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TC-2020-000178-PRK Tropical Cyclone Korea, Democratic People's Republic DPR Korea has been hit by torrential rain caused by the seasonal rainy front and Typhoon Francisco, or typhoon 4 as it is named in DPRK, from 1 to 6 August 2020. According to latest data from State Hydro-Meteorological Administration (SHMA) on August 6, more than 200 mm of heavy rain lashed North and South Hwanghae, North Phyongan and Kangwon provinces, Kaesong City and other areas of the country from 1 to 6 August. 
OT-2020-000177-LBN Other Lebanon Beirut Port Explosion, occurred on 4 August 2020 
FL-2020-000176-SDN Flood Sudan Heavy rains in Sudan have intensified over the past week, causing flooding, destruction of infrastructure, houses and livelihoods, and leading to displacement in multiple locations across the country. Khartoum, Blue Nile and River Nile are amongst the most affected states. Floods have also led to damages and affected people in other regions, including El Gezira, West Kordofan and South Darfur. In the Blue Nile State, the state with highest number of people affected so far, the Bout Earth Dam, in Tadamon locality, exceeded its full capacity and collapsed, following the strong rainfall received on 29 July. At least 12 neighbourhoods downstream in Bout Town were flooded due the incident, affecting around 3,900 people. Most of them were rendered homeless and are now sheltering with host families, as nearly 190 houses were destroyed and 590 damaged, according to Government’s Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC). More houses are expected to collapse, as the rains continue in a zone where the land is already extremely wet. 
FL-2020-000175-GEO Flood Georgia On July 29, 2020 heavy rain affected Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti, Guria and Imereti Regions of Georgia, mainly Oni Municipality, Lanchkhuti Municipality and Kutaisi city. 
FR-2020-000174-NAM Fire Namibia A devastating fire broke out on the 25th of July 2020 affecting the Twaloloka informal settlement in Walvis Bay rural constituency, Erongo region, destroying houses (shacks) leaving people homeless. The Walvis Bay Rural Constituency office has established that about 200 households/1,200 people are affected, with more than 150 houses totally destroyed.  
TC-2020-000173-DOM Tropical Cyclone Dominican Republic On 28 July, a new Tropical Cyclone named ISAIAS formed over the Atlantic Ocean, very close to the Leeward Islands (Lesser Antilles) and passed over Dominica on 29 July, with maximum sustained wind of 75 km/h (tropical storm). On 30 July, its centre was located over the Caribbean Sea, south of Puerto Rico, approximately 345 km south-east of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) and approximately 580 km south-east of Port-au-Prince (Haiti). NOAA has issued a tropical storm warning over the entire Leeward Islands, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, coastal areas of the Dominican Republic and northern Haiti. Humanitarian partners are preparing to respond to potential impacts. 
FL-2020-000172-MMR Flood Myanmar Due to heavy rain and the raising of Ayeyarwady river, villages in rural area of Amarapura are common every year. In July 2020, the Ayeyarwady River water level had been rising especially in Amarapuya township, where a broken dyke nearby Sagaing-Mandalay Highway on evening of 19th July caused a sudden rise of water level in downstream located nearby township and villages. About 200 household were immediately evacuated in downstream areas by MRCS branch RCVs, in coordination with GAD and local authorities. 
FL-2020-000171-ARM Flood Armenia  
FF-2020-000170-IDN Flash Flood Indonesia Melawi, Ketapang and Sintang, West Kalimantan: Heavy rainfall along with strong winds have caused flooding in several districts in West Kalimantan province commencing on Wednesday, 8 July 2020. By 16 July water levels had receded in two districts, Kapuas Hulu and Sanggau but three districts, including Melawi, Sintang and Ketapang, were still inundated, with water levels ranging from 200 - 700 cm. The flooding in Melawi district is due to the overflowing of Melawi and Pinoh rivers which have submerged residential areas in 9 sub-districts. Approximately 16,971 HH (65,531 People) have been affected, and 6 houses have been severely damaged. The worst flood impacts have been felt in Sayan, Tanah Pinoh, and Sokan sub-districts. North Luwu and Wajo districts, South Sulawesi: High intensity rainfall, starting in North Luwu District on 13 Jul 2020, has prompted the overflowing of three rivers, Masamba, Rongkang, and Radda causing flooding in the sub-districts of Masamba, Sabbang, Baebunta, South Baebunta, Malangke, and West Malangke. Badan Meteorologi Klimatologi dan Geofisika (BMKG; The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency) forecasted potential heavy rainfall in the region between 13-19 July 2020, especially in Masamba area, North Luwu and has warned for more flooding. This warning of potential heavy rainfall event could worsen the situation and disrupt ongoing evacuation, and search and rescue operations. 
