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EQ-2017-000050-KGZ Earthquake Kyrgyzstan On 3 May 2017, an earthquake of 5.9 magnitude occurred in northern and central-northern Tajikistan near the border with Kyrgyzstan (at a depth of 10 kms), with the epicenter being 120 kilometers away from the city of Batken and 192 kilometers from the city of Osh in southern Kyrgyzstan. Several aftershocks occurred on the same and the following days, with another strong earthquake of 5.8 magnitude registered in the same area on 5 May 2017 (at a depth of 10 kms). While there were, fortunately, no human fatalities in Kyrgyzstan, the earthquakes resulted in severe damages of infrastructure, including educational and health facilities and houses in the district of Chong Alay of Osh province as well as the district of Kadamjai in Batken province. According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Kyrgyz Republic (MoES) and local administrations' assessments, five villages of Chong Alay district - Kara-Myk, Jekendi, Kara-Teyit, Chuluk and Shibee - suffered major damages. As of 8 May 2017, about 1,000 families (including some 5,000 people) were reported to have been affected by the quakes in these villages, with 537 houses destroyed and 237 houses severely damaged (refer to Table 1 below for more details). Three local clinics, one school and a mosque were also damaged. In addition, some 100 livestock (of sheep) were reported to have been killed as a result of rockfalls in pastures following the earthquakes. The MoES already distributed 550 summer tents to ensure that affected families whose houses had been destroyed had emergency shelter while governmental plans were underway to address longer-term needs. Twelve medical staff were also deployed to provide mobile emergency health services. The Red Crescent Society of Kyrgyzstan deployed its National Disaster Response Team members from Osh Branch to the affected villages to support the ongoing rapid assessment of priority needs and gaps started by the MoES. The affected residents were found to be in immediate need of non-food items and construction materials for repairing their houses.  
EQ-2017-000049-IRN Earthquake Iran, Islamic Republic At least two people were killed and 225 others injured when a 5.7-magnitude earthquake hit city of Pishqaleh in North Khorasan province on Saturday night. According to the seismological center affiliated to Tehran University Geophysics Institute, the quake occurred at 22:30:58 hours local time (18:00 GMT). 
EP-2017-000048-COD Epidemic Congo Democratic Republic One case of Ebola has been confirmed by the World Health Organization (WHO) in the Likati Health Zone of Bas-Uele Province in the north of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). A total of nine cases, including three deaths so far, are being investigated. 
EP-2017-000047-TJK Epidemic Tajikistan In mid-April 2017, Tajikistan reported 263 registered cases of measles, out of which 157 were laboratory confirmed. Based on official data, by 1 May, the number of notified and investigated cases significantly increased from 263 to 345 patients, with 246 (71%) out of them hospitalized. No deaths were reported to date. The measles outbreak in Tajikistan started in April 2017 out of Rudaki district spreading to the capital city Dushanbe and thesurrounding districts and Khatlon oblast. The most affected group are children between 1 to 9 years of age. This also corresponds to the cohort born after the last national measles and rubella (MR) immunization campaign conducted in 2009. Normally, the immunization centre of the Ministry of Health and Social Protection (MoHSP) carries out immunization on an annual basis in case of approx. 97 per cent of this cohort while the remaining three per cent tends to remain non-immunized, including migrants, gypsy and displaced people. In response to the outbreak, the MoHSP is currently planning to conduct a nationwide MR vaccination campaign targeting children aged 1 to 9 years from 15 to 26 May 2017 with the support of the Measles and Rubella Outbreak Response Initiative (MRI) Fund. The significant increase in new cases started in April and the trend is expected to continue. Out of the 48 new cases recorded during week 16 (17-23 April 2017), 96 per cent were unimmunized. The proportion of affected adults is somewhat higher (16.7%) than during the previous outbreak in 2009 (10.5%). The total proportion of unvaccinated persons affected by the outbreak among all the population increased from 81.9% in week 15 to 84% in week 16.  
FL-2017-000046-BGD Flood Bangladesh Heavy rainfalls as well as onrush of water from the upstream Meghalaya hills in India have led to the inundation of a vast areas of croplands of Haors and low-lying areas of the northeast. Flood started on 28th March affecting six districts (Sylhet, Moulvibazar, Sunamganj, Habiganj, Netrokona and Kishoreganj) in the north east region. Rising water overflow and breeched embankment in many places and inundated vast areas of croplands. It destroyed nearly-ready-for-harvesting boro rice in about 219,840 hectors areas. 
