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.
25 Feb 2015 description
Asia and the Pacific witnessed 119 disaster events in 2014, but effective cyclone early warning systems, together with enhanced preparedness, saved countless lives, says ESCAP.
15 Sep 2014 description
India + 6 othersLatest humanitarian snapshot highlights path of Typhoon Kalmaegi, heading for Viet Nam
About 8,000 people have been displaced by the storm in the Philippines; the Government is leading the response, including the distribution of food and non-food items to the affected people.
18 Aug 2014 description
Nepal + 5 othersLatest humanitarian snapshot highlights landslides and floods in Nepal, earthquake in China
The Government of Nepal is leading the response. Humanitarian partners have strengthened their presence on the ground to support the delivery of food, water and medication.
11 Aug 2014 description
Rescue efforts are ongoing in the southwestern province of Yunnan, where a 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck on 3 August, affecting more than a million people.
10 Aug 2014 description
report — AlertNet
Aid workers are trekking for hours to assist survivors of the earthquake that triggered landslides, blocking rivers and creating massive bodies of water that could unleash more destruction.
04 Aug 2014 description
China + 3 othersLatest humanitarian snapshot highlights earthquake in China, landslides in India and Nepal
A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck China on 3 August killing more than 381 people and injuring 1,800. In Nepal, ten people have been killed by landslides triggered by monsoon rains.
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