid deliveries are expected to resume this week in a volatile security environment.
10 Mar 2015 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.
03 Mar 2015 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.
24 Feb 2015 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.
17 Feb 2015 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.
27 Jan 2015 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.
20 Jan 2015 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.
13 Jan 2015 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.
06 Jan 2015 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.
30 Dec 2014 description
Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand continue to experience flooding, while Tropical Storm Jangmi is affecting the central Philippines.
28 Oct 2013 description
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.
23 Oct 2013 description
Typhoons Wutip and Nari hit Viet Nam within two weeks, causing significant damage. Almost 120,000 people were affected by Wutip, while assessments are still underway for Nari.
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.
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
The district of Quang Binh - the most affected by Typhoon Wutip and still covered in debris - has ordered the evacuation of 27,000 people. Nari is predicted to make landfall on Tuesday morning.
08 Oct 2013 description
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.