TC-2017-000045-VUT Tropical Cyclone Vanuatu IFRC is concerned by the humanitarian threat posed by Cyclone Donna, a Category 3 tropical storm, which is expected to make landfall in the north of Vanuatu. The cyclone has been gradually increasing in intensity and could reach Category 4 status in the next 12-24 hours as it tracks south through the country. The Government has warned communities in the provinces of Torba and Penama to evacuate to safety as the cyclone is anticipated to bring winds of up to 185 Kmh. Cyclone Donna could cause extensive wind damage and flooding. 
EQ-2017-000044-PHL Earthquake Philippines A 6.9 Mw earthquake at a depth of 26km hit undersea, south of Mindanao, on 28 April at 20:23 UTC. According to the USGS shakemap and GDACS calculations, 79,000 people were exposed to VII (Very Strong) shaking. As of 02 May, the Philippines National Disaster Management Agency reports 5 people injured in Sarangani and South Cotabato provinces. A small number of houses and schools were reported damaged. 
FL-2017-000043-HTI Flood Haiti From Thursday 20 to Monday 24 April, heavy rains fell in the departments of the South, South East, Grand'Anse and Nippes causing floods, landslides, and landslides. The South department is the most affected. Initial estimates indicate 4 deaths, 15 homes destroyed, and nearly 10,000 homes that could have been damaged in the South Department. According to the Delegate of the Department of the South, 80% of the spring harvest could have been destroyed.  
EP-2017-000042-NER Epidemic Niger The Ministry of Health on 19 April declared an outbreak of Hepatitis E that has killed 25 among 86 infected people. Medical assistance and preventive measures are ongoing to curb the disease which is mostly transmitted through contaminated water. Separately, 2,100 meningitis cases, including 120 deaths, were recorded as of 16 April. The districts of Niamey 2 and Madarounfa (in the southern Maradi region) have reached the epidemic level. A vaccination campaign is ongoing.  
IN-2017-000041-KEN Insect Infestation Kenya As millions of east African farmers seek to recover from a devastating drought, they face a new threat - the fall armyworm. The pest has been recently detected in Kenya and is suspected to have entered the country from Uganda. It is also known to be present in Burundi, Ethiopia and Rwanda. The fall armyworm was first reported in western Kenya by farmers in March 2017, and immediately confirmed by the Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service and Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organisation. The initial counties infested were Busia, TransNzoia, Bungoma, Uasin Gishu and Nandi.  
FL-2017-000040-KAZ Flood Kazakhstan Snowmelt over the past few days caused floods in several regions of the north, north-central and eastern areas of the country. 
FL-2017-000039-ARG Flood Argentina The worsening of already unstable meteorological conditions caused a significant increase in rainfall in the first weeks of April of this year, affecting 15 provinces and 33,482 people across the country and causing considerable losses and damages. This increase gradually began the last week of March. 
FL-2017-000038-IRN Flood Iran, Islamic Republic The death toll in flash floods triggered by heavy rains in Iran's northwestern province of eastern Azarbaijan jumped to 30 as rescue teams continue to discover bodies, state TV reported Saturday. The report said that there are at least seven people still missing in the cities of Ajabshir and Azarshahr. An earlier report Saturday morning said 17 people had been killed. 
EP-2017-000037-NER Epidemic Niger The Niger Minister of Health, through a press conference held on 29 March 2017, officially declared the meningitis epidemic outbreak in three health centers in the district of the second neighborhood of Niamey, including the districts of Foulankoira health Centre, Lazaret and Boukoki . Further, the Minister indicated that these the three health centres in the affected areas reported a total of 90 cases of meningitis including 4 deaths, from January 1 to March 28.  
EP-2017-000036-SOM Epidemic Somalia Cholera outbreak in several areas of Somaliland and Puntland 
ST-2017-000035-RWA SEVERE LOCAL STORM Rwanda On 1st April 2017 at 3:00 pm, Gatsibo district located in the Eastern Province of Rwanda experienced heavy rainfall associated with heavy storms, which resulted in destruction of houses and community farm lands in Kiramuruzi Sector Nyabisindu Cell. The affected area is located 36 kilometers from Gatsibo District, 40 kilometers from the Eastern Province office and 70 kilometers from the City of Kigali. 
