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EP-2015-000058-TZA Epidemic Tanzania On 16 May 2015, two samples from cases of acute diarrhoeal disease among Burundian refugees in Tanzania's Nyarugusu camp in Kigoma region tested positive for cholera, and the number of acute diarrhoea diseases cases rapidly climbed to over 1,000 cases. By 21 May, 27 Burundian refugees in Tanzania had died of cholera 
FL-2015-000057-CHN Flood China, People's Republic At least 15 people have been killed and almost three million people from 11 provinces have been affected by heavy rain that has battered China's south since 13 May 2015. 
FL-2015-000056-COL Flood Colombia Flooding, windstorms and landslides affected more than 20,000 people in Colombia in April 2015. The rainy season in the southern and western departments had a particularly strong impact in the Amazonas department near the Peruvian and Brazilian border. On 18 May, heavy rains caused the overflowing of the river Liborina, triggering a landslide in the municipality of Salgar (Antioquia), which killed at least 48 people. 
FL-2015-000055-TJK Flood Tajikistan Prolonged torrential rains caused a number of floods and mudslides between 11 and 13 May 2015 that damaged some communities in Qubodiyon, Jilikul, Khuroson, Vaksh and Hamadony districts in Khatlon province and Hoit administrative center of the Rasht valley of Tajikistan. According to the rapid assessment results received from the Committee of Emergency Situations and Civil Defense and the Red Crescent Society of Tajikistan, 296 families (1,776 people) from the above mentioned areas are severely affected as a result of heavy rains causing floods and mudslides. 
SS-2015-000054-SLV Storm Surge El Salvador Between 2nd to 4th May 2015, an unusual phenomenon produced waves two meters above sea level leaving dozens of victims, evacuees and damage to infrastructure on the Pacific Ocean side of Central America. Salvadoran coast was among the hardest hit. 1 person missing, 1,367 evacuated, 514 are in shelters and 1,270 are providing their own shelter. In Guatemala, 20 families from the Botoncillo and Bola de Monte areas are being sheltered in Ahuachapán An orange alert has been issued for 13 May as a 2nd round of high waves is expected to hit the Salvadoran coast, which could worsen the situation  
FL-2015-000053-CAF Flood Central African Republic On 24 Apr 2015, continuous storms resulted in extensive flooding, destruction of houses and loss of household belongings in several districts of Berbérati in south-western Central African Republic. 210 households (1,109 people) have been affected and 199 houses have been destroyed. 
OT-2015-000052-TZA Other Tanzania Since 26th April, 2015 there has been a continuous influx of people (asylum seekers) from the Republic of Burundi entering Tanzania through its borders with Burundi. Up to 7th May there is an estimated 25,000 asylum seekers overcrowded at Kagunga village. The only means of transport within Tanzania to reach Kagunga from Kigoma is by boats through Lake Tanganyika. It can also be reached by road through Burundi via Makamba border and Nyanzalake. 
TC-2015-000051-PHL Tropical Cyclone Philippines As of 7 May 2015, Typhoon Noul (locally named Dodong) was heading for the northeast of the Philippines' main island of Luzon and was expected to make landfall on 10 May, bringing heavy to intense rainfall. 
OT-2015-000050-ITA Other Italy Since 1 January 2015 more than 24,065 migrants1 have landed in Italy alone. Week after week, thousands of migrants were saved and brought to the southern ports of Italy in Lampedusa, Augusta, Trapani, Messina, Porto Empedocle, Agrigento (Sicily), Reggio Calabria (Calabria) and Taranto (Apulia). Only in one month over 11,395 migrants2 have arrived in Sicily. On the evening of 18 April, a boat carrying an estimated 800 migrants (UNHCR) capsized about 180 km south of the Italian island of Lampedusa. Only 28 survivors were pulled out of the water. The rest of the people on board are feared dead though only 24 bodies have been recovered and now already buried in Malta. This incident represents the largest loss of lives of its kind on the Mediterranean Sea, occurring less than a week after a similar tragedy at sea on 13 April when 400 people had drowned off the shores of southern Italy. 
FL-2015-000049-KEN Flood Kenya Torrential rainfall since early April has triggered localized flooding in several parts of Kenya, livestock losses, displacement of thousands of people, and fatalities in parts of southern Kenya. Average to above-average rains forecast for the next week may worsen ground conditions.  
