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07 Dec 2017 description
Global food supplies are high due to strong cereal harvests, but localized drought, flooding and protracted conflicts have intensified and perpetuated food insecurity.
21 Sep 2017 description
Un informe de la FAO indica un repunte de las cosechas en la mayoría de los países de bajos ingresos con déficit de alimentos. En el Caribe, el impacto de los huracanes mermará el rendimiento agrícola.
15 Aug 2017 description
Heavy rainfall in Nepal has caused severe flooding and landslides. As of 14 August, 66 people have died and 35 are missing. In Bangladesh, floods have affected an estimated 586,000 people.
07 Aug 2017 description
Seasonal monsoon floods continue to affect North, Northeast and Central Thailand. Cumulatively, 1.8 million people have been affected in 44 provinces.
31 Jul 2017 description
In India, more than 165,000 people have been affected; in Bangladesh, partners are providing food, health, protection, shelter and water, sanitation and hygiene services to 18,000 people.
27 Jul 2017 description
As of 25 July, the cumulative number of people who had been temporarily displaced/evacuated in flood-affected states and regions was reported to be almost 140,000.
17 Jul 2017 description
Heavy monsoon rains have triggered flooding and landslides across Asia and the Pacific affecting millions of people. Tropical Storm Talas hit Viet Nam damaging at least 2,700 houses.
05 Jun 2015 description
Informal settlers are more exposed and vulnerable to displacement and are more likely to be relocated and excluded from the provision of durable housing assistance, finds IDMC report.
04 Feb 2013 description
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.
28 Jan 2013 description
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.
04 Jan 2013 description
Thousands of children in Somalia die of preventable diseases every year.
17 Dec 2012 description
Tropical cyclone Evan hit Samoa and Fiji on 13 and 16 December. As a category 4 storm, Evan caused significant damage to homes and infrastructure on both islands.
06 Dec 2012 description
An earthquake with magnitude 5.6 has hit South Khorasan province in Iran, killing at least eight people and injuring 12. As of 6 December, no further information available
26 Nov 2012 description
Household food security in Kyrgyzstan has deteriorated, with an estimated 25 % of the population - about 1.3 million people - considered food insecure
19 Nov 2012 description
The Global Overview is a weekly update that provides a snapshot of current humanitarian priorities and recent events. The Global Overview collates information from a wide range of sources, including Reliefweb and media sources, and displays this information in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
09 Nov 2012 description
HIGHLIGHTS Coordinated strategy addressing needs of the displaced in Mogadishu. 135,000 at risk of polio outbreak in Kismayo. Cholera outbreaks expected during current rainy season.
05 Nov 2012 description
Despite a four-day truce which was supposed to come into effect on Friday 26 October, fighting has continued to escalate in Damascus province, Aleppo, Idlib, Daara and Deir Ezzor in Syria manifested by a new wave of airstrikes by the Syrian forces and attacks by the rebels on strategic army...
29 Oct 2012 description
HIGHLIGHTS Localized heavy rain showers impact Somalia and Kenya Food security in the region has improved as harvests start to reach the markets DRC Crisis: more than 772,450 people have been displaced in North Kivu since January 2009 Ethiopia: number of severely malnourished children declines...
22 Oct 2012 description
BULLETIN HIGHLIGHTS Following the floods in Beletweyne, the number of reported suspected cholera cases remained stable, with a cumulative daily reporting range of 17-22 cases from 4 MCHs in the district. WHO and partners investigated the rumors of suspected shigellosis cases in Qooqani, about 65...
18 Oct 2012 description
Off-season harvest in September very poor due to poor Hagaa rains KEY MESSAGES Due to the poor Gu harvest in July, the very poor off-season harvest in September, rising prices, and continued Very Critical nutrition situation, an estimated 2.12 million people will remain in a food security Crisis...