EP-2017-000034-BDI Epidemic Burundi The country is facing a major malaria outbreak which was officially declared by the MoH on 13 March 2017. The North and North health districts are the ones more affected by this outbreak. According to the MoH, the cumulative number of malaria cases reported during the first 10 weeks of 2017 is 1,960,620 with 869 deaths (MoH, 23 March 2017), this is higher than the same period in 2016 (1,804,258 cases and 841 deaths) 
MS-2017-000033-COL Mud Slide Colombia On the night of 31 March 2017, increased rainfall caused the Mocoa, Sangoyaco and Mulata Rivers to overflow, which in turn generated a mudslide in the municipality of Mocoa, capital of the department of Putumayo. UNGRD reported that the affected area received 33 per cent of its monthly total of rainfall (130 mm of the 400 mm monthly average) on the night of the disaster. According to reports, 273 people perished and 262 are injured; injured residents have been treated, and the most serious cases have been transferred to medical centres in Neiva, Popayan and Bogota . There have been 399 Restoration of Family Links (RFL) requests, 25 homes have been destroyed and more than 300 families have been affected. According to the latest official report from the UNGRD-coordinated national crisis room, 17 neighbourhoods were affected (29 blocks), with the greatest devastation seen in the districts of San Fernando, San Miguel, Independencia, Chaparros, San Agustín, Naranjito, Pablo VI, Avenida 17 de Julio, Miraflores and Progreso; the hospital network has collapsed, and 85 per cent of the department was left without electricity, which has since been partially restored. Three aqueducts and the sewage system are affected, 10ten roads are damaged, 2 two bridges have collapsed and 5 five are being rehabilitated. 
FL-2017-000032-PER Flood Peru to be deleted 
TC-2017-000031-AUS Tropical Cyclone Australia As a result of Tropical Cyclone Debbie that struck the north-east coast on 28 March, thousands of people were evacuated from their homes as two dams in Banana Shire reached maximum capacity. At least 200 schools and education centres were also closed. TC Debbie made landfall as a Category 3 severe tropical cyclone with 185 km/h winds near the centre and gusts of 260 km/h. and bringing with it very heavy rains over south-eastern Queensland and northern New South Wales. As a result the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology issued Major Flood Warnings for rivers throughout Queensland. 
EP-2017-000030-NGA Epidemic Nigeria As of 19 March 2017, a total of 1407 suspected cases of meningitis and 211 deaths have been reported from 40 local government areas in five states of Nigeria since December 2016.  
VW-2017-000029-CAF Violent Wind Central African Republic Since January 2017, the Central African Republic has been experiencing a series of violent winds. Since 16 March 2017 the cities of Mba?ki, Ndolobo, Ndjoh, Lambi and Bossembelé centers located respectively 107 km, 125 km and 157 km from Bangui, faced violent winds following heavy rains, causing major damage.  
EQ-2017-000028-SLB Earthquake Solomon Islands GDACS 
FL-2017-000027-NAM Flood Namibia Heavy rains during the period of January-March 2017 within the Cuvelai River Basin in Angola and localized rainfalls in Oshana, Oshikoto, Ohangwena, Omusati has resulted in localized flooding in Iishana (shallow flood plains). On 09 March 2017, the Hydrological Services Namibia (HSN) in the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry (MAWF) in collaboration with the Directorate of Disaster Risk Management in the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), and Meteorological Services issued a joint statement on the looming floods (see Annex 1). HSN further warned that the current flooding situation in the Cuvelai is comparable to that of 2011, which caused major damages in houses and infrastructure, and has requested for contingency preparedness and activation. The Hydrological Department in Ondjiva in Angola informed HSN that flood water has reached and flooded Ondjiva, which is likely to increase water levels in Namibian Cuvelai Iishanas as a result of heavy rainfall in the catchment area. HSN hydrological gauging stations recorded highest water levels compare with the floods that hit the same areas in 2008, 2009 and 2011 due to heaving rains in Namibia and in the bordering areas. Through the Regional Disaster Risk Management Committees of Oshana and Omusati regions, Namibia Red Cross Society Regional staff conducted field visits to relocation camps in both regions to investigate the extent and impact of the floods. 
EP-2017-000026-BRA Epidemic Brazil On 24 January 2017, the National Liaison Centre for the International Health Regulations of Brazil (RSI for its acronym in Portuguese), which is an extension of WHO, provided updated information to PAHO/WHO on the country's yellow fever situation; the information that was provided showed that the geographic distribution of confirmed cases is expanding and that it not only includes the state of Minas Gerais, but also the states of Espírito Santo, São Paulo, and Rio Grande do Norte. In addition, cases are being investigated in the states of Bahía, Goias and Tocantis. According to epidemiological report number 27 from Brazil's Ministry of Health, 1,500 suspected cases of sylvatic yellow fever have been reported 1 December, 2016 to 6 March 2017; of these cases 371 (24.73 per cent) were confirmed, 163 (10.87 per cent) were ruled out and 966 (64.40 per cent) are still under investigation. 
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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.

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.

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.