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TC-2016-000104-TWN Tropical Cyclone Taiwan (China) Typhoon Megi is projected to make landfall in Taiwan Province of China during the early hours of 27 September as a Category 3 storm, after which it is anticipated to track towards southeast mainland China as a weaker storm bringing significant rainfall. As of 26 September (11:00, UTC+8), the eye of Typhoon Megi (locally known as Helen) was located about 500 km east of the municipality of Basco, Batanes, Philippines with maximum sustained winds up to 150 km/h near the centre and gusts up to 185 km/h. It continues to move towards the Batanes Group of Islands and Taiwan Province of China at 20 km/h. 
FL-2016-000103-IDN Flood Indonesia Torrential rains triggered floods and landslides on the Indonesian island of Java, killing at least 20 villagers and leaving 14 others missing, an official said Wednesday, 21 September 2016. The worst-hit district was West Java's Garut, where 17 people were found dead and 13 others were missing after two rivers overflowed Tuesday night. 
FL-2016-000102-SEN Flood Senegal On the nights of September 4 and 5, 2016, a heavy rain accompanied by strong winds caused significant material and human damage with a large number of affected people. In the area of St. Louis, it was estimated that there were about 1,313 affected families; especially in the department of Dagana that recorded 5 deaths and 106 injured, and destroyed houses, fields, schools, sleeping materials, household goods (chair, clothing, etc.) and walls. In addition, food stock reserves, poultry and livestock were lost in 4 towns and in the 40 villages mentioned below. 
EP-2016-000101-NGA Epidemic Nigeria In August 2016 Nigeria declared the polio outbreak a National Public Health Emergency and Ministers of Health from Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Niger and Nigeria have declared the polio outbreak in Nigeria a Public Health Emergency for Countries of the Lake Chad basin. 
TC-2016-000100-TWN Tropical Cyclone Taiwan (China) Parts of Taiwan were brought to a standstill on 14 September as the strongest typhoon of the year skirted past the island's southern tip, knocking out power for more than 180,000 households. Although super typhoon Meranti did not make landfall, the storm brought record strong winds and torrential rains to eastern and southern Taiwan. The storm is expected to dump as much as 800 millimetres (31.5 inches) of rain in mountainous areas, potentially triggering landslides. Close to 1,500 people have been evacuated from at-risk areas, with about half in temporary shelters, according to the Central Emergency Operation Center. 
EP-2016-000099-BEN Epidemic Benin An initial three cholera cases were reported in So-Ava and an outbreak was declared on 16 August by local government authorities. Reported and verified cases were few in the early weeks and considered manageable by local authorities, but a sharp and heightened spike in the number of confirmed cases between 25 - 30 August in the three main areas of Cotonou, Savalou and So-Ava resulted in a request from Benin Red Cross Society to IFRC for support through DREF to respond. As of 4 September 2016, a total of 281 cases and 9 deaths were recorded with a 3.20% case fatality rate, with Cotonou the most affected area to date.  
EQ-2016-000098-TZA Earthquake Tanzania An earthquake with the magnitude of 5,9 (revised from initially reported 5,7) on the Richter scale, and at a depth of 40km (revised from initially reported 10km) hit the border area between Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda on 10th September at 15:27 local time. The epicenter was to the east of the north-western town of Nsunga on the border of Lake Victoria and triggered a green GDACS alert. The earthquake is considered 7.99 on the Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale1 which is between very strong and severe 
FL-2016-000097-PRK Flood Korea, Democratic People's Republic Typhoon Lionrock, as well as a low pressure system, has triggered heavy rains over northwestern DPRK, causing the Tumen River to overflow and buildings to collapse. Early findings from the Government indicate that North Hamgyong Province has been most severely affected by extensive flooding, in particular Musan, Onsong, Kyongwon, Kyonghung, Yonsan counties as well as Hoeryong City. Flooding is known to have killed 60 people and displaced over 44,000 people. OCHA, 5 Sep 2016 
TC-2016-000096-CHN Tropical Cyclone China, People's Republic Typhoon Lionrock had forced 46,000 people to flee their homes as of 9:00 a.m. 2 September 2016 in China. The typhoon damaged nearly 1,300 houses and 464,900 hectares of crops, causing estimated economic losses of 1.6 billion yuan. 
