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FL-2015-000120-GEO Flood Georgia On 20-25 August 2015 heavy rains, hail and storm caused flooding in the eastern and western parts of Georgia. Basements and first floors in many homes were seriously flooded. Heavy winds and hail damaged and unroofed several houses in almost all affected locations. Belongings of the people were damaged or lost. The rain flooded yards and agricultural lands, leaving some of the affected population without their main source of income. Fruit trees and vegetable gardens were also damaged. Many roads were destroyed and blocked; it was difficult for people to return to their villages. Electricity lines were damaged. Cattle and poultry were killed. At this point in time, according to the rapid assessment conducted by Georgia Red Cross Society (GRCS) volunteers together with local authorities, 2,066 households (8,264 people) are affected by the disaster.  
TC-2015-000119-DMA Tropical Cyclone Dominica The island of Dominica sustained significant damage due to the passage of Tropical Storm Erika on Thursday, 28 August. A band of torrential rain caused by the system resulted in the 6 to 8 inches of rain fall in less than twelve hours and triggered massive flooding and several landslides. Regional media reports indicate that Regional governments and the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) are stepping in to help Dominica after recording loss of at least 14 lives and millions of dollars in damage. More than 20 people are also reported missing and presumed dead. There is minimal damage to the main hospitals in the capital and the north of the island with some damage to health clinics reported. 
TC-2015-000119-DOM Tropical Cyclone Dominican Republic Tropical storm Erika took aim at the Caribbean and storm warnings went up in Puerto Rico and in several other islands in anticipation of heavy rains. several islands were due for extremely heavy rain that could spark flash floods, especially in mountainous areas in drought-parched Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. 
ST-2015-000118-USA SEVERE LOCAL STORM United States Severe weather affected much of the south and southeast throughout most of the month of April. Severe storms, tornadoes and hail caused significant damage to at least seven states. More than 80 tornadoes were confirmed.  
TC-2015-000117-JPN Tropical Cyclone Japan Powerful Typhoon Goni slammed into the islands of Iriomote and Ishigaki in Okinawa Prefecture Sunday night. A total of about 21,500 houses on Ishigaki and some other places briefly lost power supply. 
TC-2015-000117-PHL Tropical Cyclone Philippines Two people were killed while thousands were evacuated as powerful typhoon Goni approached the Philippines and Taiwan on Friday, authorities said. In the Philippine highland town of Itogon, two construction workers died after a landslide buried their roadside tent in rocks and mud. Close to 400 people in flood-prone towns were moved to shelters. 
TC-2015-000117-TWN Tropical Cyclone Taiwan (China) 1,700 tourists were evacuated from the outlying Green and Orchid islands as early as Thursday while offices were shut on Friday as powerful typhoon Goni Taiwan. 
CW-2015-000116-PNG Cold Wave Papua New Guinea Eight people are confirmed to have died in the Highlands and Morobe as a result of the long dry spell and frost in Papua New Guinea. 
FF-2015-000115-MKD Flash Flood Macedonia The heavy rainfall affected the western part of Macedonia in the late evening hours on 3 August 2015. The heavy rain resulted with overflow of the water from River Pena in the city of Tetovo. The heavy rains were disastrous for the mountain villages of Shipkovica (2,826 residents), Dzepciste (4,051 residents), Mala Rechica (8,353 residents), Golema Rechica (1,659 residents) and Poroj (2,677 residents) and the city of Tetovo (65,000 residents). The mountain villages were affected also by landslides caused by the heavy rain. On basis of the data obtained from the conducted assessment, that approximately 5,000 people in the region were somehow affected by the impact of the flash flood and mud slides 
DR-2015-000114-SLV Drought El Salvador The drought has made the most impact in the eastern part of the country which includes the departments of La Unión, San Miguel, Morazán, and Usulután, although western departments such as Ahuachapán, Sonsonate, Santa Ana and Chalatenango have been affected as well. 
FL-2015-000113-PRK Flood Korea, Democratic People's Republic Torrential rains on 1-5 Aug caused flooding in South Hwanghae and South and North Hamgyong Provinces. The State Committee for Disaster Management reported more than 3,400 people affected, 21 deaths and nine remain missing. 
FL-2015-000112-LAO Flood Lao People's Democratic Republic Continuous rains since early Aug triggered flooding in 118 villages in 12 districts in Houphan, Bolikhamxay, Khammoune and Luangnamtha provinces. As of 6 Aug, the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare reported over 47,800 people affected. 
VO-2015-000111-ECU Volcano Ecuador On August 15, 2015 Ecuador's President declared a state of emergency after renewed activity of Cotopaxi volcano. 400 people were evacuated. 
FL-2015-000110-ARG Flood Argentina Flooding across much of Argentina that burst riverbanks and deluged city streets killed three people and led more than 11,000 to evacuate their homes. 
DR-2015-000109-ETH Drought Ethiopia Food insecurity is widespread and rates of acute malnutrition are growing now above the international thresholds that define an emergency. Due to under performance of two consecutive rainy seasons (Belg and Meher) the food insecure people dependent on relief food assistance (2.9 million people beginning of the year) is expected to increase now significantly. 
