Asia/Pacific: Latest News

Situation Report: Afghanistan Earthquake and Landslides

April 15, 2014 — A 4.1 magnitude earthquake and heavy rains triggered landslides in Afghanistan’s Takhar Province on Saturday. »
Long Chamrung and his daughter work in their garden in Chheu Teal Korng Village

CWS Applauds FAO, Government Cooperation in Efforts to End Asia-Pacific Hunger

March 14, 2014 — CWS welcomes the decision by delegates from 41 countries to work closely with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. »

Situation Report: Pakistan Drought

March 7, 2014 — Drought and resulting extreme food scarcity are imperiling life in District Tharparkar, in the southern Pakistan province of Sindh. »

Situation Report: North Waziristan (Pakistan) Displacement - 2

February 25, 2014 — Political militants and Pakistani government forces have been engaged in skirmishes in North Waziristan. »

Situation Report: East Java Volcano (Indonesia)

February 14, 2014 — Mount Kelud, one of the active volcanoes in East Java, Indonesia, erupted Thursday (Feb. 13), with eight continuous explosions. »

Keeping the Love Alive

February 14, 2014 — In Tacloban, ground zero of the November typhoon in the Philippines, survivors observed Valentine's Day with red and white balloons. »
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