Posted on 11/13/2013 - 14:15

14 November 2013: On 15 October, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit Bohol province in the Central Visayas region of the Philippines. Numerous buildings, roads and bridges were heavily damaged or destroyed, while 218 people were killed and another 768 injured. Eight people remain missing.

According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council of the Philippines, 47...



Posted on 11/13/2013 - 14:14

10 October 2013: Since early September, fighting between the Moro National Liberation Front and the Armed Forces of the Philippines has claimed the lives of at least 130 people and destroyed more than 10,000 houses in the Santa Catalina district of Zamboanga City.

An estimated 170,000 Filipinos have been affected in the two districts Zamboanga and Basilan, including 131,400 internally...



Posted on 11/13/2013 - 10:15

18 October 2013: Inter-ethnic tensions and sporadic violent clashes between Liberian migrants and Guineans have existed in Nzérékoré, Guinea, since 1991. The violence significantly escalated in July 2013 following the murder of a young man in Koule, near Nzérékoré. Clashes quickly spread to the prefectures of Nzérékoré. To date,...



Posted on 11/11/2013 - 16:41

8 November 2013: CERF allocates US$1,503,614 to stem locust outbreak in Kenya. More information will come soon.



Posted on 11/11/2013 - 13:56
10 Nov 2013, Tacloban City, Philippines: A group of people line up at an aid distribution in Tacloban City, Leyte Province - one of the areas worst affected by Typhoon Haiyan. An estimated 9.8 million people are now believed to have been affected by the story. Credit: WFP/Krishna Krishnamurthy 9.8 million people are now believed to have been affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan as relief and rescue...