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EQ-2019-000008-CHL Earthquake Chile Medium humanitarian impact, magnitude 6.7M tsunami generates 0m 
EP-2019-000007-MNG Epidemic Mongolia On 15 January 2019, due to the outbreak of Influenza A (H1N1) virus in Mongolia, the State Emergency Commission meeting was called. The Ministry of Health stated that Influenza A cases were confirmed to be H1N1 in the end of December 2018 and since then it had rapidly spread within a short period of time. Starting from 3 January, the outbreak became higher than three years average and two deaths have been registered among children within the first week of January 2019. By January 2019, 9 districts of Ulaanbaatar city and 11 provinces are spread to epidemics, ranging from 11-17 per cent with a national average of 9.3 per cent of total outpatient examinations. According to the Ministry of Health contingency plan, if influenza is detected in more than 15 per cent of the total outpatient examinations, there will be local and national quarantine. The outbreak is expected to rise over the coming weeks as Influenza is dominantly (40 per cent) caused by Influenza A (H1N1) virus. The same outbreak was registered in 2009 in Mongolia and state of emergency had been called.  
EC-2019-000004-PHL Extratropical Cyclone Philippines A low-pressure area (LPA) on the southwest Pacific (east of Mindanao) is currently moving towards the Philippines with maximum wind speed of 35 km/h according to the Joint Typhoon Warning Center. The LPA is forecasted to intensify into a tropical depression as it continues its west-northwest track towards Mindanao land mass. The weather disturbance is expected to enter the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) between 18 and 19 January and is also expected to bring moderate to heavy rain over north eastern Mindanao and then traverse central Visayas. Based on the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) model, heavy rainfall (greater than 7.5 mm per hour) is currently expected over Caraga Region (Region XIII), Davao Region (Region XI) and Eastern Visayas (VIII). The weather disturbance is expected to make landfall over the southern part of Davao region and traverse north through Caraga, Eastern Visayas up to Bicol region. Caraga is particularly vulnerable as these are mountainous areas with river valleys and are susceptible to floods and landslides. The current landfall is forecasted for Caraga Region, Surigao del Sur Province located along the northeastern coast of Mindanao. Situated west is the Diwata Mountain Range, isolating the province from the rest of Mindanao. Caraga is susceptible to landslides due to its rugged terrain, while the Agusan River Valley (the third largest river basin in the country, with a total drainage area of 11,937 square kilometres and an estimated length of 390 kilometres from its head origin in Compostela Valley) that stretches all the way to Davao, Butuan and Surigao makes the region prone to flash floods. As the LPA moves closer, government authorities are likely to pre-emptively evacuate families living near the coast, riverbanks, landslide prone areas and other vulnerable places. The rain from the weather disturbance is expected to cause floods and landslides which is expected to cause casualties and damage to shelter, crops, livestock and livelihoods.  
ST-2019-000002-JOR SEVERE LOCAL STORM Jordan Severe weather has wreaked havoc on refugee camps in Northern Syria and Lebanon as torrential rains and heavy snow have caused flooding inside makeshift homes not built to withstand extreme weather. 
ST-2019-000002-LBN SEVERE LOCAL STORM Lebanon Heavy rains, strong winds and cold temperatures caused by storm Norma, which hit Lebanon on 8 January, have severely affected over 11,300 Syrian refugees, including 6,000 children, in more than 360 settlement sites. The makeshift housing arrangements are not adequate to deal with the harsh conditions. 
ST-2019-000002-SYR SEVERE LOCAL STORM Syrian Arab Rep In response to the bad weather spell in northern Syria, Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has provided vital winterization aid to as many as 60,380 beneficiaries. 
TC-2019-000001-THA Tropical Cyclone Thailand Tropical storm Pabuk made landfall on 4 January at 05.45 UTC in the province of Nakhon Si Thammarat in Thailand, causing damage to houses and infrastructure, leaving up to 200 000 persons without electricity 
TC-2018-000427-FJI Tropical Cyclone Fiji Tropical Disturbance, TD03F was upgraded to a depression on 31th Jan 2018 at 6 AM. Tropical Depression, TD03F center was located near 11 degrees' south latitude and 172 degrees' east longitude or about 470km west-northwest of Rotuma and about 860km northwest of Nadi. TD03F may intensify further into a category 1 tropical cyclone in the next 12 to 18 hours with average winds of 65km/hr and momentary gusts to 90km/hr close to the centre. TD03F is moving southeast at about 25km/hr.  
