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FL-2017-000091-MMR Flood Myanmar Monsoon rains and increased water levels in major rivers have caused seasonal floods in Magway and Sagaing regions since the beginning of July. In addition, Ayeyarwady, Bago and Mandalay regions, as well as Kayin State, have been affected by floods since the second week of July due to continuous heavy rains. According to the Government of Myanmar's Relief and Resettlement Department (RRD) in Nay Pyi Taw, as of 21 July more than 91,000 people across 29 townships in Magway, Sagaing, Bago and Ayeyarwady regions, as well as in Kayin State, have been temporarily displaced/evacuated since early July and at least two people have died due to floods and landslides...Magway is the most severely affected region with almost 63,000 people, who have been temporarily displaced/evacuated across 12 townships. Pokkoku and Yesagyo are the most affected townships with 34,000 and 13,000 people temporarily displaced, respectively. In both townships, RRD has built evacuation sites with support from civil society organizations. 
FL-2017-000090-MWI Flood Malawi The Southern and Central Regions of Malawi are experiencing normal to above normal rainfall while the Northern Region is receiving above normal rainfall. One of the districts in the North (Karonga) has been experiencing fairly normal to above normal rainfall amounts since mid-March 2017. Since then, rains have been increasing, which has resulted in extensive flooding and an increased number of displaced populations. 
EP-2017-000089-PER Epidemic Peru In late March 2017, The Ministry of Health personnel announced it would fumigate and thus prevent the spread of mosquito Aedes Aegypti that causes dengue. Throughout the emergency more than two thousand brigades have made 15 thousand medical consultations and of the 3,723 establishments in the zone 87% are operating and equipped. The Ministry of Health declared health emergencies in the departments of Tumbes, Piura and Lambayeque. Digesa / Minsa will fumigate 38,810 houses affected by the flooding and control the dengue outbreak in the Piura Region, with a population to protect of approximately 194,050 inhabitants.  
FL-2017-000088-SDN Flood Sudan On 20 June, torrential rains and flash flooding affected an estimated 9,000 people (1,780 families) in Kalma camp for [IDPs] in South Darfur State. Hundreds of IDP shelters were damaged or completely destroyed, assets lost, and latrines collapsed. No injuries or deaths were reported, according to a rapid inter-agency assessment team that visited the camp on 22 June...In response to the flooding, the governmental Zakat Chamber donated 1,000 plastic sheets, 200 sacks of sorghum and 150,000 SDG in cash assistance (about US$23,000), which were distributed to the IDPs in need...Food distributions to all affected IDPs are ongoing. The international NGOs OXFAM, CARE International Switzerland (CIS) and American Refugee Committee (ARC) are distributing building materials for latrines to both the affected IDPs and those who were relocated to higher ground within the camp. 
DR-2017-000087-PRK Drought Korea, Democratic People's Republic DPR Korea's crop production for 2017, including staple rice, maize, potatoes and soybean, has been severely damaged by prolonged dry weather conditions, threatening food security for a large part of its population...Although rains in the first half of July provided some relief, they were generally too late to allow normal planting and development of the 2017 main season crops, to be harvested in October-November... 
EP-2017-000086-LKA Epidemic Sri Lanka A total of 97,125 suspected dengue cases have been reported to the Epidemiology Unit, Sri Lanka from all over the island for the last 7 months in the year of 2017 with over 269 deaths. The trend diagram below clearly shows the outbreak proportions dengue is taking in the year 2017 in comparison to each year from 2010 to 2017. The current outbreak is predominantly due to Dengue Fever Virus Type 2 (DEN-2), to which the population has become susceptible due to immunological mechanisms. 
EP-2017-000085-NGA Epidemic Nigeria On 18 June 2017, the Nigerian Ministry of Health notified [WHO] of an outbreak of hepatitis E located in the north-east region of the country. The first case was detected on 3 May 2017 in Damasak, a locality at the border with the Republic of the Niger...As of 2 July 2017, 146 confirmed and suspected cases were reported including 21 confirmed cases...This area is characterized by a hepatitis E outbreak in neighbouring Chad and in Republic of the Niger. The ongoing humanitarian crisis and insecurity, high numbers of Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) and refugees, and poor access to safe water leads to the spread of disease. There are also an increasing number of displaced persons moving back to the region post occupation. In addition, the potential cross-border contamination and subsequent increased risk of spread from Republic of the Niger and other neighbouring countries should be considered. There are a number of refugee and IDP camps that are overcrowded and have poor sanitation conditions thereby increasing the risk of hepatitis E. Therefore the observed risk at the national level is high. 
