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22 Jan 2018 description
report CARE
CARE report "Suffering in Silence" highlights humanitarian crises around the world that rarely made the news: North Korea, Eritrea and Burundi were the least covered by media.
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.
13 Jun 2017 description
Severe rains have triggered landslides in the Chittagong Hills, reportedly killing more than 40 people and leaving dozens missing. This latest disaster comes in the wake of Cyclone Mora.
02 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Cyclone Mora in Myanmar and Bangladesh, and torrential monsoon rains across Sri Lanka have left children homeless and in need of protection, nutrition and health services.
29 May 2017 description
An estimated 503,560 people in 15 of Sri Lanka’s 25 districts have been affected by floods and landslides, with 82,998 people displaced. A total of 156 deaths has been confirmed.
24 Feb 2014 description
In building climate change related strategies and agendas, policy makers need to pay attention to the inclusivity of children, and how the changes will impact the lives of children.
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.
29 Jul 2013 description
Heavy rains and flooding have caused casualties, displacement and damage in China, DPR Korea, India and Indonesia.
22 Jul 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.
19 Jul 2013 description
Since May, 29 out of Nepal's 75 districts have been affected. So far, 59 people have been killed and over 12,000 people have been displaced.
19 Jul 2013 description
report Christian Aid
The incessant rain has caused floods and landslides, which as well as leading to many deaths, have destroyed agricultural land and small businesses, and wiped out livestock, says Christian Aid.
15 Jul 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 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.
09 Jul 2013 description
report Munich Re
While flooding in Germany and the neighboring states was the most expensive natural catastrophe, the floods in northern India and Nepal had the most severe humanitarian consequences.
09 Jul 2013 description
report IRIN
Landslides in Nepal are the country’s costliest and most deadly type of natural disaster, but their management is still considered to be a low priority, experts say.
08 Jul 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.
01 Jul 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.
28 Jun 2013 description
report The Guardian
When the rains came in Uttarakhand, it was runaway building projects, dams and official failures that made them catastrophic.
25 Jun 2013 description
The severity of the disaster could have been mitigated with a better end-to-end information system and proper infrastructure planning would have reduced the damage, says ICIMOD.