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FL-2020-000212-KHM Flood Cambodia Since 1 October, Cambodia has experienced heavy rainfall across much of the country. As of 16 October, about 77,020 households in 11 provinces, including Phnom Penh, are reported to have been affected by flash floods. The worst affected are Battambang (38,890 households affected, 1,331 displaced), Pursat (18,365 households affected, 1,891 displaced) and Banteay Meanchey (8,538 households affected, 1,473 displaced). 
FL-2020-000211-VNM Flood Viet Nam Vietnam has witnessed torrential rain due to a tropical depression combined with the cold air movement over the past few days in seven central provinces from Ha Tinh to Quang Ngai have witnessed torrential rain due to a tropical depression combined with the cold air movement. Constant heavy rain has caused water levels in rivers to rise rapidly. Consequently, large-scale flood appeared in the provinces from Ha Tinh to Quang Ngai province, with major floods concentrated in places from Quang Binh to Quang Nam province. Flood on medium and small rivers in Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien Hue provinces all reached alert level 2 or 3 and even above level 3. Particularly, historical flood has happened on Hieu River (Quang Tri province) and Bo river (Thua Thien Hue province). 
FL-2020-000210-VNM Flood Viet Nam On 18-21 September, several landslides triggered by flash floods occurred in the mountainous districts of Quang Nam Province (central Vietnam). Damage was reported to houses, at least 10 schools, several main roads and bridges, leaving many communities isolated. The power infrastructure and water network were damaged as well, affecting many families living in the area. Over the next 24 hours, rain and thunderstorms are expected of Quang Nam Province. 
OT-2020-000209-AZE Other Azerbaijan  
FR-2020-000208-SYR Fire Syrian Arab Rep Large scale fires across the coastal regions in Syria have caused at least three deaths and dozens of injuries, with areas in Al Fakhoura, Al Qirdaha, Jableh and Lattakia districts in Lattakia Governorate and Safita district in Tartous Governorate particularly affected. While assessments are ongoing, local authorities report that up to 28,000 households have been directly impacted, including through casualties or medical conditions, with as many as 80 hospitalized due to smoke inhalation. In addition, significant loss of homes, personal possessions and/or livelihoods assets have been reported in some areas. As many as 25,000 people were reported to have displaced. Further, a significant number of households have been impacted due to disruptions in key public services, such as health, water and power supply. To date, an estimated 5,000 hectares of agricultural land, including orchards, olive trees, and greenhouses, and 4,000 hectares of forested land have been destroyed. Assessments are ongoing to determine the full scope of the impact, led by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC).  
FL-2020-000207-NGA Flood Nigeria On 6 October 2020, flood levels at the hydrological stations monitored in Niamey (Niger Republic) and Malan Ville (Benin Republic) reached the red alert zone due to the intensity of the torrential rainfall and caused flooding in Jigawa, Kebbi, Kwara, Sokoto, and Zamfara state (amongst other states) affecting 91,254 people or 15,209 households. The flood incident was caused by the intensity of the rainfalls at the peak of the flood season and the release of dams located in neighbouring Niger, Cameroon and Benin, which resulted in the Benue and Niger rivers overflowing and affecting communities living along their banks and in surrounding areas.  
FL-2020-000206-COD Flood Congo Democratic Republic The heavy rains that fell on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 2 p.m. in the city of Sake and its surroundings in the territory of Masisi, North Kivu province, has caused material damage and loss of life among the population.  
VO-2020-000205-ECU Volcano Ecuador Since June 2020, the eruptive process of Sangay volcano has registered high to very high levels of activity. According to the report issued by the Geophysical Institute of the National Polytechnic (IGEPN), in the early morning of 20 September 2020, the volcano registered a significant increase in the volcano’s internal and external activity. That day, a strong eruption generated a column of ash 10 kilometres high, from the crater level. The volcanic material reached Guayas, Manabí, and Santa Elena, passing through Los Ríos, Chimborazo, and Bolívar . The National Risk and Emergency Management Service (SNGRE) reports that the ash fall mostly affected agriculture sectors, affecting some 114,000 hectares of crops, 18,000 farmers and 72,000 heads of livestock. On 25 September, strong rainfall and nearby pyroclastic flows prompted the overflow of the Upano river.  
