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16 Aug 2017 description
Of the 9.1 million new internal displacements, 4.6 million were caused by conflict, a figure which is already two-thirds of last year’s total. Disaster displacement continues at an unabated pace too.
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.
22 Oct 2013 description
Natural disasters, disease outbreaks, structural food insecurity and pest/locust infestations are compounded by a high level of poverty and economic and political instability.
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,...
09 Oct 2013 description
Production of rice and maize has been badly hit by erratic weather and a locust invasion. A further 9.6 million people are at risk of food insecurity, say two United Nations agencies.
14 Aug 2013 description
report IRIN
Madagascar locust swarms are devastating rice fields and leading to hunger in some areas but locals are trying to make the best out of a bad situation.
13 Jun 2013 description
Even as the flood season draws to a close, poor distribution of rainfall in most countries may result in below average rainfall-related crop performance this season.
01 May 2013 description
report IRIN
Waning donor support for food assistance is seeing increasing food insecurity. Malnutrition and the susceptibility to tuberculosis (TB) are directly linked.
08 Apr 2013 description
report IRIN
Farmers in southwestern Tulear province have been hit hard, first by floods and then by locusts, threatening food security in a region already among the poorest in the island country.
18 Mar 2013 description
Mobile health services are being provided in the flooded areas. So far, more than 2,500 consultations were recorded.
09 Mar 2013 description
While response is continuing, the peak of the emergency is coming to an end. Needs are relatively well covered and the early recovery phase is starting.
26 Feb 2013 description
The government has launched an appeal for international solidarity to mobilize in-country support of international organizations. At least two-thirds of rice fields are still flooded, which could cause major losses in rice crops and income and risk of food insecurity.
25 Feb 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a wide range of sources and displays this information in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises. Its primary objective is to rapidly inform humanitarian decision makers by presenting a summary of major humanitarian crises, both recent and protracted.
24 Feb 2013 description
The delivery of humanitarian aid is a challenge as most of affected areas are inaccessible, especially in the district of Morombe.
20 Feb 2013 description
Le cyclone devrait toucher terre le 22 février dans l'après-midi. Des vents pouvant atteindre 150 km/h ainsi que des pluies diluviennes sont attendus.