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  • ED-20170426-57998-USA - Environment Pollution - USA - North-America
    A Houston-based pipeline company is cleaning up a nearly 19,000 gallon oil spill in northwest Oklahoma that threatened a local water supply. Crews from Plains All American Pipeline were at the site Tuesday in Loyal, about 60 miles (97 kilometers) northwest of Oklahoma City. The leak was reported Friday, but it's unclear when it started. The Oklahoma Corporation Commission and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are monitoring the cleanup. Corporation spokesman Matt Skinner says roughly 70 acres of farmland are affected and that the spill reached a small creek, but he says it was contained ...
  • EH-20170426-57997-LBR - Epidemic Hazard - Liberia - Africa
    The Liberia National Police dispatched officers, with megaphones, in a bid to connect with other persons who may have consumed food at the repass. Police in Liberia is investigating the mysterious deaths of nine people. The individuals died after a repass, following a 2-night wake in Sinoe County in the southeastern region of the country. According to GNN Liberia, among the deceased are five females and four males. Reportedly, specimens from the nine have been taken for testing to establish the actual cause of death. The strange incident is said to have caused panic among residents of Sinoe, ...
  • ED-20170426-57996-LUX - Environment Pollution - Luxembourg - Europe
    Trace amounts of radioactive Iodine-131 have been detected in the ground-level atmosphere in Luxembourg since beginning of 2017, but the source has not been found. Responding to a parliamentary question, health minister Lydia Mutsch said that a Luxembourg station had sporadically detected traces of Iodine-131 since the start of 2017. She said: "The quantities measured were extremely low, close to the threshold for detection." Iodine-131 is a radioisotope of iodine, which is present in nuclear fission products and in high doses can cause mutation and death in cells that it penetrates. ...
  • VI-20170426-57995-IND - Vehicle Accident - India - Asia
    Two people were killed today when a small training aircraft crashed into a river near Gondia in Maharashtra. The instructor and the trainee pilot of the aircraft DA42 were killed in the crash that happened in the morning, sources said. Specific details about the plane could not be immediately ascertained. The plane was on a training sortie for the National Flying Training Institute, Gondia, and it lost contact with the Mumbai Air Traffic Controller (ATC) at around 0940 hours, sources said. Senior trainer Rajan Gupta and student Shivani were in the plane and there were no survivors, sources ...
  • ED-20170426-57994-USA - Environment Pollution - USA - North-America
    A 1,050-gallon oil pipeline spill in western North Dakota polluted a tributary of the Little Missouri River but was prevented from flowing into the larger waterway by its fast-moving current, a state Health Department official said Tuesday. An estimated 756 gallons of oil and 294 gallons of saltwater, a drilling byproduct, leaked from a pipeline in Bowman County operated by Oklahoma City-based Continental Resources. The spill was discovered Saturday about 5 miles southwest of Marmarth, and more than three-fourths of the mess had been cleaned up as of Sunday. Health Department environmental ...
  • BH-20170426-57993-USA - Biological Hazard - USA - North-America
    Police in Whitfield County are warning residents about rabies. Rabies is a deadly virus that can spread to human through the saliva of infected animals. According to their Facebook page, Cohutta Police say they were dispatched to Wolfe Street at the intersection of Mount Olivet Road, which is near an elementary school. Once on the scene police and the Whitfield County Rabies Control Unit decided to euthanize the fox. The animal was sent to the U.S Department of Agriculture, who yesterday, confirmed the fox was infected with the deadly virus. Today, the Centers for Disease Control will receive ...
  • VI-20170426-57992-IND - Vehicle Accident - India - Asia
    Three persons died and around 70 others were missing when a portion of a jetty in the Hooghly river gave way on Wednesday under the impact of high tide at a place in Bhadreswar. Superintendent of police Sukesh Jain said locals who swung into action in small boats traced 18 of the missing persons. After they were taken to Chandannagar sub divisional hospital, three of them including two women, were declared "brought dead." The accident occurred when the passengers bound for Shyamnagar in North 24 Parganas district were waiting at the 150-feet high bamboo jetty at Telinipara for boarding a ...
  • VI-20170426-57991-USA - Vehicle Accident - USA - North-America
    One person was killed and 10 others were injured in a crash involving two big rigs on the 5 Freeway Tuesday morning in the Griffith Park area, prompting a full closure of all lanes in both directions. The eight-vehicle collision occurred shortly before 11 a.m. on the freeway near Los Feliz Boulevard, generating a dramatic fire and a response from the California Highway Patrol and Los Angeles Fire Department. The bulk of the flames were extinguished by 11:30 a.m. CHP said a preliminary investigation indicated that the semitruck driver lost control of the vehicle and that it traveled west ...
  • VI-20170426-57990-USA - Vehicle Accident - USA - North-America
    Six Grand Rapids school students suffered minor injuries this morning after their school bus was involved in crash. The incident happened around 8 a.m. at the intersection of Griggs Avenue SE and Division Avenue involving the bus and a car, according to Grand Rapids Public Schools spokesman John Helmholdt. The students, aged 6-11 years old en route to Brookside Elementary School and Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Academy, were taken to an area hospital for treatment. Some suffered various injuries, including bruises, a bloody lip and a loose tooth, Helmholdt said. There were a total of 55 ...

