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VO-2023-000247-IDN Volcano Indonesia On 3 December, Mount Merapi located on the border between the province of Central Java and the Special Region of Yogyakarta, increased its volcanic activity with volcanic ash emission and volcanic rocks. The ash column was observed 3,000 m above the peak. According to the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB) and the ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet), as of 3 December, at least 11 people died, nine have been injured, 28 are still missing and a total of 75 people have been affected. 
EQ-2023-000246-PHL Earthquake Philippines GDACS - Medium humanitarian impact, magnitude 6.9M tsunami generates 0.22m 
EQ-2023-000245-PHL Earthquake Philippines GDACS - Medium humanitarian impact, magnitude 7.6M tsunami generates 0.74m 
EQ-2023-000244-BGD Earthquake Bangladesh GDACS - Medium humanitarian impact, magnitude 5.5M 
VO-2023-000243-ISL Volcano Iceland Magma has been forcing its way up in the last fortnight in the vicinity of Grindavík town in Iceland, resulting in constant seismic activity. Relative damage in infrastructure. The town of Grindavík (3800 people) was evacuated Friday 10 November. Volcanic eruption is expected in the area in the coming days. Icelandic Red Cross is responsible for registration, shelter, temporary housing and MHPSS.  
CW-2023-000242-JOR Cold Wave Jordan  
FL-2023-000241-TZA Flood Tanzania The short rains of October to December 2023 commenced mid-October and have been characterized with localized flooding events across regions and have been managed at branch level. From 11 November 2023, the flooding increased causing deaths and damage to major infrastructure in Dar Es Salaam, Kigoma, Kagera, Geita and Unguja. 
WF-2023-000240-BOL Wild fire Bolivia GDACS - Medium in Bolivia  
WF-2023-000239-BOL Wild fire Bolivia GDACS - Medium in Bolivia  
DR-2023-000238-TON Drought Tonga A drought has been declared for the Tongatapu and ‘Eua islands. Drought alerts are in effect for Niuafo'ou and Niuatoputapu, and warnings are in force for Ha'apai and Vava'u. Until the end of 2023, rainfall deficiencies are expected for Vava'u, Ha'apai, Tongatapu, ‘Eua, Niuafo'ou and Niuatoputapu. 
FL-2023-000236-DOM Flood Dominican Republic According to media, as of 9 November, five fatalities have been reported due to the flooding of the Fulani River in Monsignor Nouel Province in central Dominican Republic, three people are missing and seven have been rescued. Moreover, in La Altagracia Province, at least 12 houses have been damaged due to the Anamuyita River overflow, while the overflow of the Massacre River, in western Dajabón Province, caused damages in the nearby Juana Méndez Municipality in North-East Department, in Haiti. 
EQ-2023-000235-PNG Earthquake Papua New Guinea GDACS - Medium humanitarian impact, magnitude 5.5M 
CE-2023-000234-MMR Complex Emergency Myanmar On October 27, an intensified conflict occurred between the ethnic armed groups known as the Three Brotherhood Alliance's “Operation 1027” and the Myanmar Armed Forces (MAF) in the north of Myanmar's Shan State, targeting the Chinese border town of Kokang. Another armed conflict escalated in seven townships in Rakhine State and Chin on November 16. Clashes are ongoing in five states/regions, out of seven in Myanmar, namely Northern Shan, Rakhine, Southern Chin, Sagaing, and Kayah. Martial law has been imposed on additional townships in multiple states and the main forms of transportation between Sittwe and Yangon are closed. 
CE-2023-000233-AFG Complex Emergency Afghanistan On 3 October 2023, the Government of Pakistan announced plans to repatriate “illegal foreigners” who do not leave Pakistan voluntarily and must leave the country by 1 November, after which they will or face deportation. It is estimated that 1.3 million undocumented Afghans presently reside in Pakistan. The pronunciation announcement by Pakistani authorities has led to a significant increase in the number of people returning to Afghanistan, because of fear of arrest and eventual deportation. Reports from across the border indicate that authorities are demolishing unauthorized settlements occupied by unregistered foreigners. The Afghans who are coming back to their country will need immediate need in term of shelter, WASH , Health , MHPSS and livelihood support services.  
FL-2023-000232-COL Flood Colombia Since 30 October, there have been heavy and prolonged rains outside the normal range in the Colombian Caribbean, affecting the north of the country, especially in the coastal area, with greater intensity in the departments of La Guajira, Bolivar, Magdalena and Atlántico. According to the National Unit for Risk and Disaster Management (UNGRD), because of the rains, there have been multiple floods, landslides, communication problems and families affected. 
FL-2023-000231-BDI Flood Burundi Intense rainfall of 26 to 27 October resulting in strong winds and floods that affected Cibitoke. Other floods were reported earlier but from assessment done by NS on 2 November, Cibitoke remains the most affected so far. 1,590 people are identified as affected in the communes of Buganda, Murwi and Rugombo in Cibitoke. In the province and more precisely in the three communes, following the landslides recorded and floods that impacted Cibitoke, hundreds of households are displaced and have found refuge in host households. 