EQ-2015-000048-BGD Earthquake Bangladesh An earthquake rattled the Dhaka, Chittagong, Barisal, Rajshahi, Dinajpur, Rongpur, Kushtia and different parts of the country on April, 25. The 7.8 magnitude earthquake's epicenter was 81 kilometers (50 miles) northwest of Kathmandu, Nepal at a depth of 9.3 moles. The Meteorological Department stated that the epicenter of the earthquake was 745 km north-west of Bangladesh. In Bangladesh, total 5 people were killed and up to 100 people were injured while evacuating.  
EQ-2015-000048-CHN Earthquake China, People's Republic At least 20 were killed and 58 injured in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, after a powerful earthquake struck neighboring Nepal on 25 April 2015, the regional disaster relief headquarters said late 26 April 2015. Another four people remain missing. 
EQ-2015-000048-IND Earthquake India A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday, killing hundreds of people, toppling a 19th-century tower in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu and triggering a fatal avalanche on Mount Everest. Tremors strike northern India, death toll there reaches 12 
EQ-2015-000048-NPL Earthquake Nepal :A huge earthquake (M7.5) just happened a hour ago, which is located in Nepal, close to South Tibet of China to the north, and India to the south. The Capital of Nepal, Kathmando could be heavily affected by this very shallow earthquake according to USGS preliminary report 
OT-2015-000047-SOM Other Somalia From 26 March 2015, there was an escalation in fighting between opposition groups in Yemen, which has affected an estimated 500,000 people, including 244,000 registered refugees (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). As a result, Somali and Yemeni nationals affected by the crisis have begun to flee the country through the ports of Al Mukalla and Mukha in Yemen. On 28 March 2015, 32 Yemeni nationals reached the port of Berbera in Somaliland. According to Somaliland immigration authorities, the arrivals were from the Qahdani and Ibb tribes fleeing violence in Mukha, Taiz region, Yemen; and all has the relevant travel documentation. On 1 April 2015, 90 people reached the port of Bossaso (Puntland) comprising Somali returnees, orig inally from Puntland and South Central (Mogadishu, Kismayo, Qoryooleey etc.), claiming to fleeing violence against Somalis living in the Sana`a, Aden and Mukala areas of Yemen, and protection issues affecting women; as well as groups of Yemeni nationals. On Friday 17 April, 321 new arrivals (166 male 155 female and 123 children below the age of 18 years) which comprised 306 Somalis (251 from Mogadishu; and 55 from Somaliland), 14 Yemenis, and one Ethiopian, reached the port of Berbera from Mukha, Yemen. By 21 April 2015, the total number of arrivals in Puntland and Somaliland had reached 2,000. New refugee arrivals/returnees are reported to be travelling on commercial boats, each paying $50 per person; however in some instances had had to pay additional money to the owners / brokers of the boats to be able to travel as there are many people on the waiting list for departure. According to the Inter-Agency Task Force, which has been established by the government of Somaliland and Puntland together with United Nations (UN) Agencies, it is anticipated that about 100,000 arrivals/returnees are expected to arrive within the next six months.  
FR-2015-000046-RUS Fire Russia Between 12-15 April 2015, due to the extremely dry weather, high air temperatures and heavy wind in the territory of Republic of Khakassia located in the South Siberian part of Russia, a massive forest fire covered a large territory of 38 settlements. According to the Ministry of Russian Federation for Civil Defense, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters (EMERCOM), about 1,000 private houses, one school and two hospitals were fully destroyed, thus affecting some 5,000 people.30 people are reported died due to the massive and heavy fire. The total damage estimated equals to 7 billion rubles, equaling to CHF 140 million. 
VO-2015-000045-CHL Volcano Chile Servicio Nacional de Geología y Minería (SERNAGEOMIN) y su Red Nacional de Vigilancia Volcánica, a través de su Observatorio Volcanológico de los Andes del Sur (OVDAS), informa mediante su Report 
ST-2015-000044-IND SEVERE LOCAL STORM India A powerful storm swept through India's eastern Bihar state overnight leaving at least 33 people dead and destroying crops and properties, officials and a report said 22 April 2015. 
EP-2015-000043-NER Epidemic Niger Niger's Ministry of Public Health officially declared measles and meningitis outbreaks on 1 Apr 2015. As of 18 Apr, the meningitis outbreak had affected all regions except Diffa, with 905 cases recorded since the beginning of the year and a fatality rate of 9,39 per cent. Three health districts had reached the epidemic threshold, with Niamey being the most affected with almost 400 cases. The total number of measles cases stood at 3,080 since the beginning of the year, with 12 health districts having reached the epidemic threshold. Zinder was the most affected region with 2,072 cases. 