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  • Kenya: East Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
    GLIDE number: IN-2017-000041-KEN
    Disaster type: Insect Infestation
    Affected countries: Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda

    As millions of east African farmers seek to recover from a devastating drought, they face a new threat – the fall armyworm. The pest has been recently detected in Kenya and is suspected to have entered the country from Uganda. It is also known to be present in Burundi, Ethiopia and Rwanda. The fall armyworm was first reported in western Kenya by farmers in March 2017, and immediately confirmed by the Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service and Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organisation. The initial counties infested were Busia, TransNzoia, Bungoma, Uasin Gishu and Nandi. (FAO, 25 Apr 2017)


    Date: 25 Apr 2017
    Status: Alert
  • Rwanda: Rwanda: Severe Local Storm - Apr 2017
    GLIDE number: ST-2017-000035-RWA
    Disaster type: Severe Local Storm
    Affected countries: Rwanda

    On 1st April 2017 at 3:00 pm, Gatsibo district located in the Eastern Province of Rwanda experienced heavy rainfall associated with heavy storms which, resulted in destruction of houses and community farm lands in Kiramuruzi Sector Nyabisindu Cell. The affected area is located 36 kilometers from Gatsibo District, 40 kilometers from the Eastern Province office and 70 kilometers from the City of Kigali.

    According to preliminary assessment conducted by Rwanda Red Cross staff and volunteers, an estimated 675 people (135 households) have been affected by heavy wind and storms that caused four people to be injured. The affected families are currently accommodated in the nearby communities after their houses were damaged and household materials and shelters destroyed. The affected population were left without basic needs such as food and cloth. Household beddings were also destroyed, creating the need for distribution of blankets, sleeping mats and other Non Food items (NFIs). It has been reported that an estimated 14 hectares of mixed crops were destroyed. As a result, a lack of access to foodstuffs presents a situation that may result in short term food insecurity, especially for children under-five, lactating mothers and elderly people. Other damaged infrastructure includes, latrines and other sanitation facilities. This will increase the risk of diseases outbreak, particularly during the current rainfall season. (IFRC, 12 Apr 2017)


    Date: 01 Apr 2017
    Status: Ongoing
  • Colombia: Colombia: Mudslides - Mar 2017
    GLIDE number: MS-2017-000033-COL
    Disaster type: Flood, Mud Slide
    Affected countries: Colombia

