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05 Jan 2017 description
report Munich Re
The losses totalled US$175 billion, two-thirds more than in the previous year. The share of uninsured losses remained substantial at around 70 per cent.
26 Sep 2016 description
Since 18 September, torrential rainfall has caused flooding, mud flows and landslides in Sichuan and Yunnan provinces, affecting 81,000 people across 28 counties and 13 cities.
22 Aug 2016 description
A measles outbreak in Myanmar has caused 34 deaths, mostly young children. Health authorities have established containment zones and initiated an emergency vaccination campaign.
01 Aug 2016 description
Millions of people have been affected by floods triggered by monsoon rains and Typhoon Nepartak in China, India, the Philippines, Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar and Bhutan.
25 Jul 2016 description
During the past week, torrential rains continued to affect several parts of Indonesia. On 19 July, at least 100 houses were inundated in Sorong city, West Papua province.
11 Jul 2016 description
A total of 449,000 people in China were affected by Typhoon Nepartak, including some 203,000 people in 10 cities. At least 7,500 families have been affected in the Philippines.
04 Jul 2016 description
At least 14 deaths have been recorded and some 20 people are reported missing, with 120,000 people temporarily relocated due to the recent flooding in China.
27 Jun 2016 description
In China, nine million people have been affected by torrential rainfall across 10 provinces. In the Philippines, 5,100 people in Maguindanao province have been affected by floods.
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.
08 Nov 2013 description
Typhoon Haiyan is forecast to hit the same provinces affected by two major storms in October, which are currently experiencing heavy rains and flash floods due to a tropical depression.
29 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.