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24 Aug 2017 description
At least 900 people are known to have died. Tens of thousands of houses, as well as schools and hospitals, have been destroyed leaving people displaced and in urgent need of life-saving support.
11 Jul 2017 description
Three weeks of non-stop heavy rain has triggered flash floods and landslides across parts of India, Bangladesh and Pakistan that have hit more than a million people and caused widespread damage.
26 Jul 2016 description
report Government of India
Authorities have opened 322 relief camps and 60 relief distribution centers, where over 120,000 are being housed across 19 affected districts.
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.
06 Jul 2015 description
Continuing rainfall is impeding relief efforts as the NDRF attempts to carry out rescue efforts; there is a shortage of food and safe drinking water in the affected areas of West Bengal, India.
01 Apr 2015 description
report ACT Alliance
Seven months after unprecedented flooding in 2014, Jammu and Kashmir has again been lashed by heavy and incessant rains. More heavy rainfall is likely.
18 Nov 2014 description
report AlertNet
Families in the village of Hill Kaka who have lost their entire food crop due to devastating rains and landslides in September worry they won’t have enough to eat during the coming winter.
13 Oct 2014 description
On 12 Oct, Cyclone Hudhud made landfall with wind speeds of between 180-195 kph and 2-3 metre waves. At least six people have been killed and 150,000 people have been evacuated
07 Oct 2014 description
At least 130,000 houses have been destroyed and 87,000 hectares of crops damaged in north-eastern India. In Sri Lanka, seven people have died due to landslides and collapsed buildings.
25 Sep 2014 description
Heavy rain has affected north-eastern India, in particular the states of Assam and Meghalaya. People are sheltering in 227 relief camps. Many areas remain inaccessible.
15 Sep 2014 description
About 8,000 people have been displaced by the storm in the Philippines; the Government is leading the response, including the distribution of food and non-food items to the affected people.
22 Jul 2014 description
Around 10,000 people have been evacuated to cyclone shelters in Odisha state's worst-hit district of Jajpur after a major river burst its banks, flooding 30 villages.
24 Feb 2014 description
In building climate change related strategies and agendas, policy makers need to pay attention to the inclusivity of children, and how the changes will impact the lives of children.
31 Oct 2013 description
Southasiadisasters.net special edition provides insight into how all the major stakeholders managed to keep the damage resulting from the cyclone to its bare minimum.
18 Oct 2013 description
Tens of thousands of mud-and-thatch homes were destroyed, large tracts of farmland inundated and power and telecoms services disrupted. The delays have sparked protests and looting in some areas.
14 Oct 2013 description
This operation mainly seeks to support the India Red Cross Society in providing emergency relief, safe drinking water and hygiene promotion activities.
09 Sep 2013 description
Some 6 million people have been affected by flooding in India's eastern state of Bihar. In Viet Nam, floods have killed at least 29 people. On Solomon Islands, unexpected heavy rain caused flash flooding.
19 Jul 2013 description
report Christian Aid
The incessant rain has caused floods and landslides, which as well as leading to many deaths, have destroyed agricultural land and small businesses, and wiped out livestock, says Christian Aid.
15 Jul 2013 description
Flooding after heavy monsoon rains is affecting Central and Eastern regions of Nepal as well as several Indian states. Ongoing heavy rains have caused almost 70 deaths in China.