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EP-2014-000055-NGA Epidemic Nigeria The first cases of cholera in Bauchi State in 2014 were reported in week 2. After that the number of cases has increased week by week and in one ward of Bauchi town the attack rate has already exceeded 7% by week 13. As of week 13, 8,750 cases have been reported in the State in 11 of the 20 Local Government Authorities (LGAs), with about 8500 in Bauchi town (Bauchi LGA) alone. The most affected other LGA is Tafawa Balewa with more than 100 cases from week 13 In Bauchi town cholera cases has been reported in 19 of the 20 wards and the Case Fatality Rate (CFR) has been < 1% during week 13.  
FL-2014-000054-TJK Flood Tajikistan Floods and landslides occurred in Vose, Shurobod, and Hamadony districts and in Kulob city in the south of Tajikistan as a result of heavy rains on 11-12 April 2014. In total, 15 people were killed, 13 of them living under one roof in Sarichashma village of Shurobod district. In addition, one person was killed in Vose district and one in Hamadoni district. According to the preliminary data received from the local branch of the State Commission for Emergency Situations and Civil Defence (CoES), some 38 people have been injured. According to the preliminary assessment, some 427 families (276 in Vose, 104 in Shurobod, 47 in Hamadoni districts) have been affected. Six houses were totally destroyed and many others were severely damaged. One medical Centre, three kilometers of roads, and 80 hectares of lands were also affected. The population also lost 301 head of livestock. Storage buildings, stocks for cooking/heating (e.g. firewood), cooking utensils and bedding/clothes of the most affected households were also damaged or lost. The affected communities are not in the position to cook but bring food from neighboring communities. Vegetable gardens of the most affected households and crop fields have also been damaged (covered with mud). The roads to the affected communities in Shurobod district had been blocked by the debris. On 13 April local authorities removed the debris from the roads.  
FL-2014-000053-TZA Flood Tanzania Heavy rainfall over Dar es Salaam, Tanzania's largest city, starting on 11 Apr 2014 caused flooding in all of the city's districts, with Kinondoni being the worst affected. The exact number of people impacted by the disaster is yet to be established; currently the estimated number stands at 20,000. As of 14 April, 19 casualties, including six children, and 465 displaced families had been reported. 
AC-2014-000052-KOR Tech. Disaster Korea Republic A passenger ship with 459 people aboard, mostly high school students, sank in waters off South Korea's southwest coast Wednesday morning, leaving four dead, 15 injured and 293 others missing. 
LS-2014-000051-TJK Land Slide Tajikistan Six children were killed when a mud slide engulfed houses in a mountain village in Tajikistan, and at least seven others are missin 
WF-2014-000050-CHL Wild fire Chile Emergency responders struggled Monday with outbreaks from a deadly blaze that tore through parts of an historic Chilean port city, as authorities hoped to have control of the flames in two to three days. The Valparaiso fire, still burning amid strong winds, has killed 12 people and is being battled with the help of 11 helicopters, six planes and 2,000 police and military troops. [ 
EQ-2014-000049-NIC Earthquake Nicaragua A shallow 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Nicaragua on Thursday close to several cities, including the capital, injuring 14 people and damaging dozens of houses. 
FF-2014-000048-KAZ Flash Flood Kazakhstan A flash flood triggered by a dam burst killed five people and injured nine others in Kazakhstan's northern Karaganda region (oblast). The overflowing water flooded up to 354 houses in Kokpekty village after the dam of a water storage basin had burst at 1:30 a.m. on 31 March 2014. Some 400 inhabitants were evacuated, and 5 bodies were found by rescuers as the flood water reached as high as 1.5-1.8 meters in the village. 
ST-2014-000047-KHM SEVERE LOCAL STORM Cambodia Heavy storms over the past week slammed eight provinces, leaving four people dead and hundreds of houses damaged or destroyed. 
