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EQ-2023-000007-IRN Earthquake Iran, Islamic Republic GDACS - Medium humanitarian impact, magnitude 5.8M 
EP-2023-000006-MOZ Epidemic Mozambique On 8th January 2023, the Niassa Daily Cholera Bulletin from MoH was showing an alarming increase in the number of Cholera cases in this Province neighbor of Malawi where the epidemy is worsening. Niassa was recording 379 cholera confirmed cases and 6 deaths in Lago, 250 in Lichinga district with 2 deaths reported. As of 13th January 2023, the reports from MoH shows cumulative number of cases of 878 confirmed cases and 14 deaths. 2 suspected cases offciailly declared and cases of diarrhea reported in the field. This is an increase of 80% of the cases recorded on 21 December 2022 which was 409 cases confirmed with 7 reported deaths. The Outbreak started in 2022. Even if there are no more active cases in TETE Province, suspected cases remain and areas is in at risk areas due to proximity with Malawi. On the 15th of Dec 2022 the Government of Mozambique reportedly announced the confirmation of the Cholera outbreak in the districts of Lichinga and Lago in the Niassa province. In late September, a cholera outbreak was declared in Lago district in Mozambique which borders Malawi (through Lake Malawi also known as Lake Nyasa). Shortly, cases started to be reported in the neighboring district of Lichinga and others provinces. Five (05) provinces are facing the outbreak and/or at risk. Concerned areas include provinces of Niassa with districts of Lago, Lichinga , Sanga, Chimbonila and Mecanhelas; province of Gaza : Xai-Xai, Chilaulene districts; Tete province; Zambezia; Sofala: Caia and Buzi districts. Similar risk is also considered by in other surrounding countries, mainly Malawi, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Zambia. Malawi is bordering Niassa and it is likely that transmission is linked to activities with countries borders districts, activities along the borders areas, rainfalls and festive season. in cases and cross-border movements risk the spread of cholera to neighboring countries of Mozambique and vice versa. Niassa Province is bordering Malawi, that has been battling Cholera outbreak for over five months with a deteriorating situation. Now spreading to the Southern part if the country and bordering areas with Mozambique. There are cases of diarrheic being reported in others districts in NIASSA as well but no cholera laboratory confirmation yet. The upcoming rainy season further poses a threat of disease spreading nation-wide. 
TO-2023-000005-USA Tornadoes United States An eighth person has been confirmed dead after violent storms dropped a tornado onto Alabama and Georgia on Thursday as authorities assessed the “tremendous” damage. All of those killed were adults found near their homes. Gov. Kay Ivey (R) declared a state of emergency in six Alabama counties where the tornado caused the most damage: Autauga, Chambers, Coosa, Dallas, Elmore and Tallapoosa. Gov. Brian Kemp (R) declared a state of emergency for all of Georgia in response to the extreme weather. There were no reports of deaths in hard-hit Selma, Ala., but Mayor James Perkins called the damage “tremendous.” Schools across Dallas County, Ala., which includes Selma, were shuttered Friday as engineers inspected buildings for structural damage, said Leroy Miles, vice president of the county's school board. Hundreds of students and teachers couldn't have made it to their classrooms anyway, he added, because debris clogged the roads. On Thursday, as many as 200,000 Southern customers reported power outages. By Friday afternoon, 15,000 customers in Alabama were without electricity, according to poweroutage.us, mostly along the storm's path across the center of the state. In Georgia, about 20,000 were reporting outages. The rotating thunderstorm or supercell that produced the deadly tornado in Autauga County first formed in Louisiana on Thursday morning before tracking 500 miles into eastern Georgia. The storm produced tornadoes along its path and lofted debris as high as 20,000 feet. Some tornado debris was tossed more than 10 miles from the storm's path 
FL-2023-000004-USA Flood United States Heavy rain continued to drench California on Tuesday as an ongoing parade of storms left much of the state in disarray, with power outages, collapsed roadways, mud and landslides and treacherous floodwaters widespread across nearly the length of the state. Authorities have attributed at least 16 fatalities to the onslaught of storms that began in late December. On Monday, flash flooding prompted the evacuation of all of Montecito and other parts of Santa Barbara County and also swept away a 5-year-old boy who remains missing. Early Tuesday, two people died in a crash on Highway 99 near Visalia, between Fresno and Bakersfield, when a tree fell on the road, the California Highway Patrol said. About 210,000 customers had no power across the state Tuesday after gusty overnight storms charged from the coast to the Central Valley. More outages were possible as strong storms continued to move across the state around midday, bringing downpours, torrential rain and possibly some hail to San Francisco. 