CE-2015-000108-YEM Complex Emergency Yemen Conflict in Yemen since March 2015 has had a devastating impact on the lives of all Yemeni people and migrants and refugees. Since mid-March, conflict has spread to 20 of Yemen's 22 governorates, prompting a large-scale protection crisis and aggravating an already dire humanitarian crisis brought on by years of poverty, poor governance and ongoing instability.  
FL-2015-000107-THA Flood Thailand Several areas in the North, North East and South of Thailand have reportedly been flooded by overflowing rivers after several days of rainfall. In Nakhon Phanom, more than 3,000 homes and 30,000 rai of rice paddies have been inundated in Sri Songkram district after the Songkram River overflowed the embankment and flooded surrounding areas. Residents were forced out of their homes, and had to take refuge on the street. 
FL-2015-000106-BFA Flood Burkina Faso Nearly 20,000 people have been affected this week by heavy rains and flooding in and around Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou. More than 3,700 are now homeless, their houses reduced to piles of mud and debris. 
FL-2015-000105-GIN Flood Guinea Since Friday 24 July 2015 it has rained heavily in the capital of Guinea: Conakry and in several areas of the country (Télimelé, Macenta, Siguiri, Beyla, Forécariah) causing serious floods with loss of human lives as well as significant material damage.  
CW-2015-000104-PER Cold Wave Peru In May and September, meteorological phenomena causing low temperatures and frost affected Andean regions above 3,500 meters above sea level, with temperatures dropping to below 0?C accompanied by hail and snowstorms. In some places temperatures plummeted to - 15? C, severely affecting the lives and health of the population, as well as basic services, livelihoods (livestock and agriculture), various infrastructure and schools, among others. 165,710 people are affected and 100 are homeless due to this cold snap in the Departments of Apurimac, Ayacucho, Cusco, Huancavelica, Junín, Pasco, Puno and Tacna. In addition, 529 homes are damaged, 11 have collapsed and 11 have been rendered uninhabitable. Frost has affected human health as well as that of livestock. According to the National Civil Defence Institute, 65,834 animals are reported dead and 938,813 animals have been affected. In terms of agriculture, 1,162 ha of crops have been lost and 1,894 ha have suffered damages. 
WF-2015-000103-USA Wild fire United States Evacuation orders have been given to 13,000 people in California as firefighters struggle to contain some 20 wildfires. The biggest blaze - the so-called Rocky fire north of San Francisco - has already consumed more than 101 square miles (262 sq km) of land. 
TC-2015-000102-CHN Tropical Cyclone China, People's Republic A typhoon battered China's east coast on 9 August 2015, killing eight people and forcing authorities to cancel hundreds of flights and evacuate more than 163,000 people. 
TC-2015-000102-TWN Tropical Cyclone Taiwan (China) Tropical Cyclone Soudelor formed in the north-west Pacific Ocean, north-west of Enewetak Atoll of the Marshall Islands, on 30 July. Through 3 August, it moved north-west, crossing the Northern Mariana Islands, with its centre passing over Saipan with Typhoon intensity, in the afternoon of 2 August. The Typhoon caused damage on Saipan island, especially in its public infrastructure, affecting power and water supply. Around 350 people remained in shelters as of 3 August, as there has been substantial damage to buildings, too, according to local media. A State of Disaster and Significant Emergency has been announced for the island. Over the next 48 hours, Soudelor is forecast to continue intensifying and become a "Violent" Typhoon, while moving north-west, away from the Mariana Islands, towards the northern Philippine Sea. The Typhoon may approach the southern Ryukyu islands and Taiwan over 7 August. 
TC-2015-000102-USA Tropical Cyclone United States Typhoon Soudelor passed over Saipan on 2 to 3 August 2015, flooding the island's power plant, ripping off roofs of homes and toppling power poles. Hundreds of Saipan residents are in shelters.  
TC-2015-000101-BGD Tropical Cyclone Bangladesh The monsoon depression over the northeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining Bangladesh coast intensified into a cyclonic storm named ?Komen' on 29 July 2015, threatening to cause further downpours in regions that are already affected by the recent flash floods and deadly landslides. Cyclone Komen has destroyed dozens of homes on Bangladesh's southernmost point of Saint Martin's island.  
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TC-2015-000119-DMA
Tropical Cyclone,Dominica: The island of Dominica sustained significant damage due to the passage of Tropical Storm Erika on Thursday, 28 August. A band of torrential rain caused by the system resulted in the 6 to 8 inches of rain fall in less than twelve hours and triggered massive flooding and several landslides. Regional media reports indicate that Regional governments and the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) are stepping in to help Dominica after recording loss of at least 14 lives and millions of dollars in damage. More than 20 people are also reported missing and presumed dead. There is minimal damage to the main hospitals in the capital and the north of the island with some damage to health clinics reported.

TC-2015-000119-DOM
Tropical Cyclone,Dominican Republic: Tropical storm Erika took aim at the Caribbean and storm warnings went up in Puerto Rico and in several other islands in anticipation of heavy rains. several islands were due for extremely heavy rain that could spark flash floods, especially in mountainous areas in drought-parched Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.

TC-2015-000117-JPN
Tropical Cyclone,Japan: Powerful Typhoon Goni slammed into the islands of Iriomote and Ishigaki in Okinawa Prefecture Sunday night. A total of about 21,500 houses on Ishigaki and some other places briefly lost power supply.