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EQ-2021-000018-IRN Earthquake Iran, Islamic Republic According to the Iranian Seismological Centre the On February 17, 5.6 magnitude earthquake epicenter was 11 km from Sisakht city, 19 km from Madovan city, and 20 km from Komeh city in Isfahan province, causing injuries (63 people injured, 36 received outpatient services, and 7 persons were referred to medical clinics).  
TC-2021-000017-PHL Tropical Cyclone Philippines More than 5,000 people have fled to temporary shelters in southern Philippines as tropical storm Dujuan brought heavy rains, submerging dozens of villages, the country’s disaster monitoring agency said on Sunday. 
EP-2021-000016-GIN Epidemic Guinea On 14 February 2021, the Government of Guinea declared a new outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Forest Guinea, sub-prefecture of Gouécké, prefecture of Nzérékoré. This is the first known resurgence of Ebola in West Africa since the 2013-2016 epidemic that began in Guinea and killed more than 11,300 people across the region.  
EQ-2021-000015-JPN Earthquake Japan A powerful magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck late Saturday off the coast of Tohoku, leaving at least 100 people injured across six prefectures just weeks before the 10th anniversary of the March 2011 quake, tsunami and nuclear disaster. 
EP-2021-000014-COD Epidemic Congo Democratic Republic The Butembo branch of the National Institute of Biomedical Research (INRB) confirmed Ebola in samples taken from a patient with Ebola-like symptoms who had sought treatment at a local health centre. The woman was the wife of an Ebola survivor. She has since died. Butembo was one of the epicentres of the previous Ebola outbreak in eastern DRC. 
CE-2021-000013-TCD Complex Emergency Chad Inter-communal violence between the two ethnic groups in Kringding IDP camp has resulted in the movement of approximately 4,029 Sudanese refugees into Chad to seek refuge. The majority of these displaced are women and children who are exhausted, traumatized and with signs of malnutrition and are now hosted in Ouaddai province of Chad.  
OT-2021-000012-KEN Other Kenya Baringo County is located in the Rift valley in Kenya and borders Turkana and West Pokot county to the North, Nakuru and Kericho county to the south and Laikipia and Samburu to the East. Baringo County has over the years been faced with skirmishes involving bandits believed to be from the communities of Pokot and their neighbours namely Turkana, Marakwet, Ilchamus and the Tugen communities. The cause of these unrest and conflicts has always been blamed on animal thefts, raids and counter attacks and often considered as resource-based conflict caused by limited resources such as pasture and water points. The current conflicts are more sporadic, widespread and concentrated at the border areas between these communities. In some cases, the attacks seem like planned revenge from previous cattle thefts but the actual cause has been difficult to determine with some unverified information form the Turkana community (Tugen and Ilchamus) suggesting that the Pokot intend to expand their boundary into Turkana land. The current conflict begun with an attack on Pokot community by armed people believed to be from Turkana at a water point near Kapedo bridge on 11th January 2021 resulting in injuries which were managed through KRCS branch level response. Another retaliatory attack occurred on 13th January 2021, followed by more counter- revenge attacks from both communities destroying properties, killing animals, and burning down houses and killing some people. By 17th January 2021, a total of 14 houses had been torched, 1 person killed including a security police officer and several others injured indicating the situation was worsening and deteriorating into a humanitarian crisis. On 18th January 2021, the Government deployed full security operation in the area resulting in an uncontrolled and widespread escalation of conflict, with many injuries and displacement of locals fleeing away from the conflict areas. This situation is unlike the small social tensions and localized conflict as proven by the rapid assessment conducted by KRCS indicate that approximately 1,500 households had been affected by the crisis.  