EC-2018-000426-PHL Extratropical Cyclone Philippines Tropical Depression Usman has caused flood and landslides affecting around 130 000 persons from Regions IV-A (Calabarzon), IV-B (Mimaropa), V (Bicol), and VIII (Eastern Visayas). According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), 68 have died and 19 are still missing. Four provinces in Region V (Bicol) and 8 municipalities in Orinetal Mindoro have been placed under state of calamity. These are Camarines Sur, Albay, Sorsogon, and Camarines Norte where most of the victims of landslides are located. Some affected provinces have asked for public donations. 
FL-2018-000425-LKA Flood Sri Lanka On 21-22 December, heavy rains in Mullaithivu and Killinochchi districts in northern Sri Lanka affected over 44,950 people, damaged 156 houses and displaced 8,539 people. 
VO-2018-000424-VUT Volcano Vanuatu On Saturday 16 December, the VMGD (Vanuatu National Disaster Management Office) raised the Volcanic Alert Level for Ambrym volcano to Level 3, as the volcano is in the minor eruption state. Observations of ash fall and gases have been observed especially in the North East side of the island. The simultaneous earthquakes have caused damage to buildings. Roads, water supplies and other infrastructure have also suffered of damage.  
TS-2018-000423-IDN Tsunami Indonesia Tsunami hits Sunda Strait beaches, leaving dozens dead in Indonesia: National disaster management agency says nearly 600 injured after tsunami, which could be linked to eruption of Anak Krakatoa. 
EQ-2018-000422-MOZ Earthquake Mozambique Medium humanitarian impact, magnitude 5.5M 
WF-2018-000421-USA Wild fire United States The deadliest wildfire in California history that destroyed the mountain town of Paradise and killed at least 85 people was 100 percent contained on Sunday, according to state fire officials. The Camp Fire that started on Nov. 8 destroyed nearly 14,000 homes and burned nearly 154,000 acres (62,000 hectares) - an area five times the size of San Francisco. 
TC-2018-000420-USA Tropical Cyclone United States On 14 September 2018, Hurricane Florence has severely affected North and South Carolina, and Virginia in the United States. More than 32 people were killed. In North Carolina,1,500 roads were closed due to the heavy rain and it affected the fire and rescue activities. 
FL-2018-000419-PRY Flood Paraguay In Asunción, 30,225 people (6,085 families) were evacuated to 109 temporary collective centres set up by the Municipality of Asunción and one collective centre managed by the National Emergency Secretariat in a military site in Bañado Tacumbú. On 1 November 2018, the Asunción municipal government declared a 90-day citywide emergency. According to the Hydrometeorological Report issued for the Paraguay River by the Meteorology and Navigation Directorate on 19 November 2018, the atypical flooding is due to the significant amount of rainfall recorded in the last week in the Paraguay River''''s middle basin. In Asunción, the Paraguay River has already exceeded critical levels (5.50 m), and according to predictions, the river will reach a height of seven metres in December 2018 (8 metres for total evacuation)[1], surpassing alert levels. Moreover, it is likely that levels will progressively increase due to the rains seen in recent days. The most affected areas are located to the south of the City of Asunción along the banks of the Paraguay River known as Bañado Sur, which includes the neighbourhoods of Tacumbú, Santa Ana, San Cayetano, Sajonia and Yukyty; to the north in Bañado Norte, which includes the neighbourhoods of Tablada Nueva, Mburicaó and Banco San Miguel; and the area of La Chacarita area, which includes the neighbourhoods of 3 de Febrero, Oriental, Resistencia, San Pedro, San Vicente and San Felipe.  
EP-2018-000418-MDG Epidemic Madagascar On 19 August 2018, one suspected case of bubonic plague was reported in Ankazobe, Analamanga region. Subsequently, suspected pneumonic and bubonic cases have been reported in endemic and non-endemic areas of Madagascar. From 19 August to 20 September 2018, 15 cases including 5 deaths have been reported from 7 out of the 114 districts of the country in 5 regions. 
