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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.
24 Oct 2016 description
Approximately 159,000 people are displaced and an estimated eight have been killed in the Philippines due to Typhoon Haima; 250 hectares of rice have been damaged in Indonesia.
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.
17 Feb 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
29 Jul 2013 description
Heavy rains and flooding have caused casualties, displacement and damage in China, DPR Korea, India and Indonesia.
15 Jul 2013 description
Flooding after heavy monsoon rains is affecting Central and Eastern regions of Nepal as well as several Indian states. Ongoing heavy rains have caused almost 70 deaths in China.