Updates

Your gateway to all content to date. Search and/or drill down with filters to narrow down the content.

126 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
17 Sep 2018 description

Regional Summary of Week 37 and Outlook for Week 38

1) In Week 37, monsoon season still prevails with large concerns raised over Super Typhoon Mangkhut (Ompong) which passed through Philippines and affecting China and Viet Nam.

2) Dry weather continue to persist and became key factor of wild fire in several parts of Indonesia. A drought report was also identified from Sagaing Region, Myanmar.
Clean water dropping activities were prioritized by concered governments.

10 Sep 2018 description

Regional Summary of Week 36 and Outlook for Week 37

1) In Week 36, several minor-to-moderate disasters occurred in ASEAN countries, with similar characteristics from the previous weeks as a combination of wet condition in the northern part and dry condition in the southern part of ASEAN.

03 Sep 2018 description

Regional Summary of Week 35 and Outlook for Week 36

1) In Week 35, the AHA Centre observed floods and landslides in the northern part of the ASEAN region (Philippines, Viet Nam, and Myanmar), which is in stark contrast with drought occurrences in southern part of ASEAN.

2) The flood situation in Myanmar was exacerbated due to dam breach in Bago region that forced thousands of people to evacuate.

20 Aug 2018 description

INDIA

As of 19 August, the worst flooding since 1924 in Kerala state has caused 361 deaths with 725,000 people displaced to relief camps. More than 233,179 people were evacuated and damage caused by the floods may total over US$2.84 billion. The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) sent a total of 59 teams to rescue marooned people, the largest deployment by the NDRF in a single state. Helicopters have been dropping emergency food and water supplies across Kerala, while special trains carrying drinking water and rice have been sent to the state.

20 Aug 2018 description

Regional Summary of Week 33 and Outlook for Week 34

1) In Week 33, the AHA Centre observed drought reports in southern part of ASEAN region, effect of Tropical Storm (TS) Bebinca, and increased earthquake & volcano activities.

2) Drought events have been reported in several locations of Borneo and Java.

3) TS Bebinca brought torrential rain, and consequently floods and landslides in Viet Nam, Lao PDR, and Thailand. Thousands of people remain displaced due to flooding in effect of southwest monsoon in Philippines (NDRRMC, DSWD).

13 Aug 2018 description

Regional Summary of Week 32 and Outlook for Week 33

06 Aug 2018 description

Regional Summary of Week 31 and Outlook for Week 32

1) Throughout Week 31, in total 11 moderate-to-major disasters occurred in ASEAN region, which include four ongoing emergency response operations.

2) AHA Centre is engaging in multiple response scenario to disasters in Lao PDR (Effect of TS SonTinh & collapsed of Xe-Pien & Xe Nam Noyu Dam) and Myanmar Monsoon Floods, with potential emergency response operations to a M 7.0 Earthquake in Indonesia (5 August 2018).

16 Jul 2018 description

JAPAN

Heavy rainfalls that hit western and central Japan have caused flooding and landslides. Authorities report, as of 15 July, 210 dead and 22 missing. Hiroshima is the worst affected prefecture, followed by Okayama and Ehime. There are about 4,800 people staying in evacuation shelters in 14 prefectures. The health ministry reports approximately 162,000 households were still without running water on Sunday.

210 people dead

MYANMAR

02 Jul 2018 description

Regional Summary (Week 26)

1) Recorded events in Week 26 were classic example of two sides of hydro-meteorological disasters: too much water and less water.

25 Jun 2018 description

AFGHANISTAN

1,600 new displacements have been reported in Afghanistan due to conflict in the past week.
Displacements this year have been reported in 33 out of 34 provinces in the country, with the highest numbers in Faryab (22,250 people) and Kunduz (19,800 people.)

1,600 newly displaced

25 Jun 2018 description

Regional Summary (Week 25)

1) Hydro-meteorological hazards continue to dominate minor-to-moderate disasters recorded in ASEAN region throughout Week 25.

2) In Philippines, the effects of Southwest Monsoon enhanced by Typhoon Domeng and TD Ester stretched to Week 25 and mostly affecting Region III and CAR regions (NDRRMC).

08 Jun 2018 description
infographic Insecurity Insight

This overview document presents incidents affecting aid delivery in 18 countries in Asia in 2017. The report is based on incidents identified in open sources and reported by Aid in Danger partner agencies using the Security in Numbers Database (SiND). In 2017, 263 security incidents affecting NGO staff members, programmes and assets were reported. The total number of reported incidents below reflects the willingness of agencies to share information.

It is neither a complete count nor representative.

28 May 2018 description

Regional Summary (Week 21)

1) Most of disasters occurred in Week 21 were hydro-meteorological in nature with floods in Indonesia and Malaysia; strong wind in Cambodia, Thailand and Indonesia. In addition, a landslide in Viet Nam was caused by erosion in a river bank and there was an increasing activities with Merapi Volcano in Indonesia.

14 May 2018 description

Regional Summary (Week 19)

1) There have been reports of increasing seismic activity across the past few weeks. You can keep posted on the latest report here provided by Smithsonian Institute in collaboration with USGS.

2) 10 earthquakes of magnitude 5.0 and above were reported between 7 May and 13 May 2018 within ASEAN Region. None of the reported earthquakes have triggered tsunami warnings.

25 Apr 2018 description

Les 27 pays cibles en Afrique subsaharienne et la sous-région du Grand Mékong on bénéficié de plus de $5,4+ milliards de ressources pour la prévention, le traitement et la lutte contre le paludisme.

16 Apr 2018 description

Regional Summary (Week 15)

1) Disasters recorded in Week 15 were hydro-meteorological in nature with floods, landslides and strong winds in Indonesia, Thailand and Viet Nam.

2) Emergency response status for Oil Spill in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan, Indonesia is effective until 20 April 2018.

3) AHA Centre monitored eruptions in Mount Agung (11 April 2018) and Mount Sinabung (15 April 2018), Indonesia, and noted no humanitarian consequences in the areas.