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TC-2017-000153-JPN Tropical Cyclone Japan A typhoon roared towards Japan's main island on election day on Sunday, killing at least two people, prompting a warning for tens of thousands to evacuate and the cancellation of hundreds of flights. 
FF-2017-000152-VNM Flash Flood Viet Nam Heavy downpours and flooding caused by a tropical depression over the past few days have wreaked havoc in central and northern localities, claiming the lives of at least 20 people. Five were injured and at least 12 others are missing, according to the National Committee for Search and Rescue. 
FL-2017-000151-CRI Flood Costa Rica From 21 September to 6 October 2017, a Zone of Intertropical Convergence (ZCI), characterized by the entry of humidity from the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, Tropical Wave No. 42 and the formation of formation of Tropical Wave No.16, which developed into Tropical Storm Nate on 5 October 2017, affected Costa Rica, causing intense rainfall and flooding. The following areas were affected by the flooding: Guanacaste, the Central Region and the South Pacific Region. 
FF-2017-000150-AFG Flash Flood Afghanistan Heavy rain has been affecting Afghanistan over the past few days, causing flash floods. According to local media, as of 18 July at 7.00 UTC, at least 16 people have been killed, 19 people have been injured and up to 250 houses have been destroyed in the districts of Nusay, Shekay and Kuf Ab districts (province of Badakhshan). 
FL-2017-000149-TGO Flood Togo Since July, 2017, Togo has been affected by heavy torrential rains. The reservoir of the Nangbéto Dam has exceeded its capacity since 6th of August, resulting in flooding in several villages located at the downstream of the river. As of 6th of October, around 30 villages are at a risk of flooding. Over 12,000 people are likely to be affected.  
TC-2017-000148-NIC Tropical Cyclone Nicaragua On 4 October 2017, the National System for Disaster Prevention, Mitigation and Response (SINAPRED) warned of the formation of the Tropical Depression 16 in the Nicaraguan Caribbean coast. The impact is anticipated ion Thursday, 5 October 2017. 
OT-2017-000147-BGD Other Bangladesh Violence in Rakhine State (Myanmar) which began on 25 August 2017 has driven an estimated 436,000 Rohingyas across the border into Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. The speed and scale of the influx has resulted in a critical humanitarian emergency. The people who have arrived in Bangladesh since 25 August came with very few possessions. They have used the majority of their savings on transportation and shelter construction, often with no more than bamboo and thin plastic. Newly arrived Rohingya are now reliant on humanitarian assistance for food, and other life-saving needs. Basic services that were available prior to the influx are now under severe strain due to the massive increase in people in the area. In some of the sites that have spontaneously emerged, there is no access to water and sanitation facilities, raising the risks of an outbreak of disease. The Rohingya population in Cox's Bazar is highly vulnerable, having fled conflict and experienced severe trauma, and are now living in extremely difficult conditions. 
FL-2017-000146-LBR Flood Liberia Three (3) days of incessant torrential rains from the 14-16 September has left 42 communities inundated with water in Lower Margibi and Montserrado Counties of Liberia. Liberia is amongst the world most wettest Country and has a record number of floods in the last ten years. Once again, the Du River joining the Atlantic Ocean in Lower Margibi overflowed its banks thereby leaving vulnerable people in their communities at risk. The main road to International Airport was rendered impassable due to the flood waters, heavily constraining vehicle traffic and those travelling by air as road traffic have to find alternative routes.  
OT-2017-000145-KEN Other Kenya Election Preparedness. Kenya has national election on August 8th. The presidential election was nullified by the Kenya High Court. New presidential elections are planned for October 26th, 2017. Pre and post violence is expected. 
EP-2017-000144-MDG Epidemic Madagascar On 13 September 2017, the WHO was notified of an outbreak of pulmonary plague in Madagascar. The outbreak was detected on 11 September 2017. As of 14 September 2017, a total of 28 cases, including five deaths (case fatality rate 17.8%) have been reported since the initial case was detected on 27 August 2017. Two cases have been confirmed by rapid diagnostic test (RDT) at the Institut Pasteur de Madagascar (IPM). Thus far the outbreak is localized in Tamatave and Faratsiho in Vakinankaratra Region (100km southwest of Antananarivo).  
ST-2017-000143-RWA SEVERE LOCAL STORM Rwanda On 17thSeptember 2017, at around 15:30 local time, the districts of Rusizi, Nyamasheke, Huye and Bugesera, Gicumbi, Ngoma, Kirehe, Rubavu and Nyabihu experienced heavy rainfall associated with heavy storms, which resulted in destruction of houses and community farm lands. The affected areas are mostly in five districts; two located in western province (Rusizi and Nyamasheke), two located in Eastern province (Ngoma and Bugesera), and one in the Southern Province (Huye).  
