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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.
13 Oct 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund
By mid-March 2017, the country is estimated to receive up to 1.5 million returnees - combined with IDPs in Eastern, Southern and Central regions - of which 60 per cent are children.
11 Oct 2016 description
Strengthening disaster-risk governance and coordination, combined with participation of affected populations, have proved successful in reducing disaster mortality.
10 Oct 2016 description
An estimated 520,000 people across eight provinces in Sri Lanka remain affected by drought as of 9 October. Water shortages are reported in several areas.
07 Oct 2016 description
CERF grant provides initial funds over six months to jump-start life-saving activities for more than 80,000 flood-affected people, particularly in the Ayeyarwady, Magway and Mandalay regions.
30 Sep 2016 description
report IRIN
Vice President Leni Robredo, newly installed as head of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council admits only around 1% of the target of 205,000 homes has been achieved.
29 Sep 2016 description
According to the Indonesian Red Cross Society, at least 37 people have died and 20 others are still missing after flash floods and landslides struck Garut and Sumedang regencies in West Java.
26 Sep 2016 description
Since 18 September, torrential rainfall has caused flooding, mud flows and landslides in Sichuan and Yunnan provinces, affecting 81,000 people across 28 counties and 13 cities.
29 Aug 2016 description
A 6.8 earthquake hit central Myanmar, killing 3 people amd damaging buildings, while monsoon flooding across 11 states has affected almost 500,000 people.
26 Aug 2016 description
This update of the “Call for Aid” seeks to mobilize further response to avert a deterioration of the situation due to prolonged effects of drought in most affected areas.
22 Aug 2016 description
A measles outbreak in Myanmar has caused 34 deaths, mostly young children. Health authorities have established containment zones and initiated an emergency vaccination campaign.
19 Aug 2016 description
Amid escalating conflict and worsening humanitarian conditions, displacement across the country has seen an increase of 7% since April, with 152,009 individuals fleeing from violence within this period.