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EQ-2017-000167-KOR Earthquake Korea Republic The 5.4 magnitude tremor hit the south-eastern port city of Pohang in the afternoon, and dozens of aftershocks have occurred since. It has left at least 57 people injured and more than 1,500 homeless. 
FL-2017-000166-MYS Flood Malaysia Heavy rain has been affecting Malaysia over the past few days, causing floods and landslides. According to media, as of 6 November at 6.00 UTC, at least seven people have been killed in the state of Penang (north-western Malaysia) and 5 500 have been evacuated from the states of Penang and Kedah. 
EQ-2017-000165-IRN Earthquake Iran, Islamic Republic At 21:18 local time (18:18 UTC) northwest Iraq/northern Iran experienced an earthquake in the magnitude of approximately 7.2 - 7.5, according to European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC). The epicenter of this earthquake is located 32kms from the city of Halabja. The earthquake was felt across Iraq, including in the cities of Baghdad, Erbil, Sulaymaniyah, Kirkuk and Basra. 
EQ-2017-000165-IRQ Earthquake Iraq On 12 November 2017 at 21:18 local time (18:18 UTC) northeast Iraq experienced an earthquake in the magnitude of 7.3 on the Richter scale, according to United States Geological Survey (USGS). There have been nine reported fatalities and over 550 people injured in Iraq. 
FL-2017-000164-COL Flood Colombia Approximately 5,820 people (1,164 families) from the municipal capital and the rural area of the municipality of Timbiquí (Cauca), were affected due to the overflow of three rivers (Timbiquí, Bubuey and Saija) and two streams (Chete and Coteje), as a consequence of the strong heavy rains that occurred between October 25 and 26. 
OT-2017-000163-TGO Other Togo Since 19 August 2017, fresh protests have been taking place. While further protests were planned, and tensions was rising, the arrest of an influential Imam preacher by the security forces in the city of Sokodé on 16 October provoked anger from the local population, especially young people. This event marked the beginning of a resurgence of violence that quickly began to be heard in all the important districts of Sokodé and the surrounding villages. Apart from the damaged public and private buildings, security forces actions caused severe trauma among the population. It is estimated that 2 million people have been affected by the civil unrest. More than 1500 persons fled into the bush and the nearest villages. Seven people are reported to have died as a result of the violence. Several villages saw their population double, triple or quadruple within 24 hours.  
EP-2017-000162-BFA Epidemic Burkina Faso The incidence of dengue fever in Burkina Faso continues to increase exponentially, particularly in the Central Region of the country, around the capital city, Ougadougou. During week 43 (week ending 29 October 2017), a total of 2,566 new suspected cases and two deaths (case fatality rate 0.1%) were reported in the country, compared with 2,232 cases with two deaths reported in week 42. Fifty-five percent (1,417) of the new suspected cases and the two deaths were from the Central Region, with an attack rate of 52 cases per 100,000 population. 
FL-2017-000161-GTM Flood Guatemala Continuous rains have fallen in the department of Alta Verapaz for the entire month of October 2017, affecting 62 rural and urban communities in 8 municipalities due to increased water levels and the overflow of the Cahabón, Chixoy, Icbolay and Polochic Rivers. On 5 October, the National Disaster Reduction Centre (CONRED for its acronym in Spanish) activated the departmental operations centre and declared a red alert throughout the department of Alta Verapaz. The heavy rains that continue to pound the area are compounded by the presence of an easterly wave, the arrival of Tropical Storm Selma, increased humidity saturation levels and swollen rivers that threaten to impact further already flooded areas.  
FL-2017-000160-HND Flood Honduras The weather system brought heavy rainfall, which caused rivers and gorges to flood. As of 29 October 2017, a red alert was in effect for the departments Gracias a Dios, Yoro, Islas de la Bahía, Cortés, Atlántida and Colón, while a yellow alert was in place for departments Olancho, Santa Bárbara and Francisco Morazán and a green alert for the departments of Copán, Comayagua, La Paz, Valle, Choluteca, Lempira, Ocotepeque, Intibucá and El Paraíso 
TC-2017-000159-VNM Tropical Cyclone Viet Nam As of 5 November, Typhoon Damrey caused 29 deaths, destroyed 600 houses and damaged nearly 40,000 houses after hitting 10 provinces and the city of Danang on 4 November. National authorities have instructed all central and provincial agencies to scale up search and rescue and relief operations and to quickly restore damaged infrastructures. NGO partners with operations in the affected areas, including Save the Children and World Vision, have mobilized local staff and resources to support provincial authorities. No international assistance has been requested. 
