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06 Mar 2014 description
The year was marked by 137 natural disasters in the region, compared with 93 separate events in 2012. The number of people killed by disasters was almost six times higher.
07 Feb 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund
Less than one in two children are in elementary school, and under one in three in secondary schools, reflecting the higher proportion of schools damaged by Typhoon Haiyan.
06 Feb 2014 description
Nearly four months after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake devastated parts of Bohol Island, the UN is calling for another US$19 million for urgent shelter, health and education needs.
25 Nov 2013 description
Tropical Cyclone Helen made landfall in India affecting more than 70,000 people.Three earthquakes struck China's province of Jilin where 260,000 families have been affected.
28 Oct 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
28 Oct 2013 description
The earthquake in Bohol has killed 186 people, affected some 3 million, and left nearly 381,000 displaced. Repaired bridges and roads have opened greater access to affected areas.
22 Oct 2013 description
There have been 2,936 new cases of cholera and 83 deaths in Haiti in one week, already more than half the cases reported during September.
15 Oct 2013 description
Snapshot 08 – 15 October In Syria, heavy fighting is ongoing in Rural Damascus, Dar’a, Aleppo, Idleb and Homs, with government forces making gains in Rural Damascus while the opposition has won ground in Dar’a. Despite the call of al-Qaeda’s leader for opposition fighters to unite,...