Natural disaster reports were regularly recorded in the ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADInet)
Only significant disasters that satisfy the following criteria will be recorded in ADInet:
More than 100 people affected, and
Involving more than 1 subdistrict,
In total, 16 disasters were recorded during October 2014, with at least 306,000 people affected and exposed to it. Additionally, more than 48,000 people were reportedly displaced. In this month, flood is the most dominant disaster despite of drought was still experienced in part of Indonesia and Thailand as a result of potentially emerging El Nino. Flooding was recorded occurred in some parts of Philippines, Viet Nam, Indonesia and Thailand due to high precepitation. Strong wind happened scatteredly in several areas in Indonesia but the impact is local.
The number of casualtie...
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