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TC-2017-000180-PHL Tropical Cyclone Philippines A new Tropical Cyclone KAI-TAK (named URDUJA in the Philippines) formed over the south west Pacific Ocean on 13 December and started moving west-northwest toward Eastern Samar province (Eastern Visayas region, Philippines). On 14 December at 0.00 UTC its centre was located 200 km south-east of Borongan city (Eastern Samar province) and it had maximum sustained wind speed of 56 km/h (Tropical Depression). 
FR-2017-000179-USA Fire United States An out-of-control California wildfire that has already destroyed nearly 700 homes in its path of destruction crept closer to the upscale hillside community of Montecito on Tuesday 12 December despite calmer winds that slowed its progress. 
EP-2017-000178-ZMB Epidemic Zambia On 6 October 2017, the Minister of Health declared an outbreak of cholera in the Zambian capital, Lusaka. From 28 September through 7 December 2017, 547 cases including 15 deaths (case fatality rate = 1.8%), have been reported since the beginning of the outbreak. The initial outbreak period was from 28 September through 20 October. From 21 October through 4 November 2017 there were less than five cases reported each week. However, from 5 November 2017 an increase in the number of cases was observed with a total of 136 cases reported in the week beginning 26 November. 
EP-2017-000177-BGD Epidemic Bangladesh Diphtheria is rapidly spreading among Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, WHO warned on 6 December 2017. More than 110 suspected cases, including 6 deaths, have been clinically diagnosed by health partners, including Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and the International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC) 
EP-2017-000175-YEM Epidemic Yemen Diphtheria is making an alarming comeback in the war torn country, with 189 clinically diagnosed cases and 20 deaths - mostly children and young adults - in the last three months. 
FL-2017-000174-ALB Flood Albania Heavy rainfall has been affecting whole Albania since 30 November. As a result, many rivers have overflown and the nearby settlements submerged by water. At least 3340 houses have been flooded with 4700 families affected. Additionally, the drinking water has been contaminated in many areas. 
OT-2017-000173-HND Other Honduras Following the unresolved general elections of 26 November, there have been numerous violent clashes between the supporters of the government and the opposition groups. Such protests have taken place in Tegucigalpa and other cities of Honduras. In the recent days, the tensions and levels of violence have been worsening. 
FL-2017-000172-MDV Flood Maldives National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC) said on Saturday that homes in 57 islands across the Maldives were damaged by the severe weather caused by the cyclone that originated off the coast of neighbouring Sri Lanka during the weekend. 
TC-2017-000172-IND Tropical Cyclone India The cyclonic storm ?OCKHI' over Southeast Arabian Sea continued to move west-northwestwards with a speed of 17 kmph during past 06 hours, intensified into a severe cyclonic storm and lay centred at 0530 hrs IST of today, the 01st December, 2017 over southeast Arabian Sea near Latitude 8.8? N and Longitude 74.0? E, about 110 km north-northeast of Minicoy and 290 km southeast of Amini Divi. The system is very likely to intensify further during next 24 hours. It is very likely to continue to move west-northwestwards across Lakshadweep Islands during next 24 hours and then move north/northeastwards during the subsequent 48 hours. 
TC-2017-000172-LKA Tropical Cyclone Sri Lanka Tropical Cyclone Ockhi hit the southern, western and south-central areas in Sri Lanka. At the moment, there are reports of seven deaths, five missing, and more than 20,000 affected. 
OT-2017-000171-EGY Other Egypt On 24th of November 2017, a bomb and gun attack against a mosque in al-Rawda Village (Bir Al Abed locality) in North Sinai took place. The attack targeted people during Friday (Gomaa) prayer when hundreds were inside the mosque. The attack resulted in more than 300 deaths, 138 injured including 27 children. due to the random shooting around the mosque. Additionally, over 50 houses encountered significant damage as a result of shooting. 
OT-2017-000170-EGY Other Egypt On 24th of November 2017, a bomb and gun attack against a mosque in al-Rawda Village (Bir Al Abed locality) in North Sinai took place. The attack targeted people during Friday (Gomaa) prayer when hundreds were inside the mosque. The attack resulted in more than 300 deaths, 138 injured including 27 children. due to the random shooting around the mosque. Additionally, over 50 houses encountered significant damage as a result of shooting. 
EP-2017-000169-NGA Epidemic Nigeria On 15 September 2017, the Nigeria Federal Ministry of Health notified WHO of a confirmed yellow fever case in Ifelodun Local Government Area (LGA), Kwara State...Based on the available information, the likelihood of further spread among the local population is moderate. As the affected area is over 250 km from the nearest international border (Benin), the risk of regional spread is currently low. This event, nevertheless, further drains an already stretched public health system in Nigeria. Kwara State is recovering from a large cholera outbreak (last cases reported in week 27 of 2017), while the country continues to respond to several concurrent public health emergencies in other states. 
FL-2017-000168-GRC Flood Greece Since Wednesday, 15 November 2017, floods have been reported in the town of Mandra, Megara and Nea Peramo, which are all towns in the West Attica region of Greece. In the city of Mandra, 80% of buildings havesuffered at least some degree of damage. At least 2000 households are affected by the floods.  
EQ-2017-000167-KOR Earthquake Korea Republic The 5.4 magnitude tremor hit the south-eastern port city of Pohang in the afternoon, and dozens of aftershocks have occurred since. It has left at least 57 people injured and more than 1,500 homeless. 
