06 Jan 2012 description
Philippines + 17 othersAsia-Pacific: CERF allocates $55 million for humanitarian emergencies in 2011
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,...
11 Aug 2011 description
Philippines: Some 450,000 people still in need of emergency relief, early recovery support in flood-affected Maguindanao
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...
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