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CE-2021-000028-NAM Complex Emergency Namibia Since the beginning of March 2021, Angolans living in the border provinces of Cunene and Huila in Angola, are crossing into Namibia at illegal entry points in Omusati and Ohangwena regions in search of food, water, medical services and employment opportunities.  
FR-2021-000027-BGD Fire Bangladesh On 22 March 2021, a massive fire swept through the camp settlement in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, destroying shelters and facilities and endangering lives across four camps. So far, 11 casualties have been reported, and 45,122 people have been displaced. 
CE-2021-000026-GMB Complex Emergency Gambia On 15th March 2021, The Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS) received an alert from the Gambian Immigration Department (GID), concerning the eruption of communal violence in the fishing village of Sanyang, where Senegalese migrants have long settled in, earning a living through fishing. As of 22nd March 2021, both the National Disaster Management Agency of The Gambia and GRCS reported that 696 Senegalese migrants and host community members (105 households) are affected by the violence and need urgent support to prevent further damages into their lives and livelihoods.  
FL-2021-000025-AUS Flood Australia Heavy rains along Australia’s east coast over the weekend have brought the worst flooding in half a century in some areas, authorities said on Sunday, 21 March 2021, forcing thousands to evacuate and damaging hundreds of houses. 
ST-2021-000024-CHN SEVERE LOCAL STORM China, People's Republic The Chinese capital Beijing was enveloped in yellow dust on Monday morning with visibility at less than 1 km, as the city's meteorological department issued a yellow warning for sandstorms, the third-most hazardous level.On Monday, major highway sections in the city were closed, and flights through the city were either delayed or canceled, due to visibility standing at less than 500 meters and strong winds. 
ST-2021-000024-MNG SEVERE LOCAL STORM Mongolia Violent gust of wind swept across the country from 14-15 March 2021 where the wind speed reached 18-34 m/s (meter per second) in Uvurkhangai, Bulgan, and Umnugovi provinces, while the wind speed was at 22-40 m/s in Dundgovi province. The wind speed also reached 16-28 m/s in Govi-Altai, Bayankhongor, Arkhangai, Tuv, Khentii, Dornod, Sukhbaatar, and Dornogovi. Even though the warnings had been disseminated two days prior to the event by the National Agency for Meteorology and Environmental Monitoring, many who were travelling and had been herding their livestock are currently missing. 
FL-2021-000023-DZA Flood Algeria Chlef Province in Algeria has experienced heavy rainfall on Saturday 06 March, causing Wadi Meknasa to flood including the area of the Oud Sly Commune, west of the city of Chlef. The floods caused severe damages to houses and infrastructures, sweeping away vehicles with its passengers, leading to the death of ten people washed away by the waterflood including three children. The Algerian Red Crescent (ARC) played a crucial role in the response through its Search and Rescue network of volunteers in support to the civil defence efforts since the beginning. 
DR-2021-000022-AFG Drought Afghanistan During the second half of 2020, a moderate to strong La Niña phenomenon was registered that is causing extreme weather conditions in various parts of the world. This phenomenon, which affects temperatures, precipitation and storm patterns, is expected to continue at least until spring 2021, according to the World Meteorological Organization. In Afghanistan, this commonly results in below-average rainfall and snowfall across the country. The timing of this La Niña event coincides with the main wheat season with harvests in May-July 2021, which are critical following the lean season (January-April). The latest seasonal weather forecast suggests that Afghanistan has been experiencing below-normal rainfall from October 2020 through the first quarter of 2021. Such conditions are expected to continue through the first half of 2021 in the country according to forecasters.  
FL-2021-000021-IND Flood India The glacier burst occurred on 7 February in northern Uttarakhand State (northern India), caused extensive flooding and killed at least 28 individuals, while around 206 people are still missing, according to the Government of Uttarakhand. 
AC-2021-000020-GNQ Tech. Disaster Equatorial Guinea On 7 March, a series of explosions occurred at an armoury of the Nkuantoma Gendarmerie and military barracks in Bata (the economic capital of Equatorial Guinea). According to state media reports on 8 March, at least 30 people have been killed and 700 wounded in the explosions.  
FL-2021-000019-PER Flood Peru Heavy rain from 15 to 18 February caused a river to overflow in Madre de Dios Department (south-eastern Peru), which resulted in extensive flooding. According to UN OCHA and national authorities, more than 6,600 people have been affected and about 1,700 houses damaged or destroyed, due to the overflow of Madre de Dios River. Flooding has affected nine health centres, more than 160 km of roads, and 20 bridges and power outages and water disruptions have been reported.  
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.  
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Flood,Somalia: Reports indicate that at least 25 people have been killed due to the heavy rains including nine children who died after their house flooded in Banadir on 7 May, and four people killed by lightening in Puntland on 5 May. In Middle Shabelle region, riverine flooding has affected an estimated 25,000 people in 15 villages in Jowhar,

Flood,Afghanistan: Several provinces were affected by widespread flash flooding events since 3 May which have caused fatalities and destroyed homes. At least 37 people have died, more than 910 households were affected, dozens of homes destroyed, irrigation canals damaged and livestock lost across ten provinces in central, northern and western regions of Afghanistan, according to the Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority. Assessments and the provision of humanitarian assistance are ongoing but slowed down by access constraints.

Other,Myanmar: Since 1st February 2021, Myanmar has been undergoing a political crisis with civil unrest impacting across Myanmar’s regions and states, precipitating a humanitarian crisis with affected populations across many parts of the country. After detaining civilian leaders on 1st February, the Myanmar Military announced the suspension of the new elected parliament, following November 2020 elections. A State of Emergency was declared for one year and a State Administration Council (SAC) formed under military leadership. Following these events, public demonstrations and a Civil Disobedience Movement (CDM) have been ongoing.

Flood,Rwanda: Since the beginning of January 2020, Rwanda has increasingly experienced heavy rains, thunders and strong windstorm, affecting most parts of the country. From 28 April to 2nd May 2021, extensive flooding and mudslides been reported in Burera District due to waterflows and rocks from the volcanoes. The effects of rains and windstorm is also observed in other districts including Gicumbi and Kayonza Districts. This has led to extensive destruction of houses, crops, latrines death of livestock, destruction of the roads, and loss of households’ materials and even human death.