TC-2021-000011-ZAF Tropical Cyclone South Africa According to government report through its Command-and-Control Centre, some 3,200 people (640 HH) in Kwa Zulu Natal, Mpumalanga and Limpopo provinces have been affected by heavy rains and flooding following Tropical Storm Eloise. The tropical storms also extended to other provinces with no damages 
OT-2021-000010-IRQ Other Iraq A double suicide bombing in the Iraqi capital, crowded market in central Baghdad, on Thursday 21, January 2021 that killed at least 32 people and wounded more than 100. The target had been Low-income workers. The first bomber entered the marketplace and, pretending to be sick, asked for help, causing people to gather around him before he blew himself up, according to officials and state media. The second bomber then drove to the scene on a motorbike before detonating his explosive vest.  
TC-2021-000009-ZWE Tropical Cyclone Zimbabwe Tropical cyclone Eloise made landfall in Zimbabwe on 23 January at about 20:00 hrs with wind speeds of 160 kilometres per hour (kph) (99 miles per hour). After its landfall in Zimbabwe, it brought heavy rains in Masvingo, Manicaland and Matebeleland Provinces which covers the southern part of Zimbabwe. 
TC-2021-000008-MOZ Tropical Cyclone Mozambique Tropical Cyclone Eloise, made landfall on early hours of 23 January 2021 near Beira City in Sofala Province, Central Mozambique. Eloise made landfall with sustained wind speeds of up to 150km/hr and has brought heavy to intense rainfall to the coastal and inland areas. Other provinces being impacted are Inhambane and Gaza Provinces.  
FL-2021-000007-SYR Flood Syrian Arab Rep A six-year-old boy has died and more than 20,000 children have been displaced by heavy flooding in North West Syria. At least 41,200 people have been affected by a heavy storm which has caused extreme flooding on Monday in northern Idlib and western Aleppo. Most of the people affected have already faced years of being uprooted from their homes due to conflict. At least 62 camps and 2,558 tents have been damaged or destroyed by the storm, often sweeping away the only possessions people had after nearly a decade of displacement. Tens of thousands of people scattered to find shelter from the ongoing storm in schools and mosques. Others were forced to sleep in the open air last night, in temperatures below zero. 
TC-2021-000006-MDG Tropical Cyclone Madagascar A low-pressure weather system that formed in the south-west Indian Ocean on 14 January has evolved into a moderate tropical storm, named Eloise, and is expected to make landfall in north-eastern Madagascar between 19 and 20 January, according to different weather services. The storm, which is currently about 700 km from the coast of Madagascar, continues to strengthen. 
FL-2021-000005-IDN Flood Indonesia Through its disaster monitoring portal, InaRisk, Indonesia’ Disaster Monitoring Agency has listed 13 districts (Balangan, Banjar, Barito Kuala, Hulu Sungai Selatan, Hulu Sungai Tengah, Hulu Sungai Utara, Kota Banjarbaru, Kota Banjarmasin, Kotabaru, Tabalong, Tanah Bumbu, Tanah Laut, and Tapin) in South Kalimantan as moderate-risk and high-risk flood areas. Moreover, Indonesia’s Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency has also issued flood warnings for the above-mentioned districts. PMI is closely monitoring the situation and coordinating the response with relevant government agencies. At the district level, PMI volunteers in branches in the affected areas, have been deployed to the sites since the early stage of the disaster.  
