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OT-2018-000045-NIC Other Nicaragua Since 20th of April, citizens of Nicaragua have taken to the streets to demonstrate over the proposed changes in the country's social security system. In several cities, the riot police has confronted the protesters with tear gas and rubber bullets. Also, violent clashes have been reported between the groups of protesters supporting opposing political sides. As of 25th of April, at least 16 have died and dozens injured. The worst affected departments include Managua, León, Masaya and Matagalpa. 
VO-2018-000044-VUT Volcano Vanuatu A disaster official on Vanuatu's Ambae island said the island was again being blanketed by ash and acid rain, only months after residents returned (RNZI, 19 Mar 2018). Government officials raised the Volcanic Alert Level from 2 to 3 on 18 March 2018. The current eruption is focused in the summit crater (Gov't of Vanuatu, 18 Mar 2018). 
FL-2018-000043-TZA Flood Tanzania Heavy rainfall occurred in different parts of Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar from 12th -18th April, 2018, causing floods. The death toll was 15 people in Dar es Salaam and 1 person in Arusha. Additionally, eleven people were severely injured in Dar es Salaam. Based on TRCS assessment and Dar es Salaam Multi-Agency Emergency Response Team reports, a total of 15,862 people were directly affected by floods in Zanzibar, Arusha and Dar es Salaam. 
FF-2018-000042-ETH Flash Flood Ethiopia Reported flash flood incidences since the second week of April have left hundreds of thousands of people in need of immediate humanitarian support in Afar (Awsi), Oromia (Arsi, East Shewa, East and West Hararge zones) and Somali (7 zones) regions. Areas affected by recurring floods have been advocating for enhanced flood early warning, mitigation and preparedness mechanisms...In Somali region, more than 27,000 flood-affected households (165,000 persons) need urgent food, water, health services and NFI support. 
FF-2018-000041-SOM Flash Flood Somalia In Galgadud region, heavy rains resulted in flash floods that destroyed IDPs shelters in settlements in low lying land in Abudwaq town. An estimated 9,300 displaced people in Danwadaag, Kulmiye and Wadajir settlements have been affected. In Jubaland, an estimated 28,200 people have been displaced by flash flooding. This includes 8,000 in Saakow; 6,000 in Bu'ale; 6,000 in Luuq; 6,000 in Afmadow; 1,200 in Ceel Waaq villages and some 7,000 people in Jilib and Jamaame riverine areas who have been temporarily displaced to nearby highland areas. 
EP-2018-000040-COD Epidemic Congo Democratic Republic On 13 February 2018, the DRC Minister of Public Health declared that 21 cases of cVDPV2 had been registered in provinces where surveillance and coverage indicators have always remained low as compared to national averages. The affected provinces include Haut-Lomami, Maniema and Tanganyika provinces. An analysis derived from observations has shown that cVDPV2 mostly exists in communities where children are not vaccinated with OPV, or vaccination coverage is very poor and the cVDPV2 epidemic is affecting provinces where the populations have proven to be reluctant to let their children receive OPV on the ground of religious beliefs.  
LS-2018-000039-JPN Land Slide Japan A landslide occurred in the city of Nakatsu, Oita Prefecture, on early Wednesday morning, 12 April 2018, killing one man and leaving five others missing 
FR-2018-000038-RUS Fire Russia The fire at the Zimnyaya Vishnya shopping mall in Siberian city of Kemerovo started on March, 25 at 4 pm on the fourth floor and affected an area of about 1,600 square meters. Twenty people were saved from the burning building, and 700 others were evacuated. The number of casualities are 64, including 41 children. The number of people directly affected by fire is 79, the 12 of which stay in the hospital, 67 people received medical help in policlinicks. The local branch of the Russian Red Cross has provided support for around 1,000 people. 
TC-2018-000037-FJI Tropical Cyclone Fiji Tropical Cyclone KENI formed over the South West Pacific Ocean close to Vanuatu and started moving south-east on 8 April. On 9 April at 0.00 UTC its centre was located 330 km north-east of Port Vila (Vanuatu) and 640 km north-west of Viti Levu Island (Fiji). It had maximum sustained winds of 74 km/h (Tropical Storm). Over the next 48 hours, it is forecast to keep heading southeast, strengthening, and it could pass south-west of Viti Levu Island on 10 April early morning UTC and south-west of Tonga in the evening. Heavy rain with local thunderstorms and strong winds may occur over several areas of Vanuatu and Fiji. The Fiji Meteorological Service has published, as of 9 April, that a storm warning is in effect for the southwest of Viti Levu, Vatulele and Kadavu, a gale warning is also in force for the rest of Viti Levu, Yasawa and Mamanuca group, Lomaiviti group, Moala, Totoya, Matuku and Ono-i-lau. They also report as of the same date, that a strong wind warning and a heavy rain warning remain in force for the whole Fiji as well as a flood warning is in effect for lying areas, small streams and areas adjacent to the downstream in Viti Levu. Local media reported, as of 9 April, that over 260 people have been evacuated in Yasawa and Koro Islands (Fiji). They also reported, as of the same date, that nine evacuation centers remain open in Labasa city (Vanua Levu island, Fiji). 