EC-2014-000046-COM Extratropical Cyclone Comoros Since 24 March, Comoros was hit by heavy rains, particularly on the island of Anjouan. The storm alert due to the tropical cyclone Hellen in the Mozambique Channel was issued on 26 March. Based on the intensity of the rain and the strong winds the Comorian civil security increased the alert to yellow 29 March. In the following days the rain intensified and spread to Grande Comore and Moheli, exacerbated by Tropical Cyclone Hellen. On Anjouan, the region between Sima and Pomoni in the western part of the island and the northeastern Domoni region are the most affected. In the village of Mahale on the eastern coast of Anjouan, a crack in the ground which apparently appeared a few weeks earlier as the result of an earthquake, has grown wider and deeper due to landslides related to the strength of the rains in the past week. The villagers from Mahale were relocated to the village of Bambao, 8 kilometres north of Mahale, where they are housed in a primary school and in the premises of CFADERE on 31 March. As of 3 April, 350 families representing 1,995 people are displaced from Mahale and are currently housed in schools and warehouses, with the expectation that they will be moved to four temporary camps. It is estimated that the villagers may be displaced for up to three months. The people continue to leave the village and the number of people in the camps is expected to increase substantially in the coming days. In addition to the exceptional rainfall, storm surges rose above usual limits and and flooded homes lying close to the beaches. The flow of rainwater has also contributed to damaging of homes. A total 18 villages on Anjouan were affected by the subsequent floods. Initial assessments by the government and the Comoros Red Crescent indicate that up to 1,234 households (a total of 6,788 people), are directly affected, including: - 1009 children under 5 years - 144 pregnant women, - 318 seniors. On Moheli island, 24 villages have been affected by the rains and the winds and 457 households (2,723 people) have seen damage to or destruction of their homes and crops.  
FL-2014-000045-SLB Flood Solomon Islands Flash flooding in Solomon Islands has killed at least two people and destroyed hundreds of homes in the capital, Honiara. 
EQ-2014-000044-CHL Earthquake Chile A powerful 8.0-magnitude earthquake hit off Chile's Pacific coast on Tuesday, sparking a tsunami warning for Chile, Peru and Ecuador. 
TC-2014-000043-MDG Tropical Cyclone Madagascar Tropical Cyclone Hellen passed the Comoros on 29 and 30 Mar 2014, causing damage to houses and infrastructure. It continued to Madagascar, where it made landfall in the northwestern Boeny region on 31 Mar. Assessments indicate that 856 people have been displaced, and around 100 houses were reportedly destroyed. In addition, three schools were damaged, four water points flooded, and over 2,000 ha of rice fields submerged. 
OT-2014-000042-YEM Other Yemen Population movement/Yemeni returnees 
EP-2014-000041-GIN Epidemic Guinea Guinea recorded early this year 86 suspected cases of febrile illness and 59 deaths (including 34 community deaths) in some districts of the Forest Guinea, with a fatality rate of 69%. The cases and deaths are as follows: Guékédou (60 cases/44 deaths); Macenta (19 cases/ 11 deaths), and Kissidougou (7 cases/ 4 deaths). A total of 12 samples were sent to the Laboratory of Lyon (France) for a confirmation, and on 21 March three samples tested as positive filovirus Ebola virus.  
LS-2014-000040-USA Land Slide United States At least three people have been killed and more injured after homes are destroyed by a landslide in Washington state. 
EP-2014-000039-CIV Epidemic Cote d'Ivoire A fast-spreading outbreak of Ebola virus disease is affecting several countries in West Africa. With cases registered since February and March, Guinea and Liberia have registered up to 150 and 20 cases respectively with more than 100 deaths in Guinea and ten in Liberia. With affected regions of Macenta, Gueckedou, N'Zerekore and Kissidougou in Guinea and Lofa, Nimba, Margibi and Montserrado regions in Liberia, additional suspected cases have been reported in Sierra Leone and Mali and laboratory identification is ongoing to determine its nature. 
