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06 Jan 2012 description
DISASTER EVENTS IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC IN 2011 Asia and the Pacific continues to live up to its reputation as the world’s most natural-disaster-prone region. The International Disaster Database, EM-DAT, reports 89 natural-disaster events in the region in 2011. In terms of the number of events,...
06 Jun 2011 description
OSLO, Norway – The world needs to urgently redefine its response to natural disasters and displacement, said UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres today as he urged countries to adopt new measures to cope with climate-induced displacement within and across borders. Guterres made his...
11 May 2011 description
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MANILA, 11 May 2011 (IRIN) - At the peak of the summer season, tropical storm Aere caught many unprepared. Almost 400,000 people were affected and 24 people lost their lives, the country's National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council [...
09 May 2011 description
I. SITUATION OVERVIEW: · Tropical Storm "BEBENG" has maintained its strength as it moves Northward · Location of Eye/Center: At 4:00 PM today, the center of TS “Bebeng” was estimated based on satellite and surface data at 50 km East of Tuguegarao City (17.5°N, 122.2°E) ·...
08 May 2011 description
I. SITUATION OVERVIEW: • As of 4:00 PM, 8 May 2011, Tropical Strom Bebeng continues to move towards Quezon- Aurora area II. Effects A. Incidents Monitored Region V • Flooding incident occurred in Libon, Albay affecting Brgys. Sta. Cruz, San Agustin, West and East Carisac, Paklas Zone 4,...