TC-2018-000036-FJI Tropical Cyclone Fiji Tropical Cyclone JOSIE formed 31 March closed to Fiji and started moving south-east, strengthening. On 3 April at 0.00 UTC its centre was located 570 km south-west of Tongatapu island (Tonga) and it had maximum sustained winds of 74 km/h. Over the next 24 hours, it is forecast to continue heading south-east over the South-West Pacific Ocean, away from land, weakening. Heavy rain with local thunderstorms may continue to affect Fiji and Tonga over 3-4 April. Fiji Meteorological Service has issued, as of 3 April, a heavy rain warning for Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller island, Lau and Lomaiviti group, as well as a heavy rain alert, remain in force for the rest of Fiji. They also issued, as of the same date, that a flood alert is in effect for low lying areas, small streams and areas adjacent to the downstream of Dreketilailai station to Qawa river. Media reported, as of 3 April, that four people have been killed in Viti Levu Island (Fiji) and 1 800 people were evacuated into 35 evacuations centres, mostly in Western Division. 
OT-2018-000035-TCD Other Chad CAR refugees are fleeing Paoua in the Central African Republic (CAR) and entering the Eastern Logone province in southern Chad. According to the UNHCR Central African Refugee Emergency Response Plan released on 12 March 2018, about 19,910 Central African refugees have arrived in Chad since the beginning of 2018.  
FL-2018-000034-BLR Flood Belarus On 19 March, the floods were reported by the Belarusian authorities, local media and Belarus Red Cross (BRC) branches, with 316 flooded houses reported to be flooded in three regions of the country. According to information provided by hydro-meteorological agencies, rapidly-increasing volumes of water are observed across the entire country. The rise of water levels amounts to 10-200 cm per day, depending on the district.The water level of rivers is rising, with ice still covering the rivers Western Dvina, Dniepr, Berezina, Sozh, as well as the Vileiskoe, Chigirinskoe, Zaslavskoe, Soligorskoe, Krasnaya Sloboda water storages, and the lakes Drivyaty, Naroch, Chervonoe. With the melting of ice, significant increases of water levels are expected. Snow is still on the ground in some districts, reaching up to 20 cm. As of 21 March, it was also snowing, which will further worsen the situation with thawing. The daily water-level fluctuation in the rivers is on average 12 cm. In many rivers, the level of water is already above bottom land. Rivers Pripyat, Sluch and Ubort will reach the crucial level of water within a few days. The most critical areas are the ones near village Chernichi, in Gomel region. 1,356 houses are fully or partially flooded. 
DR-2018-000033-URY Drought Uruguay Since the beginning of the year, there has been a significant lack of rain in parts of South America. The situation is even worsened by the ongoing La Nina effect in the region. In the affected areas of Northern and Central Uruguay, there is a considerable reduction in the levels of water in wells and dams. On 28 February 2018, the national government through the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MGAP for its acronym in Spanish), declared an agricultural state of emergency for a period of 90 days for livestock and dairy farmers in the affected areas. According to the current forecast, the drought is likely to continue for the next two or three months. 
OT-2018-000031-KEN Other Kenya Due to armed encounter in Oromia State in Ethiopia has resulted into displacement of about 1,650 households (8200 people) who are currently being hosted in Somare, Kukub, Mayie, Sololo, Sessi, Dambala Fachana, and Butiye (Population expected to reach 10,000 people in a few days). Based on the current situation in Oromia region, it is anticipated that more people will move across the border and if the current trend of about 100 households coming daily, we project that the population will reach 15,000 by end of the month.  
FF-2018-000030-KEN Flash Flood Kenya Heavy rain has been affecting the central, the south-west and south-east areas of the country, including also the capital Nairobi, since the beginning of the month, causing floods, flash floods and casualties. According to media, as of 20 March, the death toll has reached at least 15 people in the provinces of Central, Nyanza and Eastern. They also reported, as of the same date, that around 1 000 people were evacuated in the counties of Makueni (Eastern province), Kilifi and Tana (Coast province).  
