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EP-2014-000151-NER Epidemic Niger Niger has seen more than 1,300 cases of cholera since the beginning of the year, with 51 people dying of the disease, the United Nations said Monday. In September alone there were 38 reported deaths from cholera, said the UN's Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in the capital Niamey on its website. The spike in the number of cholera deaths was due in part of heavy flooding which has inundated Niger since June (http://reliefweb.int/report/niger/niger-cholera-outbreak-kills-51-people-un). 
FL-2014-000150-SOM Flood Somalia Starting in October 2014, heavy rains in south-central Somalia and in upper parts of the Shabelle basin in the Somali-Ethiopian border, have caused flooding along both the Shabelle and Juba Rivers. The worst-hit areas are along the Shabelle River: Beledweyne in Hiraan region, and in the Middle Shabelle region, where there have been some river breakages. Along the Juba River, Dolo in Gedo region, and Jilib and Jamame in Lower Juba have been affected. Xudur in Bakool region has also experienced heavy rains 
CE-2014-000149-NGA Complex Emergency Nigeria Recently there has been a spate of suicide attacks on civilians in towns and villages, markets and places of worship, national, international and traditional institutions, shopping malls, commuter bus terminals and petrol service stations. The Nigerian Government has declared the state of emergency in the States of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe. An important influx of Internal Displaced Population has been reported during the last months. IDP Camps have been opened by the Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency (ADSEMA) in Girei, in Mubi and other parts of this State. By the end of September, the Nigerian Red Cross registered more than 4,000 with a daily registration of at least 100 IDPs while there is an increased influx of IDPs into host communities across Yola, Mubi, Gomi, Fufure, Maiha, Numan, Lamurde, Ngurore and Girei LGAs in Adamawa State. Registration of IDPs in host communities is ongoing and around 75,000 IDPs living in host communities have been registered by other organizations in these areas. Mubi LGA of Adamawa State is also hosting a large number of IDPs that fled from Gwoza, Askira Uba, Damboa and Chibok LGAs of Borno State and Michka and Shua LGAs of Adamawa State. The unrest has killed at least 8,600 civilians (according to NEMA), but an exact figure is difficult to calculate. The killings had occurred in over 70 towns and villages in four North- Eastern States of Nigeria (Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno and Yobe states), including Federal Capital Territory Abuja, Kano, and Kaduna. There has been a dramatic increase during 2014 in the number of casualties from explosions, including several apparent suicide attempt bombings (including teenage female suicide bombers). Since January, more than 400 people have been reportedly killed in 14 explosions in crowded places. The pace of attacks has dramatically intensified in remote villages since May 2013 when the Federal Government imposed a State of Emergency (6 months) in the North-Eastern states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe. The State of Emergency has been extended on two occasions. More than 600,000 people in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states (70 percent of them women and children) have fled their homes since early 2013, according to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). 
LS-2014-000148-LKA Land Slide Sri Lanka About 100 people are feared dead following a landslide in central Sri Lanka, the government says. The landslide, which came after heavy monsoon rains, engulfed about 140 houses in Badulla district. 
DR-2014-000147-BOL Drought Bolivia An assessment carried out by authorities identified six municipalities in the department of Santa Cruz impacted by drought. An estimated 10,236 families are affected (about 51,180 people) as well as 20,344 hectares - 90 per cent of which is corn crops. So far, 12 municipalities have declared an emergency situation. The number of people affected is expected to rise to 150,000. 
OT-2014-000146-BLR Other Belarus Since June 2014 Belarus has seen increasing numbers of people fleeing the areas of conflict in Ukraine. At 16 October, the authorities reported that the number of asylum applications reached 511, while some 30,000 Ukrainian citizens are reportedly seeking other forms of legal stay in Belarus 
VO-2014-000145-COL Volcano Colombia Authorities ordered the evacuation of about 12,000 people residing in Nariño,in the vicinity to Chiles and Black Mountain volcanoes on the border with Ecuador, reported yesterday the online edition of daily El Espectador (Colombia). 
FL-2014-000144-NIC Flood Nicaragua Twenty-two people have died in Nicaragua during several days of heavy rains. Nine of them were killed in the capital Managua when a wall collapsed during a torrential downpour. 
EP-2014-000143-SLB Epidemic Solomon Islands On 23 Jul 2014, WHO issued a health alert for a suspected measles outbreak in the Solomon Islands. By the end of August, over 600 cases had been reported, including two measles-related deaths. By 7 Sep, the number of cases had increased to 953, with 436 new cases in the previous week. By 5 Oct, 3,802 cases, including seven deaths, had been reported. Cases were reported from all ten provinces. 
TC-2014-000142-JPN Tropical Cyclone Japan Typhoon Vongfong, the strongest storm to hit Japan this year, has made landfall on the country's main islands, after injuring at least 30 in Okinawa. 
TC-2014-000141-IND Tropical Cyclone India Cyclone Hudhud is moving towards India from the Bay of Bengal and is forecast to bring gales of up to 140 kmph (87 mph), heavy rains and storm surges when it hits the coast of the eastern states of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha on 12 Oct 2014. 
EQ-2014-000140-CHN Earthquake China, People's Republic One person died and 324 others were injured after a 6.6-magnitude quake jolted southwest China's Yunnan Province Tuesday night. 
OT-2014-000139-LBN Other Lebanon Since the beginning of the Syrian Crisis in March 2011, Lebanon has been a safe refuge for hundreds of thousands of people fleeing Syria. The Lebanese Red Cross, the largest humanitarian organization in Lebanon, supported by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and Movement partners started to respond to the urgent needs of people affected by the Syrian crisis in Lebanon from the beginning of the continuing crisis targeting Syrians who fled and the most vulnerable host communities they took refuge in. The Federation through its main role to coordinate and provide support and capacity building, focusing on enablers for strengthening the operational abilities of National Societies, is working hand in hand with the Lebanese Red Cross to bring more efficient, speedy and needed aid to people in need across Lebanon.  
OT-2014-000138-JOR Other Jordan Jordan is the country hosting the third largest number of Syrian refugees. As of end of September 2014, the number of registered Syrian refugees in Jordan was estimated at to 619,163. The greatest challenge those refugees face is that of finding livelihood opportunities in order to have access to enough cash to support their rent and their living. In addition, the rising number of refugees has intensified competition for work and depressed the wages for the fortunate few who found employment. The Federation through its main role to coordinate and provide support and capacity building, focusing on enablers for strengthening the operational abilities of National Societies, is working hand in hand with the Jordanian Red Crescent Society to bring more efficient, speedy and needed aid to the affected people in Jordan.  