EP-2014-000039-GIN Epidemic Guinea On the 21st of March the Government of Guinea confirmed a suspected Viral Haemorrhagic fever outbreak that had been developing since early February as Ebola. Lab tests now confirm 6 suspected cases of Ebola and outbreak response activities are being ramped up significantly. Figures of case loads and effected areas are still being defined but current government figures are as high as 80 cases and 60 deaths with more cases expected.. The epicentre seems to be a small rural town called Gueckedou in southern Guinea. Gueckedou is extremely close to both the Sierra Leone and Liberian boarders and communities in all three countries are at risk . Initial reports suggest that already 3 suspected cases have been found in Sierra Leone  
EP-2014-000039-LBR Epidemic Liberia Guinea recorded early this year 134 suspected cases of febrile illness and 83 deaths (including 34 community deaths) in some districts of the Forest Guinea, with a fatality rate of 69 per cent. These highest concentration of cases and deaths are as follows: Guékédou (80 cases/ 54 deaths); Macenta (26 cases/ 14 deaths) and Conakry (15 cases/ 4 deaths). Faced with this situation, the health authorities of the Administrative Region N'Zérékoré, together with the Institute of Public Health, Infectious Diseases University Hospital, WHO and MSF worked together to confirm the nature of this unusual pathology. A total of 36 samples were taken, of which 12 were sent to the Laboratory of Lyon (France) for confirmation on 17 March 2014. The results of these samples reached Conakry on 21 March, and revealed six positive samples, including three positive for filo virus EVD. Of the three cases positive for Ebola virus disease (EVD), one case moved to Liberia and are all from the health district Macenta. In Liberia, as of 4 April, there are a total of two confirmed cases, 18 suspected cases and 7 deaths (CFR 31%, of these, only one case was confirmed as death as a result of the EVD), with two cases discharged and 46 others under follow up. There are concerns that close contacts of confirmed deaths EVD have traveled from the effected areas. Current counties with confirmed and/or probable cases are Lofa, Margibi, Bong, Nimba and Monterrado. Isolation centres have been set up in Lofa, Margibi, Bong and Nimba, while the MoH are planning to set up a further centre in JFK Hospital in Monrovia (Monterrado County).  
EP-2014-000039-MLI Epidemic Mali A fast-spreading outbreak of Ebola virus disease is affecting several countries in West Africa. With cases registered since February and March, Guinea and Liberia have registered up to 150 and 20 cases respectively with more than 100 deaths in Guinea and ten in Liberia. With affected regions of Macenta, Gueckedou, N'Zerekore and Kissidougou in Guinea and Lofa, Nimba, Margibi and Montserrado regions in Liberia, additional suspected cases have been reported in Sierra Leone and Mali and laboratory identification is ongoing to determine its nature. 
EP-2014-000039-SLE Epidemic Sierra Leone On the 21st of March the Government of Guinea confirmed a suspected Viral Haemorrhagic fever outbreak that had been developing since early February as Ebola. Lab tests now confirm 6 suspected cases of Ebola and outbreak response activities are being ramped up significantly. Figures of case loads and effected areas are still being defined but current government figures are as high as 80 cases and 60 deaths with more cases expected.. The epicentre seems to be a small rural town called Gueckedou in southern Guinea. Gueckedou is extremely close to both the Sierra Leone and Liberian boarders and communities in all three countries are at risk. 
FL-2014-000038-ZAF Flood South Africa From 01 March to 18 March 2014 the north-eastern parts of the country experienced heavy and extended rainfall which led to extensive flooding and landslides. As a result, over 7,000 people have been affected, with 3,525 displaced. The government of South Africa confirms 32 deaths have been reported with others still missing due to flash flooding. The most affected provinces include Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West and Gauteng. Limpopo Province was worst affected with the municipalities of Lephalale, Mogalakwena, Modimolle, Bela-Bela, Thabazimbi, and Mookgopong in Waterberg District hardest hit. Most community members have evacuated or been evacuated to evacuation centre set up by Government in community halls, crèches, schools. Emergency Response Teams from government, private sector, military, NGOs and the red cross have been working together to evacuate flood affected communities.  
DR-2014-000037-PER Drought Peru Durante los meses de noviembre del 2013 y enero del 2014 se presentaron deficiencia de lluvias para la zona de la sierra de Piura (Morropón, Ayabaca y Huancabamba) y de la misma manera en las zonas altas de Tumbes; asimismo en la región Lambayeque presenta afectación en su zona norte 
CW-2014-000036-IND Cold Wave India Several days of consecutive heavy snowfall in March 2014 have resulted in the deaths of 17 people in the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, India. 
