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25 Dec 2017 description
Tropical Cyclone Tembin triggered floods and landslides that have killed about 200 people, with scores still missing and thousands more homeless.
20 Dec 2017 description
report IRIN
Authorities in Bangladesh are scrambling to prepare for the looming monsoon season, and the short dry season now underway offers precious little time to prepare.
18 Dec 2017 description
report Government of Chile
La evacuación preventiva realizada la noche del 17 de noviembre movilizó a 350 personas. Se han habilitado 5 albergues que acogieron a 200 personas.
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.
23 Nov 2017 description
Mobile connectivity plays an essential role in restoring a sense of normalcy in Cox’s Bazar. It can help affected communities access information, communicate and coordinate better.
06 Nov 2017 description
About 1,900 households with more than 7,000 people have been registered. With the camps due to close on Nov. 15, they are being given cash of $200 or more and food and non-food items.
17 Oct 2017 description
Two months after the incidents that claimed at least 500 lives, the scheme brings relief to nearly 2,000 affected households through direct mobile money transfers as they try to resettle.
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.
03 Oct 2017 description
The plan targets all Rohingya refugees and 300,000 Bangladeshi host communities, focusing on the provision of life-saving assistance, improving settlement areas, and promoting protection.
30 Sep 2017 description
Most of the crop lands have been submerged for at least 5-7 days causing damage to crops, houses, and infrastructures. People have lost their stored foods as stocks have been washed away during the floods.
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.
22 Sep 2017 description
Humanitarian partners continue to deliver basic food assistance, shelter, water, emergency latrines, psychosocial support and informal education, but gaps remain enormous and urgent.
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.
15 Sep 2017 description
Led by WHO and partners, the campaign targets communities recently affected by floods and landslides, which left over 6,000 displaced and caused some 500 deaths.
06 Sep 2017 description
About 13,000 people are ill with diarrhoea and respiratory infections in Bangladesh after floods in its north. In Nepal, 26,944 cases of illness have been reported by district health facilities.
05 Sep 2017 description
Two rounds of vaccination will be delivered in 25 affected communities by the Government of Sierra Leone with support from Gavi Alliance, WHO, UNICEF, the UK Government and other health partners.
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.
02 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The most urgent needs for children are clean water, hygiene supplies to prevent the spread of disease, food supplies and safe places in evacuation centres for children to play.
01 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF is responding to 1.5 million flood affected people by providing water purification tablets, hygiene kits, jerry cans and bleaching powder. UNICEF is also assisting Rohingya children and their families in Cox’s Bazar.
24 Aug 2017 description
As the immediate medical needs have been covered, MSF is focusing on ensuring people have access to clean water and sanitation facilities, monitoring for any signs of water-borne diseases.