TC-2014-000137-JPN Tropical Cyclone Japan At least one person was dead and six were missing on 6 October as a strong typhoon whipped through the Tokyo metropolitan area after making landfall further south, bringing torrential rain and strong winds to the Kanto region. 
FL-2014-000136-GEO Flood Georgia On 21 - 24 September heavy rains caused flooding and landslides in the Batumi, Kobuleti, and Ozurgeti, Lanchkhuti, Chokhatauri (Guria Region) municipalities of the Republic of Georgia. Houses, yards and agricultural lands have been seriously flooded. A six-magnitude storm also hit the above mentioned municipalities. 
VO-2014-000135-JPN Volcano Japan Mt. Ontake, a central Japan volcano popular with tourists particularly in the fall, erupted without warning just before noon 27 September 2014, burying at least four people in ash and leaving several others unconscious. 
DR-2014-000132-HND Drought Honduras On 9 July 2014, the Government of Honduras declared an emergency for drought in the dry corridor with more than 186,000 families affected in 165 municipalities. Meteorological experts are predicting a 20 to 40% rainfall deficit.  
DR-2014-000131-KEN Drought Kenya Due to the poor performance of the long rains between the months of March and May 2014 in the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands in Kenya, the drought situation has continued to affect both pastoral and marginal agriculture livelihood zones (the North Western, Northern, North Eastern, South Eastern and parts of Coast). The drought situation is affecting households' food availability as well as livestock productivity. The situation has continued to worsen due to the increase in food prices which has continually eroded household purchasing power driven by increase in fuel costs, and general inflation. Through the launch of this appeal, IFRC will support the Kenya Red Cross Society to assist 649,175 persons affected by the drought situation for a period of 9 months. 
FL-2014-000130-HUN Flood Hungary Due to the heavy and unseasonal rainfall, some of the rivers overswelled, causing floods and inland waters in different parts of Hungary starting from 14 September 2014 onwards. The General Directorate of the Water Management posted red alert on the rivers Dráva, Lajta, Mura, Rába and Zala, in total along 320 kilometres. Floods are affecting a number of 90 villages in 10 counties Vas, Zala, Gy?r-Moson-Sopron, Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok, Veszprém, Baranya, Bács-Kiskun, Nógrád and Fejér. The most affected settlements are situated in the South-Western part of the country.  
FF-2014-000129-SRB Flash Flood Serbia Massive rainfalls in the eastern parts of Serbia have caused major problems in the municipalities of Kladovo, Majdanpek and Negotin. A state of emergency was declared in these municipalities as of 16 September 2014, with the effort to save people`s lives and to reach those villages that are cut off.  
TC-2014-000128-PHL Tropical Cyclone Philippines Tens of thousands of people fled roof-high floods and one girl drowned in the Philippine capital on Friday as another vicious storm swept across the disaster-plagued country. 
VO-2014-000127-PHL Volcano Philippines On 15 Sep 2014, the Philippines raised Alert Level 3 for the Mayon Volcano, indicating that the volcano is exhibiting relatively high unrest and that a hazardous eruption is possible within weeks. More than 50,000 people were identified within the permanent danger and high-risk zones and evacuation began on 16 Sep. 
OT-2014-000126-NER Other Niger Since July 2014, the Diffa region in Niger has received approximately 800 displaced persons from Northern Nigeria each week. With 77,000 displaced persons being hosted in the region, the host and incoming population are in a critical situation due to lack of essential food and non-food items in shelter, health and water and sanitation. Needs assessment and scenario planning undertaken by the humanitarian agencies and the authorities indicate this number will increase as the insecurity in northern Nigeria continues. Most of the displaced person (refugees and returnees) are being hosted by families in communities while a large number are in the islands of Lake Chad.  
OT-2014-000125-TCD Other Chad Since July 2014, the Diffa region in Niger has received approximately 800 displaced persons from Northern Nigeria each week. With 77,000 displaced persons being hosted in the region, the host and incoming population are in a critical situation due to lack of essential food and non-food items in shelter, health and water and sanitation. Needs assessment and scenario planning undertaken by the humanitarian agencies and the authorities indicate this number will increase as the insecurity in northern Nigeria continues. Most of the displaced person (refugees and returnees) are being hosted by families in communities while a large number are in the islands of Lake Chad.  
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CE-2014-000149-NGA
Complex Emergency,Nigeria: Recently there has been a spate of suicide attacks on civilians in towns and villages, markets and places of worship, national, international and traditional institutions, shopping malls, commuter bus terminals and petrol service stations. The Nigerian Government has declared the state of emergency in the States of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe. An important influx of Internal Displaced Population has been reported during the last months. IDP Camps have been opened by the Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency (ADSEMA) in Girei, in Mubi and other parts of this State. By the end of September, the Nigerian Red Cross registered more than 4,000 with a daily registration of at least 100 IDPs while there is an increased influx of IDPs into host communities across Yola, Mubi, Gomi, Fufure, Maiha, Numan, Lamurde, Ngurore and Girei LGAs in Adamawa State. Registration of IDPs in host communities is ongoing and around 75,000 IDPs living in host communities have been registered by other organizations in these areas. Mubi LGA of Adamawa State is also hosting a large number of IDPs that fled from Gwoza, Askira Uba, Damboa and Chibok LGAs of Borno State and Michka and Shua LGAs of Adamawa State. The unrest has killed at least 8,600 civilians (according to NEMA), but an exact figure is difficult to calculate. The killings had occurred in over 70 towns and villages in four North- Eastern States of Nigeria (Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno and Yobe states), including Federal Capital Territory Abuja, Kano, and Kaduna. There has been a dramatic increase during 2014 in the number of casualties from explosions, including several apparent suicide attempt bombings (including teenage female suicide bombers). Since January, more than 400 people have been reportedly killed in 14 explosions in crowded places. The pace of attacks has dramatically intensified in remote villages since May 2013 when the Federal Government imposed a State of Emergency (6 months) in the North-Eastern states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe. The State of Emergency has been extended on two occasions. More than 600,000 people in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states (70 percent of them women and children) have fled their homes since early 2013, according to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).

