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TC-1992-000002-USA Tropical Cyclone United States Hurricane Andrew (category 5) hit Florida and Louisiana, high winds damage or destroy over 125,000 homes. NOAA reports $26.5 billion in damages. NOAA reports 23 direct deaths (38 indirect deaths). 
TC-1992-000001-USA Tropical Cyclone United States Hurricane Iniki (category 4) hit Hawaiian island of Kauai; about $1.8 (2.4) billion damage/costs; 7 deaths. 
FR-1991-000004-MMR Fire Myanmar Meikhtila fire that destroyed 3261 houses and killed 31 people and damaged properties worth 695 million kyat on 7 April 1991. 
VO-1991-000003-PHL Volcano Philippines Mt.Pinatubo eruption 
TC-1991-000002-USA Tropical Cyclone United States Hurricane Bob (category 2) hit mainly coastal North Carolina, Long Island, and New England. NOAA reports $1.5 billion in damages. Bob was responsible for six deaths in the region, all in Connecticut. 
WF-1991-000001-USA Wild fire United States The firestorm erupted in a densely populated, exclusive neighborhood with poor vehicle access, causing an extreme amount of damage in less than a 24-hour period. The fire took hold due to very dry vegetation and was quickly whipped out of control by strong local winds.Long-term Strategic Impact: Resulted in a complete overhaul of the State of California Office of Emergency Services emergency management incident command system.Calculated Damages: 25 dead, 150 injuries, $1.7 billion economic losses including 3,354 homes and 456 apartments destroyed. 
CW-1990-000002-USA Cold Wave United States Severe freeze in the southern and central San Joaquin Valley caused more than $6 billion worth of damage to crops throughout the region.  
EQ-1990-000001-PHL Earthquake Philippines A massive earthquake struck Luzon area and Samar Provinces. The earthquake caused 1,283 death and 2,786 injured. It is reported that 1,225,248 people were affected by the earthquake. 
CW-1989-000004-USA Cold Wave United States A cold weather system at the end of the year brought significant winter weather and freezing temperatures for nearly a week and affected the Eastern part of the country.  
TC-1989-000003-THA Tropical Cyclone Thailand Typhoon gay was the tropical cyclone which caused significant damage in province Chumphon fo Thailand. The storm formed on November 1, 1989 in the southern Gulf of Thailand and it mad landfall on November 4 more than 450 people were dead.  
TC-1989-000002-USA Tropical Cyclone United States Hurricane Hugo (category 4 hurricane) devastated South and North Carolina with ~ 20-foot storm surge and severe wind damage after hitting Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands; over $9.0 (13.9) billion damage/costs (about $7.1 (10.9) billion in Carolinas); 86 deaths (57--U.S. mainland, 29--U.S. Islands). 
EQ-1989-000001-USA Earthquake United States In the Santa Cruz Mountains in the forest of Nisene Marks State Park, about 16 kilometers northeast of Santa Cruz and about 7 kilometers south of Loma Prieta Mountains, California. This major earthquake caused 63 deaths, 3,757 injuries, and an estimated $6 billion in property damage. It was the largest earthquake to occur on the San Andreas fault since the great San Francisco earthquake in April 1906. 
DR-1988-000001-USA Drought United States 1988 drought in central and eastern U.S. with very severe losses to agriculture and related industries; estimated $40.0 (61.6) billion damage/costs; estimated 5,000 to 10,000 deaths (includes heat stress-related). 
HT-1988-000001-USA Heat Wave United States 1988 drought in central and eastern U.S. with very severe losses to agriculture and related industries; estimated $40.0 (61.6) billion damage/costs; estimated 5,000 to 10,000 deaths (includes heat stress-related). 
DR-1986-000002-USA Drought United States Severe summer drought combined with very high temperatures caused extensive crop damage to much of the southeastern United States. 
AC-1986-000001-SGP Tech. Disaster Singapore The Hotel New World disaster happened on 15th March 1986 at 11.25am. The 6 level building with 1 basement carpark collapsed suddenly killing 33 people. The subsequent rescue effort saved 17 lives out of the 50 people trapped in the rubble. The immediate area of disaster was divided into 3 sectors for easy control and management of all rescue operations.The rescue operations were terminated on 21st March 1986 when all the survivors had been rescued and dead bodies removed. 
CW-1985-000007-USA Cold Wave United States A cold wave brought extreme temperatures and winter storms to much of the Eastern half of the United States in mid to late January.  
TC-1985-000006-USA Tropical Cyclone United States Hurricane Gloria struck the eastern seaboard and caused more than $11 billion worth of damage to states from North Carolina to Maine.  
TC-1985-000005-USA Tropical Cyclone United States Hurricane Elena was listed as a Category 3 hurricane as it made landfall from Florida to Louisiana causing more than $3 billion in damage. 
VO-1985-000004-COL Volcano Colombia Eruption of Mt.Ruiz 
EQ-1985-000003-MEX Earthquake Mexico A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 8.1 Richter scale hit Mexico City and other area at 7:19AM, September 19,1985. About 8800 people were killed according to EM-DAT, CRED. 
TC-1985-000002-USA Tropical Cyclone United States Hurricane Elena (category 3 hurricane) hit Florida to Louisiana; $1.3 (2.4) billion damage/costs; 4 deaths. 
TC-1985-000001-USA Tropical Cyclone United States Hurricane Juan (category 1 hurricane) hit Louisiana and Southeast U.S causing severe flooding; $1.5 (2.8) billion damage/costs; 63 deaths. 
LS-1983-000002-USA Land Slide United States Unusually late snowmelt combined with precipitation in mid to late April caused a massive landslide that dammed the Spanish Fork River and created Thistle lake. The lake flooded and destroyed the town of Thistle.  
TC-1983-000001-USA Tropical Cyclone United States Hurricane Alicia (category 3 hurricane) hit Texas causing $3.0 (5.9) billion damage/costs; 21 deaths. 
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VO-2021-000163-JPN
Volcano,Japan: An eruption was observed Wednesday at Mt. Aso in southwestern Japan, the weather agency said. The eruption occurred at 11:43 a.m. at the No. 1 Nakadake crater, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency. Mt. Aso's volcanic alert level was raised to 3 on a scale of 5, with people urged not to approach the mountain.