TC-2016-000096-JPN Tropical Cyclone Japan Powerful Typhoon Lionrock lashed the Tohoku region late Tuesday afternoon, 30 August 2016 forcing transport services and schools to close down and residents to evacuate. The typhoon prompted some municipalities in Aomori, Iwate and Miyagi prefectures to issue evacuation advisories to a total of around 177,000 people due to possible landslides and high waves. Power outages affected 15,000 households in the region, according to Tohoku Electric Power Co. 
EQ-2016-000095-ITA Earthquake Italy On 24 August 2016, a 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck central Italy. The quake hit at 03:36 (01:36 GMT), 76 km (47 miles) southeast of the city of Perugia, at the very shallow depth of 10km (six miles). Initial reports from the Italian Red Cross indicate severe damages in the towns of Amatrice, Accumoli.and Arquata del Tronto village in central Italy. These towns are not heavily populated, nevertheless, according to international media at least 38 people have been reported killed, many injured and many more are missing. 
FL-2016-000094-IND Flood India Continuous rain in upstream Ganges basin have caused floods in Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. Flood waters from upstream caused 22 causalities in Bihar while affecting 23.71 lakh people. Ganga and five of its tributaries are flowing above danger level at six places - Digha ghat, Gandhi ghat, Hathidah in Patna, Bhagalpur and Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur district - and in certain points of Munger district and Buxar district. The Central Water Commission reports that water level of Ganga was flowing above danger level at Gandhi Ghat, Digha Ghat and Hathidah (Patna) by 168 cm, 79 cm and 141 cm respectively at 6 AM on 22-Aug-2016. In total 1.4 lakh persons were evacuated to safer places in addition to 1.05 lakh people are sheltered in 162 relief camps across the state. http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/floods-recede-in-bihar-as-ganga-water-marks-decrease-2990985/ http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/bihar-flood-toll-climbs-to-89-over-33-lakh-people-hit/articleshow/53564598.cms http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/rains-floods-create-havoc-in-up/articleshow/53766065.cms http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/et-tv/4-states-battle-flood-fury-ndrf-teams-conduct-rescue-operations/videoshow/53821177.cms http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/urban-flooding-act-before-cars-and-bikes-start-floating-in-streets-again/articleshow/53779757.cms http://www.news18.com/news/india/bihar-reeling-from-floods-over-2-million-affected-1284648.html http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/uttar-pradesh-flood-alert-2922703/ http://www.ndtv.com/india-news/in-flood-hit-uttar-pradesh-village-a-rope-turns-a-familys-lifeline-1448821?gp  
FF-2016-000093-LAO Flash Flood Lao People's Democratic Republic Tropical storm Dianmu formed in the South China Sea on 17 August and passed through Lao PDR around 2 days later, causing additional heavy rain which has been occurring since 11 August. Currently several districts in Luangprabang, Houaphan and Xaingabouli are affected, as indicated below.  
FF-2016-000092-MMR Flash Flood Myanmar Tropical storm Dianmu formed in the South China Sea on 17 August and passed through Lao PDR around 2 days later, causing additional heavy rain which has been occurring since 11 August. Currently several districts in Luangprabang, Houaphan and Xaingabouli are affected, as indicated below.  
FL-2016-000091-NER Flood Niger Local authorities and the UN have been delivering food aid for the displaced people, and non-food aid is on its way. The rains are unlikely to ease the pressure on the country's food supply given the damage the flooding has wrought on crops. In 2015, as many as 103,000 people were affected by floods in Niger.  
