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14 Jun 2018 description
As Bangladesh’s annual wet season has arrived, the UN migration agency is working against the clock to secure infrastructure and strengthen preparedness measures in the refugee camps.
15 May 2018 description
report World Vision
Continuous rain has submerged homes, schools and businesses, displacing more than 700,000 people; they are now in tents on higher ground, in schools or other evacuation sites.
12 May 2018 description
The funding will help cover basic needs such as emergency shelter, food and nutrition, drinking water and repair of water facilities, emergency health care and epidemics prevention.
31 Mar 2018 description
In northern regions, though, little to no rainfall was received in March and below-average rainfall is still forecast throughout the April to June season.
14 Mar 2018 description
In addition to an analysis of disaster impact on the subsectors of fisheries, aquaculture and forestry, the report reveals a methodology for evaluating damage and loss.
15 Dec 2017 description
In the Gaza Strip, another winter season brings with it the threat of temporary displacement, property losses and health risks due to flooding and poor housing conditions.
14 Dec 2017 description
4.33 million people were affected at the peak of the floods, with almost 400,000 people in need of immediate humanitarian assistance from national and international partners.
13 Dec 2017 description
With a particular focus on women and marginalized groups, the new project will promote community-based preparedness and adaptation in the highly vulnerable provinces of Jawzjan and Nangarhar.
07 Dec 2017 description
Global food supplies are high due to strong cereal harvests, but localized drought, flooding and protracted conflicts have intensified and perpetuated food insecurity.
27 Nov 2017 description
Normal to above-normal rainfall is predicted for January to March 2018. While conducive to agricultural production, the rains will inevitably lead to flooding, and tropical cyclones will likely affect Indian Ocean countries.
15 Nov 2017 description
Despite stretched resources, the government, with support from humanitarian partners, continues to address the triple challenge of drought, flooding and inter-communal conflict.
13 Nov 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
About 150,000 children under-five are at risk of malnutrition and over 80,000 pregnant and nursing women need special care. Children in poor remote areas are still underserved by relief efforts.
10 Oct 2017 description
Asia-Pacific Disaster Report 2017 shows that the greatest impacts of disasters are in countries which have the least capacity to prepare or respond to these events.
21 Sep 2017 description
Un informe de la FAO indica un repunte de las cosechas en la mayoría de los países de bajos ingresos con déficit de alimentos. En el Caribe, el impacto de los huracanes mermará el rendimiento agrícola.
18 Sep 2017 description
Viet Nam authorities reported 14 people killed, 112 injured and 4 missing when Typhoon Doksuri swept through seven central provinces over the weekend.
04 Sep 2017 description
An estimated 30 million people have been affected by flooding in India. At the height of the emergency, 1.1 million people were hosted in 3,271 camps. People have begun to return home as water levels are dropping.
31 Jul 2017 description
In India, more than 165,000 people have been affected; in Bangladesh, partners are providing food, health, protection, shelter and water, sanitation and hygiene services to 18,000 people.
24 Jul 2017 description
The landslides between June and July are the deadliest in history, with Rangamati and Bandarban the most affected areas; 1,500 people in eight shelter camps are still receiving aid.
20 Jul 2017 description
En los últimos días, el desborde de los ríos Sinú y San Jorge ha perjudicado a 15 mil personas, aumentando a 43 mil el número total de afectados desde finales de junio.
10 Jul 2017 description
As of 7 July, over 40 people have been killed, 61 injured and 60 houses damaged by flash floods in Pakistan. Armed clashes in Afghanistan have displaced more than 20,200 people.