DR-2014-000035-PAK Drought Pakistan Since the beginning of March 2014, severe shortages of food and water have been reported in Tharparkar district in Pakistan's south-east Sindh province. A number of children have reportedly died of malnutrition. The area has not received any significant rainfall since the end of 2013. Tharparkar has been declared calamity-hit by the Government of Sindh and PKR 18.6 million have been released for immediate relief. 
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EP-2014-000055-NGA
Epidemic,Nigeria: The first cases of cholera in Bauchi State in 2014 were reported in week 2. After that the number of cases has increased week by week and in one ward of Bauchi town the attack rate has already exceeded 7% by week 13. As of week 13, 8,750 cases have been reported in the State in 11 of the 20 Local Government Authorities (LGAs), with about 8500 in Bauchi town (Bauchi LGA) alone. The most affected other LGA is Tafawa Balewa with more than 100 cases from week 13 In Bauchi town cholera cases has been reported in 19 of the 20 wards and the Case Fatality Rate (CFR) has been < 1% during week 13.

EP-2014-000039-MLI
Epidemic,Mali: A fast-spreading outbreak of Ebola virus disease is affecting several countries in West Africa. With cases registered since February and March, Guinea and Liberia have registered up to 150 and 20 cases respectively with more than 100 deaths in Guinea and ten in Liberia. With affected regions of Macenta, Gueckedou, N'Zerekore and Kissidougou in Guinea and Lofa, Nimba, Margibi and Montserrado regions in Liberia, additional suspected cases have been reported in Sierra Leone and Mali and laboratory identification is ongoing to determine its nature.

EP-2014-000039-CIV
Epidemic,Cote d'Ivoire: A fast-spreading outbreak of Ebola virus disease is affecting several countries in West Africa. With cases registered since February and March, Guinea and Liberia have registered up to 150 and 20 cases respectively with more than 100 deaths in Guinea and ten in Liberia. With affected regions of Macenta, Gueckedou, N'Zerekore and Kissidougou in Guinea and Lofa, Nimba, Margibi and Montserrado regions in Liberia, additional suspected cases have been reported in Sierra Leone and Mali and laboratory identification is ongoing to determine its nature.

FL-2014-000054-TJK
Flood,Tajikistan: Floods and landslides occurred in Vose, Shurobod, and Hamadony districts and in Kulob city in the south of Tajikistan as a result of heavy rains on 11-12 April 2014. In total, 15 people were killed, 13 of them living under one roof in Sarichashma village of Shurobod district. In addition, one person was killed in Vose district and one in Hamadoni district. According to the preliminary data received from the local branch of the State Commission for Emergency Situations and Civil Defence (CoES), some 38 people have been injured. According to the preliminary assessment, some 427 families (276 in Vose, 104 in Shurobod, 47 in Hamadoni districts) have been affected. Six houses were totally destroyed and many others were severely damaged. One medical Centre, three kilometers of roads, and 80 hectares of lands were also affected. The population also lost 301 head of livestock. Storage buildings, stocks for cooking/heating (e.g. firewood), cooking utensils and bedding/clothes of the most affected households were also damaged or lost. The affected communities are not in the position to cook but bring food from neighboring communities. Vegetable gardens of the most affected households and crop fields have also been damaged (covered with mud). The roads to the affected communities in Shurobod district had been blocked by the debris. On 13 April local authorities removed the debris from the roads.

AC-2014-000052-KOR
Tech. Disaster,Korea Republic: A passenger ship with 459 people aboard, mostly high school students, sank in waters off South Korea's southwest coast Wednesday morning, leaving four dead, 15 injured and 293 others missing.

WF-2014-000050-CHL
Wild fire,Chile: Emergency responders struggled Monday with outbreaks from a deadly blaze that tore through parts of an historic Chilean port city, as authorities hoped to have control of the flames in two to three days. The Valparaiso fire, still burning amid strong winds, has killed 12 people and is being battled with the help of 11 helicopters, six planes and 2,000 police and military troops. [

FL-2014-000053-TZA
Flood,Tanzania: Heavy rainfall over Dar es Salaam, Tanzania's largest city, starting on 11 Apr 2014 caused flooding in all of the city's districts, with Kinondoni being the worst affected. The exact number of people impacted by the disaster is yet to be established; currently the estimated number stands at 20,000. As of 14 April, 19 casualties, including six children, and 465 displaced families had been reported.