FL-2021-000004-IDN Flood Indonesia Flooding and Landslides Across Indonesia, January 2021. Indonesia’s Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency predicts the peak of La Nina to occur in December 2020 and January 2021. The peak of La Nina coincides with the peak of rainy season which usually occurs between January and February. The agency also states that this phenomenon could increase precipitation which triggers heavy rainfall across the country. During this period, Indonesia frequently suffers flood and landslides. As of January 14, 2021, several provinces in the country had reported floods and landslides since the beginning of the year. • Lhokseumawe (Aceh), 4 January 2021 • Langsa (Aceh), 4 January 2021 • Malang (East Java), 10 January 2021 • Sembakung (N. Kalimantan), 10 January 2021 • Bima, (West Nusa Tenggara), 10 January 2021 • Sumedang (West Java), 10 January 2021 • Solok (West Sumatra), 12 January 2021 • Tanah Laut (S. Kalimantan), 12 January 2021 • Banjar (S. Kalimantan), 12 January 2021 • Bandung (West Java), 13 January 2021 
EQ-2021-000003-IDN Earthquake Indonesia A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 occurred in Majene, West Sulawesi Province, on Friday 15 January 2021 at 1:28:17 Western Indonesia Time (or 02.28 WITA, local Indonesia time). The epicenter was located at 2.98 South Latitude and 118.94 East Longitude (or 6 km northeast of Majene-Sulbar). The earthquake did not trigger tsunami warning. According to BMKG, the EQ was a type of shallow earthquake that occurred due to local fault activity. Monitoring results show there was one foreshock (M 3.1) and six aftershocks with a maximum magnitude of 4.1. The earthquake was felt for about 5-7 seconds quite strongly in Majene district and Polewali district, causing the local community to panic. There are three districts impacted, Majene Mamuju and Polewali Mandar, with the first two experiencing the most damage. Initial assessments have confirmed that 8 people in Majene and a further 26 in Mamuju have died from the earthquake and a further 637 people have been injured. About 15,000 people have been displaced to 10 evacuation points in Majene.  
CW-2021-000002-JPN Cold Wave Japan Ten people died in snow-related incidents on 9 and 10 January, the Fire and Disaster Management Agency said.The agency said the deaths occurred in Hokkaido, the Tohoku and Hokuriku areas, parts of which have experienced between 120 cms and one meter of snow since Saturday, 9 January. 
FL-2021-000001-MYS Flood Malaysia Referring to the flood disaster report from NADMA, a total of 5 states (Johor, Pahang, Kelantan, Selangor, and Perak) have been affected by this disaster starting January 2, 2021. The latest report 4th January 2021 shows the impact of this disaster involving 3,880 families with 14,951 people affected by the flood. 188 evacuation centres have been opened in collaboration with the Social Welfare Department. The Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) has issued a bad weather warning with incessant heavy rain for several areas in Pahang and Johor on 3rd January 2021. The Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) has issued a bad weather warning with incessant heavy rain for several areas in Pahang and Johor. MetMalaysia in a statement said the rain has been forecast for Pekan and Rompin in Pahang, as well as Mersing in Johor. It said the districts of Raub, Bentong, Temerloh, Maran, Kuantan and Bera in Pahang as well as Segamat and Kluang in Johor, are expected to experience similar weather until 4th January 2021. Heavy rain is also expected in some areas in Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang (Cameron Highlands, Lipis and Jerantut) and Johor (Tangkak and Muar). Meanwhile, floods in Malaysia have now affected 5 States (22 districts), with 14,951 people affected as of now. 
CW-2020-000243-MNG Cold Wave Mongolia Mongolia’s National Agency for Meteorology and Environmental Monitoring has warned that more than 60 per cent of the country is at risk of an extreme winter, with temperatures forecast to plummet to extreme lows of -50C for days on end.These extreme winters – known as dzud – threaten the health and livelihoods of thousands of Mongolian herders living in the country’s remote central and southern provinces.  
FL-2020-000242-COL Flood Colombia Landslides and flooding triggered by heavy rainfall continue to affect Antioquia Department (north-western Colombia), resulting in at least 18 fatalities and 3 missing people. Search and rescue operations are ongoing to recover the 3 missing people, after a landslide event occurred on 14 November in Dabeida, killing 5 individuals and leaving hundreds of families affected. The Colombian Meteorological Institute (IDEAM) has issued orange alerts for landslides over most of the central and western areas of Colombia and on 27-28 November, rainfall is forecast over most of central, and southern Colombia. 
