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03 Jul 2018 description

EDITOR'S NOTE

HI READERS, With 2018 almost halfway done, June's edition of The Column brings a range of fresh news and insights to keep you up-to-date with all disaster-related events and activities from within the ASEAN region and beyond. Volume 39, brought to you by the AHA Centre, will keep you reading busily with a variety of content touching on many aspects of our all-important disaster management work.

16 Jun 2018 description

Update on the Dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region

Northern Hemisphere

Cambodia

As of 31 May 2018, a total of 960 suspected dengue cases have been reported in Cambodia. In weeks 20 and 21, 2018, there were 131 and 135 new suspected dengue cases respectively. The number of reported dengue cases have increased compared to the previous weeks, above the alert threshold level (Figure 1).

China (no update)

30 May 2018 description

Volume 38 of the AHA Centre'ss monthly newsletter is here.

We present you stories of the 9th ASEAN-ERAT induction course, our interview with H.E. Ursula Mueller - the United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, and more.

30 May 2018 description

Northern Hemisphere

Cambodia

As of 15 May 2018, a total of 694 suspected dengue cases have been reported in Cambodia. In weeks 18 and 19, there were 81 and 99 new suspected dengue cases, respectively. In weeks 18 and 19, the number of reported dengue cases has increased compared to the previous week, above the alert threshold level (Figure 1).

China

16 May 2018 description

Northern Hemisphere

Cambodia

As of 1 May 2018, a total of 514 suspected dengue cases have been reported in Cambodia. In weeks 16 and 17, there were 52 and 54 new suspected dengue cases, respectively. In weeks 16 and 17, the number of reported dengue cases has increased compared to the previous week, above the alert threshold level (Figure 1).

China (no update)

14 May 2018 description

Update on the Dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region

Northern Hemisphere

Cambodia

As of 17 April 2018, a total of 408 suspected dengue cases have been reported in Cambodia. In weeks 14 and 15, there were 45 and 48 new suspected dengue cases, respectively. In weeks 14 and 15, the total number of reported dengue cases was below the three year-threshold (2015-2017) for the same period (Figure 1).

China

20 Apr 2018 description

By Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, WHO Regional Director for South-East Asia

It is imperative that every child, adolescent and pregnant woman in the WHO South-East Asia Region receives the life-saving benefits vaccines provide.

12 Apr 2018 description

Executive Summary

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations or ASEAN was established on 8 August 1967. The Member States of the Association are Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam. ASEAN collectively has a population of over 600 million people with the third largest labour force in the world, and by 2050, ASEAN is expected to rank as the fourth-largest economy in the world. Yet, ASEAN is also the most natural disaster-prone region in the world.

12 Apr 2018 description

The column vol 36

  • HIGHLIGHT 04

As part of its ongoing efforts to assist displaced populations in Myanmar's Rakhine State, the AHA Centre deployed ASEAN Emergency Response and Assessment Team (ASEAN-ERAT) personnel to Myanmar from the 15th - 31st of January 2018.

  • MONTHLY DISASTER OUTLOOK 06

  • INSIGHT 08

  • PARTNERSHIP 10

  • AMA C ENTRE DIARY 12

  • THE OTHER SIDE 14

  • HAVE YOUR SAY 15

12 Apr 2018 description

Update on the Dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region

Northern Hemisphere

Cambodia

As of 3 April 2018, a total of 315 suspected dengue cases have been reported in Cambodia in 2018. In weeks 12 and 13, there were 34 new suspected dengue cases each week. In weeks 12 and 13, the total number of reported dengue cases was below the three year-threshold (2015-2017) for the same period.

China (no updates)

02 Apr 2018 description

Regional Summary (Week 13)

1) Most of disasters in Week 13 were hydro-meteorological in nature with minor floods, strong wind and landslides in Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand. Thailand Meteorological Department issued a summer storm warning for northeastern and eastern provinces for Week 14.

29 Mar 2018 description

Update on the Dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region

Northern Hemisphere

Cambodia

As of 20 March 2018, a total of 247 suspected dengue cases have been reported in Cambodia in 2018. In week 10 and 11, there were 36 and 38 new suspected dengue cases respectively. In week 10 and 11, the total number of reported dengue cases was similar to the three year-threshold (2015-2017) over the same period (Figure 1).

China

15 Mar 2018 description

Update on the Dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region

Northern Hemisphere

Cambodia

As of 8 March 2018, a total of 173 suspected dengue cases have been reported in Cambodia in 2018. In week 9, there were 23 new suspected dengue cases. In week 9, the total number of reported dengue cases was similar to the three year-threshold (2014-2017) over the same period (Figure 1).

China (no updates)

27 Feb 2018 description

Update on the Dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region

Northern Hemisphere

Cambodia

As of 20 February 2018, a total of 132 suspected dengue cases have been reported in Cambodia in 2018. In week 7, there were 25 new suspected dengue cases. In week 7, the total number of reported dengue cases was similar to the three year-threshold (2014-2017) over the same period (Figure 1).

China (no updates)

14 Feb 2018 description

This book explains the fundamental reason for the establishment of the AHA Centre and how the Centre has evolved through 5 years of experience in carrying out its roles and mandate.

Foreword from the Chair of ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Disaster Management and AADMER Conference of the Parties, 2016

13 Feb 2018 description

Update on the Dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region

Northern Hemisphere

Cambodia

As of 6 February 2018, a total of 90 suspected dengue cases have been reported in Cambodia in 2018.
In week 5 there were 34 new suspected dengue cases. In week 5, the total number of reported dengue cases, were similar to the three year-threshold (2014-2017) over the same period (Figure 1).

China

09 Feb 2018 description

Executive summary

Introduction

Typhoon Haiyan (Philippine name, ‘Yolanda’), made landfall in the Philippines on 8 November 2013. It is considered to be one of the strongest typhoons ever recorded in world history, based on maximum wind speed, with a wind gust reaching up to 320 km/hour at its peak.

09 Feb 2018 description

ERAT FAQ is a handbook that contains information about the history, deployment mechanism, training and other important information of ASEAN-ERAT. The handbook will be useful to help new ERAT members understand their roles and functions better.