Indonesia reported the highest number of natural disasters occuring in the region with 16 incidents. It represents 67% of the total 24 recorded for the month of May. This is followed by 6 incidents in Thailand and 1 each in Malaysia and Vietnam. Flooding with 10 incidents continues to be the highest recorded disaster, followed by wing with 7, storms with 6 and 1 event of volcanic eruption. A total of nearly 22 million people were affected by these disasters. During the same month in 2015, only 4 natural disasters were reported in the region.