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  • VIV-20171017-60244-USA - Vehicle Incident - USA - North-America
    A military transport plane assigned to a mountain training mission in Nevada made a safe emergency landing Monday at Reno-Tahoe International Airport after experiencing a problem with its landing gear shortly after takeoff. The U.S. Air Force C-130H with 14 people on board circled the area for more than a half hour to burn off fuel before making an emergency landing about 10:40 a.m. Monday. No one was hurt. Crews were inspecting the aircraft. "The plane didn't just land safely, it landed beautifully," airport spokesman Brian Kulpin told The Associated Press. The plane is based at Maxwell Air ...
  • HZ-20171017-60243-USA - HAZMAT - USA - North-America
    Firefighters are investigating a suspicious HAZMAT situation at a South Richmond apartment building Monday afternoon. Sources in the police department tell CBS 6 that they were originally called the scene for a suspicious situation. After arriving on scene, Richmond and State Police deemed the situation was not criminal in nature, and pulled out of the scene, to allow HAZMAT crews to investigate. The call came in just after noon Monday for a apartment building located in the 700 block of Stockton Street. Those sources say when fire fighters went inside the apartment this afternoon they found ...
  • ST-20171017-60242-AUS - Extreme Weather - Australia - Australia - New-Zealand
    A strong cold front over the southern half of Western Australia has brought wind gusts of up to 100 kilometres per hour to coastal areas of Perth. The strong winds have uprooted trees and brought down power lines. The Bureau of Meteorology said the strongest wind gusts were recorded in the northern Perth suburb of Ocean Reef. Rottnest Island, off the coast of Perth, recorded gusts of 96 kilometres an hour. The State Emergency Service received more than 30 calls for assistance overnight across the metro and south west of the state, mostly for minor roof damage. In Armadale, an uprooted tree in ...
  • CR-20171017-60241-MEX - CBRNE - Mexico - North-America
    Mexican authorities are searching for an industrial measuring device containing radioactive material that was stolen from a pickup in the western Pacific coast state of Nayarit. The equipment contains IR 192, and is of a kind often used in construction and manufacturing. The Interior Department said the device was stolen from the truck in the Nayarit state capital. Authorities said Monday that the material poses serious health risks if tampered with. Citizens are warned not to touch or go near the equipment, and a security perimeter of 15 feet (5 meters) is recommended. There have been ...
  • AC-20171017-60240-IND - Technological Disaster - India - Asia
    A two-storey building collapsed early Monday morning in Gundappa Colony of Ejipura, Viveknagar, killing seven persons and leaving as many injured. Among the survivors was Sanjana, 3, found sitting and crying by the side of her dead mother Ashwini, who was eight months pregnant. Sanjana was saved from sure death by a small cupboard, which bore the weight of the falling debris. It was not immediately known if a gas cylinder had burst, bringing down the building on a 20x30sqft plot, and which was home to four families. Fire tenders were rushed to the spot, and the rescue team began removing ...
  • ST-20171017-60239-AUS - Extreme Weather - Australia - Australia - New-Zealand
    Six people were reported missing after their fishing trawler capsized in bad weather off the central Queensland coast on Monday evening. One of their crewmates survived for 12 hours in heavy seas before raising the alarm. Torrential rain in the state also led to the death of a man caught in floodwater near Gympie and an incident in Brisbane in which a jogger was flung into a creek after being hit by a car that skidded off the road. Police said the trawler overturned near Middle Island off the town of 1770 about 7.30pm on Monday and sank about midnight. The male crew member was rescued by a ...
  • VI-20171017-60238-CHN - Vehicle Accident - China - Asia
    General cargo ship QUAN HAI 88 issued distress singal in the afternoon Oct 16 in Quanzhou prefecture waters, Fujian Province, Taiwan Strait. The ship hits underwater rocks and suffered hull breach, with portside list, which achieved 20 degrees. 16 crew were rescued by patrol boat, ship's fate yet unknown. QUAN HAI was in load, en route from Dongguan, Guangdong to Jiaxing, Zhejiang. Accident reportedly was caused by stormy weather and navigational error. General cargo ship QUAN HAI 88, MMSI 412355580, length 123 meters, flag China.
  • BH-20171017-60237-USA - Biological Hazard - USA - North-America
    The City of Spartanburg has been made aware of one confirmed human case of West Nile virus within the city limits. The city reported it cannot be determined with certainty that the individual contracted the mosquito-borne infection in the City of Spartanburg, but is following recommendations from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to prevent future cases of this illness. The City has contracted with Gregory Pest Solutions and will be spraying Aqua-Reslin to kill adult mosquitos within a three-mile area on the ...
  • VI-20171016-60236-USA - Vehicle Accident - USA - North-America
    Nine students and one adult were injured in a school bus crash Monday morning in O'Fallon, Missouri. An SUV crashed into the back of the bus around 8:30 a.m. on Highway K near Waterford Crossing. According to police, four students and the driver of the SUV were taken to the hospital for treatment. Another student was taken by private vehicle and four other children were treated at the scene. Their injuries are non-life threatening. A total of 29 students were on the bus at the time. They were en route to Pheasant Point Elementary School in the Fort Zumwalt District. The cause of the crash is ...

