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17 Jul 2017 description
Heavy monsoon rains have triggered flooding and landslides across Asia and the Pacific affecting millions of people. Tropical Storm Talas hit Viet Nam damaging at least 2,700 houses.
10 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Violence and mass evacuations following a military operation in late May have affected about 160,000 children. Some of them are used as combatants and 22,700 can't return to school.
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.
03 Jul 2017 description
report UN Population Fund
Philippine authorities say some 385,000 people have been displaced by fighting between government forces and the Maute and Abu Sayyaf armed groups on the long-embattled island of Mindanao.
23 Jun 2017 description
One month into the armed conflict, there is still a need to support more than 200,000 displaced people with food, drinking water, sanitation facilities and health care in the coming weeks.
15 Jun 2017 description
In the Philippines, the fighting between government forces and the Maute group in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur, has entered its fourth week. Evacuation efforts are ongoing.
08 Jun 2017 description
As the rainy season begins, thousands of people displaced by the fighting in Marawi are at risk of water-borne diseases because of limited access to basic water and sanitation facilities.
02 May 2017 description
The report highlights significant progress achieved by the MILF in implementing an Action Plan to end and prevent the recruitment and use of children, signed in 2009.
17 Apr 2017 description
As of 17 April, flash floods caused nine deaths and displaced 1,200 people in Philippines' Cebu province. On 12 and 13 April, flooding affected 2,000 people in West Aceh District, Indonesia.
06 Apr 2017 description
A new publication focuses on five priority Asian countries that are highly vulnerable to large-scale natural disasters: Bangladesh, Indonesia, Myanmar, Nepal, and the Philippines.
20 Feb 2017 description
As of 19 February, over 30,700 people remain displaced in northeastern Mindanao (Caraga region) by flooding. At least 2,100 people are in 18 shelters, while most are staying with relatives.
08 Feb 2017 description
After Typhoon Haiyan, the Philippines shook up its methods for keeping the public risk-informed, and ensuring early dissemination of warnings and efficient evacuations to promote a “zero casualty” approach.
06 Feb 2017 description
As of 6 February, about 178,000 people in north-eastern Mindanao remain displaced by flooding caused by a series of weather systems that since 8 January have brought heavy rains to the Philippines.
30 Jan 2017 description
As of 30 January, about 100,000 people are displaced by flooding in Caraga (northeastern Mindanao, Philippines) due to successive weather systems affecting the area.
29 Dec 2016 description
IFRC has launched a USD 1.56 million appeal to assist more than 20,000 people affected by Typhoon Nock-Ten which struck the Philippines on December 25th.
28 Dec 2016 description
Red Cross has started its operation to help thousands of vulnerable people. Damage reports are slowly made available as the assessment teams are returning from the affected areas.
27 Dec 2016 description
As of 27 December, Nock-Ten affected an estimated 112,000 people in four regions in the Philippines. About 104,000 people were displaced by floods in Indonesia.
14 Nov 2016 description
Incessant rains across Java Island and in Aceh and Jambi provinces triggered floods. The government warned that 41 million people across Indonesia were at moderate or high at risk of landslides.
31 Oct 2016 description
Between 29 and 31 October, 5,000 houses were flooded in Gorontalo and West Java provinces in Indonesia, affecting about 15,700 people and killing three children.
25 Oct 2016 description
The government pre-emptively evacuated more than 158,000 people before Haima struck, although it is estimated more than 92,000 people remain in 640 evacuation centres.