EQ-2023-000003-VUT Earthquake Vanuatu GDACS - Medium humanitarian impact, magnitude 7M tsunami generates 0.2m 
DR-2023-000002-USA Drought United States  
FL-2023-000001-COG Flood Congo, Republic December 2022, the northern zone was affected by flooding or a sharp rise in the water level of the river by 4.4m above the bed, with several villages, neighbourhoods and districts flooded. The most affected departments are Likouala, Sangha, Cuvette and Plateaux with 13 districts in Likouala, 7 districts in Sangha, 2 districts in Cuvette and 1 district in Plateaux, for a total of 164,679 people affected according to government sources following the assessment made on 11 December with the participation of the CRC in the affected areas. The floods have caused the displacement of people in forests, churches, rare schools that are on farmland and in neighboring villages, nearly 7,161 houses were affected / destroyed, the department of Likouala in localities such as Betou 754 houses affected / destroyed, 1,721 in Impfondo, In Enyellé 489 houses were flooded (Likouala department) and 567 in the locality of Pokola Pikounda (government sources, Ministry of Humanitarian Action), not forgetting the locality of Kabo with 244 houses destroyed (Sangha department) and 173 hectares of crops flooded (Likouala and Sangha departments). The cross-referenced information (Government, Local CRC Committees of the two departments) in our possession, shows the following damage: The locality of Betou has around 22,165 people including 4,433 affected households, 13,861 of whom are displaced and 8,304 homeless, in the district of Impfondo there are nearly 23,680 people with 4,736 vulnerable households and in Enyellé and its surrounding villages 7980 with 1596 households affected by the disaster (Likouala department). In the department of Sangha, the locality of Pokola Pikounda has nearly 9,895 people, including 1,979 affected households, and in the district of Kabo, nearly 6,280 people, including 1,256 households affected by the disaster. 
FL-2022-000387-PHL Flood Philippines GDACS - Medium in Philippines  
DR-2022-000386-DZA Drought Algeria GDACS - Medium impact for agricultural drought in 262464 km2 over Northern Africa-2022  
FL-2022-000385-PHL Flood Philippines The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) in the Philippines reported the combined effects of a Shear Line storm and a trough of low pressure caused widespread damages including floods and landslides from around 23 December 2022. 
FR-2022-000384-CHL Fire Chile In the afternoon of 22 December, a fire started in native forest areas in the upper part of the city of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso Region), 120 km from Santiago, Chile. The fires quickly reached high sectors of the ravines and hills where there are lighthouses and solid constructions which were affected and, due to their material, caused the fire to spread rapidly. 2 people are reported dead, 330 affected homes and 948 affected population. 
FR-2022-000383-SLE Fire Sierra Leone A large fire incident occurred on December 25, 2022 (Christmas Day) in one of the Sierra Leone Red Cross Society program communities - England Ville Community, Funkia, Goderich in the Western Rural district. According to the community-based volunteers, the incident began around 12:30 pm with a lady who was preparing her Christmas meal in a makeshift house. Immediate household members were unable to put out the fire and the National Fire Force could not get there on time to extinguish the blaze as the fire truck was involved in a fatal accident on its way to the fire scene. However, the entire community population came together to put out the fire. Fire could be extinguished but several houses were already completly burnt with most of the Funkia community households displaced. Total of 211 households have lost their home and essential HH items. Displaced persons have no place to stay, and the neighborhood cannot contain the population displaced. The majority of the victims sleep in the open, few have moved to nearby public buildings such as markets and schools, and others stay on the unsafe beaches in and around Goderich Village. Small shops and others places use for income generation such as Warehouses and stalls burnt down, fish drying houses constructed and managed mostly by women destroyed, resident women petty traders and hawkers lost their livelihoods to the fire. On December 29th 2022, The National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) through its Directorate of Relief and Response presented an Assessment Report on the Funkia Market Fire Incident to Sierra Leone Red Cross and other key partners during a Coordination Meeting to solicit support for the affected population. Needs are urge and communities exposed to multiple risks. 
FL-2022-000382-ZAF Flood South Africa Parts of Gauteng Province and North West Province were negatively affected by recent floods that hit parts of Soweto, Erkhuleni, Johannesburg, Vereeniging, Brakpan (Gauteng Province), and Rustenburg, Bojanala (North West Province) on 10-11 December 2022.  
ST-2022-000381-USA SEVERE LOCAL STORM United States The death toll from a pre-Christmas blizzard in much of the United States has risen to 48, with the number in western New York alone hitting 27, marking the blizzard as the region's deadliest in at least 50 years. Roads remain impassable and almost 10,000 people are still without power 4 days after as the unrelenting storm is forecast to drop as much as a foot of additional snow, Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz said during a Monday afternoon news conference. Rescuers are struggling to free people trapped in their cars, while people stuck in shelters and nursing homes are running out of food. The dead have been found in their cars and homes, and in snowbanks, and some perished while shovelling snow. Rescue and recovery efforts from the days-long storm continued Monday. On Friday and Saturday, in one of the worst-hit regions in the country, the blizzard roared through western New York, stranding motorists, knocking out power and preventing emergency crews from reaching residents in frigid homes and stuck cars. 