EP-2017-000158-PNG Epidemic Papua New Guinea On 23 August 2017, the first case of measles was reported in the Vanimo Green District (VGD) of West Sepik Province in North-West Papua New Guinea (PNG), near the border with Indonesia. As of 31 October, 57 cases have been reported, with eight having been confirmed by laboratory tests, and two deaths. A measles outbreak has been ongoing in areas of neighbouring Indonesia directly beside the Vanimo Green District. The high mobility of people along this border may have resulted in measles being brought over to PNG, including new cases. The vaccination coverage rates on the Indonesia border side are low. The government is putting in place vaccination at the official border crossing; however, there are also other border sites where the spread of measles can occur.  
EP-2017-000157-UGA Epidemic Uganda The Ugandan Ministry of Health officially declared an outbreak of Marburg Viral Disease (MVD) in Kween and Kampchorwa districts in the North Eastern part of the country on 19 October 2017 after laboratory diagnosis and confirmation of a positive case of MVD by PCR at the Uganda Virus Research Institute. As of 28 October 2017, a total of 6 cases; composed of 2 confirmed, 1 probable & 3 suspected cases; which had epidemiological links to the confirmed case. A cumulative total of 3 deaths from suspect, probable and confirmed cases have so far been recorded.  
FL-2017-000155-VNM Flood Viet Nam Many South Central provinces flooded deeply in the flood The rise of rivers has drowned many roads, isolating some residential areas in Phu Yen, Khanh Hoa, Binh Dinh, Quang Ngai. The provinces of the South are busy coping with tropical low pressure On November 1, the tropical low pressure caused the long-lasting rain causing the Ky Lo River in Dong Xuan District ( Phu Yen ) to rise as the La Hai Bridge flooded more than 1.5 meters; As for the Cay Sung River bridge in Xuan Son Bac commune, the flood waters are over 2 m. Two villages of Xuan My and Lac Chi communes of Hoa My Dong commune, Tay Hoa district were flooded. Many parts of the district are isolated. The rails in Xuan Quang Bac commune were lashed up over 20 m, causing the North-South trains to pause. SE8 train route Ho Chi Minh City - Hanoi forced to stop at Tuy Hoa station waiting to overcome the problem.  
EP-2017-000154-SSD Epidemic South Sudan A deadly tropical disease, kala-azar has killed at least 52 people and sickened 2,447 in South Sudan as of October 2017, according to health partners who warn that many more were likely to be infected.  
TC-2017-000153-JPN Tropical Cyclone Japan A typhoon roared towards Japan's main island on election day on Sunday, killing at least two people, prompting a warning for tens of thousands to evacuate and the cancellation of hundreds of flights. 
FF-2017-000152-VNM Flash Flood Viet Nam Heavy downpours and flooding caused by a tropical depression over the past few days have wreaked havoc in central and northern localities, claiming the lives of at least 20 people. Five were injured and at least 12 others are missing, according to the National Committee for Search and Rescue. 
FL-2017-000151-CRI Flood Costa Rica From 21 September to 6 October 2017, a Zone of Intertropical Convergence (ZCI), characterized by the entry of humidity from the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, Tropical Wave No. 42 and the formation of formation of Tropical Wave No.16, which developed into Tropical Storm Nate on 5 October 2017, affected Costa Rica, causing intense rainfall and flooding. The following areas were affected by the flooding: Guanacaste, the Central Region and the South Pacific Region. 
FF-2017-000150-AFG Flash Flood Afghanistan Heavy rain has been affecting Afghanistan over the past few days, causing flash floods. According to local media, as of 18 July at 7.00 UTC, at least 16 people have been killed, 19 people have been injured and up to 250 houses have been destroyed in the districts of Nusay, Shekay and Kuf Ab districts (province of Badakhshan). 
FL-2017-000149-TGO Flood Togo Since July, 2017, Togo has been affected by heavy torrential rains. The reservoir of the Nangbéto Dam has exceeded its capacity since 6th of August, resulting in flooding in several villages located at the downstream of the river. As of 6th of October, around 30 villages are at a risk of flooding. Over 12,000 people are likely to be affected.  
TC-2017-000148-NIC Tropical Cyclone Nicaragua On 4 October 2017, the National System for Disaster Prevention, Mitigation and Response (SINAPRED) warned of the formation of the Tropical Depression 16 in the Nicaraguan Caribbean coast. The impact is anticipated ion Thursday, 5 October 2017. 
