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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. 
FL-2019-000009-ARG Flood Argentina In early 2019, heavy rain caused flooding in northern Argentina, affecting more than 30,000 people in the provinces of Chaco, Corrientes, Santiago del Estero, Tucumán, Santa Fe and Entre Ríos. On 17 January 2019, heavy rain fell on the north-eastern territories and the Argentine coast in the Chaco and Santa Fe provinces in the localities of Vilelas, Resistencia and Villa Minetti. These precipitation events generated large quantities of accumulated water, which had a more direct and stronger impact than prior rainfall due to the saturation of the soil; the rainfall prevented affected families from evacuating in time, causing increased damage to their homes. To address this situation, which has affected more than 9,000 people, the municipal government of Vilelas and local authorities from the provinces of Chaco and Santa Fe declared a water related emergency on 17 January and requested support from the national government. In addition, the Argentine Senate declared an agricultural emergency on 18 January 2019 for the entire Santa Fe region. At the national level, 4 people have died, more than a third of the impacted provinces' population had to be evacuated and 30,041 people are reported to have been affected by the rainfall that began in the early morning hours of 8 January 2019 and lasted through 18 January 2019. The heavy rainfall briefly affected the provinces of Santiago del Estero and Tucumán; however, the situation in these provinces is gradually returning to normal. Meanwhile, authorities and emergency response institutions in the provinces of Corrientes and Entre Ríos have provided assistance by stabilizing humanitarian needs; nonetheless, the affected population in the provinces of Santa Fe and Chaco still requires support.  
EQ-2019-000008-CHL Earthquake Chile Medium humanitarian impact, magnitude 6.7M tsunami generates 0m 
EP-2019-000007-MNG Epidemic Mongolia On 15 January 2019, due to the outbreak of Influenza A (H1N1) virus in Mongolia, the State Emergency Commission meeting was called. The Ministry of Health stated that Influenza A cases were confirmed to be H1N1 in the end of December 2018 and since then it had rapidly spread within a short period of time. Starting from 3 January, the outbreak became higher than three years average and two deaths have been registered among children within the first week of January 2019. By January 2019, 9 districts of Ulaanbaatar city and 11 provinces are spread to epidemics, ranging from 11-17 per cent with a national average of 9.3 per cent of total outpatient examinations. According to the Ministry of Health contingency plan, if influenza is detected in more than 15 per cent of the total outpatient examinations, there will be local and national quarantine. The outbreak is expected to rise over the coming weeks as Influenza is dominantly (40 per cent) caused by Influenza A (H1N1) virus. The same outbreak was registered in 2009 in Mongolia and state of emergency had been called.  
EC-2019-000004-PHL Extratropical Cyclone Philippines A low-pressure area (LPA) on the southwest Pacific (east of Mindanao) is currently moving towards the Philippines with maximum wind speed of 35 km/h according to the Joint Typhoon Warning Center. The LPA is forecasted to intensify into a tropical depression as it continues its west-northwest track towards Mindanao land mass. The weather disturbance is expected to enter the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) between 18 and 19 January and is also expected to bring moderate to heavy rain over north eastern Mindanao and then traverse central Visayas. Based on the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) model, heavy rainfall (greater than 7.5 mm per hour) is currently expected over Caraga Region (Region XIII), Davao Region (Region XI) and Eastern Visayas (VIII). The weather disturbance is expected to make landfall over the southern part of Davao region and traverse north through Caraga, Eastern Visayas up to Bicol region. Caraga is particularly vulnerable as these are mountainous areas with river valleys and are susceptible to floods and landslides. The current landfall is forecasted for Caraga Region, Surigao del Sur Province located along the northeastern coast of Mindanao. Situated west is the Diwata Mountain Range, isolating the province from the rest of Mindanao. Caraga is susceptible to landslides due to its rugged terrain, while the Agusan River Valley (the third largest river basin in the country, with a total drainage area of 11,937 square kilometres and an estimated length of 390 kilometres from its head origin in Compostela Valley) that stretches all the way to Davao, Butuan and Surigao makes the region prone to flash floods. As the LPA moves closer, government authorities are likely to pre-emptively evacuate families living near the coast, riverbanks, landslide prone areas and other vulnerable places. The rain from the weather disturbance is expected to cause floods and landslides which is expected to cause casualties and damage to shelter, crops, livestock and livelihoods.  
ST-2019-000002-JOR SEVERE LOCAL STORM Jordan Severe weather has wreaked havoc on refugee camps in Northern Syria and Lebanon as torrential rains and heavy snow have caused flooding inside makeshift homes not built to withstand extreme weather. 
ST-2019-000002-LBN SEVERE LOCAL STORM Lebanon Heavy rains, strong winds and cold temperatures caused by storm Norma, which hit Lebanon on 8 January, have severely affected over 11,300 Syrian refugees, including 6,000 children, in more than 360 settlement sites. The makeshift housing arrangements are not adequate to deal with the harsh conditions. 
