2016: Lebanon (Refugee/Baby Blankets); Fiji (Cyclone); Ecuador (Earthquake)
2015: Lebanon (Refugee/Baby Blankets;) Nepal (Earthquakes); Vanuatu (Cyclone Pam)
East Coast of Malaysia: January, 2015
Exceptionally heavy and prolonged monsoon rain, exacerbated by recent deforestation, created a Tsunami effect on the Sungei Galas, Sungei Lebir and Kelantan rivers. At the height of the floods, over 200,000 inhabitants had to be relocated and many other communities were cut off from food and medical supplies.
2014: Jordan (Refugee/Water Filters); Nepal (Landslides & Floods); Malaysia (Floods)
Nepal Landslides, 14 August 2014
Heavy rain at the beginning of August in the Sindhupalchowk district in Nepal caused massive landslides which in turn blocked one of the main tributaries of the Koshi River. The initial landslides, together with the threat from the artificial lake that had built up behind the blockage of the river, resulted in 5,000 families being displaced. Rain continued through the month with the number of people displaced by 17 August reached nearly 30,000.
2013: Philippines (Earthquake – Bohol); Philippines (Typhoon Yolanda)
Typhoon Haiyan (known in the Philippines as Typhoon Yolanda), 8 November 2013
Typhoon Haiyan is the strongest storm in recorded history to reach landfall. The statistics from March 2014 show it resulted in 6, 6,268 dead, 28,689 injured, 1,061 missing with over 4 million people being displaced.
Bohol Earthquake, 15 October 2013
This was the deadliest earthquake to hit the Philippines for 23 years and was equivalent to 32 Hiroshima bombs. 73,000 structures were damaged and by the time Typhon Haiyan struck (see above), there were still 40,000 people in temporary shelters.
2012: South Sudan (Refugees); Haiti (Earthquake), Philippines (Cyclone Pablo)
2011: Kenya (Water Filters); Kenya (Refugees); Philippines (Cyclone Sendong)
2010: Pakistan (Floods)
Prior to joining Disaster Aid International in 2010, Disaster Aid UK & Ireland came under Emergency Box/ LifeBox. Between 1975 and 2010, 26,000 boxes were despatched Worldwide to a range of countries including: Angola, Bangladesh, Cameroon, China, Congo,Croatia, Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, Greece, Guinea, Haiti,India, Italy, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan,Philippines , Sierra Leone.