FL-2017-000166-MYS Flood Malaysia Heavy rain has been affecting Malaysia over the past few days, causing floods and landslides. According to media, as of 6 November at 6.00 UTC, at least seven people have been killed in the state of Penang (north-western Malaysia) and 5 500 have been evacuated from the states of Penang and Kedah. 
EQ-2017-000165-IRN Earthquake Iran, Islamic Republic At 21:18 local time (18:18 UTC) northwest Iraq/northern Iran experienced an earthquake in the magnitude of approximately 7.2 - 7.5, according to European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC). The epicenter of this earthquake is located 32kms from the city of Halabja. The earthquake was felt across Iraq, including in the cities of Baghdad, Erbil, Sulaymaniyah, Kirkuk and Basra. 
EQ-2017-000165-IRQ Earthquake Iraq On 12 November 2017 at 21:18 local time (18:18 UTC) northeast Iraq experienced an earthquake in the magnitude of 7.3 on the Richter scale, according to United States Geological Survey (USGS). There have been nine reported fatalities and over 550 people injured in Iraq. 
FL-2017-000164-COL Flood Colombia Approximately 5,820 people (1,164 families) from the municipal capital and the rural area of the municipality of Timbiquí (Cauca), were affected due to the overflow of three rivers (Timbiquí, Bubuey and Saija) and two streams (Chete and Coteje), as a consequence of the strong heavy rains that occurred between October 25 and 26. 
OT-2017-000163-TGO Other Togo Since 19 August 2017, fresh protests have been taking place. While further protests were planned, and tensions was rising, the arrest of an influential Imam preacher by the security forces in the city of Sokodé on 16 October provoked anger from the local population, especially young people. This event marked the beginning of a resurgence of violence that quickly began to be heard in all the important districts of Sokodé and the surrounding villages. Apart from the damaged public and private buildings, security forces actions caused severe trauma among the population. It is estimated that 2 million people have been affected by the civil unrest. More than 1500 persons fled into the bush and the nearest villages. Seven people are reported to have died as a result of the violence. Several villages saw their population double, triple or quadruple within 24 hours.  
EP-2017-000162-BFA Epidemic Burkina Faso The incidence of dengue fever in Burkina Faso continues to increase exponentially, particularly in the Central Region of the country, around the capital city, Ougadougou. During week 43 (week ending 29 October 2017), a total of 2,566 new suspected cases and two deaths (case fatality rate 0.1%) were reported in the country, compared with 2,232 cases with two deaths reported in week 42. Fifty-five percent (1,417) of the new suspected cases and the two deaths were from the Central Region, with an attack rate of 52 cases per 100,000 population. 
FL-2017-000161-GTM Flood Guatemala Continuous rains have fallen in the department of Alta Verapaz for the entire month of October 2017, affecting 62 rural and urban communities in 8 municipalities due to increased water levels and the overflow of the Cahabón, Chixoy, Icbolay and Polochic Rivers. On 5 October, the National Disaster Reduction Centre (CONRED for its acronym in Spanish) activated the departmental operations centre and declared a red alert throughout the department of Alta Verapaz. The heavy rains that continue to pound the area are compounded by the presence of an easterly wave, the arrival of Tropical Storm Selma, increased humidity saturation levels and swollen rivers that threaten to impact further already flooded areas.  
FL-2017-000160-HND Flood Honduras The weather system brought heavy rainfall, which caused rivers and gorges to flood. As of 29 October 2017, a red alert was in effect for the departments Gracias a Dios, Yoro, Islas de la Bahía, Cortés, Atlántida and Colón, while a yellow alert was in place for departments Olancho, Santa Bárbara and Francisco Morazán and a green alert for the departments of Copán, Comayagua, La Paz, Valle, Choluteca, Lempira, Ocotepeque, Intibucá and El Paraíso 
TC-2017-000159-VNM Tropical Cyclone Viet Nam As of 5 November, Typhoon Damrey caused 29 deaths, destroyed 600 houses and damaged nearly 40,000 houses after hitting 10 provinces and the city of Danang on 4 November. National authorities have instructed all central and provincial agencies to scale up search and rescue and relief operations and to quickly restore damaged infrastructures. NGO partners with operations in the affected areas, including Save the Children and World Vision, have mobilized local staff and resources to support provincial authorities. No international assistance has been requested. 
EP-2017-000158-PNG Epidemic Papua New Guinea On 23 August 2017, the first case of measles was reported in the Vanimo Green District (VGD) of West Sepik Province in North-West Papua New Guinea (PNG), near the border with Indonesia. As of 31 October, 57 cases have been reported, with eight having been confirmed by laboratory tests, and two deaths. A measles outbreak has been ongoing in areas of neighbouring Indonesia directly beside the Vanimo Green District. The high mobility of people along this border may have resulted in measles being brought over to PNG, including new cases. The vaccination coverage rates on the Indonesia border side are low. The government is putting in place vaccination at the official border crossing; however, there are also other border sites where the spread of measles can occur.  
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TC-2017-000180-PHL
Tropical Cyclone,Philippines: A new Tropical Cyclone KAI-TAK (named URDUJA in the Philippines) formed over the south west Pacific Ocean on 13 December and started moving west-northwest toward Eastern Samar province (Eastern Visayas region, Philippines). On 14 December at 0.00 UTC its centre was located 200 km south-east of Borongan city (Eastern Samar province) and it had maximum sustained wind speed of 56 km/h (Tropical Depression).

TC-2016-000106-LCA
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.