ST-2019-000002-SYR SEVERE LOCAL STORM Syrian Arab Rep In response to the bad weather spell in northern Syria, Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has provided vital winterization aid to as many as 60,380 beneficiaries. 
TC-2019-000001-THA Tropical Cyclone Thailand Tropical storm Pabuk made landfall on 4 January at 05.45 UTC in the province of Nakhon Si Thammarat in Thailand, causing damage to houses and infrastructure, leaving up to 200 000 persons without electricity 
DR-2018-000429-ZWE Drought Zimbabwe The below-average and erratic rainfall across much of the region has negatively impacted crop development. Maize crops, accounting for nearly 65 percent of the region's cereal production, are only in the reproductive or vegetative stages in rainfall-deficit areas across the region. Southern Africa Food Security Alert: February 1, 2019 ([FEWS NET, 1/2/2019](https://reliefweb.int/node/2976893))  
DR-2018-000428-PAK Drought Pakistan Ongoing drought conditions are affecting some five million people in Sindh and Balochistan Provinces. Conditions have recently deteriorated in the drought affected areas with more than 70 per cent of households reported to be food insecure and malnutrition rates having increased to 30 per cent. The Government has reached 2.5 million people with food rations, nutrition services, emergency health care, and cash disbursements. Humanitarian and development partners are supporting the Government by redirecting current programs and resources to priority districts. There is an urgent need for additional food aid, access to safe drinking water, nutrition services, health care, and livelihood support. 
TC-2018-000427-FJI 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.  
EC-2018-000426-PHL Extratropical Cyclone Philippines Tropical Depression Usman has caused flood and landslides affecting around 130 000 persons from Regions IV-A (Calabarzon), IV-B (Mimaropa), V (Bicol), and VIII (Eastern Visayas). According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), 68 have died and 19 are still missing. Four provinces in Region V (Bicol) and 8 municipalities in Orinetal Mindoro have been placed under state of calamity. These are Camarines Sur, Albay, Sorsogon, and Camarines Norte where most of the victims of landslides are located. Some affected provinces have asked for public donations. 
FL-2018-000425-LKA Flood Sri Lanka On 21-22 December, heavy rains in Mullaithivu and Killinochchi districts in northern Sri Lanka affected over 44,950 people, damaged 156 houses and displaced 8,539 people. 
VO-2018-000424-VUT Volcano Vanuatu On Saturday 16 December, the VMGD (Vanuatu National Disaster Management Office) raised the Volcanic Alert Level for Ambrym volcano to Level 3, as the volcano is in the minor eruption state. Observations of ash fall and gases have been observed especially in the North East side of the island. The simultaneous earthquakes have caused damage to buildings. Roads, water supplies and other infrastructure have also suffered of damage.  
TS-2018-000423-IDN Tsunami Indonesia Tsunami hits Sunda Strait beaches, leaving dozens dead in Indonesia: National disaster management agency says nearly 600 injured after tsunami, which could be linked to eruption of Anak Krakatoa. 
EQ-2018-000422-MOZ Earthquake Mozambique Medium humanitarian impact, magnitude 5.5M 
WF-2018-000421-USA Wild fire United States The deadliest wildfire in California history that destroyed the mountain town of Paradise and killed at least 85 people was 100 percent contained on Sunday, according to state fire officials. The Camp Fire that started on Nov. 8 destroyed nearly 14,000 homes and burned nearly 154,000 acres (62,000 hectares) - an area five times the size of San Francisco. 
TC-2018-000420-USA Tropical Cyclone United States On 14 September 2018, Hurricane Florence has severely affected North and South Carolina, and Virginia in the United States. More than 32 people were killed. In North Carolina,1,500 roads were closed due to the heavy rain and it affected the fire and rescue activities. 
FL-2018-000419-PRY Flood Paraguay In Asunción, 30,225 people (6,085 families) were evacuated to 109 temporary collective centres set up by the Municipality of Asunción and one collective centre managed by the National Emergency Secretariat in a military site in Bañado Tacumbú. On 1 November 2018, the Asunción municipal government declared a 90-day citywide emergency. According to the Hydrometeorological Report issued for the Paraguay River by the Meteorology and Navigation Directorate on 19 November 2018, the atypical flooding is due to the significant amount of rainfall recorded in the last week in the Paraguay River''''s middle basin. In Asunción, the Paraguay River has already exceeded critical levels (5.50 m), and according to predictions, the river will reach a height of seven metres in December 2018 (8 metres for total evacuation)[1], surpassing alert levels. Moreover, it is likely that levels will progressively increase due to the rains seen in recent days. The most affected areas are located to the south of the City of Asunción along the banks of the Paraguay River known as Bañado Sur, which includes the neighbourhoods of Tacumbú, Santa Ana, San Cayetano, Sajonia and Yukyty; to the north in Bañado Norte, which includes the neighbourhoods of Tablada Nueva, Mburicaó and Banco San Miguel; and the area of La Chacarita area, which includes the neighbourhoods of 3 de Febrero, Oriental, Resistencia, San Pedro, San Vicente and San Felipe.  
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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.