EQ-2020-000241-HRV Earthquake Croatia At least seven people are known to have died in a magnitude 6.4 earthquake that struck central Croatia on Tuesday. Rescue teams spent the night scouring the rubble of damaged buildings in the search for survivors. A 12-year-old girl was killed in Petrinja, and Five people died in the nearby town of Glina. A seventh victim was found in the rubble of a church in Zazina, state media reports. Petrinja's mayor said that about half the town had been destroyed and people had been pulled from the rubble. Many were too afraid to return to their homes overnight in case aftershocks caused more damage, officials said. Some people slept in their cars or stayed with relatives in other areas. About 200 people sheltered in a military barracks. 
FF-2020-000240-ZMB Flash Flood Zambia Heavy rainfall on 25th December 2020 resulted in the bursting of Kandesha Dam that led to flooding in Munengo, Kambobe, Katala, and Chiloweni communities of Mapona ward in Mumbwa district of Central province. The flood destroyed 261 houses and affected 500 households that need humanitarian assistance.  
TC-2020-000239-MDG Tropical Cyclone Madagascar A tropical depression has formed in the south-west part of the Indian Ocean and will continue to strengthen as it moves westward towards Madagascar over the next few days. The tropical depression is predicted to develop into a tropical storm named Chalane by 24 December and could further strengthen to become a tropical cyclone. As of the morning of 23 December, the tropical low was located about 1,200 kilometres from Antalaha District in northeast Madagascar, with an average wind speed of 55 km/h and guts of 75 km/h, according to Meteo Madagascar. The storm is expected to strike north-east Madagascar around 26 December, bringing high amounts of rainfall which may lead to flooding in affected areas and increase the threat of mudslides. The regions of Sava and Analanjirofo and the districts of Toamasina I-II have been placed on green alert/warning. The weather system may eventually emerge over the Mozambique Channel early next week and could move towards central Mozambique, where Cyclone Idai hit nearly two years ago. According to Mozambique’s National Institute of Meteorology (INAM), projections indicate that this system could impact the Mozambican coast on 29 or 30 December, affecting Nampula, Zambezia and Sofala provinces. 
TC-2020-000238-FJI Tropical Cyclone Fiji Three Tropical Depressions formed from 10 to 13 December (TD01F, TD02F, and TD03F) with tropical cyclone (TC) Yasa forming on the 13 December from TD02F. TC Yasa is currently a category 5 cyclone. According to Fiji Meteorological Service based on TC Yasa current track, it is expected to pass across the two main islands in the evening of 17 December and 18 December 2020. The forecasted path will take this cyclone over most of Viti Levu and tracking towards the Lomaiviti group. Yasa is expected to have hurricane force winds over the whole of Fiji, especially over the Lau group, Vanua Levu, Taveuni and even Kadavu. 
FL-2020-000237-LKA Flood Sri Lanka Northeast monsoon and activation of a depression in the south-east Bay of Bengal, intensified rainfall in Sri Lanka during 2-5 December 2020. with the Northern Province as the worst affected. Two deaths were reported in Jaffna district in the Northern Province. The Government of Sri Lanka declared a local level emergency in the Northern Province from 2-5 December. Schools and institutions in the province were closed during this period. Sri Lanka’s Department of Meteorology reported maximum rainfall up to 279.8mm in Northern Province particularly in Jaffna and Kilinochchi districts following northeast monsoon rains. The continuous rains inundated most of the low lying areas in the two districts and caused damages to residential areas. As this situation intensified, agricultural lands and standing crops were also inundated and damaged as well as the infrastructure. It is expected that this heavy rainfall will continue, which will have an impact and further exacerbate the capacity of vulnerable households in the affected areas. According to the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) situation report , as of 8 December 2020, 111,659 people (33,316 families) have been affected across 14 districts. According to the report, 106 houses were fully damaged and 3,783 houses were partially damaged. A total of 15 evacuation centres were activated and 232 families were located in these centres. The DMC is coordinating the national response efforts.  
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Tropical Cyclone,Philippines: More than 5,000 people have fled to temporary shelters in southern Philippines as tropical storm Dujuan brought heavy rains, submerging dozens of villages, the country’s disaster monitoring agency said on Sunday.