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09 Jan 2017 description
Since 1 January, continuous heavy rains have caused widespread flooding across southern Thailand. As of 9 January, more than 330,300 households have been affected, with 21 deaths.
05 Jan 2017 description
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The losses totalled US$175 billion, two-thirds more than in the previous year. The share of uninsured losses remained substantial at around 70 per cent.
03 Jan 2017 description
Between 29 December and 2 January, flooding in the provinces of West Java, Aceh, Central Java and East Java left thousands of homes under water for two to three days.
29 Dec 2016 description
IFRC has launched a USD 1.56 million appeal to assist more than 20,000 people affected by Typhoon Nock-Ten which struck the Philippines on December 25th.
28 Dec 2016 description
Red Cross has started its operation to help thousands of vulnerable people. Damage reports are slowly made available as the assessment teams are returning from the affected areas.
27 Dec 2016 description
As of 27 December, Nock-Ten affected an estimated 112,000 people in four regions in the Philippines. About 104,000 people were displaced by floods in Indonesia.
23 Dec 2016 description
EM-DAT preliminary data shows that during this year, 301 country-level natural disasters in 102 countries caused more than 7,000 deaths and US$97 billion of economic damages.
19 Dec 2016 description
An estimated 15,000 people in Myanmar have fled to China after fighting. Heavy flooding has led to displacements in Fiji with loss of lives reported in Indonesia and Viet Nam.
12 Dec 2016 description
A 6.4M earthquake in Aceh resulted in 101 deaths, 670 injuries and displaced more than 83,000 people. Nearly 3,000 homes were heavily damaged.
09 Dec 2016 description
In total, 12.4 million people were living in ongoing displacement in Africa last year because of conflict and violence - 30% of the total number of people internally displaced by conflict globally.
08 Dec 2016 description
The new edition of the Crop Prospects and Food Situation report highlights 39 countries in need of external food assistance. Global agricultural prospects are improving but lean seasons loom in near future.
14 Nov 2016 description
Incessant rains across Java Island and in Aceh and Jambi provinces triggered floods. The government warned that 41 million people across Indonesia were at moderate or high at risk of landslides.
02 Nov 2016 description
In conflict situations, simple communication technologies can help researchers and humanitarian organisations collect more accurate data on the effects of humanitarian aid.
31 Oct 2016 description
Between 29 and 31 October, 5,000 houses were flooded in Gorontalo and West Java provinces in Indonesia, affecting about 15,700 people and killing three children.
28 Oct 2016 description
According to the NDMA, about 10,000 educational institutions were damaged or destroyed in the 2010 mega-floods. Since then, another 10,000 schools have been damaged.
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.
22 Oct 2016 description
A total of 200,862 people are now displaced in CAR and Regions I, II, III, IV-A and V, according to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).
21 Oct 2016 description
According to the Department of Social Welfare and Development, the typhoon has affected more than 100,000 people with over 40,000 people in evacuation centers.
18 Oct 2016 description
According to local authorities, at least 21 people have died and 18 were injured after the floods inundated more than 27,000 houses in the provinces of Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien Hue and Quang Binh.
17 Oct 2016 description
An estimated 520,000 people across Sri Lanka remain affected by drought as flooding affects thousands in the Philippines while at least 21 have died in Viet Nam.