TC-2023-000230-BGD Tropical Cyclone Bangladesh Seven people died in Bangladesh due to the impact of cyclone Midhili, which has lashed the South Asian country with heavy rain and strong wind. The cyclone left a trail of destruction in the coastal Bangladeshi districts after making landfall on Friday afternoon. 
FL-2023-000229-ETH Flood Ethiopia Heavy rainfall has been affecting southern and eastern Ethiopia, in particular the Somali Region, since early November, causing floods, flash floods and the overflow of some rivers, particularly the Genale River, that have resulted in casualties and damage. Media reports, as of 7 November, 20 fatalities and more than 12,000 displaced families across the Somali Region. In addition, several bridges collapsed and some roads have been damaged across the affected area. Over the next 24 hours, more heavy rainfall with locally very heavy rainfall is forecast over the whole Somali Region.  
EQ-2023-000228-PHL Earthquake Philippines GDACS - Medium humanitarian impact, magnitude 6.7M tsunami generates 0m 
EQ-2023-000227-MMR Earthquake Myanmar GDACS - Medium humanitarian impact, magnitude 5.7M 
OT-2023-000226-CYP Other Cyprus ​​In the aftermath of the ‘strife-crisis' that broke out, on 7th October 2023, between Hamas and Israel, Cyprus began to receive Third Country Nationals (TCNs), who were being evacuated from the region, on several occasions. Due to the escalation of the tension, during the past weeks (after 25 October 2023), the Government of Cyprus expressed its fears that a surge of evacuation waves would be imminent from the neighbouring countries such as Israel, Palestine, Lebanon and Syria. It has been conveyed that up to 100,000 TCNs (and by extent through their respective Embassies) may use Cyprus as a transit (LINK). Already military troops from several countries i.e., USA, Germany and the Netherlands are already in place in Cyprus, waiting to take action in the area, if needed.​  
FL-2023-000225-KEN Flood Kenya GDACS - Medium in Kenya  
EP-2023-000224-TZA Epidemic Tanzania The Ministry of Health in the United Republic of Tanzania notified the World Health Organization about a cholera outbreak in three regions, namely Arusha, Kigoma, and Mara, in July 2023. On 11 September 2023, Mara region recorded 13 suspected cases, which were subsequently laboratory-confirmed at the Tanzania National Public Health Laboratory (NPHL), followed by five confirmed cholera cases which were reported in Kigoma region on 13 September 2023. During epidemiological week 40 (ending 8 October 2023), 16 new cases were reported, including 14 in Arusha, and two in Mara region with no reported deaths. As of 8 October 2023, a total of 268 cholera cases with nine deaths. 
EP-2023-000223-NER Epidemic Niger On 20 October 2023, the Government of Niger, through the Ministry of Public Health, Population and Social Affairs, declared a diphtheria outbreak. The first case was registered on 17 July 2023. As of 02 November, all eight regions of the country have notified at least 1 case of diphtheria. A total of 1,838 suspected cases of diphtheria, including 91 deaths (lethality: 5%), have been reported.  
FL-2023-000222-VNM Flood Viet Nam According to the National Center for Hydrometeorological Forecasting, on November 14, the area from Southern Quang Tri to Khanh Hoa had moderate rain, heavy rain, and in some places very heavy rain and thunderstorms. Particularly, the area from Thua Thien Hue to Quang Ngai had heavy to very heavy rain, within 12 hours, in many places over 200mm such as Thuong Quang (Thua Thien Hue) 528mm, Hoa Ninh (Da Nang City) 302mm, Que Phuoc (Quang Nam) ) 207mm 
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Epidemic,South Sudan: The Ministry of Health of the Republic of South Sudan declared a measles outbreak on the 10th of Dec 2022. This is the second declaration of a measles outbreak last year after the first one on 23 February 2022. South Sudan started reporting measles cases in January 2022 in two counties -Torit in Eastern Equatoria State and Maban in Upper Nile State and as of week 5 (ending 04 February 2023), 55 counties across all 10 States have reported suspected measles cases. Out of the counties reporting measles cases, outbreaks have been confirmed in 25 counties after surpassing the outbreak threshold.

Earthquake,Philippines: GDACS - Medium humanitarian impact, magnitude 6.9M tsunami generates 0.22m

Volcano,Indonesia: On 3 December, Mount Merapi located on the border between the province of Central Java and the Special Region of Yogyakarta, increased its volcanic activity with volcanic ash emission and volcanic rocks. The ash column was observed 3,000 m above the peak. According to the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB) and the ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet), as of 3 December, at least 11 people died, nine have been injured, 28 are still missing and a total of 75 people have been affected.