EP-2014-000151-NER
Epidemic,Niger: Niger has seen more than 1,300 cases of cholera since the beginning of the year, with 51 people dying of the disease, the United Nations said Monday. In September alone there were 38 reported deaths from cholera, said the UN's Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in the capital Niamey on its website. The spike in the number of cholera deaths was due in part of heavy flooding which has inundated Niger since June (http://reliefweb.int/report/niger/niger-cholera-outbreak-kills-51-people-un).

FL-2014-000150-SOM
Flood,Somalia: Starting in October 2014, heavy rains in south-central Somalia and in upper parts of the Shabelle basin in the Somali-Ethiopian border, have caused flooding along both the Shabelle and Juba Rivers. The worst-hit areas are along the Shabelle River: Beledweyne in Hiraan region, and in the Middle Shabelle region, where there have been some river breakages. Along the Juba River, Dolo in Gedo region, and Jilib and Jamame in Lower Juba have been affected. Xudur in Bakool region has also experienced heavy rains

OT-2014-000146-BLR
Other,Belarus: Since June 2014 Belarus has seen increasing numbers of people fleeing the areas of conflict in Ukraine. At 16 October, the authorities reported that the number of asylum applications reached 511, while some 30,000 Ukrainian citizens are reportedly seeking other forms of legal stay in Belarus

LS-2014-000148-LKA
Land Slide,Sri Lanka: About 100 people are feared dead following a landslide in central Sri Lanka, the government says. The landslide, which came after heavy monsoon rains, engulfed about 140 houses in Badulla district.

EP-2014-000039-ETH
Epidemic,Ethiopia: Ebola preparedness

DR-2014-000147-BOL
Drought,Bolivia: An assessment carried out by authorities identified six municipalities in the department of Santa Cruz impacted by drought. An estimated 10,236 families are affected (about 51,180 people) as well as 20,344 hectares - 90 per cent of which is corn crops. So far, 12 municipalities have declared an emergency situation. The number of people affected is expected to rise to 150,000.