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DR-2019-000034-LKA Drought Sri Lanka The latest reports from the International Research Institute (IRI) for Climate Change and Society indicate that there are high probabilities of the occurrence of an El Niño event in 2018/19. This is forecast to trigger below average rains in most of the country until April next year, bearing a high risk for the 2019 main Maha paddy output as well as the early development stages of the secondary Yala paddy season, to be sown in April and May. 
FL-2019-000033-PRY Flood Paraguay Heavy rainfall has hit Paraguay in recent weeks, generating flooding in several areas of the country. The most affected department is Distrito Capital, where several neighborhoods of Asuncion have been flooded by the overflowing Paraguay river. As of 4 April at 8.00 UTC, one person was reported dead (in Santa Ana neighborhood, Asuncion) and at least 2 000 people displaced across the area. The Municipality of Asuncion has declared a state of emergency over the next 90 days.  
FL-2019-000032-BOL Flood Bolivia The rains that have been falling since the beginning of the year, influenced by the El Niño phenomenon, have caused different degrees of impact. According to Ministry of Defence reports, 79 municipalities are under a state of disaster and 25 are under a state of emergency as of April 8. A total of 47,125 families suffered partial loss of assets, 23,683 families have been left homeless, 34 people were reported dead and 26 people are missing.  
FL-2019-000031-SYR Flood Syrian Arab Rep Since the end of March, heavy rainfall has caused exceptional floods in Hasakeh Governorate. As of 11 April 2019, 86 million square metres of land have has been submerged by water. Communities and IDP camps in the region have been severely affected, putting further stress on IDPs that have recently relocated from the conflict in the north of Syria, with very limited coping abilities for this new disaster. Approximately 9,000 families (45,000) people have been affected by the floods with at least 5,000 houses destroyed or damaged. The loss of agricultural land and livestock is likely to have further harmful impact on the livelihoods and food security of hte local communities.  
FL-2019-000030-IRQ Flood Iraq Heavy storms continually recurred throughout the country during the period from 24-March to 2-April when severe weather finally eased. The effects of the storms were recorded in multiple governorates, including Anbar, Basra, Dahuk, Diyala, Kirkuk, Missan, Muthanna, Ninewa, Salah al-Din, Sulaymaniyah, and Wassit; however, the harshest impacts appeared to be in central and northern governorates, primarily regions through which the Tigris River runs, and those areas adjacent to Iran 
FF-2019-000029-IDN Flash Flood Indonesia The reported number of people displaced by flash floods and landslides in Sentani District in Papua Province following heavy rains on 16 March has increased to nearly 17,000 people, according to the national disaster management agency (BNPB). Displaced people are sheltering in 33 displacement sites. The number of people known to have died has reached 112, with 94 people missing and 915 injured.  
FR-2019-000028-KOR Fire Korea Republic A wildfire in South Korea killed one person and forced more than 4,000 people to flee their homes, Yonhap news agency reported on Friday. The fire broke out in eastern Gangwon Province on Thursday evening and spread to the seaside holiday city of Sokcho, burning about 385 hectares (950 acres) of land and 310 homes, warehouses and other buildings, Yonhap reported citing the government. 
ST-2019-000027-NPL SEVERE LOCAL STORM Nepal Sudden onset of strong windstorm hit several villages of Bara and Parsa district on 31 March 2019 evening. According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, 27 people lost their lives when they buried under rubbles of houses or metal roofs that flung over the settlements. The preliminary NRCS rapid assessment report received from affected areas shows that more than 668 people have been injured, of which 342 are still under treatment in different hospitals of Bara and Parsa districts as of today. In addition, nine people are airlifted to Kathmandu for further medical assistance...According to NRCS district chapters'' initial report, more than 2,011 families (Approx. 12,000 people) are affected, as their houses are badly damaged by the windstorm...The local authority had an emergency cabinet meeting which have decided to provide NPR 300,000 (approx. CHF 2,500) to each family of deceased and free treatment to the injured. Nepal Emergency Operation Center (NEOC) informed that affected people are receiving supports...The Ministry of Home Affairs also dispatched three trucks containing 468 units of tent and tarpaulin and 4,138 units of clothes from Kathmandu. 
EP-2019-000026-MOZ Epidemic Mozambique On 27 March, the Government confirmed five cases of cholera at Munhava health centre in Beira City, according to the National Director of Medical Assistance, Ussene Isse. The authorities also reported some 2,500 cases of acute watery diarrhoea (AWD) in Beira district. A total of 900,000 cholera vaccine doses are expected to arrive in Mozambique by 1 April and micro-planning for the vaccination campaign is underway. 
