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06 Dec 2017 description
Running until March 2021, the project will strengthen weather-, climate- and water-related impact-based decision support services and so help protect lives and property.
30 May 2016 description
Most of the 25 provinces of Cambodia are currently experiencing water shortages due to what is being called the worst drought in about 50 years.
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.
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.
11 Feb 2015 description
Improved preparedness measures and early warning systems, as well as larger evacuations, consistently moved people to safety and reduced the number of casualties.
21 Oct 2014 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.
14 Oct 2014 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.
07 Oct 2014 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.
30 Sep 2014 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.
16 Sep 2014 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.
11 Sep 2014 description
The first six months of 2014 saw the most intense and highest number of storms in Asia and the Pacific compared to the same period over the last five years. Over 31 million people were affected by 58 natural disasters.
02 Sep 2014 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.
25 Aug 2014 description
Heavy seasonal rain has caused flooding that has killed at least 45 people in Cambodia. In Nepal, 123 people have died, while the death toll in India is 41 in flood-related incidents.
23 Jun 2014 description
Heavy rains have caused floods and landslides in four southern Philippines provinces, displacing thousands of villagers. Hagibis continued to affect south-eastern China with heavy rainfall.
16 Jun 2014 description
Following flash floods and landslides caused by above average monsoon rains in Sri Lanka, the Disaster Management Centre reports 27 deaths, nine injuries and 104,000 people affected.
06 Mar 2014 description
The year was marked by 137 natural disasters in the region, compared with 93 separate events in 2012. The number of people killed by disasters was almost six times higher.
17 Dec 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
09 Dec 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
02 Dec 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.