FF-2020-000204-TUN Flash Flood Tunisia Heavy rainfall began around 12 September when Monastir capital of the Monastir Governorate in the center of the country and many other towns around recorded 47.8 mm of rain in 24 hours., and Sidi Bouzid and many other towns of this governorate 58 mm. During the same period. Mahdia and all belonging localities recorded more than 40 mm of rain in 24 hours during 3 separate days. Kairouan recorded 89 mm of rain. Kef governorate registered similar amounts of rain especially in Sers locality. 
FL-2020-000203-ETH Flood Ethiopia On 10 September, heavy rainfall was reported in South Gondar zone in Amhara Region, with 62 mm recorded in 24 hours. The heavy and above average rain led to the backflow of Lake Tana and overflow of Gumera & Rib rivers, causing severe flooding. Across the country, heavy and prolonged Kiremt rains have led to flooding and landslide incidents in Afar, Oromia, Gambella, SNNP, Somali and Amhara regions between June and September. The latest National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC) reports indicates that close to 1,017,854 people have been affected and 292,863 people are displaced by floods across the country since the beginning of the season. The floods have killed livestock, destroyed crops and damaged homes and public infrastructure to an extent not seen in decades. Ethiopia Red Cross has been responding to those affected by the floods disasters in Afar, Oromia, and SNPRR regions. This DREF will support those displaced in Amhara region, South Gondar zone, following the latest phase of floods on 10th September as there are no other actors responding in the region.  
FL-2020-000202-GIN Flood Guinea From 6 to 7 September 2020, 26 out of the 27 districts of the urban municipality and the 12 sub-prefectures of Kankan experienced heavy rainfall causing major damage to people and their property. Based on initial assessments, 9907 households or 49536 people are affected including 23 248 men and 26 288 women, 4 371 children aged 0-5 years, 1145 pregnant women, 1238 lactating women, 135 disabled people, 946 elderly people. Some 657 houses are destroyed, with 1 363 people displaced, 551 water points destroyed, 75 host families, 744 latrines destroyed  
EP-2020-000201-YEM Epidemic Yemen The [polio] cases in Yemen are clustered in the Sa'adah governorate in the war-ravaged country's north-west, an area that has very low routine immunization levels and which has been inaccessible to the polio programme for more than 2 years. The last house-to-house campaigns in this area were nearly 2 years ago, in November 2018.  
FL-2020-000200-BFA Flood Burkina Faso Since 5 September, heavy rain continues to affect central Burkina Faso (particularly the Centre Region, including the area of the capital Ouagadougou, and the Centre-Nord Region), triggering floods that have resulted in casualties and damage. As of 9 September, the government declared a state of national disaster. 
FL-2020-000199-MRT Flood Mauritania From 1st to 8th September 2020, the wilaya of Hodh Echargui, located in the southeast of the country, on the border with Mali, received heavy rains that exceeded the 100 mm barrier in some areas, with flooding in the cities of Bassiknou, Adel Begrou, Amourj in particular and Néma, the capital of the region in southeastern Mauritania. This resulted in enormous damages in the above named three departments of the region, particularly in the department of Bassiknou, which suffered large-scale material damage to infrastructure such as roads, bridges, protective dikes, markets, and water supply sources, in addition to the destruction of a large part of food stocks. According to preliminary estimates, 9,282 people (1,380 households) are affected to date with 3 deaths recorded. Some 118 households (708 people) are currently homeless.  
FL-2020-000198-SEN Flood Senegal From 6 to 7 September 2020, all parts of Senegal recorded excess rainfall ranging from 100mm to 1900mm depending on the geographical areas. Dakar and Thies regions recorded 800mm of rainfall mainly in the suburbs and Thies department. Overall, in 11 regions including 25 departments, particularly the suburbs of Dakar and the department of Thies, where these heavy rains caused the displacement of nearly 3,285 people, or 365 families driven from their homes by the floods, waterlogged streets, entire neighborhoods flooded and bridges washed away, thus leaving some localities or communities isolated, since the accessibility of emergency services is a problem. This information from field surveys conducted by the Senegalese Red Cross teams reveals a critical situation with 16,798 affected people. 
TC-2020-000197-JPN Tropical Cyclone Japan A powerful typhoon Haishen left two people dead, four missing and 108 injured 7 September 2020 in Japan as it battered almost the whole of the country’s southwestern main island of Kyushu with violent winds, causing massive blackouts and disrupting transportation and some mobile networks.  