    On the night of 31 March 2017, increased rainfall caused the Mocoa, Sangoyaco and Mulata Rivers to overflow, which in turn generated a mudslide in the municipality of Mocoa, capital of the department of Putumayo. UNGRD reported that the affected area received 33 per cent of its monthly total of rainfall (130 mm of the 400-mm monthly average) on the night of the disaster. Per reports, 273 people perished and 262 are injured; injured residents have been treated, and the most serious cases have been transferred to medical centres in Neiva, Popayan and Bogota. There have been 399 Restoration of Family Links (RFL) requests, 25 homes have been destroyed and more than 300 families have been affected. According to the latest official report from the UNGRD-coordinated national crisis room, 17 neighbourhoods were affected (29 blocks), with the greatest devastation seen in the districts of San Fernando, San Miguel, Independencia, Chaparros, San Agustín, Naranjito, Pablo VI, Avenida 17 de Julio, Miraflores and Progreso; the hospital network has collapsed, and 85 per cent of the department was left without electricity, which has since been partially restored. Three aqueducts and the sewage system are affected, 10 roads are damaged, 2 bridges collapsed and 5 are being rehabilitated...Following an extraordinary meeting of the Cabinet at Nariño House, the Colombian government has assessed the catastrophe and the need to provide humanitarian assistance to the affected people and infrastructure investments to rebuild Mocoa and decided to declare an economic and social emergency. (IFRC, 7 Apr 2017)

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    Date: 31 Mar 2017
    Status: Ongoing

7.9M Earthquake in Nepal

 


UPDATE 12 MAY (OSOCC Assessment Cell)

A 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal 12 May, 12:50am local time. The epicentre was located 76km northeast of Kathmandu, in Dolakha district. The earthquake was felt as far as New Dehli, India and Dhaka, Bangladesh (USGS 12/05/2015) The earthquake was followed by several aftershocks; the largest one with a magnitude of 6.3 (GDACS 12/05/2015). 

The initial 7.8 magnitude earthquake on 25 April had an epicentre in Lamjung district, 77km west of Kathmandu. The depth of the 12 May earthquake was 15km. (USGS 12/05/2015) 

According to the Government, 31 out of Nepal’s 75 districts have been affected by the 12 May earthquake (BBC 12/05/2015). Sindhupalchok district, the worst-affected district by the initial earthquake, is expected to be further severely affected, as is Dolakha. Reports are also coming in of injured people and damaged buildings in Sindhuli, Gorkha, Ramechhap, Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Lalitpur (Government 12/05/2015). 

As of 12 May 19:00 local time, 57 dead and 1361 injured people have been reported (MNMCC). At 16:00pm local time, 4 people have been reported dead in Chautara, the district municipality of Sindhupalchok. Buildings have been reported damaged in Chautara. Humanitarian agencies are present in Chautara, where a humanitarian hub was established following the initial earthquake. At least 12 people hav been injured in three major landslides in Sindhupalchok (The Hindu 12/05/2015).

Priorities for humanitarian intervention
- Information 
- Search and Rescue. More than 35 national search and rescue team have been deployed. In the Chautara city area Nepal Army, AFP and Police having been assisting in search and rescue efforts. A team of six USAR personnel (MSB) have also undertaken assessments in the immediate vicinity (UNDAC 12/05/2015). US is conducting Search and Rescue in Charikot.
- Access to cut off areas 
- Shelter: tents, tarpaulins 
- Food delivery for newly displaced people 

Weather forecast
The weather before the new earthquake and in the following days is of concern. On 10 May, heavy rain and hail caused significant flooding in and around Chautara, affecting people who lost their homes living in tents (OCHA 11/05/2015). Weather conditions are also aggravating the landslide situation. Reports about new landslides above Namche have already been received (Doctors for Nepal 12/05/2015). People are reportedly trapped in Tatopani, due to landslides (UNDAC 12/05/2014).

Operational Constrains

- It has been reported that the main road from Chautara to Kathmandu has reportedly been closed due to the risk of landslides however people have made the journey from Chautara to Kathmandu using this road since the earthquake.
- Several major landslides have been reported in Sindhupalchok and Dholaka (CNN 12/05/2015, Local sources). Also in Sanjat district landslides have been reported (local sources 12/05/2015).
- Reports of several roads being blocked by landslides.
- The earthquake is expected to further limit access to remote areas.
- Nepal Police is recommending the use of SMS as phone lines are overwhelmed (Nepal Police 12/05/2015).
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FMTs that have not yet arrived in Kathmandu are advised to stand down.

The International USAR assistance phase has ended as of Sunday, 3 May 1200hrs, issued by MoHA.

The RDC has closed as of 11:00 on 7 May.