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  • Tropical Cyclone Mahasen - May 2013
    GLIDE number: TC-2013-000060-LKA
    Disaster type: Flood, Tropical Cyclone, Flash Flood, Land Slide, Mud Slide
    Affected countries: Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka

    On 14 May, Cyclone Mahasen brought heavy rains and landslides to Sri Lanka, with seven people confirmed dead and 3,881 people displaced due to the resulting heavy rains and landslides. In Bangladesh, following the raising of warning signals to 7 from a possible 10 (expecting severe weather) for Cox’s Bazaar and Chittagong, the Government has ordered the evacuation of about one million people from 15 coastal districts. In Myanmar, a total of 35,550 people were relocated from Sittwe, Minbya, Myauk U, Kyauktaw, Rathedaung, Myebon and Pauktaw in Rakhine state. (OCHA, 15 May 2013) Cyclone Mahasen made landfall in Bangladesh on the morning of 16 May, bringing strong winds and heavy rains to Chittagong and surrounding districts. A tidal surge has caused floods in the districts of Barguna, Bhola, Patuakhali, Nohakhali and Laxmipur. While it appears that the storm has moved further away from Myanmar's Rakhine state, heavy rain is still expected. (OCHA, 16 May 2013) Useful Links

    Date: 15 May 2013
  • Uganda: Cholera Outbreak - May 2013
    GLIDE number: EP-2013-000058-UGA
    Disaster type: Epidemic
    Affected countries: Uganda

    On 18 Apr 2013, the Uganda Ministry of Health reported an outbreak of cholera in the eastern districts of Hoima, Nebbi and Buliisa. Since the beginning of 2013 the cumulative number of cases reported from the cholera affected districts has reached 216 cases and seven deaths. The overall case fatality rate nationally from these districts stands at 3.2%. It is estimated that 217,350 persons (38,128 households) in the affected sub-counties are at high risk of cholera infection during this outbreak, with a wider population of 900,500 people in the districts also seen as at risk due to the high mobility of people in the area. Many of the affected communities are fishing communities where lack of clean water coupled with poor sanitation and hygiene practices have contributed to the outbreak and spread of the disease. (IFRC, 15 May 2013)

    Date: 15 May 2013
  • Uganda: Floods - May 2013
    GLIDE number: FL-2013-000055-UGA
    Disaster type: Flood, Flash Flood
    Affected countries: Uganda

    Heavy rains at the beginning of May 2013 caused the banks of the Nyamwamba river to burst, which resulted in flooding in Western Uganda's Kasese district. Eight people have been confirmed dead, and over 25,000 have been affected. The flooding has caused widespread destruction of houses, crops and facilities such as bridges, roads and power lines. Major infrastructures such as a hospital and sewage treatment unit have also been damaged. (IFRC, 17 May 2013)

    Date: 07 May 2013

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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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.

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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

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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

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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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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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capALENGA-11 in SEIndian
PDC—5 Dec 2011new

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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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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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PDC—5 Dec 2011new

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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.

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