FL-2015-000042-RWA Flood Rwanda On 3 April 2015, the Nyamasheke and Rubavu district located in the Western Province of Rwanda experienced heavy rainfall, which resulted in flooding and landslides. According to preliminary assessments (Rwanda Red Cross Society), it is estimated that 3, 425 people (685 households) have been affected; and are being accommodated in nearby communities, after their homes were damaged. It has been reported that 206 hectares of crops have been inundated, and household items washed away. In addition, water supply and sanitation infrastructures have been flooded, which has increased the risk of water and airborne diseases. 
ST-2015-000041-PRY SEVERE LOCAL STORM Paraguay On 4 Apr 2015, a severe storm hit several towns in the department of Concepcion in northern Paraguay, affecting houses, crops and farm animals. Authorities estimate that 5,000 people were affected and have begun the response by providing roofing material, food and medical attention. OCHA is processing an application for emergency funds to support the authorities in the response. 
FL-2015-000040-SOM Flood Somalia Within the last 48 hours, heavy downpour has been experienced in many parts of the Juba and Shabelle River basins both in Somalia and in the Ethiopian Highlands (Table 1). Flash floods have been reported in some areas including Belet Weyne and Mogadishu. Following the heavy rains, the river levels have increased drastically in the upper reaches of the two rivers. This high river level is expected to translate into high levels downstream thus endangering vulnerable communities. The rainfall forecast for the next seven days (18th to 24th April, 2015) is pointing towards moderate to heavy rains within the Ethiopian highlands and inside Somalia as seen in Map 1. Observed river levels along the Juba and Shabelle Rivers are expected to continue rising further in the coming week following the foreseen heavy rains. There is therefore high risk of flooding in the coming few days in the lower reaches Shabelle rivers given the current situation and the foreseen rains. 
FL-2015-000039-KAZ Flood Kazakhstan Floods in Karaganda Oblast continue to wreak havoc as Kazakh authorities are forced to evacuate dozens of settlements, Tengrinews reports citing the Oblast's Department of Emergency Situations. 1,760 houses have been flooded in 35 villages. 340 livestock have drowned. 
EP-2015-000038-SDN Epidemic Sudan In December 2014, an outbreak of measles started in Sudan's Gedarif and Kassala States. A localized response vaccination campaign was implemented. However, clustered measles cases started to be reported from additional 13 localities in 10 states. By the beginning of March 2015, more than 1,600 suspected cases (with 710 confirmed) had been reported from 23 localities in 12 states. One month later, at the beginning of April, 3,015 suspected cases (with 1697 confirmed) had been reported from 31 localities in 14 states. 
FL-2015-000037-HTI Flood Haiti Heavy rainfall over the weekend of 4-5 Apr 2015 affected almost 9,000 families in Haiti, most of them in the West department. Six people died in flooding in Port-au-Prince. Almost 9,000 houses were flooded and 62 destroyed; 245 families evacuated.  
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EP-2015-000058-TZA
Epidemic,Tanzania: On 16 May 2015, two samples from cases of acute diarrhoeal disease among Burundian refugees in Tanzania's Nyarugusu camp in Kigoma region tested positive for cholera, and the number of acute diarrhoea diseases cases rapidly climbed to over 1,000 cases. By 21 May, 27 Burundian refugees in Tanzania had died of cholera

FL-2015-000056-COL
Flood,Colombia: Flooding, windstorms and landslides affected more than 20,000 people in Colombia in April 2015. The rainy season in the southern and western departments had a particularly strong impact in the Amazonas department near the Peruvian and Brazilian border. On 18 May, heavy rains caused the overflowing of the river Liborina, triggering a landslide in the municipality of Salgar (Antioquia), which killed at least 48 people.

FL-2015-000057-CHN
Flood,China, People's Republic: At least 15 people have been killed and almost three million people from 11 provinces have been affected by heavy rain that has battered China's south since 13 May 2015.

FL-2015-000055-TJK
Flood,Tajikistan: Prolonged torrential rains caused a number of floods and mudslides between 11 and 13 May 2015 that damaged some communities in Qubodiyon, Jilikul, Khuroson, Vaksh and Hamadony districts in Khatlon province and Hoit administrative center of the Rasht valley of Tajikistan. According to the rapid assessment results received from the Committee of Emergency Situations and Civil Defense and the Red Crescent Society of Tajikistan, 296 families (1,776 people) from the above mentioned areas are severely affected as a result of heavy rains causing floods and mudslides.

OT-2013-000151-UKR
Other,Ukraine: Massive protests have been taking place since the end of November 2013 in the Ukrainian capital and other big cities