TC-2019-000025-ZWE Tropical Cyclone Zimbabwe Zimbabwe was bracing up for a major food insecurity emergency from an El-nino induced poor rainfall season, when forecast was issued on 11 March 2019 of category 4 Tropical cyclone Idai developing off the Mozambican coast to affect most of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. On 15th March, the cyclone made landfall in the eastern highlands of Zimbabwe with heavy rains in access of 300mm and wind speeds of 177k/h. This had a devastating impact in Chimanimani, Chipinge and Mutare districts, the most affected being Rusitu area in Chimanimani. The heavy precipitation and winds continued to pound the district and extended towards Nyanga, Mutare, Buhera districts of Manicaland Province. As of 27 March, 172 fatalities had been confirmed, 4,884 people displaced and 327 missing. According to preliminary reports, at least 53,999 people are believed to be affected. 
DR-2019-000024-KEN Drought Kenya The effects of below average 2018 October-November-December (OND) short rains season continue to be experienced in many parts of the country. The effect of short and erratic rainfall compounded with pre-existing fragile coping capacity, the food security situation has deteriorated in many counties of the country. The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) bulletins for January 2019 indicates that 16 counties (West Pokot, Tharaka Nithi, Samburu, Nyeri (Kieni), Marsabit, Mandera, Lamu, Laikipia, Kitui, Kilifi, Isiolo, Garissa, Embu, Baringo, Turkana and Wajir) are currently experiencing increasing Stressed food insecurity (IPC2) with the situation worsening as a result of ongoing effects of the drought. Wajir County is the worst affected in the country with Turkana, Marsabit, Baringo, Samburu and Garissa also experiencing significant deterioration in the food security. Some communities in these affected counties are already in IPC 3 with the situation projected to further deteriorate. According to the SRA 2018 drought season, 800,000 people are currently in Crisis IPC 3 and require immediate food assistance. An additional 5.4 million people are currently in IPC 2 and face a risk of sliding into IPC 3 should the situation continue to deteriorate.  
EP-2019-000023-PHL Epidemic Philippines The number of cases of measles has been increasing in the Philippines over the past several years, but since late 2018, there has been a dramatic increase in cases nationally. There has been 261 deaths between 1 January and 2 March 2019 in comparison to 202 deaths in 2018. Between 2017 and 2018, there was a 547 per cent increase of measles cases reported nationwide. On 6 February 2019, Department of Health (DOH) declared the first measles outbreak. As of 2 March, eight regions have declared outbreaks and the province of Cavite has declared a state of calamity. 
FL-2019-000022-IRN Flood Iran, Islamic Republic The Golestan floods, caused by heavy rains starting on 19 March, have affected a total of 10 cities in northeast Iran (The cities of Gorgan, Bandar Turkman, Azad Shahr, Aq Ghala, Gonbad-e Kavus, bandar-e Gaz, Ali Abad, Kalaleh, Kordkuy, and Minodaasht). The government is currently investigating local reports on the lack of mitigation measures by the Water Authorities. The worst affected areas are in the cities of Aq Qala and Gonbad Kavous and their surrounding villages where large parts are submerged under water. As a safety measure power supply was cut off in several areas. Of the estimated 60,000 displaced, most stay with relatives in nearby villages. At least 10,000 people are provided emergency shelter assistance in stadiums, exhibition areas, schools and other large public facilities provided by IRCS. Other areas in west and south-west of Iran have been affected by heavy rains too. Namely, the Provinces of Lorestan, Kurdistan, Kermanshah, Khuzestan, Fars and Kohkilouyeh. As of 25 March, floods in Shiraz, Poldokhtar, Khoramabad, Doreh, Khoramshahr, Abadan, Aligoudarz and Saghez were also reported. In Shiraz flash floods killed at least 20, injured 94 and an unverified number of people are still missing. In the city of Dezful in Khuzestan, south-west of Iran, the emergency situation is declared. 
TC-2019-000021-MOZ Tropical Cyclone Mozambique Tropical Cyclone Idai is strengthening as it moves south-west over the northern Mozambique Channel. As of 12 March at 0.00 UTC, its centre was approximately 220 km west-southwest of Maintirano (Mahajanga Province, western Madagascar) and 520 km east of Quelimane (Zambezia Province, central Mozambique), with maximum sustained winds of 185 km/h. According to the UN Resident Coordinator for Mozambique, ten people were killed, 62 115 have been affected. 