FL-2017-000084-IND Flood India Severe monsoon rains have occurred since the beginning of the monsoon season. From the beginning of July, heavy rains and floods were reported across the north-east part of India, especially in Assam, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh states. The flood situation has taken a critical turn in Assam State. On 12 July, officials of the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said that a total of over 1.7 Million people in 24 districts have been affected to a certain degree and the number of deaths have been report as 44 in this state alone. The Brahmaputra River and its tributaries have submerged more than 2,500 villages, destroyed 100,000 hectares of cropland, damaged infrastructure by breaching embankments and overrunning roads and bridges -- disrupting surface communication. Nearly 75 per cent of Kaziranga National Park, a world heritage site, has been inundated. A total of 294 relief camps housing over 31,000 people have been opened in the state. More than 2,000 people have been rescued as teams carry out relief and rescue work. 
FL-2017-000083-GIN Flood Guinea On 4 July 2017, heavy rainfall hit the forest region of Guinea in the Prefecture of Nzerekore causing serious property damages. Areas which suffered considerable damages are all located in the urban district area of Nzerekore 
FL-2017-000082-JPN Flood Japan Torrential rains battered southwestern Japan for a second day on Thursday, killing three people, with 100,000 ordered to evacuate their homes. Parts of Fukuoka prefecture, on the island of Kyushu, were hit by 556 mm (22 inches) of rain in the 40 hours to 4 p.m. (0700 GMT) on Thursday, about 1.6 times the amount that usually falls in the whole of July, the weather agency said. 
EQ-2017-000080-PHL Earthquake Philippines - Earthquake Magnitude 6.5M, Depth:6.49km - on 06 Jul 2017 08:03 UTC - 3948864 people within 100km (GDACS) 
FL-2017-000079-TJK Flood Tajikistan  
FL-2017-000078-NER Flood Niger Since 13 June, floods in Niger have killed at least 14 people and affected more than 8,000, including in capital city Niamey and Tillabery region. 
EP-2017-000077-NGA Epidemic Nigeria On 7 June 2017, the Nigeria Federal Ministry of Health notified WHO of an outbreak of cholera in Kwara State in the western part of the country. The initial cases of acute watery diarrhoea (AWD) started insidiously during the last week of April 2017. Seven stool samples obtained from the initial cases and analysed at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) laboratory isolated Vibrio cholerae O1 as the causative agent. The number of cases and deaths subsequently increased from the first week of May 2017. As of 14 June 2017, a total of 1,178 suspected cases and nine deaths (case fatality rate 0.8%) have been reported. Four local government areas have been affected, including Ilorin West (508 cases), Ilorin East (303 cases), Ilorin South (96 cases), and Moro (37 cases) 
LS-2017-000076-CHN Land Slide China, People's Republic Fifteen people have been confirmed dead in a landslide in southwest China's Sichuan Province early Saturday that buried more than 120 people from 62 homes. 
FL-2017-000075-CHN Flood China, People's Republic Days of torrential rain triggered floods and landslides in many parts of south China, forcing the evacuation of more than 450,000 people. Rain-triggered disasters have also left at least 22 people dead and six missing in provinces of Jiangxi, Guizhou, Hunan, Yunnan and Anhui. 
OT-2017-000074-HUN Other Hungary On 21 June 2017, hailstorm and heavy rains hit several parts of Hungary. The village of Megyaszó in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County and villages scattered around the county capital Kecskemét in Bács-Kiskun County have been particularly affected, with roofs, windows and vegetable gardens destroyed or greatly damaged. The heavy rain entering the houses also led to the destruction of food and home materials and appliances as well as the soaking of walls inside. In Megyaszó, the hailstorm and heavy rains have damaged 183 houses, with 25 of them having become statically unstable and uninhabitable. A total of 96 people has been evacuated, including 53 children and accommodated with relatives. There was also temporary power outage in 3,500 households in the wider region. In Bács-Kiskun County, some 50 houses, including a kindergarten as well as farmsteads around the county capital Kecskemét have suffered serious damages affecting 225 people. In sum, a total of 233 houses have suffered serious damages as a result of the heavy hailstorm and rainfall. According to the weather forecast of the Hungarian Meteorological Service for the coming ten days, continued hot weather can be expected with additional storms and rains occurring and putting these and other houses in these geographic locations at risk. 