Please find here the UNDAC Contact List:https://app.humanitarian.id/#/list/hrinfo:85?protectedBundles=UNDAC

Kathmandu Airport status:http://www.tiairport.com.np/ Status:
- The Kathmandu international airport closed immediately following the earthquake, however the airport is now operational (The Hindu 12/05/2015).
- In bound rate has slowed. Slot allocation cut by 50 per cent to allow SAR and Medevac flights. (DHL)

Please see HumanitarianResponsehttps://www.humanitarianresponse.info/en/operations/nepal/assessment-working-group: for situational updates from ACAPS and OSOCC amongst other.


ACAPS Briefing Note 25 Apr
USAID Fact Sheet #1 25 Apr
USAID Fact Sheet No. 2
SitRep No. 12, 08 May
CFE-DMHA Disaster Information Report #17
SitRep No. 13, 11 May

Situation reports
CASS 24hrs Situation Analysis 25 Apr
SitRep No1- 25April2015
SitRep No2- 26April2015
Sphere India SitRep 3- 26April
SitRep No3- 26April2015
European Commission SitRep No.1 25-26 April
48hrs Situation Analysis CASS 27 Apr
SitRep No.4 - 27 April
ACAPS Briefing note #2 27 Apr
SitRep No.5- 28 April
SitRep No.6- 29 April
USAID Fact Sheet #4 29 Apr
ECHO Crisis Flash No 4
USAID Fact Sheet #3 29 Apr
USAID Nepal Earthquake Map, 29 April
ACAPS Briefing Note #4 30 Apr
CFE-DMHA Info Report 29 Apr
SitRep No.7 30 Apr
CFE-DMHA Disaster Info Report #6 30 Apr
ECHO Civil Protection Message #2, 1 May
SitRep No 8-1 May
SitRep #9 02 May
MNMCC report 30 Apr
HuMOCC Meeting - 3 May 2015.pdf
UN-CMCoord Presentation- MNMCC- 4 May 2015.pdf
USAID Factsheet No.7 03 May
ECHO Crisis Flash No.9 03 May
OCHA SitRep 10
JTF 505 Nepal Earthquake INFOSUM, 4 May
CFE-DMHA Disaster Information Report #11, 5 May
SitRep, 5 May, ACAPS-OSOCC
OCHA SitRep 11, 6 May
USAID-DCHA Nepal Earthquake Fact Sheet #9, 6 May
Nepal_FMDA_070515, 7 May
FMT Snapshot 30 April
MNMCC Update 10 May 2015.pdf
CFE-DMHA Disaster Information Report #15
150510_U_CDIR_NepalEarthquake.pdf
OCHA Flash Update on Nepal Earthquake, 12 May 2015
OSOCC Situation Analysis, 12 May
CFE-DMHA Disaster Information Report #18
CFE-DMHA Disaster Information Report #10 04 May 
SitRep No. 11 supplement 06 May 
Maps
EC Map 25-26 Apr
Nepal EQ Severity Index Version 2, 27 April
USAID Fact Sheet Map 27 Apr
USAR Snapshot, as of 1 May
Kathmandu, Pokhara, Bharatpur and Bidur Reference Maps 
Map of the damaged building in Kirtipur 
Statistics
Foreign Military and Civil Protection Status caa 060515 0800hrs.pdf
Lessons Learned
ACAPS Lessons Learned Nepal Response 26 Apr
Meeting Reports
HuMOCC Meeting - 5 May 2015.pdf
HuMOCC Meeting Minutes (9-10 May).pdf
Other
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Ebola response

Situation overview (last update: 8-October-2014 21:43 by Francesco Frezzetti (UNOCHA))

GENERAL:

An Ebola outbreak has hit 5 countries in the West African Region, severely affecting three countries in particular: Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia. Liberia is, so far, the most affected of the three. 
5 Oct: Regional cases/deaths: 8033/3879; HCW Cases/Deaths: 401/232. (WHO, 8 Oct)

Media Sources Report that 8 of the healthcare workers that have been kidnapped have been found dead (huffington post)

Media sources report of another attack to a Red Cross burial team in Guinea.

