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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”. 
EQ-2020-000188-DZA Earthquake Algeria A magnitude 4.9 earthquake hit eastern Algeria on Friday August 07, 07:15 am. The quake, which was followed by a 4.5 aftershock, hit Mila province some 350 km (215 miles) east of the capital Algiers. houses and severe damages to many others, pushing residents to flee in panic to the streets. The earthquake has left severe damages on the structures and infra-structures in different areas of Mila.  
FL-2020-000187-KOR Flood Korea Republic At least 15 people have died and more than 1,500 have been forced from their homes after torrential rain triggered floods and landslides in South Korea. Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun called for two areas to be declared disaster zones after 42 consecutive days of rain - the country's longest monsoon in seven years. 
EQ-2020-000186-PHL Earthquake Philippines A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck the province of Masbate in the Bicol Region at 8.03 a.m. local time on 18 August. Tectonic in origin, the tremor was felt in the entire Bicol region and in several provinces in the Visayas. The epicenter was located five kilometers southwest of Cataingan town at a depth of 21 kilometres (revised from initial 1 kilometre) and was followed by over 50 shallower aftershocks with a maximum of 4.2-magnitude. Initial government reports indicate one fatality and 25 injured, though numbers are still expected to increase. 
FL-2020-000185-PAK Flood Pakistan Heavy rainfall started in Sindh and Baluchistan from the 6th August and continued till the 7th August 2020 with intermissions. Continuous rain over a period of 24 hours cause massive flooding in Karachi, Hyderabad, Shaheed Benazirabad and Dadu. However, Tehsil Johi of District Dadu is the area which is greatly affected by flash floods. It has been reported that floods damaged not only the houses but also destroyed crops in Johi Tehsil. Government of Sindh already declared 80 villages of District Dadu as “Calamity Affected Areas’’. The floods also hit different parts of Baluchistan including Kacchi, Sibbi, Harnai, Naseerabad, Jafferabad and Jhal Magsi. 
WF-2020-000184-USA Wild fire United States The wildfires come as California battles what some experts are calling historic weather conditions. Nearly 45 million people across the West are under an excessive heat warning or heat advisory Wednesday. High temperatures, gusty winds and low humidity are forecast, conditions that will likely contribute to a significant spread of both new and existing wildfires. 
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Tropical Cyclone,Somalia: Tropical Cyclone Gati made landfall in Somalia on 22 November, primarily impacting 13 villages in Iskushuban district, Bari region, Puntland State. Initial reports indicate that eight people have been killed and 70,000 affected, while property and infrastructure has been damaged. In Xaafuun and Hurdiya villages, 15,000 people have been displaced.