FL-2021-000161-IND
Flood,India: Six people have died after heavy rain triggered landslides in parts of Kerala. The IMD, meanwhile, had sounded a 'Red Alert' for at least five districts in light of the situation.

EP-2021-000160-PAK
Epidemic,Pakistan: Dengue fever is a year-round and nationwide risk in Pakistan. National Institute of Health (NIH) Islamabad reported in April 2021 that 22,938 dengue fever cases were reported in Pakistan in 2017, more than 3,200 in 2018, almost 24,547 in 2019, and 3,442 cases in 2020. 2021 also sees a rise in the cases specially in the twin cities, Rawalpindi and Islamabad.

DR-2021-000159-SYR
Drought,Syrian Arab Rep: Since January 2021, Syria has witnessed unprecedented low water levels of the Euphrates River, falling from 500m3 to 214 m3 in June, resulting in two of the most significant reservoirs in Syria having being significantly diminished and 54 out of 73 water stations severely impacted (OCHA, 2021)1 in Aleppo, Deir-ez-Zor, Al-Hasakeh and Ar-Raqqa governorates. Low levels of water in reservoirs resulted in reduced energy production capacity causing power black outs across the north-eastern Syria, with only 1-2 hours of electricity in some locations and up to three million people have been affected by reduced electricity generation and availability. Compounded by ongoing fuel shortages, water pumping stations have limited functionality, affecting safe access to and availability of drinking water of the population in north-eastern Syria.

FL-2021-000158-PHL
Flood,Philippines: A tropical storm has set off landslides and flash floods as it barreled over the tip of the northern Philippines, leaving at least 11 people dead and seven missing.