Kuala Lumpur/Delhi/Dhaka/Kathmandu/Geneva, 22 July 2020 – A humanitarian crisis is deepening in South Asia as new figures reveal that more than 9.6 million people have been affected by monsoon floods, devastating large areas of India, Bangladesh and Ne …
Heavy flooding and landslides in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) have killed at least 76 people and injured 35 others in the provinces of North and South Hwanghae. A further 75 people – including many children – are still missing follo …
Beijing/Kuala Lumpur, 17 July 2018 – With an estimated 2.9 million people affected by flooding and landslides in China’s Sichuan and Gansu province, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has released more than 380, …
Colombian Red Cross scales up their capacity to respond to the risk of avalanche and flash flooding after a failure in the Ituango hydroelectric project.
Heavy monsoon rains have caused massive flooding in the Riverine region of South Asia, causing devastation in Bangladesh, India and Nepal.
A humanitarian crisis is unfolding across large areas in South Asia, with more than 16 million people affected by monsoon floods in Nepal, Bangladesh and India.
Red Cross volunteers and emergency teams are searching for survivors as flash floods and landslides have submerged thousands of homes in several parts of Nepal, mostly in the south of the country.
Heavy rains in southern China have caused severe floods and landslides, with hundreds of people missing and many homes damaged or ruined.
At least 75 people, most of them women and young children, have been reported dead after landslides triggered by days of severe rain swept down Chittagong Hills, just two weeks after Cyclone Mora battered the same region.
The Red Cross is concerned about the spread of water-borne diseases in the aftermath of the catastrophic floods and landslides that have engulfed south-western Sri Lanka in recent days.