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WF-2024-000086-GTM Wild fire Guatemala GDACS - Medium humanitarian impact in Guatemala. 
EP-2024-000085-AFG Epidemic Afghanistan The epidemiological curve of suspected measles cases demonstrates a rising trend since the third week of November 2023. This could be explained by increased community transmission exacerbated by the winter season and low immunization coverage. During week 15-2024, a total of 1,323 suspected cases and 4 associated deaths were reported. This represents a decrease of 13.8% in suspected cases when compared to the preceding week. The 4 deaths were reported from 3 provinces: Herat (2), Kandahar (1), and Nimroz (1); all deaths were under-five children, while 1 of them was female. Since the beginning of 2024, a total of 17,428 suspected measles cases and 87 deaths (CFR=0.5%) were reported. Among suspected measles cases, 14,022 (80.5%) were under-five children, and 7,862 (45.1%) were females. Considering the number of suspected cases since the beginning of 2024, the highest cumulative incidence of suspected measles per 10,000 population is in Balkh (13.7) followed by Samangan (13.6), Khost (10.3), and Farah (9.8) provinces. (WHO, 17 Apr 2024) 
TO-2024-000084-USA Tornadoes United States Tornado-spawning thunderstorms that swept the Southern Plains and the Ozark Mountains have killed at least 21 people across four U.S. states as of Monday afternoon and wrecked hundreds of buildings, as forecasters warned of more severe weather. 
TC-2024-000083-BGD Tropical Cyclone Bangladesh • Cyclone Remal struck the coastlines of India and Bangladesh, causing heavy rains, strong winds, and widespread power outages. • Bangladesh Power ministry officials in has requested to shut down electricity supply to many areas in advance to avoid accidents, while many coastal towns were left in the dark as fallen trees and snapped electricity lines disrupted supply. • Cyclone Remal weakened considerably after making landfall in Bangladesh's Patuakhali district early in the morning with sustained 111 kph (69 mph) winds. The India Meteorological Department said Remal was likely to weaken further throughout the day. It warned of heavy showers over Assam and other northeastern states for the next two days. 
TC-2024-000083-IND Tropical Cyclone India Tropical storm REMAL made landfall over the border area between India and Bangladesh on 26 May, with maximum sustained winds of 111 km/h. On 27-28 May, it passed over the Kolkata city area (India) and Patuakhali city area (Bangladesh) and continued moving over southern, central and north-eastern Bangladesh, further weakening and dissipating. Very heavy rainfall, strong winds, storm surges and floods affected the area, causing casualties and damage. As of 28 May, ten casualties are reported across southern Bangladesh and six more in the West Bengal state (India). Around 800,000 are displaced across Bangladesh and 150,000 in India.  
VO-2024-000082-COL Volcano Colombia According to the Colombian Geological Service (SGC), the alert level of the Puracé Volcano changed from Yellow Level (I) to Orange Level (II) on May 3, 2024, which represents a probable eruption in a matter of days or weeks, prompting local authorities to take preparedness, mitigation, and communication actions.  
FL-2024-000081-IRN Flood Iran, Islamic Republic Heavy rainfall has been affecting north-eastern Iran, in particular the Razavi Khorasan province, bordering with Turkmenistan and Afghanistan since 15 May, causing floods and flash floods that have resulted in casualties and damage. Media report, as of 17 May, seven fatalities, 12 people still missing, approximately 250 displaced families and around 150 damaged houses across the area of the Mashhad city, the second largest city of the country. More flooded houses were also reported in eight villages across the Razavi Khorasan province. 
LS-2024-000080-PNG Land Slide Papua New Guinea According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), a UN specialized agency, a massive landslide occurred in a remote village in northern Papua New Guinea early Friday, 24 May 2024, collapsing dozens of houses, burying many families alive, and killing an estimated 670 people. 
DR-2024-000079-GRD Drought Grenada On May 10, 2024, The Government of Grenada officially declared a water crisis due to an acute shortage of water resources. The 2024 water crisis in Grenada is noted as the most severe in 14 years. This crisis is marked by unprecedented low water levels, significant water rationing, and stringent restrictions on water usage for non-essential activities. The declaration highlighted the extreme nature of the drought and the urgent need for conservation and improved water management strategies to ensure the availability of safe drinking water for the island's residents. 
EP-2024-000078-AGO Epidemic Angola In the week of May 3rd, 2024, Angolan health authorities announced that polio had been detected in Chitato Municipality, Lunda Norte province, which borders the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). A person infected with 'circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2' (cVDPV2) was confirmed.  
FL-2024-000077-LKA Flood Sri Lanka Heavy rainfall, strong winds, thunderstorms and lightning continued to affect most of Sri Lanka since 10 May 2024, causing several severe weather-related incidents that have resulted in casualties and damage. The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) reports, as of 23 May, four fatalities, ten injured people, nearly 1,000 damaged houses and a total of approximately 34,000 affected people. 
DR-2024-000076-BLZ Drought Belize GDACS - Medium impact for agricultural drought in 302011 km2 over Central America, Mexico-2024  
FL-2024-000075-UGA Flood Uganda More than 52,190 people have been affected by heavy rains, floods and landslides between January and April, according to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) Multi-Hazard Infographic. An estimated 23 people died, and 241 others were injured. The rainy season led to landslides/mudslides in the Elgon, Rwenzori Mountain ranges as well as floods, heavy storms, and lightning among other hazards. 