OT-2017-000147-BGD Other Bangladesh Violence in Rakhine State (Myanmar) which began on 25 August 2017 has driven an estimated 436,000 Rohingyas across the border into Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. The speed and scale of the influx has resulted in a critical humanitarian emergency. The people who have arrived in Bangladesh since 25 August came with very few possessions. They have used the majority of their savings on transportation and shelter construction, often with no more than bamboo and thin plastic. Newly arrived Rohingya are now reliant on humanitarian assistance for food, and other life-saving needs. Basic services that were available prior to the influx are now under severe strain due to the massive increase in people in the area. In some of the sites that have spontaneously emerged, there is no access to water and sanitation facilities, raising the risks of an outbreak of disease. The Rohingya population in Cox's Bazar is highly vulnerable, having fled conflict and experienced severe trauma, and are now living in extremely difficult conditions. 
FL-2017-000146-LBR Flood Liberia Three (3) days of incessant torrential rains from the 14-16 September has left 42 communities inundated with water in Lower Margibi and Montserrado Counties of Liberia. Liberia is amongst the world most wettest Country and has a record number of floods in the last ten years. Once again, the Du River joining the Atlantic Ocean in Lower Margibi overflowed its banks thereby leaving vulnerable people in their communities at risk. The main road to International Airport was rendered impassable due to the flood waters, heavily constraining vehicle traffic and those travelling by air as road traffic have to find alternative routes.  
OT-2017-000145-KEN Other Kenya Election Preparedness. Kenya has national election on August 8th. The presidential election was nullified by the Kenya High Court. New presidential elections are planned for October 26th, 2017. Pre and post violence is expected. 
EP-2017-000144-MDG Epidemic Madagascar On 13 September 2017, the WHO was notified of an outbreak of pulmonary plague in Madagascar. The outbreak was detected on 11 September 2017. As of 14 September 2017, a total of 28 cases, including five deaths (case fatality rate 17.8%) have been reported since the initial case was detected on 27 August 2017. Two cases have been confirmed by rapid diagnostic test (RDT) at the Institut Pasteur de Madagascar (IPM). Thus far the outbreak is localized in Tamatave and Faratsiho in Vakinankaratra Region (100km southwest of Antananarivo).  
ST-2017-000143-RWA SEVERE LOCAL STORM Rwanda On 17thSeptember 2017, at around 15:30 local time, the districts of Rusizi, Nyamasheke, Huye and Bugesera, Gicumbi, Ngoma, Kirehe, Rubavu and Nyabihu experienced heavy rainfall associated with heavy storms, which resulted in destruction of houses and community farm lands. The affected areas are mostly in five districts; two located in western province (Rusizi and Nyamasheke), two located in Eastern province (Ngoma and Bugesera), and one in the Southern Province (Huye).  
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From: 2017/11/12  To: 2017/11/25

EQ-2017-000167-KOR
Earthquake,Korea Republic: The 5.4 magnitude tremor hit the south-eastern port city of Pohang in the afternoon, and dozens of aftershocks have occurred since. It has left at least 57 people injured and more than 1,500 homeless.

EQ-2017-000165-IRQ
Earthquake,Iraq: On 12 November 2017 at 21:18 local time (18:18 UTC) northeast Iraq experienced an earthquake in the magnitude of 7.3 on the Richter scale, according to United States Geological Survey (USGS). There have been nine reported fatalities and over 550 people injured in Iraq.

EQ-2017-000165-IRN
Earthquake,Iran, Islamic Republic: At 21:18 local time (18:18 UTC) northwest Iraq/northern Iran experienced an earthquake in the magnitude of approximately 7.2 - 7.5, according to European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC). The epicenter of this earthquake is located 32kms from the city of Halabja. The earthquake was felt across Iraq, including in the cities of Baghdad, Erbil, Sulaymaniyah, Kirkuk and Basra.

TC-2016-000106-LCA
Tropical Cyclone,Saint Lucia: Hurricane Matthew rapidly gained power Friday, escalating to a powerful Category 4 storm as it moved over the open Caribbean south of Jamaica, US forecasters said. Packing wind speeds of 140 miles (220 kilometers) per hour, the storm moved in a western direction about 465 miles southeast of Jamaica. A hurricane watch was issued for Jamaica due to the approaching storm, and forecasters warned of tropical storm conditions for Haiti and Cuba in the next two days.