OT-2022-000380-LKA Other Sri Lanka According to the news broadcasted on 20 Dec Sri Lanka's navy has rescued 104 Myanmar nationals adrift off the eastern coast of Sri Lanka. It was suspected that the boat was heading to Indonesia when it ran into engine trouble in rough seas. The boat was first detected by the Sri Lanka navy when it was 3.5 nautical miles (6.5km) from the shore. Sri Lanka Navy launched a search and rescue operation and eventually towed the vessel to Trincomalee harbour on Sunday night according to navy sources. The migrants have been handed over to the police who will present them before a magistrate to decide on next steps.According to the latest information, there are 49 children with 21 girls and 28 boys. 80-year-old man, 1 mother and her 2 children were admitted to hospital suffering from minor sickness. Exact information on the gender and age composition of the migrants are still not clear. Language barrier may have been an obstacle in communicating with the migrants. After the legal proceedings, the Myanmar nationals were transferred to Jaffna Prison in the north. According to Sri Lanka immigration officials, the migrants will be transferred to an immigration detention camp in the suburbs of Colombo on 22 December 2022.  
FL-2022-000379-MYS Flood Malaysia On 3 November, the Malaysian Metereological Office declared that the Northeast Monsoon Season in Malaysia will begin earlier than expected, from 7 November 2022 to continue until March 2023. It was forecast that between 4 to 6 episodes of heavy rain will occur within this duration. Continuous rain over several days would lead to floods in areas of low-lying land as well as areas with close proximity to rivers. Heavy rains caused flash floods in 3 states on the 9th of December. However, from 17 to 20 December, heavy rain has been reported in many areas across multiple states. As of the 21st of December morning, a total of 71,503 people evacuated in 439 temporary shelters that are currently active in five states (Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang, Johor, and Perak), and five people reported death. Kelantan and Terengganu are the most affected states at present time with total 71,180 people evacuated.  
FL-2022-000378-BIH Flood Bosnia-Herzegovina  
DR-2022-000377-BOL Drought Bolivia GDACS - Medium impact for agricultural drought in 273334 km2 over Peru - West Bolivia-2022  
FL-2022-000376-COD Flood Congo Democratic Republic Flooding caused by heavy rains has caused loss of life and extensive property damages and the destruction of critical infrastructure in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), on the night of 12 to 13 December. According to the Congolese authorities, at least 130 people died, nearly 14,000 households were flooded and at least 519 houses were destroyed, leaving many families homeless. The heavy rains also provoked landslides which destroyed a section of the road linking Kinshasa to the neighbouring province of Kongo Central. The Congolese authorities immediately began work to reopen the road, which is a major supply road for food and other essential goods, to prevent a rise in food prices in Kinshasa. 
CE-2022-000375-ETH Complex Emergency Ethiopia There has been lack of humanitarian access to Tigray region and communication have been shut down for nearly two years, which has resulted in limited information on the scale of the needs within Tigray region. The Ethiopian RC has had sporadic contact with its Branches in Tigray during the two-year conflict, but with the signing of the peace agreement information flow has improved and reports on humanitarian needs are coming in and they have already initiated preliminary assessments. According to the OCHA Situation report for Tigray on December 6th, the entire region is hard to reach with population's access to humanitarian assistance and services being highly restricted. The security situation in the area is still volatile. The Ethiopian RC with its regional, zonal and branches are well positioned to distribute immediate life-saving assistance to difficult to reach areas and to conduct rapid and comprehensive multi-sectoral assessment with support from the National Office, the IFRC, PNSs and ICRC. While access constraints have previously limited detailed assessments, current information indicates that approximately 5.4 million people in Tigray are in need of humanitarian assistance. According to WFP Emergency Food Security Assessment in August 2022, Food insecurity in Tigray increased by six percentage points between November 2021 and June 2022. 89 percent of the surveyed households are classified as food insecure and 47 % are severely food insecure. Furthermore, over 75 % of the households reported that they do not have access to markets and 85 percent reported that they do not use markets due to lack of cash to purchase food, the report states.  
FL-2022-000374-TTO Flood Trinidad & Tobago In the morning of 26 November, Trinidad began experiencing rainfall which was concentrated in the northern and central parts of the island. Compounding weeks of constant rainfall have caused ground level saturation and many major watercourses were already filled. Several communities along the east-west corridor experienced street and flash flooding. In the afternoon of 26 November, the Caroni River began to burst its banks in some areas causing riverine flooding in Bamboo #2, Valsayn South, Real Spring Gardens, Kelly Village, Madras Road and El Carmen, St. Helena. 
