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FF-2024-000100-BGD Flash Flood Bangladesh Due to continuous rains in India's Meghalaya and Asham, the onrush of upstream hilly waters and in-country rains, made rivers in Sylhet and Sunamganj breached the danger mark and inundated the low-lying areas, including the cities. Mainly, several places of the 3 districts (Sylhet, Sunamganj and Moulvibazar) in the northeastern region of Bangladesh are inundated, and Sylhet and Sunamganj districts are affected severely - affected more than 1.8 million people. 
EP-2024-000099-GTM Epidemic Guatemala Dengue continues to be the arbovirus with the highest number of reported cases in the Americas region, with outbreaks occurring on a cyclical basis every 3 to 5 years. During the year 2024 between epidemiological weeks (SE, for its acronym in Spanish) 1 and 16 of 2024, a total of 6,769,140 suspected cases of dengue were reported (cumulative incidence of 717 cases per 100,000 population). This ígure represents an increase of 206% compared with the same period in 2023 and 387% compared with the average for the last 5 years (1). On 16 February 2024, in view of the exponential increase in dengue cases observed in the írst weeks of the year in several countries of the Region of the Americas, PAHO made an urgent appeal to Member States. The organization emphasized the need to intensify vector control measures and to maintain active surveillance, ensuring early diagnosis and timely treatment of cases (2). On 7 March 2024, the Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance (MSPAS, for its acronym in Spanish) of Guatemala, through the Directorate of Epidemiology and Risk Management, issued an epidemiological alert for dengue (3). This alert was established to reinforce dengue control and prevention plans, based on data accumulated up to epidemiological week 7, which ended on 17 February. As of that date, a total of 6,760 cases of dengue fever had been recorded this year, of which 31 were severe cases resulting in 3 deaths. The decision to issue this alert was motivated by the beginning of the high dengue transmission season in the country. As part of this measure, speciíc epidemiological surveillance actions were reinforced, including standardized protocols for the detection, notiícation, and registration of cases in hospitals and health areas. 
FL-2024-000098-SLV Flood El Salvador Heavy rainfall has been affecting El Salvador since 15 June, causing floods, landslides and severe weather-related incidents, that have resulted in casualties and damage. According to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and media reports, as of 17 June, at least 14 fatalities have been reported, including five in Tacuba district in Ahuachapán Department (western El Salvador) due to a landslide, two due to a severe weather-related incident, and four due to flooding. At least 744 people have been displaced in 30 active shelters, another 100 shelters are pre-equipped and available, and 26 homes have been destroyed. A national state of emergency was declared on 16 June. On 19-20 June, more very heavy rainfall is forecasted for the whole country. ([ECHO, 19 Jun 2024]( 
FL-2024-000097-CHN Flood China, People's Republic In the past few days, heavy rain has been impacting south-eastern China, particularly Fujian and Guangxi provinces, causing landslides, floods and severe weather-related incidents that resulted in casualties and displacement. According to state media and local authorities, torrential rain and landslides have killed nine people and left 17 missing as of 17 June 2024. 
FL-2024-000096-DEU Flood Germany Thousands of people have evacuated their homes in southern Germany after heavy rain caused multiple rivers to break their banks. At least two people have died and another is reported missing.  
DR-2024-000095-AGO Drought Angola In Southern Africa, the impact of El Niño began in November 2023 and has continued into the first quarter of 2024, with high temperatures and below average rainfall reported. A record mid-season dry spell has affected vast parts of the region including, Angola, Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe ... The evolving drought crisis in Southern Africa is expected to continue to worsen already dire food insecurity levels, further driving malnutrition and spreading diseases like cholera. Reports indicate that the impact of these dry conditions in Southern Africa is likely to be long-lasting, with FEWS NET projections indicating the possibility of elevated needs for food assistance during the lean season in early 2025. 
DR-2024-000094-NAM Drought Namibia On 22 May, the Government of Namibia declared the State of Emergency following the worst drought that the country has experienced in 100 years. According to media reports, every one in five Namibians is considered food insecure. Against the backdrop of scarce rains, over 331,000 households have already registered for the government-funded drought relief programme to assist the affected communities.  
EP-2024-000093-HND Epidemic Honduras This year, due to the escalating number of reported cases, the Secretariat of Health (SESAL) issued an epidemiological alert in February. By March, the incidence of cases had escalated to epidemic proportions. Despite extending the scope of the alert in May, the number of dengue cases and associated fatalities continued to rise. Consequently, a national emergency was declared on 31 May. According to data from the Epidemiological Alert issued by WHO on 24 May 2024, in Honduras, up to EW 19 of 2024, of the 20,563 dengue cases reported, 1,248 (6.0%) were laboratory-confirmed, and 266 (1.29%) were classified as severe dengue, as well as 27 deaths, with 11 of these fatalities directly attributed to the disease. The cases reported up to EW 19 of 2024 represent an increase of 445% compared to the same period of 2023, and 193% compared to the average of the last 5 years. In the same period, a total of 10 deaths were reported, corresponding to a case fatality rate of 0.049%. 
WF-2024-000092-CYP Wild fire Cyprus GDACS - Medium humanitarian impact in Cyprus. 
DR-2024-000091-BWA Drought Botswana On May 24, 2024, the Rural Development Secretariat under the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development issued a report urging support due to the devastating impact of drought on food security drivers, nutrition, water supplies, and food production. The report highlighted a signicant decline in crop yields, with a drop from 206,572 tons harvested in 2021/22 to 125,184 tons in 2022/23. 
WF-2024-000090-BLZ Wild fire Belize On May 16, the Toledo District Emergency Operations Centre was activated, and an emergency meeting was held with representatives of the Fire Department, the Forest Department, the Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Housing, the Ministry of Transport, Belize Defense Force, Ya'axché Conservation Trust and Toledo Institute for Development and Environment (TIDE).  
FL-2024-000089-VNM Flood Viet Nam On June 9, prolonged heavy rain in Quang Ninh, Hai Phong, and Nam Dinh caused extensive flooding, raising the risk of landslides. In Quang Ninh province, districts such as Hai Ha, Dam Ha, and Uong Bi City experienced severe flooding. Rising river and stream levels also caused underground flooding in parts of Ha Long City and Ba Che District. 
FL-2024-000088-BGD Flood Bangladesh The flash flood triggered by the onrush of water from upstream and torrential rain, has left 10,000 families stranded in Sylhet city. Millions of people are marooned in flood water in Sylhet city. Out of 42 wards of the city, 28 have been inundated. 
FF-2024-000087-ARM Flash Flood Armenia On May 26, the Ministry of Internal Affairs reported that because of the overflow of the Debed River, an emergency was created in Northern parts of Armenia, namely in the Lori and Tavush regions. As reported, due to the flood, a 31km section of the M6 highway between Vanadzor and Alaverdi was flooded, with a portion approximately 50 meters in length collapsing (the highway connects Armenia to Georgia). The flash flooding also forced authorities to close Armenia's main border crossing with Georgia and suspend rail service between the two countries. 
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. 
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Flash Flood,Bangladesh: Due to continuous rains in India's Meghalaya and Asham, the onrush of upstream hilly waters and in-country rains, made rivers in Sylhet and Sunamganj breached the danger mark and inundated the low-lying areas, including the cities. Mainly, several places of the 3 districts (Sylhet, Sunamganj and Moulvibazar) in the northeastern region of Bangladesh are inundated, and Sylhet and Sunamganj districts are affected severely - affected more than 1.8 million people.