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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.
25 Feb 2015 description
Asia and the Pacific witnessed 119 disaster events in 2014, but effective cyclone early warning systems, together with enhanced preparedness, saved countless lives, says ESCAP.
01 Dec 2014 description
Tropical Depression Sinlaku has affected almost 80,000 people in the Philippines, while flooding in Indonesia hit 23,100 people, killing one. Another four people were killed in landslides.
13 Oct 2014 description
On 12 Oct, Cyclone Hudhud made landfall with wind speeds of between 180-195 kph and 2-3 metre waves. At least six people have been killed and 150,000 people have been evacuated
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.