VO-2022-000373-IDN Volcano Indonesia GDACS - Medium humanitarian impact for Semeru  
CW-2022-000372-MNG Cold Wave Mongolia Considering the historical data, the peak of livestock mortality occurred in March and April but December - February are the coldest months of the year where the livestock losses most of its fat and gets malnourished therefore the most impact is inflicted in those months. According to the National Agency for Meteorology and Environmental Monitoring, In the central and eastern provinces are expected have precipitation and snowstorms during November 24-25, 2022, meanwhile the southern provinces with low precipitation are expected to have strong dust storm. /Update from December 2nd, in Uvs and Khovd provinces, 216 livestock from 12 households have perished, 2 gers have been completely destroyed, 4 people went missing and 4 found, 2 of them are being hospitalized. The main roads in Arkhust, Bayandelger, Erdene, Bayanjargalan counties of Tuv province are blocked by the snow and local authorities are cleaning the snow. The extreme cold has been anticipated in the recent future starting from November 28th to December 2nd, Darkhad valley, Khentii mountains, near Khurenbelchir, in the head of Zavkhan river. The NAMEM has issued an official letter to the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and the Light industries on the phenomenon mentioned above could bring serious disruption upon the normal performance of the energy, heating and transportation, agriculture and education sectors. Regarding the weather phenomenon, Capital Governor and Ulaanbaatar City Governor, based on consultation with Minister of Education and Science issued an order on some measures to be taken to reduce the potential risk of weather phenomenon and manage traffic jams and delays  
EQ-2022-000371-IRN Earthquake Iran, Islamic Republic GDACS - Medium humanitarian impact, magnitude 5.7M 
EP-2022-000370-IDN Epidemic Indonesia On 19th November 2022, the Ministry of Health (MoH) confirmed the re-emergence of polio (vaccine-derived poliovirus-VDPV) in Indonesia and declared a national polio outbreak, in accordance with international health regulations. The declaration followed a confirmed a Vaccine Derived Poliovirus Type 2 (VDPV2) case identified in Mane Village in Pidie District in Aceh Province. Following the declaration Polio Outbreak on 19th November 2022 in Pidie District, Aceh Province, the Ministry of Health declared 2 more confirmed cases on 22 November 2022, giving in a total of 3 cases detected and confirmed. The cases were found in Pidie District as well.  
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Epidemic,Mozambique: On 8th January 2023, the Niassa Daily Cholera Bulletin from MoH was showing an alarming increase in the number of Cholera cases in this Province neighbor of Malawi where the epidemy is worsening. Niassa was recording 379 cholera confirmed cases and 6 deaths in Lago, 250 in Lichinga district with 2 deaths reported. As of 13th January 2023, the reports from MoH shows cumulative number of cases of 878 confirmed cases and 14 deaths. 2 suspected cases offciailly declared and cases of diarrhea reported in the field. This is an increase of 80% of the cases recorded on 21 December 2022 which was 409 cases confirmed with 7 reported deaths. The Outbreak started in 2022. Even if there are no more active cases in TETE Province, suspected cases remain and areas is in at risk areas due to proximity with Malawi. On the 15th of Dec 2022 the Government of Mozambique reportedly announced the confirmation of the Cholera outbreak in the districts of Lichinga and Lago in the Niassa province. In late September, a cholera outbreak was declared in Lago district in Mozambique which borders Malawi (through Lake Malawi also known as Lake Nyasa). Shortly, cases started to be reported in the neighboring district of Lichinga and others provinces. Five (05) provinces are facing the outbreak and/or at risk. Concerned areas include provinces of Niassa with districts of Lago, Lichinga , Sanga, Chimbonila and Mecanhelas; province of Gaza : Xai-Xai, Chilaulene districts; Tete province; Zambezia; Sofala: Caia and Buzi districts. Similar risk is also considered by in other surrounding countries, mainly Malawi, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Zambia. Malawi is bordering Niassa and it is likely that transmission is linked to activities with countries borders districts, activities along the borders areas, rainfalls and festive season. in cases and cross-border movements risk the spread of cholera to neighboring countries of Mozambique and vice versa. Niassa Province is bordering Malawi, that has been battling Cholera outbreak for over five months with a deteriorating situation. Now spreading to the Southern part if the country and bordering areas with Mozambique. There are cases of diarrheic being reported in others districts in NIASSA as well but no cholera laboratory confirmation yet. The upcoming rainy season further poses a threat of disease spreading nation-wide.