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08 May 2017 description
Tropical Cyclone Donna has intensified into a category 5 storm as it moves towards New Caledonia, while Bangladesh has seen an increase of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar.
11 May 2016 description
According to the IDMC, just 10 countries accounted for more than two-thirds of the total. In addition, there were 8.6 million new cases during 2015.
06 Apr 2016 description
Before approaching Fiji, Zena impacted northern Vanuatu on Tuesday night. Its National Disaster Management Office is deploying assessment teams to report on any damage.
10 Mar 2016 description
According to a new report by ESCAP, the region accounted for over half the world’s 344 disasters in 2015, resulting in over 16,000 deaths with 59 million people affected.
22 Jan 2016 description
Severe drought, flooding, heavy rains and temperature rises are all known effects of El Niño that can lead to food insecurity and malnutrition, disease outbreaks, acute water shortages, and disruption of health services.
08 Dec 2015 description
Earthquakes between 16 November and 4 December in Indonesia displaced over 10,000 people. In Myanmar, up to 4,000 people remain uprooted following fighting in southern Shan State.
06 Nov 2015 description
The last major event in 1997-1998 resulted in significant health impacts across multiple WHO regions, including the Pacific, Central and South America, and across Africa.
01 Oct 2015 description
report Oxfam
Oxfam is warning that climate chaos could increase humanitarian emergencies at a time when resources and capacity are already under enormous strain.
28 Sep 2015 description
Tropical Cyclone Dujuan is scheduled to make landfall in China on 29 September. In Fiji 67 000 people have been affected by the country’s El Niño-related drought.
24 Sep 2015 description
Local actors are often the most effective in conducting humanitarian operations. The 2015 World Disasters Report examines the challenges they face in scaling-up and sustaining their humanitarian response.
22 Jun 2015 description
The 2014 - 2015 cyclone season has been one of the most active in terms of the number and intensity of cyclones, as well as the length of season.
16 Jun 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.
09 Jun 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.
02 Jun 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 May 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.
19 May 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.
12 May 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.
05 May 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.
28 Apr 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.
21 Apr 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.