WF-2017-000073-PRT Wild fire Portugal forest fires starting on Saturday, 17 June 2017 in the village of Escalos Fundeiros has swept through central Portugal killing at least 62, injuring 62 and displacing some 200 people to date.  
SS-2017-000072-ZAF Storm Surge South Africa The Western Cape Province of South Africa experienced storms which affected Cape Town and surrounding areas. As the fierce storm took hold in the Cape Town area, large parts of Knysna, Brenton-on-Sea, Buffalo Bay and surrounds, and parts of Plettenberg Bay, went up in flames 
EQ-2017-000071-GTM Earthquake Guatemala Following the 14 June earthquake in Guatemala near the Mexican border, the death toll continues to rise. As of 16 June at 7.00 UTC, national authorities of Guatemala report that five people were killed, 19 people injured, 3 181 people affected and 173 houses damaged in the departments of San Marcos, Quetzaltenango, Suchitepequez and Retalhuleu. A number of landslides also occurred on the roads of Atlantic and Retalhuleu on 14 June, following the earthquake. 
EQ-2017-000070-GRC Earthquake Greece Mw 6.3 Earthquake, Orange alert in Greece on 12 Jun 2017 12:28 UTC; depth 10.35 mmi 7.37, lat:38.932, lon:26.3635 
EP-2017-000069-ETH Epidemic Ethiopia As of week 22, 2017 there have been 1,981 reported cases of measles across the country, including 961 confirmed cases. 
LS-2017-000068-BGD Land Slide Bangladesh Heavy monsoon rain has triggered landslides in south-east Bangladesh, with officials reporting at least 107 people killed, including five soldiers. A spokesman for the Rangamati district administration said at least 60 people were killed in a series of landslides there alone. 
FL-2017-000067-BRA Flood Brazil Rainfall monitoring stations in Alagoas and Pernambuco states registered record levels of accumulated rainfall in a 24-hour period. On 27 May, the automatic station in Maceió (Alagoas) recorded 152.4 mm of rain. On 29 May, the automatic station in Joao Pessoa (Pernambuco) registered 129.8mm.[1] This heavy precipitation has produced landslides, flooding and damage to public infrastructure and homes in the north-eastern states of Alagoas and Pernambuco. Civil defence in the Alagoas state has reported 53,663 affected people and 1,470 homeless families and 2,430 displaced families in Alagoas. As of 3 June, the Pernambuco civil defence indicated that 47,477 people are no longer living in their homes, of whom 3,252 are homeless and 43,605 are displaced. Through State Decree 53.453 of 29 May, the Alagoa state government declared a state of emergency in the municipalities of Atalaia, Barra de San Antonio, Cajueiro, Capela, Cha Preta, Colonia Leopoldina, Coruripe, Coqueiro Seco, Igreja Nova, Jarapatinga, Joaquim Gomes, Murici, Paulo Jacinto, Paripueira, Pilar, Quebrangulo, Rio Largo, Satuba, Sao luiz do Quitunde, Sao Miguel dos Campos, Santa Luzia do Norte, Jacuipe, Jundía, Vicosa and Unión dos Palmares. As of 5 June, the Pernambuco government has declared 27 municipalities in a state of emergency. 
EP-2017-000066-SYR Epidemic Syrian Arab Rep A circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) outbreak has been confirmed in the Deir-Ez-Zor Governorate of the Syrian Arab Republic. The virus strain was isolated from two cases of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP), with onset of paralysis on 5 March and 6 May, as well as from a healthy child in the same community. 
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Epidemic,Sri Lanka: A total of 97,125 suspected dengue cases have been reported to the Epidemiology Unit, Sri Lanka from all over the island for the last 7 months in the year of 2017 with over 269 deaths. The trend diagram below clearly shows the outbreak proportions dengue is taking in the year 2017 in comparison to each year from 2010 to 2017. The current outbreak is predominantly due to Dengue Fever Virus Type 2 (DEN-2), to which the population has become susceptible due to immunological mechanisms.

Flood,Niger: Since 13 June, floods in Niger have killed at least 14 people and affected more than 8,000, including in capital city Niamey and Tillabery region.

Tropical Cyclone,Saint Lucia: Hurricane Matthew rapidly gained power Friday, escalating to a powerful Category 4 storm as it moved over the open Caribbean south of Jamaica, US forecasters said. Packing wind speeds of 140 miles (220 kilometers) per hour, the storm moved in a western direction about 465 miles southeast of Jamaica. A hurricane watch was issued for Jamaica due to the approaching storm, and forecasters warned of tropical storm conditions for Haiti and Cuba in the next two days.