TS-2017-000142-TUR Tsunami Turkey An earthquake of magnitude 6.7 M and 10 km depth occurred in the Aegean Sea near the south-west of Turkey and north-east of Kos island (Greece) on 20 July at 22.31 UTC. The epicenter was located in the sea between Turkey and Kos island. The earthquake caused a Tsunami which affected the coast of Bodrum peninsula and the northeast coast of Kos island. A post-event Tsunami Survey was conducted by an international team, composed of representatives from Turkey (KOERI, METU, Local Authorities of Bodrum) and Greece (NOA and Local Authorities of Kos) and the Joint Research Centre from the European Commission. From the collected information, the Gumbet Bay area, close to Bodrum, is the most hit and damaged by the tsunami with more than 1.9 m of flow depth at a certain location and the inundation reached up to 60 m. The island of Kos was hit by Tsunami and Earthquake: most of the damage occurred in the port where a wave height of about 1.5 m has been detected. Several boats have been relocated or damaged. A complete report has been produced and is available at this address:  
VO-2017-000141-IDN Volcano Indonesia The activity of Mount Agung in Bali has increased from Level 3 (High Alert: Orange/Ready to erupt) to Level 4 (Red/Danger). The increased seismic activity in the region is increasing the danger of eruption. As of 24th of September, over 35,000 people have been evacuated from the high risk areas. The number is expected to increase in the upcoming days.  
VO-2017-000140-VUT Volcano Vanuatu The activity of Monaro Volcano on Ambae Island has increase at Alert Level 4 (risk of moderate eruption). So far, over 3,000 people have been evacuated from the high-risk areas, and the evacuations are expected to continue during the upcoming days.  
FL-2017-000139-ETH Flood Ethiopia In Ethiopia, rainfall attributed to the kiremt rains, which began on 8 September 2017 has led to extensive flooding. The Ambeira zone in Afar region, and special zones surrounding Addis Ababa (the capital), Jima, South-east Shewa, and South-west Shewa in the Oromia region have been worst affected by the rains and flooding.  
EQ-2017-000138-MEX Earthquake Mexico On 9/19/2017 6:14:39 PM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting 7990000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 7.1M, Depth:51.01km. 
FL-2017-000137-SSD Flood South Sudan According to the State Ministry of Health, it is estimated that over 119 000 people have been affected due to flooding triggered by the heavy rainfall in 11 payams of Aweil North and Aweil West of former Northern Bahr el Ghazal State. 
TC-2017-000136-ATG Tropical Cyclone Antigua & Barbuda Tropical Storm Maria has developed into a category-3 hurricane. 
TC-2017-000136-DMA Tropical Cyclone Dominica As of 20 September, Hurricane Maria left at least two people killed in Guadeloupe island, while hundreds of people have been evacuated and hundreds of houses destroyed in Guadeloupe, Dominica and Martinique islands. 
TC-2017-000136-GLP Tropical Cyclone Guadeloupe As of 20 September, Hurricane Maria left at least two people killed in Guadeloupe island, while hundreds of people have been evacuated and hundreds of houses destroyed in Guadeloupe, Dominica and Martinique islands. 
TC-2017-000136-MTQ Tropical Cyclone Martinique As of 20 September, Hurricane Maria left at least two people killed in Guadeloupe island, while hundreds of people have been evacuated and hundreds of houses destroyed in Guadeloupe, Dominica and Martinique islands. 
OT-2017-000135-ZMB Other Zambia On 30th August 2017, Zambia recorded over 600 asylum seekers, making this the largest single entry in three years. Zambia continues to witness new arrivals of an average of 50 people per day. Based on the Zambia: Population Movement UNHCR/Partner contingency plan, it is envisaged that more than 40,000 DRC nationals will arrive in Zambia in the worst-case scenario, by March 2018.  
FL-2017-000134-CAF Flood Central African Republic The city of Kouango has experienced significant flooding since the 23rd of August 2017. These floods have caused significant material and human damages with 1750 people affected and 276 houses completely destroyed. 
EP-2017-000133-PAK Epidemic Pakistan Following the heavy monsoon raining of August 2017, The number of dengue cases has surged significantly in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. So far, 2492 individuals have been diagnosed with dengue fever. The number of deaths related to dengue fever is currently at 25. With the last phase of the monsoon season still continuing, the number of diagnoses is expected to increase both in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the neighboring provinces. 
TC-2017-000132-AIA Tropical Cyclone Anguilla Category 5 Hurricane Irma hit half a dozen Caribbean nations and foreign territories, including Anguilla, which reported critical damage, including roads blocked, damage to the hospital and the police station. 
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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.

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.