FL-2020-000196-NGA Flood Nigeria Heavy rains on 2 August in an IDP camp in Bama LGA partially damaged or destroyed at least 475 shelters, affecting some 2,481 IDPs. The rains, which lasted four hours the day before, left areas of the camp submerged in water.  
FL-2020-000195-CMR Flood Cameroon Heavy rainfall in Mayo-Danay division, Far North region, at the end of July has caused widespread flooding in seven districts. According to the Cameroonian Red Cross, 5,553 people, including 1,260 children under five years old and 407 individuals with special needs have lost their shelter, personal belongings, livestock and field crops. 
TC-2020-000194-BLZ Tropical Cyclone Belize Nana made landfall in Belize early 3 September as a Category 1 hurricane after passing near Honduras’ northern coasts and the Bay Islands department, bringing heavy rains and 60mph wind speeds before weakening to a Tropical Storm over northern Guatemala. 
FL-2020-000193-SSD Flood South Sudan More than 600,000 people have been affected by flooding in areas along the White Nile since July, with Jonglei and Lakes the worst affected states. Heavy rains have caused rivers to overflow their dykes and banks, flooding vast areas and settlements along the White Nile in the centre of the country 
FL-2020-000192-TCD Flood Chad Following floods which have been occurring since early August 2020 in N’Djamena, 7,122 households (31,853 individuals) fled their homes located in 15 quartiers (7 arrondissements) of the city. They took refuge either elsewhere in their arrondissement, or in neighbouring arrondissements. Ten individuals died following the floods. It should be noted that 5,250 shelters have been destroyed. Most of the affected individuals are hosted by relatives, but some of them are currently without shelter. 
FF-2020-000191-AFG Flash Flood Afghanistan Localised floods caused by heavy rainfall were reported on the evening of 25 August 2020 in Parwan City and Mandi Village of Nooristan Province, Rodat District of Nangarhar Province, Mehtarlam and Alishang Districts of Laghman Province, and Parcha and Charikar Districts of Parwan Province. Although the damage is widespread, Parwan Province is currently the most severely affected. Early information shared at PDMC meeting on 27 August 2020 indicates approximately 100 people have died and 100 people injured. Approximately 500 houses have been either partially damaged or destroyed that caused 300-400 families to be displaced. 
FL-2020-000190-NER Flood Niger According to the Niger Red Cross regional committees of Zinder, Dosso, Tahoua and Maradi, heavy rainfall was recorded from 12 to 13 August 2020 in these regions causing flooding in several localities. The current rainy season, which started in June, is expected to continue until the end of September 2020. The drastic weather change has resulted in torrential rains that have already affected the regions causing displacement, damage to property and a risk of an outbreak of water borne and vector related disease. According to the Department of Meteorology Services, in Niamey, the Niger River marks the record height ever measured of 640 CM. The red alert level set at 620 CM for the flow of 2,512 m3/s has been reached and exceeded since 12 August 2020. On 18 August 2020, the river marked the height of 640 CM at 10 AM, corresponding to a flow of 2,716 m3/s. This is the record never recorded at the Niamey station since its installation. The forecast of the trends for the next 2 days indicates that the rise in water level will continue and the alert would remain Red 
TC-2020-000189-HTI Tropical Cyclone Haiti Tropical Storm Laura is expected to reach Haiti on Saturday evening, 22 August, moving from the Nord-Est department through the Artibonite and the Nord-Ouest departments. Heavy rains and strong winds are expected during the night and throughout Sunday, with a high likelihood of flash floods, floods and landslides. An estimated 2 million people may be affected by heavy rains. 
TC-2020-000189-USA Tropical Cyclone United States Hurricane Laura may be the most powerful storm to crash into the Louisiana coast when it makes landfall in the early hours of Thursday, bringing the potential for catastrophic damage and what forecasters called an “unsurvivable storm surge”. 
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Flood,Viet Nam: Vietnam has witnessed torrential rain due to a tropical depression combined with the cold air movement over the past few days in seven central provinces from Ha Tinh to Quang Ngai have witnessed torrential rain due to a tropical depression combined with the cold air movement. Constant heavy rain has caused water levels in rivers to rise rapidly. Consequently, large-scale flood appeared in the provinces from Ha Tinh to Quang Ngai province, with major floods concentrated in places from Quang Binh to Quang Nam province. Flood on medium and small rivers in Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien Hue provinces all reached alert level 2 or 3 and even above level 3. Particularly, historical flood has happened on Hieu River (Quang Tri province) and Bo river (Thua Thien Hue province).