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03 Nov 2018 description
The inter-agency aid operation will bring food, sanitation and hygiene supplies, nutrition and health assistance to Rukban. Some 10,000 children will be vaccinated against Measles, Polio and other deadly diseases.
19 Feb 2018 description
More than 1,550 houses have been damaged or destroyed across Tonga's islands. A one-month State of Emergency has been declared for the whole country until 12 March.
12 Feb 2018 description
Tropical Cyclone Gita passed Samoa on 10 February with damage and localized flooding reported. More than 80,000 people in Tonga are currently expected to be impacted by the cyclone.
02 Feb 2018 description
With the continued volcanic activity, the local government is now planning for three-month evacuation. Nearly 90 per cent of evacuees are seeking shelter in 88 evacuation centres, mostly schools.
22 Jan 2018 description
The volcano spewed a 10km-high ash column on 22 January, with authorities warning of an imminent hazardous eruption, possibly within days. There was moderate to heavy ash fall.
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.
27 Jul 2017 description
"An estimated 20,000 to 50,000 people remain inside Raqqa city, and their situation is perilous – there is no way for them to get out," Deputy Relief Chief told the Security Council on Thursday.
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.
05 Jan 2015 description
Jangmi affected about 486,900 people across seven regions in the Philippines. The death toll stands at 54 with 40 injured and 7 missing. In Malaysia, almost 45,100 people are displaced.
30 Dec 2014 description
Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand continue to experience flooding, while Tropical Storm Jangmi is affecting the central Philippines.
07 Oct 2013 description
Thousands are evacuated in Fujian province as Tropical storm Fitow made landfall in China. In the Philippines, seasonal flooding has knocked down temporary Zamboanga IDP shelters.
30 Sep 2013 description
Typhoon Wutip is expected to make landfall on the central coast of Viet Nam around Ha Tinh, Quang Tri Provinces and is forecast to cause heavy rainfall and possible flooding in these areas.
21 May 2012 description
I. Highlights / Key Priorities ● Donor assistance of over FJ$12 million provided to WASH, Education, Health and Shelter response. ● Concerns and priorities remain, particularly in the area of early recovery. ● A total of 43 houses were destroyed across the Ba, Lautoka, Nadi and Nadroga...
04 Apr 2012 description
This report is produced by OCHA in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by OCHA Pacific SRO. It covers the period from 1 to 3 April 2012. The next report will be issued on or around 5 April 2012. I. HIGHLIGHTs/key priorities Flooding continues after more rain fell in the wake...