FL-2024-000074-ETH Flood Ethiopia More than 560,000 people have been affected by the heavy rains and flooding experienced in April and early May in several districts, including Afar, Amhara, Central Ethiopia, Oromia, Sidama, Somali, South Ethiopia and South West Ethiopia People's, Tigray regions and Dire Dawa City Administration, according to the Ethiopian Disaster Risk Management Commission (EDRMC). Nearly 57,000 people have been displaced, some of whom have since returned home. 
DR-2024-000073-MOZ Drought Mozambique As vast parts of southern Africa grapple with an unprecedented mid-season dry spell, the food security situation in Mozambique continues to deteriorate. The compounded effects of El Niño, above-average temperatures, extreme weather events such as Tropical Storm Filipo, excessive floods, coupled with the lasting impact of past shocks such as Tropical Cyclone Freddy, are exacerbating the situation. The 2023-2024 El Niño has been one of the strongest on record, bringing below-average rainfall between October 2023 and February 2024 in southern and central Mozambique, and average to above average rainfall to the northern part of the country. This disruption continues to impact agriculture and rural livelihoods.[1] Between November 2023 and February 2024, typically the rainy season in Mozambique, the southern and central regions of the country experienced.. 
FL-2024-000072-TKM Flood Turkmenistan In the capital, continuing downpours have flooded the streets. Transport problems have arisen; the accumulation of water in the basements of residential buildings increases the risk of burst sewer pipes. Heavy rain also flooded the capital's environs. A dangerous situation has arisen in Mary and Balkan velayats. In a country where the government does not recognize the natural phenomena occurring, the population remains face to face with the consequences of flooding. 
DR-2024-000071-LSO Drought Lesotho Approximately, 325,000 individuals are experiencing the ramifications of the ongoing food insecurity based on IPC information, stemming from the enduring drought that has gripped the nation for years and increased the food insecurity situation. This figure represents approximately 22% of the population. Eight districts on the ten in Lesotho are under Integrated Food Security Phase Classification 3 (IPC3), signifying a crisis state. Berea, Maseru, Mafeteng, Mohale's Hoek, Quthing, Thaba Tseka, and Leribe areas. In these districts, access to adequate food and nutrition is severely compromised, necessitating urgent intervention and support measures to alleviate the hardship faced by affected communities 
ST-2024-000070-VNM SEVERE LOCAL STORM Viet Nam On 12-13 May, heavy rain accompanied by thunderstorms, tornadoes, and strong winds affected Lao Cai, Yen Bai, Thai Nguyen, Phu Tho, Quang Ninh, and Hanoi provinces causing severe weather-related incidents and landslides that resulted in casualties and damage. According to the ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet), three people died due to severe weather-related incidents in Ba Vi district, Hanoi Province. Moreover, 2,128 people have been affected. 
DR-2024-000069-MWI Drought Malawi About 40 percent of the population could be facing acute hunger by the end of year because of the drought. In addition, about 14,000 people were displaced by floods and landslides in the northern part of the country. On 25 March, the President of Malawi declared a national disaster. The National Response Plan launched in April estimates the needs at US$ 449 million.  
FL-2024-000068-AFG Flood Afghanistan GDACS - Medium humanitarian impact in for Afghanistan. Severe flash floods impacted several provinces of Afghanistan following heavy rain that began around 09 May 2024. WFP in Afghanistan reported more than 300 people died in Baghlan Province where more than 1,000 houses were destroyed. Afghanistan Interior Ministry also reported flooding in Takhar and Herat Provinces. International Rescue Committee (IRC) also reported flooding and damages in Ghor, Kunduz, Badakhshan, Samangan and Badghis.  
LS-2024-000067-IDN Land Slide Indonesia Torrential rain pounding the area since Thursday triggered a landslide in Luwu district in South Sulawesi province, said local rescue chief Mexianus Bekabel. Floods up to 3 meters (10 feet) have affected 13 sub-districts as water and mud covered the area. More than 1,000 houses were affected, with 42 of them swept off their foundations. 
DR-2024-000066-ZWE Drought Zimbabwe Following the severe impacts of the El Nino induced drought which affected more than 80% of the country resulting in significantly below-normal harvest, the country declared the 2023-2024 agriculture season a state of national disaster at the beginning of April 2024. 
FL-2024-000065-KEN Flood Kenya GDACS - Medium humanitarian impact in for Kenya.According to UNICEF, as of 3 May, 219 people died, 72 others are missing and 169 have been injured. In addition, more than 206,000 people have been displaced and 223,198 affected.  
FL-2024-000064-RWA Flood Rwanda In Rwanda, heavy rains and floods killed 14 people in Nyanza District, injured 27 in Burera District and damaged roads, bridges and 123 houses since 28 April and as of 2 May. Several hectares of rice and banana plantation in Ruhango District have been damaged, according to local authorities. 
FL-2024-000063-BRA Flood Brazil GDACS - Medium humanitarian impact in for Brazil.According to the Civil Defense of Rio Grande do Sul, 78 people have been confirmed dead, 105 others are still missing, and 175 have been injured. Moreover, 18,847 people have been sheltered, almost 116,000 displaced, and 844,673 affected across 341 municipalities. National authorities are providing rescue and emergency operations, and 1,000 people have been rescued, as reported by the Civil Defense of Rio Grande do Sul.  
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VO-2024-000082-COL
Volcano,Colombia: According to the Colombian Geological Service (SGC), the alert level of the Puracé Volcano changed from Yellow Level (I) to Orange Level (II) on May 3, 2024, which represents a probable eruption in a matter of days or weeks, prompting local authorities to take preparedness, mitigation, and communication actions.