OT-2020-000169-PHL Other Philippines A large-scale movement of people from Sabah, Malaysia to the Philippines commenced on 30 June 2020. Some 5,300 Filipinos are expected to return in groups of up to 400 people in 15-day intervals. Zamboanga City, where a PRC Chapter is also present, serves as processing area for the Returning Filipinos from Sabah. Returnees are being COVID-19 tested in Malaysia pre-departure and go into quarantine upon their arrival in the Philippines, either in Zamboanga City or in their home provinces. PRC staff and volunteers from the local chapters have access to the returnees in the quarantine facilities and are undertaking assessments. Returnees have been in detention in Sabah for 6 to 12 months pre-return. A total of 395 people arrived in the first group of returns of which 306 are from Tawi-Tawi, 35 from Sulu, 13 from Basilan, 12 from Zamboanga City, eight from Zamboanga del Norte, five from Zamboanga del Sur, four from Zamboanga Sibugay, and 12 others are from other cities and provinces while two each from General Santos City and La Union and one each from Cebu, Negros Occidental, Davao City, Bukidnon, Lanao del Sur, Bohol, Cavite and Siquijor. The first group of returnees is comprised of men, women and children and while some are in family groups, many have returned as individuals. Disaggregated data is still being collected. 
FF-2020-000168-MNG Flash Flood Mongolia Flash floods have been occurring across the country at different scales due to prolonged heavy rain fall since middle of June and continuing till date. The rainfall is averaged from 50 to 60 millimeters across the country and the highest precipitation of 85 millimeters recorded in Bulgan province on 8 July 2020. 
DR-2020-000167-MRT Drought Mauritania Mauritania is currently faced with a difficult food and nutritional situation which is like the one of 2018. According to the results of the last harmonized framework of November 2019, 609,184 persons are considered to be in severe food insecurity situation (IPC phases 3, 4) during the lean period between June and October 2020. This is the most serious situation witnessed in the country since the Harmonized Framework has been organized/held in Mauritania (2012). In proportion to its population, Mauritania will be among the most affected countries in the Sahel, with a rate of 14.7% i.e. the highest rate all over the West African Region after The Gambia.  
FL-2020-000166-BGD Flood Bangladesh With the rise of water levels in all major three river basins and the south-eastern hill regions coupled with the heavy to very heavy rainfall in the upstream Indian states and inside Bangladesh, the country is likely to witness a prolonged flood inundating low-lying areas in nearly 25 districts. The country has already witnessed a very heavy rainfall for 5-6 days this month and it may experience another round of very heavy downpour with a break of a week and it will cause the rise of water levels in the major rivers. Bangladesh witnessed the first phase of flood from 26 June to 7 July affecting around 15 districts due to onrush of upstream water and heavy downpours.According to the Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB), this second phase flood this season may continue at a stretch till the end of this month and it could prolong in the next month too on the basis of rainfall with water levels of major rivers remaining above danger marks. 
FL-2020-000165-NPL Flood Nepal Several provinces in Nepal have experienced flooding and landslides since 9 July as a result of heavy monsoon rains. As of 14 July, 46 people are known to have died with a further 63 people missing and 85 injured. More than 1,500 families are also reported to have been displaced and at least 400 houses have been completely or partially destroyed. Local and provincial governments, and District Disaster Management Committees are involved in search and rescue and are providing relief assistance. The Nepal Red Cross Society are distributing NFIs to displaced people in affected areas. Heavy rain is forecasted for the next two days with warnings for further flooding, especially in Provinces 1 and 2. 
FL-2020-000164-IND Flood India Continuous monsoon rainfall has been affecting several parts of India and Pakistan, leading to an increasing number of fatalities and damage. In India, the Ministry of Home Affairs Disaster Management Division (NDMI), reports 183 fatalities across four States (Assam, Kerala, West Bengal and Karnataka), 10 injuries in Kerala and 3 missing people in West Bengal. More than 59,000 people have been evacuated to 302 relief camps, approximately 1,400,000 people affected, and more than 9,000 houses damaged or destroyed. 
CE-2020-000162-ETH Complex Emergency Ethiopia On June 29, protests broke out in the capital city Addis Ababa and in Oromia region, after a famous Ethiopian pop star/activist was shot dead. This event has contributed in heightening ethnic tensions in the country, leading to violent protests which have caused the death of about 167 people and displacement of hundreds of families.  
