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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
Tropical Cyclone Helen made landfall in India affecting more than 70,000 people.Three earthquakes struck China's province of Jilin where 260,000 families have been affected.
20 Nov 2013 description
Since 14-17 November, flooding occurred in central of Vietnam leaving at least 42 people dead, 5 missing and 66 injured. Water is now receding from most of the affected districts.
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
Some 6 million people have been affected by flooding in India's eastern state of Bihar. In Viet Nam, floods have killed at least 29 people. On Solomon Islands, unexpected heavy rain caused flash flooding.
05 Aug 2013 description
In Lao PDR, a dengue outbreak has claimed 77 lives and affected 36,000 people. OCHA has released an emergency cash grant, and the UN is working on a CERF rapid response proposal.