TC-2024-000083-IND
Tropical Cyclone,India: Tropical storm REMAL made landfall over the border area between India and Bangladesh on 26 May, with maximum sustained winds of 111 km/h. On 27-28 May, it passed over the Kolkata city area (India) and Patuakhali city area (Bangladesh) and continued moving over southern, central and north-eastern Bangladesh, further weakening and dissipating. Very heavy rainfall, strong winds, storm surges and floods affected the area, causing casualties and damage. As of 28 May, ten casualties are reported across southern Bangladesh and six more in the West Bengal state (India). Around 800,000 are displaced across Bangladesh and 150,000 in India.

TO-2024-000084-USA
Tornadoes,United States: Tornado-spawning thunderstorms that swept the Southern Plains and the Ozark Mountains have killed at least 21 people across four U.S. states as of Monday afternoon and wrecked hundreds of buildings, as forecasters warned of more severe weather.

TC-2024-000083-BGD
Tropical Cyclone,Bangladesh: • Cyclone Remal struck the coastlines of India and Bangladesh, causing heavy rains, strong winds, and widespread power outages. • Bangladesh Power ministry officials in has requested to shut down electricity supply to many areas in advance to avoid accidents, while many coastal towns were left in the dark as fallen trees and snapped electricity lines disrupted supply. • Cyclone Remal weakened considerably after making landfall in Bangladesh's Patuakhali district early in the morning with sustained 111 kph (69 mph) winds. The India Meteorological Department said Remal was likely to weaken further throughout the day. It warned of heavy showers over Assam and other northeastern states for the next two days.

LS-2024-000080-PNG
Land Slide,Papua New Guinea: According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), a UN specialized agency, a massive landslide occurred in a remote village in northern Papua New Guinea early Friday, 24 May 2024, collapsing dozens of houses, burying many families alive, and killing an estimated 670 people.

DR-2024-000073-MOZ
Drought,Mozambique: As vast parts of southern Africa grapple with an unprecedented mid-season dry spell, the food security situation in Mozambique continues to deteriorate. The compounded effects of El Niño, above-average temperatures, extreme weather events such as Tropical Storm Filipo, excessive floods, coupled with the lasting impact of past shocks such as Tropical Cyclone Freddy, are exacerbating the situation. The 2023-2024 El Niño has been one of the strongest on record, bringing below-average rainfall between October 2023 and February 2024 in southern and central Mozambique, and average to above average rainfall to the northern part of the country. This disruption continues to impact agriculture and rural livelihoods.[1] Between November 2023 and February 2024, typically the rainy season in Mozambique, the southern and central regions of the country experienced..