FL-2018-000029-RWA Flood Rwanda On 3rd March 2018, Rubavu District, located in the Western Province of Rwanda, experienced heavy rains, which resulted in flooding along Sebeya River and other areas, were affected by landslides. The affected areas are in four sectors of Rubavu, namely Nyundo, Nyakiliba, Rugerero and Kanama.  
FL-2018-000028-BWA Flood Botswana Above normal rainfall has been experienced in Mashonaland Central province of Botswana since 23 February 2018. The current rainy season, which started in February, is expected to continue until the end of March 2018. According to the Department of Meteorology Services, rainfall amounts range between 120-192mm, with a report of dams over spilling causing floods in the neighbouring villages of the Tutume sub district. They also report that the water levels will increase as the rainfall continues until the end of March. 
TC-2018-000027-NZL Tropical Cyclone New Zealand DELETED GDACS - Low humanitarian impact, max wind speed 176 km/h  
TC-2018-000026-AUS Tropical Cyclone Australia DELETED GDACS - Low humanitarian impact, max wind speed 93 km/h  
TC-2018-000023-MDG Tropical Cyclone Madagascar Medium humanitarian impact, max wind speed 102 km/h 
EP-2018-000022-NGA Epidemic Nigeria From January 1st to March 4th, 2018, a total of 1,121 suspected LASSA FEVER cases were recorded, 353 were confirmed positive, 8 probable, 723 negative and 37 await laboratory results. Thus far there have been 110 reported deaths and a fatality rate of 23.8%, 18 States have active cases (Edo, Ondo, Bauchi, Nasarawa, Ebonyi, Anambra, Benue, Kogi, Imo, Plateau, Lagos, Taraba, Delta, Osun, Rivers, FCT, Gombe and Ekiti).  
EP-2018-000021-UGA Epidemic Uganda On 23 February 2018, the Uganda Ministry of Health notified WHO of an outbreak of cholera in Kyangwali refugee settlement, located in Hoima district in the western part of the country. As of 23 February 2018, a total of 700 suspected cholera cases, including 27 deaths (case fatality rate 3.9%) were reported. The affected population are mostly newly arrived refugees and a few members of the host community. The most affected places are a landing site at the shores of Lake Albert and new refugee settlements in the neighbourhood. 
EQ-2018-000020-PNG Earthquake Papua New Guinea An earthquake measuring 7.5 magnitudes occurred on 26 Feb 2018 at 03:44 hrs (local time) Southern Highlands. The approximate epicentre is located in Nipa-Kutubu district, Southern Highlands province. Reports from the ground indicate that the shaking was felt by communities in Western province and in Eastern Highlands province. Some minor landslides have been reported but no known damage to property as yet. The majority of the local population lives in remote an rural communities, with no major urban settlements at the proximity.  
CW-2018-000019-JPN Cold Wave Japan Heavy snow has hit from northern, central and western Japan since 4 February 2018. So far 18 persons were killed and more than 300 were injured.  
FL-2018-000018-MOZ Flood Mozambique Since 15 January, heavy rains have been falling on Mozambique, affecting over 73,200 people in Nampula province, according to the National Institute for Disaster Management (INGC). Over 14,400 houses were damaged, including about 8,800 partially destroyed and 5,600 completely destroyed. Eight health units, 422 classrooms and 135 electricity poles were equally damaged. 
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OT-2018-000045-NIC
Other,Nicaragua: Since 20th of April, citizens of Nicaragua have taken to the streets to demonstrate over the proposed changes in the country's social security system. In several cities, the riot police has confronted the protesters with tear gas and rubber bullets. Also, violent clashes have been reported between the groups of protesters supporting opposing political sides. As of 25th of April, at least 16 have died and dozens injured. The worst affected departments include Managua, León, Masaya and Matagalpa.

FL-2018-000043-TZA
Flood,Tanzania: Heavy rainfall occurred in different parts of Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar from 12th -18th April, 2018, causing floods. The death toll was 15 people in Dar es Salaam and 1 person in Arusha. Additionally, eleven people were severely injured in Dar es Salaam. Based on TRCS assessment and Dar es Salaam Multi-Agency Emergency Response Team reports, a total of 15,862 people were directly affected by floods in Zanzibar, Arusha and Dar es Salaam.