A study reports that the mortality rate of Ebola in this outbreak is closer to 70%, differently from previous estimates that reported it to be about 55% (Lancet)

New quarantine restrictions have commenced around the country. Port Loko, Bombali and Moyamba Districts are under immediate isolation (internationalSOS)

A case has been confirmed in the U.S. and one in Spain (various media sources)

6 Oct: After the case of the French HCW, another MSF worker, this time Norwegian, resulted infected by Ebola (InternationalSOS)

7 Oct: A case of Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever has been confirmed in Uganda. Marburg virus is similar to Ebola, but the two situations are not related (InterationalSOS)

Children whose parents died from Ebola, but that were spared by the disease, face a huge stigma because of the fear of contagion. This leaves them exposed to hunger and other diseases (AFP).

Large number of burial teams have gone on strike in Sierra Leone resulting in bodies being left on the streets of Freetown and West Point and increasing risk of infection. Action could increase risk of Liberian burial teams taking same action (MoH Sierra Leone)

LIBERIA:
Government of Liberia requested international assistance in order to stop the outbreak of Ebola that is spreading in the country.

4 Oct: Cases/Death: 3921/2199; HCW cases/deaths: 190/92; Case-Fatality Rate: 62.7% (MoH)

All 15 counties of Liberia are reported to be affected from Ebola (WHO)

Disruption in the healthcare system is making it impossible for children, pregnant women and persons with chronic and acute diseases to receive adequate health services.
A breakdown in vaccinations in causing many children to suffer and die of measles or other preventable diseases. (UNICEF)

Almost all country borders of the most affected countries are closed and only the frontier between Mali and Guinea remains open for trade. This, added to the curfews is having a significant impact on the economies of the affected countries. 

The main ports of the region, especially the ones in the capitals, Freetown, Conakry and Monrovia, are imposing restrictions.

The need for safe burial teams is very high, and the actual burial-teams are overstretched and stressed, because of the high risk given by handling people who died of ebola (IRIN)

28 Sep: Liberia's chief medical authority has placed herself in quarantine following the Ebola death of her deputy (AFP)

8 Sep: It is clear from field reports and first responders that EVD cases are being under-reported from several key locations, and laboratory data that have not yet been integrated into official estimates indicate an increase in the number of new cases in Liberia (WHO)

RESPONSE:
10 Sep: OCHA, in consultation with the UN Special Representative of the Secretary General for the Ebola response as well as the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Liberia, has decided to deploy an UNDAC team in order to support the Government in the relief efforts, and to coordinate the humanitarian actors on the ground and the inter-cluster mechanism.

The UNDAC team, together with the support teams from IHP and MapAction, arrived in Monrovia the 18th Sep.

Health Cluster Lead is WHO and the Logistics Cluster Lead is WFP. MSF is strongly present on the field ensuring, in its centres, treatment to large numbers of ebola-infected patients.

International Medial Corps deployed on the field in partnership with Plan, and established a treatment unit in Bong county. This ETC started to receive patient the 15 Sep.

Other actual Treating Units:
Foya, Lofa county: Borma Hospital Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU) run by MSF: 40 beds capacity - expansion to 80 ongoing.
Monrovia, Montserrado county: Elwa ETU run by MSF: 120 beds capacity - expansion to 300 ongoing
West Point, Montserrado county: West Point holding unit has been established (InternationalSOS)

There a plans to open a new US CDC- supported laboratory to build diagnostic capabilities. Across the nation, 17 new treatment centres are either planned or under construction, with extensive support from the US military (InternationalSOS)

Cuba and China will send healthcare workers more and support staff to the region (Cubanews)

2000 German volunteers from the German Red Cross (DRK) and the Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW), will be deployed to set up and run a mobile hospital in Liberia with 300 beds (Deutsche Welle)

UNMEER arrived to Ghana the 28 September and started operations (Government of Ghana)

8 Oct: ChildFund International have opened an Interim Care Centre in Monrovia to house and care for children orphaned by Ebola. The centre has 20 beds and will monitor children during the 21-day quarantine period. Survivors of Ebola will work alongside medical staff to provide support and protection (InternationalSOS)

Please find attached a contact list, useful weblinks, situation reports and further readings.