EP-2018-000417-MDG Epidemic Madagascar Madagascar has been experiencing a measles outbreak since early October 2018. The outbreak started in the urban health district of Antananarivo Renivohitra (in the heart of the capital city, Antanarivo) on 4 October 2018 when three measles cases were confirmed at the Pasteur Institute of Madagascar (IPM) by serology. The disease then spread to other health districts (Tanà South, Tanà North and Ambohidratrimo) in Analamanga Region (where the capital city is located) and subsequently to other parts of the country. The Ministry of Public Health formally declared the measles outbreak on 26 October 2018. 
FL-2018-000416-VNM Flood Viet Nam Tropical depression TORAJI made landfall close to Vinh Hai town (Ninh Thuan Province, Dong Nam Bo Region, southeastern Vietnam) on 18 November. As of 19 November at 8.00 UTC, at least 12 people are reported dead, six more are missing and 11 injured across Khanh Hoa Province (Nam Trung Bo Region, south-east Vietnam) following landslides and floods triggered by heavy rainfall. 
EQ-2018-000415-IRN Earthquake Iran, Islamic Republic Medium humanitarian impact, magnitude 6.3M 
FL-2018-000414-IRQ Flood Iraq Heavy rainfall in Iraq during the month of October and early November led to a wave of floods that have resulted in multiple deaths and injuries and displaced tens of thousands of people. Ninewa and Salah Eddin are the most heavily affected governorates, with multiple reports of bridges, roads and villages being inundated; damage was also recorded in the southern part of the country. An estimated 10,000 people in Salah Eddin and 15,000 people in Ninewa are in need of assistance, including thousands of families living in IDP camps. 
TC-2018-000413-IND Tropical Cyclone India GDACS - High humanitarian impact, max wind speed 139 km/h  
FL-2018-000360-RUS Flood Russia According to the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters (EMERCOM), 29 communities in Krasndoar Krai (Tuapse district, Apsheron district and Sochi district) are have been affected by floods. Six people are reported dead.  
TC-2018-000255-PHL Tropical Cyclone Philippines As of 29 October (2 p.m., Manila time), Typhoon Yutu (locally named Rosita) has slightly weakened, with the eye located approximately 355 km east northeast of Casiguran, Aurora. It is now moving west southwest at 15 km/h, with maximum sustained winds of 150 km/h near the centre and gusts up to 185 km/h.The typhoon is 700 km in diameter and is projected to cross Aurora, Isabela, Quirino, Ifugao, Nueva Vizcaya, Benguet and La Union provinces. It is expected to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) by Wednesday evening, 31 October 
FL-2018-000194-TTO Flood Trinidad & Tobago On Tuesday, 16 October 2018, the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Office (TTMS) issued an Adverse Weather Alert (Yellow Level) that predicted showers and thunderstorms due to the presence of an Inter-Tropical Convergent Zone (ITCZ); the warning was in place from Wednesday, 17 to Friday, 19 October. On Thursday, 18 October, the TTMS upgraded the alert to Orange Level, as the ITCZ continued to produce intermittent periods of rain/showers and thunderstorm activity. Late Thursday, 18 October, the TTMS issued a Riverine Flood Alert (Red Level), as river levels exceeded threshold levels and some overflowed their banks. Since additional rainfall was forecasted , river levels were expecected to remain elevated for the next several days. On Friday, 19 October, the Piarco International Airport was closed for several hours as the weather made it impossible for aircraft to land, and the surrounding roadways were flooded. That same day, the ODPM issued Public Advisory #8 at 2031 hours, which alerted the TTRCS Disaster Management system of an ongoing life-threatening operation in the Greenvale Park community of La Horquetta, where residents were stranded on their roofs due to the rapid onset of floodwaters in a two-hour period. On Saturday, 20 October a national newspaper described the floods as ?catastrophic'. (Trinidad Express 20.10.18), and the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) advised that the main north-south highway was impassable; nevertheless, the country's president has not issued an official national disaster declaration in accordance with the Disaster Measures Act. The persistent rainfall has caused flooding in approximately 80 per cent of the country, primarily the north, east and central parts of the island nation such as Sangre Grande, Matelot, La Horquetta, St. Helena, Caroni and Mayaro. There are reports from the ODPM and CDEMA's Situation Report #1, (CDEMA, 22 Oct. 2018) of up 100,000 to 150,000 people impacted by the flooding. Additionally, official reports from ODPM and CDEMA indicate that 800 people are currently seeking shelter in collective centres; however, this number will fluctuate as people leave the centres to return home and begin the cleanup. 
