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29 Sep 2017 description
report Save the Children
Poor access to clean drinking water and basic health services, coupled with frequent monsoon rains, has sparked growing concern of an outbreak of water-borne diseases like cholera.
18 Aug 2017 description
report CARE
As water moves downstream from India and Nepal, more districts are expected to be flooded in the coming days, with food, water, medicine and special care for pregnant and lactating women urgently needed. 
18 Aug 2017 description
report Plan
This response aims to support families in India, Bangladesh and Nepal who have lost their livelihoods following weeks of heavy, torrential monsoon rains in the South Asian countries.
16 Aug 2017 description
Of the 9.1 million new internal displacements, 4.6 million were caused by conflict, a figure which is already two-thirds of last year’s total. Disaster displacement continues at an unabated pace too.
22 Mar 2017 description
A fall armyworm outbreak is causing considerable crop damage in seven countries in the region, concurrently with a cyclone in Madagascar, flooding in Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
06 Mar 2017 description
Concern Worldwide, Oxfam, Save the Children and CARE, supporting the Government of Mozambique, appeal for $10.2 million to support 150,000 people with lifesaving assistance.
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.
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.
17 May 2016 description
A HelpAge analysis of more than 16,000 proposed projects between 2010 and 2014 found that only 154 had any activity specifically targeting older people, most of which weren’t funded.
15 May 2016 description
report Christian Aid
A new report shows that more than a billion people are set to be exposed to coastal flooding by 2060 through a combination of rising sea levels, storm surges and extreme weather.
11 May 2016 description
According to the IDMC, just 10 countries accounted for more than two-thirds of the total. In addition, there were 8.6 million new cases during 2015.
01 Oct 2015 description
report Oxfam
Oxfam is warning that climate chaos could increase humanitarian emergencies at a time when resources and capacity are already under enormous strain.
22 Sep 2015 description
report Mercy Corps
The world is facing a new normal of unprecedented challenges. More people are forcibly displaced now than at any time since 1945, with more than 59 million IDPs, refugees, asylum seekers and stateless people. Mercy Corps asks if the current system is fit for purpose.
10 Aug 2015 description
report AlertNet
Pakistan has reinforced its weather forecasting services since massive floods struck five years ago, but government agencies are struggling to act on the information.
08 Jun 2015 description
report ACT Alliance
Significant numbers of people have been displaced and are accommodated temporarily in areas where water, food supply and sanitation access are poor due to crowded conditions.
29 May 2015 description
report ACT Alliance
The authorities have requested support from all humanitarian actors in the department, as water levels continue to rise. In addition, the security situation could worsen as FARC withdrew their unilateral cease fire.
22 Apr 2015 description
New study attempts to provide entry points for humanitarian actors while presenting information aimed at those responsible for disaster risk reduction, risk management and development.
02 Apr 2015 description
report AlertNet
In the face of a growing threat from extreme weather, Tanzania has adopted a law to help authorities cope with emergencies and shield vulnerable communities from disaster risks.
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.
23 Mar 2015 description
The study reveals that in general the interventions contributed to fairly positive change in household well-being, but found a more mixed result for livelihoods.