17 Dec 2012 description
Global emergency overview highlights damage caused by Storm Evan in Samoa, Fiji and insecurity in South Sudan
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
Global emergency overview highlights magnitude 5.6 earthquake in Iran, Typhoon Bopha
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
03 Dec 2012 description
Global emergency overview highlights Storm Bopha heading for the Philippines, severe rains in Panama
The Global Overview is a weekly update that provides a snapshot of current humanitarian priorities and recent events. Its primary objective is to rapidly inform humanitarian decision makers by presenting a summary of major humanitarian crises, both recent and protracted.
19 Nov 2012 description
Global emergency overview highlights Gaza conflict, fighting in DRC, Ebola in Uganda and Yellow Fever in Sudan
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.
12 Nov 2012 description
World + 44 othersGlobal Emergency Overview highlights earthquake in Guatemala, cholera epidemic in Benin and food insecurity in Swaziland and Tanzania
Both Guatemala and Myanmar were affected by earthquakes during the reporting period. On 7 November, an earthquake of 7.2 magnitude struck the pacific coast of Guatemala, affecting more than 600,000 people followed by a second quake of 6.2 magnitude on 11 November. There were no immediate reports of...
23 Jul 2012 description
Afghanistan + 2 othersAfghanistan: People’s vulnerability increases while financial resources to respond decline - mid-year appeal review
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Humanitarian needs in Afghanistan continue to mount while financial resources to respond are declining, as reflected in funding to actions coordinated in the 2012 Consolidated Appeal (CAP) and contributions to the Emergency Response Fund. Funding shortfalls are most likely to...
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