FL-2019-000020-COL Flood Colombia Heavy rains and flooding have been affecting the Colombian department of Chocó since last week, provoking the overflow of the Rivers San Juan, Iró, Condoto, Cértegui and Quito. More than 3 000 families in at least six municipalities (Condoto, Tadó, Cértegui, Andagoya, Río Iró e Istmina) are affected. 
EQ-2019-000019-MNG Earthquake Mongolia Within a 1-month period, four earthquakes occurred in three different provinces (Arkhangai, Selenge and Tuv) in Northern Mongolia. Some buildings experienced tremors and an underground mine collapsed near Zamaar Soum. Even though now casualties have been reported in any of the four occurrences, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) is urging local authorities to encourage communities in preparedness trainings and simulation exercises. 
FF-2019-000018-AFG Flash Flood Afghanistan On 1 March, heavy rains struck Kandahar city, Zheri, Dand, Damand, Arghandab, Spinboldak, and Takhtapu Districts. In the last 30 hours, 97mm of rain fell in the affected areas. Flash floods triggered by the heavy rain have reportedly killed 20 people, including a number of children, when their homes collapsed or the vehicles they were traveling in were swept away. At least 10 people, including children, are still missing in Arghandab, Daman, Spin Boldak and Dand Districts. It is anticipated that up to 2,000 homes may have been damaged across all affected districts including Kandahar City. 
EP-2019-000017-UKR Epidemic Ukraine In 2018, Ukraine reported more measles cases than any other country European Union with 54,481 cases in 2018.  
EQ-2019-000016-ECU Earthquake Ecuador Medium humanitarian impact, magnitude 7.5M 
FL-2019-000015-PER Flood Peru As many as 10 people have died after heavy rain, flooding and landslides in Peru since 07 February, 2019. President Martin Vizcarra said on 11 February that 8,000 people have been affected and 1,800 made homeless. Flooding and landslides have damaged or destroyed bridges, roads, homes, health centres and schools. The regions of Arequipa, Ancash, Loreto, Tacna and Moquegua have all been affected. 
FL-2019-000014-MWI Flood Malawi Within this period between 22nd and 26th January 2019, extensive rainfall was received for Blantyre, Chikwawa and Nsanje. On 23rd January 2019, the Village Civil Protection Committee (VCPC) reported on the flooding and subsequent displacement of people in some Tradition Authorities of Chikwawa District. Based on a preliminary assessment report, the most affected Traditional Authorities are Makhuwira and Paramount Chief Lundu in Chikwawa.  
CW-2019-000013-MDA Cold Wave Moldova Precarious meteorological conditions, abundant snow, low temperatures were registered between 11 and 12 January 2019 on the territory of the Republic of Moldova. The level of snow throughout the country reached 30 - 190 mm, which is extreme, with most of snow falling in the central and northern part of the Republic. The Government announced code of danger ?yellow? in the country.  
EP-2019-000012-NGA Epidemic Nigeria On 21 January 2019, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) declared an outbreak of Lassa fever following an increase in the number of cases. From 01 to 27 January 2019, a total of 213 confirmed cases including 41 deaths were reported from sixteen states 
FL-2019-000011-IDN Flood Indonesia The heavy non-stop rainfall in South Sulawesi area from Monday 21 January onwards caused over 100 meter increase in the water level of the Bili-Bili reservoir. The next day, the government decided to open the Bili-Bili reservoir spillway to normalise the water level. However, as a result of this decision, the nearby Jeneberang river overflowed, causing flooding in the surroundingh Gowa District. According to the National Agency for Disaster Management (BNBP), some 106 villages in 13 districts have been affected by the floods.  
CW-2019-000010-DZA Cold Wave Algeria Snowstorm and heavy rain hit 25 states out of 48 counties in Algeria between 10th and 12 of January 2019. Ten states were left completely isolated. Many houses have suffered damage including collapsed roofs. Floods and lack of transportation have affected an overall of 25000 people across the country. 
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Epidemic,Mozambique: On 27 March, the Government confirmed five cases of cholera at Munhava health centre in Beira City, according to the National Director of Medical Assistance, Ussene Isse. The authorities also reported some 2,500 cases of acute watery diarrhoea (AWD) in Beira district. A total of 900,000 cholera vaccine doses are expected to arrive in Mozambique by 1 April and micro-planning for the vaccination campaign is underway.

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.