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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.
11 Jul 2014 description
The Atlas of Mortality and Economic Losses from Weather, Climate and Water Extremes describes the distribution and impacts of disasters and highlights measures to increase resilience.
28 Oct 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.
22 Oct 2013 description
There have been 2,936 new cases of cholera and 83 deaths in Haiti in one week, already more than half the cases reported during September.
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,...
08 Oct 2013 description
As of 8 October, almost 3 million people living across 30 of Thailand’s 77 provinces were affected by floods caused by heavier than usual monsoon rains.
07 Oct 2013 description
Thousands are evacuated in Fujian province as Tropical storm Fitow made landfall in China. In the Philippines, seasonal flooding has knocked down temporary Zamboanga IDP shelters.