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22 Jan 2016 description
Severe drought, flooding, heavy rains and temperature rises are all known effects of El Niño that can lead to food insecurity and malnutrition, disease outbreaks, acute water shortages, and disruption of health services.
19 Jan 2016 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
15 Jan 2016 description
The strongest El Niño weather episode in the last several decades has caused repeated crop failure, decimated livestock herds and driven some 10.2 million people across Ethiopia into food insecurity, FAO said today.
12 Jan 2016 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
01 Jan 2016 description
Between January and March 2016, large populations in the east of Ethiopia will experience very significant food consumption gaps.
30 Dec 2015 description
According to Argentine Red Cross estimates, over 25,000 people have been affected by the overflow of the Uruguay and Paraná Rivers in northern Argentina.
29 Dec 2015 description
Prevention measures including upgrading early warning systems, revising building codes, and more investment in flood defences are critical to protect more people against disaster impacts.
22 Dec 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
18 Dec 2015 description
Partners continued to respond to the needs of people affected by flooding across the country. The amount of rainfall continues to reduce but flood risks remain.
14 Dec 2015 description
As Tropical cyclone Melor makes landfall in the Philippines, flooding in Indonesia has affected over 70,000 people while expected rainfall in Sri Lanka increases risk of landslides.
08 Dec 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
08 Dec 2015 description
The renewed displacement of IDPs is of particular concern as they have no support structures in the area - although reports confirm that the armed forces from both states have started to withdraw from the frontline.
08 Dec 2015 description
Earthquakes between 16 November and 4 December in Indonesia displaced over 10,000 people. In Myanmar, up to 4,000 people remain uprooted following fighting in southern Shan State.
04 Dec 2015 description
As fresh rain pounds south India, stories are emerging of sudden evacuations and improvised rescues. Heavy rain associated with Cyclone Rovan in November has killed more than 260 and affected 3 million people.
01 Dec 2015 description
Weeks of torrential rain have brought widespread flooding and left thousands of people facing an uncertain future across the south Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
01 Dec 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
27 Nov 2015 description
The World Meteorological Organization this week singled out “considerable concern” about the impact of El Niño on the Amazon basin in the context of long-term climate change.
25 Nov 2015 description
Spread over nine provinces in central Philippines, the IFRC shelter programme includes the construction of new typhoon-resistant homes as well as cash assistance, training and materials to rebuild.
25 Nov 2015 description
El Niño is expected to prompt heavy rains and cause flooding, as well as drought conditions in coastal areas of Somaliland, which could severely compound the already fragile humanitarian situation in Somalia.
24 Nov 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.