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  • Affected country: Congo Glide: FL-2023-000001-COG

    Since September 2022, heavy rains and strong winds have caused flooding as well as the destruction of homes and thousands of hectares of plantations in the departments of Likouala, Sangha, Cuvette and Plateaux. 164,679 people have been affected by the floods,…

    ReliefWeb Disaster News on Saturday, 21 January 2023
  • Affected country: South Africa Glide: FL-2022-000382-ZAF

    Parts of Gauteng Province and North West Province were negatively affected by recent floods that hit parts of Soweto, Erkhuleni, Johannesburg, Vereeniging, Brakpan (Gauteng Province), and Rustenburg, Bojanala (North West Province) on 10-11 December 2022.…

    ReliefWeb Disaster News on Wednesday, 28 December 2022
  • Affected country: Bosnia and Herzegovina Glide: FL-2022-000378-BIH

    On 12 December 2022, heavy rainfall in Bosnia and Herzegovina caused rivers overflow, leading to flooding of local infrastructure, facilities and more than 300 households at the north-west of the country. By the following day, the water receded…

    ReliefWeb Disaster News on Wednesday, 28 December 2022
  • Affected country: Philippines Glide: FL-2022-000385-PHL

    On 19-20 December, heavy rainfall affected parts of the Bicol Region (central-eastern Brazil), causing floods, triggering landslides and resulting in widespread damage. According to the ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet) and national authorities,…

    ReliefWeb Disaster News on Friday, 23 December 2022
  • Affected country: Malaysia Glide: FL-2022-000379-MYS

    Heavy rainfall has caused floods across southern Malay Peninsula (Malaysia) and northern Sumatra (Indonesia), as reported by ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet). In Malaysia, 2,550 people have been displaced to 29 evacuation centres across the states of…

    ReliefWeb Disaster News on Wednesday, 21 December 2022
  • Affected country: Democratic Republic of the Congo Glide: FL-2022-000376-COD

    Flooding caused by heavy rains has caused loss of life and extensive property damages and the destruction of critical infrastructure in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), on the night of 12 to 13 December.…

    ReliefWeb Disaster News on Thursday, 15 December 2022
  • Affected country: Trinidad and Tobago Glide: FL-2022-000374-TTO

    In the morning of 26 November, Trinidad began experiencing rainfall which was concentrated in the northern and central parts of the island. Compounding weeks of constant rainfall have caused ground level saturation and many major watercourses were…

    ReliefWeb Disaster News on Saturday, 10 December 2022
  • Affected country: Mongolia Glide: CW-2022-000372-MNG

    As stated by the National Agency for Environmental monitoring and Meterology, the extreme cold had been anticipated (issued on 22 November) starting from 28 November to 2 December. [...] The forecast was materialized during 28 November - 2 December and due to…

    ReliefWeb Disaster News on Friday, 9 December 2022
  • Affected country: Indonesia Glide: VO-2022-000373-IDN

    OVERVIEW: According to the Mount Semeru Volcano Observation Post (PPGA) at Gunung Sawur, Poncosumo Hamlet, Sumberwuluh Village, volcanic activity was recorded starting at 0344 HRS UTC+7. PPGA Pos Gunung Sawur then reported at 0355 HRS UTC+7 that volcanic ash…

    ReliefWeb Disaster News on Sunday, 4 December 2022
  • Affected country: Kenya Glide: EP-2022-000367-KEN

    On 19 October 2022, the Kenya Ministry of Health issued a communication to all County Directors of Health on a multi-county cholera outbreak following the isolation of Vibrio cholerae-01 Ogawa serotype at The National Public Health Microbiology Laboratory. The…

    ReliefWeb Disaster News on Friday, 25 November 2022