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18 Sep 2018 description
Access is still limited due to landslides in mountain areas. Some areas are still flooded, leaving people vulnerable to diseases including leptospirosis, dengue, acute gastroenteritis and AWD.
17 Sep 2018 description
report Save the Children
Students face an extended period out of school, leaving them at risk of falling permanently out of the education system, warns Save the Children as the clean-up gets under way.
14 Aug 2018 description
Above-average October-December short rains are forecast, likely resulting in a second consecutive season of flooding in the Horn of Africa, with up to a million people affected.
01 Aug 2018 description
A new FAO report sounds the alarm on some of the world's most severely underfunded crises, which require an urgent humanitarian response and emergency agricultural assistance
23 Jul 2018 description
Armed clashes and insecurity in Myanmar's Shan State have displaced more than 2,800 people since 9 July in Namtu, Mongkaing, and Namhkan townships.
25 Jun 2018 description
CERF funding enabled 12 UN agencies together with 589 partners to provide life-saving assistance in 2016 and 2017 to 22.5 million people in humanitarian emergencies in 47 countries.
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.