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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.
25 Nov 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.
18 Nov 2013 description
Viet Nam has been affected by both Cyclone Podul and Typhoon Haiyan over the past ten days. At least 41 people have been killed in rains triggered by Podul, adding to the 14 people killed during Haiyan.
28 Oct 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.
15 Oct 2013 description
Snapshot 08 – 15 October In Syria, heavy fighting is ongoing in Rural Damascus, Dar’a, Aleppo, Idleb and Homs, with government forces making gains in Rural Damascus while the opposition has won ground in Dar’a. Despite the call of al-Qaeda’s leader for opposition fighters to unite,...
08 Oct 2013 description
As of 8 October, almost 3 million people living across 30 of Thailand’s 77 provinces were affected by floods caused by heavier than usual monsoon rains.
07 Oct 2013 description
Thousands are evacuated in Fujian province as Tropical storm Fitow made landfall in China. In the Philippines, seasonal flooding has knocked down temporary Zamboanga IDP shelters.
30 Sep 2013 description
The UN Security Council endorsed the Russia-US agreement on the elimination of Syria’s chemical stockpile. Heavier than usual monsoon rains have resulted in floods in large parts of Thailand.
24 Sep 2013 description
A new map highlights the path of Typhoon Usagi, the effects of a tropical depression on Viet Nam, Cambodia and Lao, overflowing rivers in Myanmar and Thailand and a hail storm in Papua New Guinea.
23 Sep 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.
16 Sep 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.
16 Sep 2013 description
Floods and landslides continue to affect the Solomon Islands, India, Viet Nam and Lao PDR. In Indonesia, Mt. Sinabung erupted forcing over 3,700 people to be evacuated.
09 Sep 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 Sep 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.
26 Aug 2013 description
Since mid-August, China has experienced two typhoons in the south and extremely severe flooding in the north. Authorities estimate the total number of people affected by the disasters to be over 10 million.
13 Aug 2013 description
Tropical storms and monsoon rains have caused flooding and damage in the Philippines, China, Cambodia, Myanmar and Lao PDR.