FL-2020-000161-BGD Flood Bangladesh According to the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD), due to strong monsoon, steep pressure gradient lies over the North Bay of Bengal. Maritime ports have been advised to host local cautionary signal No 3. Due to its influence moderately heavy to very heavy falls are likely to occur at many places all over the country. The National Disaster Response Coordination Centre (NDRCC) of Bangladesh reports that on 5 July, more than 15 districts are affected with a case load of 356,451 households representing more than 1.5 million people in these districts. 
FL-2020-000160-JPN Flood Japan The death toll from floods and landslides caused by heavy rain in Kumamoto Prefecture, southwestern Japan, has reached 16. Authorities say 17 other people have no vital signs and 13 are missing. 
OT-2020-000159-MMR Other Myanmar A huge pile of muddy waste collapsed into an open pit at a jade mine in Hpakant area of Kachin state-Myanmar on 2 July 2020. The collapse was triggered by several days of rain that saturated the ground which caused the mudslide. 
FF-2020-000158-SRB Flash Flood Serbia As of 22nd October, the Republic of Serbia has been affected by heavy rainfalls. The most affected areas are Kolubarski, Moravicki, Raski, Zlatiborski, Rasinski, Toplicki, Jablanicki, and Pomoravski districts. 
FL-2020-000157-MYS Flood Malaysia • Since Saturday 27 June, intense rain has caused flooding in 11 districts of Sabah, affecting 152 villages and leaving 1,210 people affected. • According to Government reports as 9am today, 705 people involving 220 families were relocated in nine relief centres in the most affected districts of Tenom, Kota Belud, Papar, Beaufort and Penampang. • Floods have also been reported since 29 June in the neighbouring state of Sarawak, where heavy rain has hit remote areas in the districts of Baram, Marudi, Long Lama, Lawas and Limbang. According to Barama Peoples action committee 1,000 people in the rural Long Panai settlement are isolated. 
FF-2020-000156-UKR Flash Flood Ukraine As of 22 June, heavy rains in western Ukraine resulted in the largest flooding in the last 50 years. The western regions of Ivano-Frankivsk, Chernivtsi, Zakarpattia, Lviv and Ternopil oblasts, are the most heavily affected. Overflowing rivers have inundated settlements, breached dams and stranded villagers. Several bridges and power lines have been damaged, as have hundreds of homes. 
OT-2020-000155-IDN Other Indonesia A damaged motorboat carrying 99 migrants was identified as stranded around 4 miles from the coastline of Seunudoen, North Aceh on Wednesday, 24 June 2020. Based on a rapid assessment undertaken by Palang Merah Indonesia’s (PMI) Lhokseumawe branch, it is thought that the 99 passengers include 53 women, 18 men, 17 girls, 11 boys (including one infant). After being rescued from the boat on Lancok Coast, North Aceh District, the passengers were transferred to a transitional shelter owned by the Lhokseumawe City government, located in Punteut village, Blang Mangat Subdistrict, Lhokseumawe City. The migrants are orginally from Rakhine State, Myanmar; however, prior to their journey to Indonesia, they had been forcibly displaced and were living in the displacement camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.  
FL-2020-000154-CIV Flood Cote d'Ivoire On 17 June 2020, torrential rain over a couple of days caused flooding in the southern parts of the country, including the country’s economic capital Abidjan. Among the worst hit areas are the districts of André Château d´Eau, Abobo-Belleville and Riviera Palmeraie. As a direct consequence of these torrential rains, on 18 June, a landslide swept away about twenty houses and railway tracks in Anyama, in the northern part of Abidjan, leaving at least 13 people dead and many missing, buried under muddy rubbles. Indeed, Abidjan recorded over 260mm of rain in 48 hours On 25 June, more people died and one was declared missing from flash flooding after 240mm of rain fell in a few hours in Abidjan District. Several roads have been cut and houses damaged, cars upturned and dragged through streets and residents taking refuge on roofs or clinging to walls and trees. Firefighters responded to several calls for assistance, mostly in the suburb of Cocody which was among the worst hit areas. 
FF-2020-000153-BIH Flash Flood Bosnia-Herzegovina Heavy rainfall has caused rivers and creeks in North-eastern part of Bosnia and Herzegovina to swell and flood houses and roads. One of the most affected areas is in Tuzla Canton where traffic has been stopped on the main road connecting city of Tuzla with Sarajevo to the south and Orašje to the north while the city’s connection to the north-western town of Doboj is also impacted.  
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From: 2020/9/6  To: 2020/9/18

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.

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.

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.

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