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Afghanistan + 11 more

Asia Pacific Food Situation Update - October 2011

FAO Food Price Index falls for third straight month The FAO Food Price Index fell by 2 percent in September, finishing the month at 225 points, the third consecutive month that the index has...

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Odisha Floods - DREF operation n° MDRIN007 - Update no 02

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate...

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Southwest monsoon 2011: End of-season report

HIGHLIGHTS • For the country as a whole, the rainfall for the season (June-September) was 101% of its long period average (LPA). • Seasonal rainfall was 107% of its LPA over Northwest India, 110% of...

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Farmers suffer huge losses in recent floods

Ashis Senapati, TNN | Oct 17, 2011, 11.42AM IST KENDRAPADA: The recent flood fury in Kendrapada, Jagatsinghpur and Jajpur districts has affected standing paddy crops, threatening shortfall in crop...

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CRS Responds to India Floods

More than three and half million people were affected by the floods that hit one of the poorest regions of India. CRS was already working in Orissa, preparing people to cope with just such a crisis...

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Philippines + 4 more

Caritas responds to massive flooding in Asia

Monsoon rains and typhoons have inundated large areas of Asia, particularly in the Philippines, Cambodia, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. Thousands of people have fled their homes; others are living on...

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Orissa floods: emergency aid for vulnerable families

During the month of September, major flooding struck the Orissa region in northeast India on two separate occasions. On September 9, following torrential rainfall, the Hirakud dam was forced to open...

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Indian monsoon floods: EU Commission responds to desperate needs

Summary: 13 October 2011, Brussels - The European Commission will provide emergency funding of €3 million for the victims of the ongoing monsoon floods in India. The disaster has displaced between...

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Indian monsoon floods: Commission responds to desperate needs

Brussels, 13 October 2011 - The European Commission will provide emergency funding of €3 million for the victims of the ongoing monsoon floods in India. The disaster has displaced between 200,000 and...

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China + 9 more

Asia looks to take a leading role in humanitarian response

(Shanghai/New York, 12 October 2011): Asia and the Pacific’s most experienced emergency responders have gathered in Shanghai, China to look at strengthening disaster response and preparedness. Up to...

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AmeriCares India Team Treats Thousands of Flood Survivors

Monsoon rains in the Indian state of Orissa gave rise to crisis level flooding on September 9, inundating 19 districts and 3,000 villages that are home to more than 2 million people. The district of...

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World + 13 more

Crop Prospects and Food Situation, No. 3, October 2011

Prospects for global cereal production in 2011 have improved since September, following better expectations for rice and wheat. At the expected record level of 2 310 million tonnes, world cereal...

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Over two million people affected by fresh floods in Odisha

By Stephen Ryan in Delhi A second wave of heavy flooding in Odisha (also known as Orissa) has affected a further 2.2 million people in the past three weeks, raising the number to over 3.4 million...

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Govt to spend Rs 1208 cr on restoration

TNN Oct 2, 2011, 08.15AM IST BHUBANESWAR: Even as lakhs of people in flood-ravaged parts of Orissa rummaged through debris to retrieve belongings and rebuild their lives, the state government on...

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Flood damage large-scale: Central assessment team

TNN Oct 1, 2011, 08.56AM IST BHUBANESWAR: Wrapping up its visit to flood-affected districts in Orissa, a 10-member central team on Friday said it would soon submit its report to the Union government. ...

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Odisha Flood - DREF operation n° MDRIN007 - Update n°01

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate...

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