Contact List
MapAction Cumulative Cases/Pop Density, 23-30 Sep
OCHA Regional Office for West and Central Africa 
Humanitarian Response - West and Central Africa 
InternationalSOS Ebola Situation Update 
Situation reports
WFP Situation Update 30 Sep
LOG Cluster Sitrep 3 Oct
MoHSW Liberia Sitrep 142, 4 Oct
WHO Sitrep, 8 Oct
Background information
Food and Agriculture Org Regional Response Plan EVO
Further reading
FMT International Medical Response
Ebola Outbreak Overview of Needs and Requirements
Maps
Ebola Infection Map
MapAction Planned Ebola Treatment Centers 3 Oct
MapAction 3W Map, 5 Oct
MapAction ETU Map, 7 Oct

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Tropical Cyclone Haiyan (Philippines)

Baseline information
Country information (last update: 16-Nov-2013 12:57 by ERCC, OCHA-Geneva)
Country name: The Republic of the Philippines
Zime zone: UTC+8
Population: 96.71 million (2012, World Bank)
Capital: Manila
Administrative division: The Philippines is divided into three island groups: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. As of March 2010, these were...

 

Baseline information
Country information (last update: 16-Nov-2013 12:57 by ERCC, OCHA-Geneva)
Country name: The Republic of the Philippines
Zime zone: UTC+8
Population: 96.71 million (2012, World Bank)
Capital: Manila
Administrative division: The Philippines is divided into three island groups: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. As of March 2010, these were divided into 17 regions, 80 provinces, 138 cities, 1,496 municipalities, and 42,025 barangays.
Ethnic groups: According to the 2000 census, 28.1% of Filipinos are Tagalog, 13.1% Cebuano, 9% Ilocano, 7.6% Bisaya/Binisaya, 7.5% Hiligaynon, 6% Bikol, 3.4% Waray, and 25.3% as "others" (Wikipedia)
Languages: English Language, Filipino language
Religion: The Philippines is a secular nation having a constitution separating the state and church. More than 90% of the population are Christians: about 80% belong to the Roman Catholic Church while 10% belong to other Christian denominations (Wikipedia, cr. 2000 Census).
Currency: Philippine peso
International dial code: 63
Medical adice and vaccinations:

Tropical Cyclone Haiyan (Philippines)Philipines_report_light.pdf

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TC-2012-000020-MDG - Madagascar Cyclone Giovanna

Situation
Situation overview (last update: 19-Feb-2012 09:43 by Albrecht Beck (OCHA))
Madagascar Cyclone Giovanna
Source: OCHA
Provider: OCHA
Update 19-Feb:
The two joint assessments teams are back to the capital and are processing information
collected in cyclone-affected areas.
? Delivery of humanitarian assistance is ongoing in the severely affected areas, namely in the
distri...

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EQ-2011-000162-TUR - Earthquake in the Van Province, Turkey

Baseline information
Country information
Earthquake in the Van Province, Turkey info on Van
Additional information (last update: 28-Oct-2011 16:58 by Nihan Erdogan (OCHA))
Republic of Turkey Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency, http://www.afad.gov.tr/Ingilizce_Site/index.html
Turkish Red Crescent Society, http://www.kizilay.org.tr/english/index.php
Ministry...

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Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 12/8/2011

This daily newsletter provides an overview of the natural disasters that happened in the last 24 hours and response measures for ongoing disasters. GDACS currently covers earthquakes, tsunamis, tropical cyclones, volcanic eruptions and floods. The color coding (red, orange, green) is related to the estimated humanitarian impact of the event.

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Disaster events in the last 24 hours

GDACS detected the following potential disasters. For up-to-date media coverage, latest maps and ReliefWeb content related to these disasters, please go to GDACS homepage.

Earthquakes (source JRC, USGS and EMSC)

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capChile, (M 6.1, depth 15.6km, 215000 people)
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USGS Shakemap

6.1 - ATACAMA, CHILE Thu, 08 Dec 2011 01:18:57 +0000
shakemapDate: Wed, 07 Dec 2011 22:23:09 UTC
Lat/Lon: -27.8835/-70.9322
Depth: 15.6

Current tropical cyclones (source JRC and Pacific Disaster Center)

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Tropical Cyclone ALENGA-11 of Saffir-Simpson Category 2 affected few people with winds above 39mph (63 km/h) and few people with hurricane wind strengths (74mph or 119 km/h). In addition, few people are living in coastal areas below 5m and can therefore be affected by storm surge.