FL-2016-000090-SEN Flood Senegal A total of 12,180 people have so far been directly affected by floods in Senegal. The Kaffrine area on 24 July received an unprecedented amount of over 175 mm of rainfall in less than a day. According to local authorities, 10,313 people were directly affected by the floods inundating their fields and sweeping away stocks of millet or other crops. Kaolack and Saint Louis also saw localised flooding earlier in July. 
FL-2016-000089-SEN Flood Senegal A total of 12,180 people have so far been directly affected by floods in Senegal. The Kaffrine area on 24 July received an unprecedented amount of over 175 mm of rainfall in less than a day. According to local authorities, 10,313 people were directly affected by the floods inundating their fields and sweeping away stocks of millet or other crops. Kaolack and Saint Louis also saw localised flooding earlier in July. 
EQ-2016-000088-MMR Earthquake Myanmar A powerful 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck central Myanmar Wednesday, killing at least three people and damaging some 60 pagodas in the famous ancient city of Bagan. 
OT-2016-000087-UGA Other Uganda In the month following an escalation of violence in South Sudan, 80,354 people have crossed into Uganda at a rate of approximately 2,592 people per day. Crossings are occurring at Elegu, Arua, Kyriandongo, Moyo and Lamwo.  
TC-2016-000086-JPN Tropical Cyclone Japan Typhoon Mindulle bringing heavy rain and winds of up to 112 mph has hit Japan's capital, Tokyo. Reports from the city say at least one person has died and 29 have been injured in the storm.  
FL-2016-000085-MLI Flood Mali Heavy rainfall, which started on 11 July 2016-23 July 2016 led to extensive flooding. The Gao, Mopti Ségou, and Sikasso regions have been worst affected by the rains and flooding.  
FL-2016-000084-PHL Flood Philippines Intense monsoon rains affected six regions of the country, mostly in Luzon, triggering flooding as well as landslides in some parts of Rizal province and Northern Luzon and forcing over 260,000 people to flee their homes. 
EQ-2016-000083-PER Earthquake Peru Magnitude 5.4 earthquake centered in southern Peru's picturesque Colca Valley killed at least four people, including a 65-year-old U.S. tourist, and left some 30 injured as it toppled adobe homes, authorities said Monday. 
EP-2016-000082-CAF Epidemic Central African Republic On 10 August 2016, a cholera outbreak was declared. The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners are working with the country's Ministry of Health to respond. As of 11 August, there has been 46 confirmed cases and 13 deaths from Djoujou, Damara and Bangui cities. 
FL-2016-000081-GTM Flood Guatemala As of June 2016, 8 people affected and 43 homes damaged by recent rains: The Civil Defense reported that the overflowing of the San Pedrito River damaged some 40 homes in El Milagro in the municipality of Masagua, department of Escuintla. Another sudden flood in the village of Ojo de Agua de Río Hondo, in Zacapa, caused drainage problems, minor damage to three homes and affected 18 people. ([PAHO, 21 Jun 2016] 
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TC-2016-000104-TWN
Tropical Cyclone,Taiwan (China): Typhoon Megi is projected to make landfall in Taiwan Province of China during the early hours of 27 September as a Category 3 storm, after which it is anticipated to track towards southeast mainland China as a weaker storm bringing significant rainfall. As of 26 September (11:00, UTC+8), the eye of Typhoon Megi (locally known as Helen) was located about 500 km east of the municipality of Basco, Batanes, Philippines with maximum sustained winds up to 150 km/h near the centre and gusts up to 185 km/h. It continues to move towards the Batanes Group of Islands and Taiwan Province of China at 20 km/h.

FL-2016-000103-IDN
Flood,Indonesia: Torrential rains triggered floods and landslides on the Indonesian island of Java, killing at least 20 villagers and leaving 14 others missing, an official said Wednesday, 21 September 2016. The worst-hit district was West Java's Garut, where 17 people were found dead and 13 others were missing after two rivers overflowed Tuesday night.