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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.
26 Jul 2013 description
There is concern over the lack of adequate funding, which is curtailing the capacity of the development actors to take over from the humanitarians, as the frequency of natural disasters increases.
06 Jan 2012 description
DISASTER EVENTS IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC IN 2011 Asia and the Pacific continues to live up to its reputation as the world’s most natural-disaster-prone region. The International Disaster Database, EM-DAT, reports 89 natural-disaster events in the region in 2011. In terms of the number of events,...
22 Nov 2011 description
Rice prices uncertain after Southeast Asian floods International rice prices are uncertain in the wake of flooding that has devastated several nations in Southeast Asia, according to FAO. Despite the loss of a few million tonnes of rice in Thailand because of the floods, FAO has raised its forecast...
22 Nov 2011 description
Executive Summary The population of Mindanao continues to be affected by the triple factors of insecurity, natural hazards and poverty. Heavy rains and severe weather that are affecting much of Asia have caused repeated flooding in central and southern Mindanao, displacing the population twice or...
06 Nov 2011 description
This report is produced by OCHA in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the period from 14 September to 3 November. The next report will be issued on or around 8 December. I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES • A total of 28,547 people in Basilan and Zamboanga Sibugay had been displaced...
15 Sep 2011 description
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES Clan fighting known as rido erupted anew between the commanders of Moro Islamic Liberation Front and Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Movement, displacing over 2,000 households in North Cotabato Province. Sporadic clan fighting continues to be reported in central...
11 Aug 2011 description
Key Points • The seasonal southwest monsoon aggravated by consecutive tropical cyclones brought heavy rains over Mindanao and other parts of the Philippines causing floods, flashfloods and landslides. • The widespread flooding in Central Mindanao has affected 860,000 people. 455,000 home-based...
14 Jul 2011 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF requires US$ 3.5 million to respond to urgent needs of children and women affected by the flooding in Central Mindanao Urgent lifesaving actions are needed to help the 522,000 children affected by the flood. Diarrhoea-related deaths among the affected population have occurred due to...
08 Jul 2011 description
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES • 6450 families in Cotabato City and North Cotabato have returned to their homes as floods begin to recede. • 200 severely malnourished children were reported in evacuation centres in Cotabato City. • Gaps exist in camp management and crowd control. •...
07 Jul 2011 description
report AlertNet
06 Jul 2011 12:31 By Thin Lei Win BANGKOK (AlertNet) - Recent flooding in the southern Philippines has affected half a million people and destroyed crops, raising concerns about food shortages in the coming months, the U.N. World Food Programme has said. Read the full article on AlertNet.
01 Jul 2011 description
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES • Displaced populations are beginning to visit their homes as water levels continue to recede in some parts of Cotabato City. • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene facilities remain inadequate in Evacuation Centers. • Population tracking and camp management in...
17 Jun 2011 description
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES • Widespread rains over eastern and southern Mindanao have caused flooding and flashfloods in nine provinces of Mindanao, affecting 120,038 families (611,196 individuals). • The Senate has approved the postponement of August 2011 ARMM elections to synchronize it...