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CE-2014-000167-PAK Complex Emergency Pakistan Since mid-June approximately 961,000 people have fled North Waziristan Agency (NWA) to KPk Province, FATA, and other parts of Pakistan. 
CW-2014-000166-JPN Cold Wave Japan A total of six people have been confirmed dead after snow blanketed wide areas of Japan over the weekend, disrupting traffic and leaving about 1,200 people cut off. 
EP-2014-000165-PAK Epidemic Pakistan Heading into 2014, data for polio cases in Pakistan showed an increase by 57 per cent from 58 cases in 2012 to 91 in 2013. (UN-OCHA) In 2014, the epidemic has hit a 15-year high, with 210 cases as of 24 October, or 80 per cent of all the polio cases in the world. (AFP) 
LS-2014-000164-IDN Land Slide Indonesia Heavy rains in central Indonesia loosened soil and collapsed a hill, setting off a landslide that killed at least 18 villagers and left 90 others missing under piles of mud. 
FL-2014-000163-COL Flood Colombia A second rainy season started at the end of September 2014. In October, more than 52,000 people were affected and 24 were killed by events associated with increased rainfalls, such as floods, landslides and winter storms. By 24 Nov, more than 100,000 people had been affected and 44 killed. At the beginning of December, floods and landslides affected almost 9,000 people in Chocó. 
FL-2014-000162-LKA Flood Sri Lanka Floods, high winds, and landslides have affected over 90,000 people in 15 of the 25 districts of the country. Seven people have died and over 12,000 are living in 96 safety centers.  
AC-2014-000161-MDV Tech. Disaster Maldives On 4 Dec 2014, a fire broke out in the Maldives Water and Sewerage (MWSC) Company Generator Unit in the capital Malé, causing severe damage to the unit and forcing MWSC - the sole provider of clean desalinated water in the capital - had to suspend all water supply. The Government declared a state of disaster and set up a task force to coordinate the distribution of safe drinking water. Governments of India, Sri Lanka, China and the United States have been requested to support the Maldives. 
TC-2014-000160-PHL Tropical Cyclone Philippines As of 3 Dec 2014, Typhoon Hagupit (named Ruby in the Philippines) was expected to enter the Philippine area of responsibility in the morning of 4 Dec and make landfall on 6 Dec. If Hagupit continues under its projected track, an estimated 4.5 million people may be affected. 
FL-2014-000159-MAR Flood Morocco Violent storms have caused widespread flooding and flood several wadis (river) in a large part of the south of the country.  
VO-2014-000158-CPV Volcano Cape Verde Cabo Verde's Fogo volcano began erupting on 23 Nov 2014, and an emergency was declared for the islands of Fogo and neighboring Brava. The lava front has effectively cut road access to several communities, halting all evacuation effort by motorized vehicles. The lava has also claimed large agriculture fields. Large emissions of toxic gases represent a serious public health threat to local population. 
EQ-2014-000157-CHN Earthquake China, People's Republic Two people had been confirmed killed and another 54 injured as of 6:30 a.m. Sunday (23 November 2014) after a 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit Kangding County in southwest China's Sichuan. 
EQ-2014-000156-JPN Earthquake Japan A major earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7 struck Nagano Prefecture and surrounding areas in central Honshu on Saturday night, injuring at least 39 people and causing damage. 
FL-2014-000155-HTI Flood Haiti Heavy rainfall starting at the beginning of November 2014 caused flooding and landslides in Northern Haiti, killing 17 people. More than 15,000 houses were flooded, 90 were destroyed and 800 were severely damaged. Over 6,500 people were temporarily housed in emergency shelters. The floods also affected over 2,200 hectares of crops in one of the country's most fertile areas. 
FL-2014-000154-IDN Flood Indonesia Continued flooding occurred from 1-3 Nov in Aceh, northern Sumatra. In Aceh Barat Daya over 46,100 people are affected and almost 6,900 people are affected in Aceh Jaya.  
VO-2014-000153-ECU Volcano Ecuador Since 20 October 2014, the Chiles and Cerro Negro volcanoes have increased volcanic activity causing several earthquakes and tremors. These volcanoes are located on the border between Ecuador and Colombia. The strongest earthquake felt until now occurred on that same date at 2:33 pm local time, registering 5.8 on the Richter scale with a depth of less than 10 kilometres. The Chiles and Cerro Negro volcanoes monitoring network continues to register quakes at the Colombian-Ecuadorian border with an epicenter area southwest of the Chiles volcano. According to Geophysical Institutes of Ecuador (IGEPN) and Colombia reports, the Cantons of Tulcán and Espejo are in the areas under the greatest influence from the eruptive effects of the Chiles and Cerro Negro volcanoes. Under these conditions, on 22 October 22 COE meeting the Risk Management Secretariat declared an Orange Alert for areas considered high-risk in the province and kept Technical Task Forces permanently active. Preliminary data from the Ecuador Risk Management Secretariat reported damage to access roads to the Maldonado Parish in the Canton of Tulcán. The Ministry of Transportation and Public Works is rehabilitating the alternate road connecting the Parish of Chical and the Province of Imbabura, which will serve as an evacuation route should another natural event occur. The areas affected by the volcano-caused earthquakes are the Cantons of Tulcán and Espejo, putting approximately 15,000 people at risk.  
FL-2014-000152-ETH Flood Ethiopia Some 72,680 people in Ethiopia's Afar, Somali and SNNP regions were affected by flooding in September and October 2014. More than 50,000 people were displaced, having partially or totally lost their homes and livelihoods. The forecasted good performance of the deyr (October-December) rains in the Somali region pose a continued risk of flooding. The Government and humanitarian partners started mobilizing resources. 
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 ( 
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 
OT-2014-000146-RUS Other Russia The situation in the south-eastern parts of Ukraine is causing a massive flow of Ukrainian citizens into the territory of the Russian Federation. According to data from the Russian Federal Migration Service, confirmed by UNHCR, more than 1 million Ukrainian citizens have entered and stayed in Russia since the beginning of 2014. 369,229 people have crossed the Ukrainian-Russian border due to military actions, and they are seeking a legal status in the territory of Russian Federation. Out of the latter category, more than 177,637 people from Ukraine have applied to the Federal Migration Service of Russia for asylum. As of 15 November 2014, 272,666 people have applied to the local authorities and the Russian Red Cross, asking for possible relief assistance.  
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. 
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Land Slide,Indonesia: Heavy rains in central Indonesia loosened soil and collapsed a hill, setting off a landslide that killed at least 18 villagers and left 90 others missing under piles of mud.

Tech. Disaster,Maldives: On 4 Dec 2014, a fire broke out in the Maldives Water and Sewerage (MWSC) Company Generator Unit in the capital Malé, causing severe damage to the unit and forcing MWSC - the sole provider of clean desalinated water in the capital - had to suspend all water supply. The Government declared a state of disaster and set up a task force to coordinate the distribution of safe drinking water. Governments of India, Sri Lanka, China and the United States have been requested to support the Maldives.

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