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EQ-2019-000008-CHL
Earthquake,Chile: Medium humanitarian impact, magnitude 6.7M tsunami generates 0m

EC-2019-000004-PHL
Extratropical Cyclone,Philippines: A low-pressure area (LPA) on the southwest Pacific (east of Mindanao) is currently moving towards the Philippines with maximum wind speed of 35 km/h according to the Joint Typhoon Warning Center. The LPA is forecasted to intensify into a tropical depression as it continues its west-northwest track towards Mindanao land mass. The weather disturbance is expected to enter the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) between 18 and 19 January and is also expected to bring moderate to heavy rain over north eastern Mindanao and then traverse central Visayas. Based on the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) model, heavy rainfall (greater than 7.5 mm per hour) is currently expected over Caraga Region (Region XIII), Davao Region (Region XI) and Eastern Visayas (VIII). The weather disturbance is expected to make landfall over the southern part of Davao region and traverse north through Caraga, Eastern Visayas up to Bicol region. Caraga is particularly vulnerable as these are mountainous areas with river valleys and are susceptible to floods and landslides. The current landfall is forecasted for Caraga Region, Surigao del Sur Province located along the northeastern coast of Mindanao. Situated west is the Diwata Mountain Range, isolating the province from the rest of Mindanao. Caraga is susceptible to landslides due to its rugged terrain, while the Agusan River Valley (the third largest river basin in the country, with a total drainage area of 11,937 square kilometres and an estimated length of 390 kilometres from its head origin in Compostela Valley) that stretches all the way to Davao, Butuan and Surigao makes the region prone to flash floods. As the LPA moves closer, government authorities are likely to pre-emptively evacuate families living near the coast, riverbanks, landslide prone areas and other vulnerable places. The rain from the weather disturbance is expected to cause floods and landslides which is expected to cause casualties and damage to shelter, crops, livestock and livelihoods.

ST-2019-000002-JOR
SEVERE LOCAL STORM,Jordan: Severe weather has wreaked havoc on refugee camps in Northern Syria and Lebanon as torrential rains and heavy snow have caused flooding inside makeshift homes not built to withstand extreme weather.

ST-2019-000002-SYR
SEVERE LOCAL STORM,Syrian Arab Rep: In response to the bad weather spell in northern Syria, Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has provided vital winterization aid to as many as 60,380 beneficiaries.

EP-2019-000007-MNG
Epidemic,Mongolia: On 15 January 2019, due to the outbreak of Influenza A (H1N1) virus in Mongolia, the State Emergency Commission meeting was called. The Ministry of Health stated that Influenza A cases were confirmed to be H1N1 in the end of December 2018 and since then it had rapidly spread within a short period of time. Starting from 3 January, the outbreak became higher than three years average and two deaths have been registered among children within the first week of January 2019. By January 2019, 9 districts of Ulaanbaatar city and 11 provinces are spread to epidemics, ranging from 11-17 per cent with a national average of 9.3 per cent of total outpatient examinations. According to the Ministry of Health contingency plan, if influenza is detected in more than 15 per cent of the total outpatient examinations, there will be local and national quarantine. The outbreak is expected to rise over the coming weeks as Influenza is dominantly (40 per cent) caused by Influenza A (H1N1) virus. The same outbreak was registered in 2009 in Mongolia and state of emergency had been called.

TC-2018-000427-FJI
Tropical Cyclone,Fiji: Tropical Disturbance, TD03F was upgraded to a depression on 31th Jan 2018 at 6 AM. Tropical Depression, TD03F center was located near 11 degrees' south latitude and 172 degrees' east longitude or about 470km west-northwest of Rotuma and about 860km northwest of Nadi. TD03F may intensify further into a category 1 tropical cyclone in the next 12 to 18 hours with average winds of 65km/hr and momentary gusts to 90km/hr close to the centre. TD03F is moving southeast at about 25km/hr.