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Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 12/7/2011

This daily newsletter provides an overview of the natural disasters that happened in the last 24 hours and response measures for ongoing disasters. GDACS currently covers earthquakes, tsunamis, tropical cyclones, volcanic eruptions and floods. The color coding (red, orange, green) is related to the estimated humanitarian impact of the event.

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Disaster events in the last 24 hours

GDACS detected the following potential disasters. For up-to-date media coverage, latest maps and ReliefWeb content related to these disasters, please go to GDACS homepage.

Current tropical cyclones (source JRC and Pacific Disaster Center)

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Tropical Storm TWO-11 affected few people with winds above 39mph (63 km/h) and few people with hurricane wind strengths (74mph or 119 km/h). In addition, few people are living in coastal areas below 5m and can therefore be affected by storm surge.

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capALENGA-11 in SEIndian
PDC—6 Dec 2011new

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Tropical Storm ALENGA-11 affected few people with winds above 39mph (63 km/h) and few people with hurricane wind strengths (74mph or 119 km/h). In addition, few people are living in coastal areas below 5m and can therefore be affected by storm surge.


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Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 12/6/2011

This daily newsletter provides an overview of the natural disasters that happened in the last 24 hours and response measures for ongoing disasters. GDACS currently covers earthquakes, tsunamis, tropical cyclones, volcanic eruptions and floods. The color coding (red, orange, green) is related to the estimated humanitarian impact of the event.

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Disaster events in the last 24 hours

GDACS detected the following potential disasters. For up-to-date media coverage, latest maps and ReliefWeb content related to these disasters, please go to GDACS homepage.

Current tropical cyclones (source JRC and Pacific Disaster Center)

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Tropical Cyclone ALENGA-11 of Saffir-Simpson Category 1 affected few people with winds above 39mph (63 km/h) and few people with hurricane wind strengths (74mph or 119 km/h). In addition, few people are living in coastal areas below 5m and can therefore be affected by storm surge.


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Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 12/5/2011

This daily newsletter provides an overview of the natural disasters that happened in the last 24 hours and response measures for ongoing disasters. GDACS currently covers earthquakes, tsunamis, tropical cyclones, volcanic eruptions and floods. The color coding (red, orange, green) is related to the estimated humanitarian impact of the event.

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Disaster events in the last 24 hours

GDACS detected the following potential disasters. For up-to-date media coverage, latest maps and ReliefWeb content related to these disasters, please go to GDACS homepage.

Current tropical cyclones (source JRC and Pacific Disaster Center)

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capONE-11 in SEIndian
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Tropical Storm ONE-11 affected few people with winds above 39mph (63 km/h) and few people with hurricane wind strengths (74mph or 119 km/h). In addition, few people are living in coastal areas below 5m and can therefore be affected by storm surge.

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capTWENTYFIVE-11 in NWPacific
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Tropical Depression TWENTYFIVE-11 affected few people with winds above 39mph (63 km/h) and few people with hurricane wind strengths (74mph or 119 km/h). In addition, few people are living in coastal areas below 5m and can therefore be affected by storm surge.


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Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 11/30/2011

This daily newsletter provides an overview of the natural disasters that happened in the last 24 hours and response measures for ongoing disasters. GDACS currently covers earthquakes, tsunamis, tropical cyclones, volcanic eruptions and floods. The color coding (red, orange, green) is related to the estimated humanitarian impact of the event.

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Disaster events in the last 24 hours

GDACS detected the following potential disasters. For up-to-date media coverage, latest maps and ReliefWeb content related to these disasters, please go to GDACS homepage.

Earthquakes (source JRC, USGS and EMSC)

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capPhilippines, (M 6.0, depth 14.6km, 73000 people)
NEIC—Wednesday, November 30, 2011 12:27:00 AM UTC (6 hours ago)new

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