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  • Affected country: Iran (Islamic Republic of) Glide: EQ-2021-000177-IRN

    A 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit Ghale' Ghazi district, near Fin city in Hormozgan province of South Iran on 14 November 2021 at 15:37 local time. So far, 88 aftershocks (the biggest one with 6.2 Richter at 21:20 local time has hit the region).…

    ReliefWeb Disaster News on Sunday, 14 November 2021
  • Affected country: Sierra Leone Glide: FR-2021-000169-SLE

    On 05 November 2021, a fire incident occurred in the Wellington PMD Junction east of Freetown involving a loaded fuel tanker that collided with a truck carrying granite stones while the fuel tanker was about to enter into a nearby filling station to…

    ReliefWeb Disaster News on Friday, 5 November 2021
  • Affected country: Bosnia and Herzegovina Glide: FF-2021-000189-BIH

    During the night of 5 November 2021, central, eastern and southern parts of the country were hit by flash floods caused by intensive rainfall. Rivers Zeljeznica, Miljacka, Bosna and Neretva, together with smaller rivers which flow into them,…

    ReliefWeb Disaster News on Friday, 5 November 2021
  • Affected country: Pakistan Glide: EP-2021-000160-PAK

    Since 8 October 2021, Islamabad has been facing a continuous rise in dengue fever cases, leading to pressure on public and private hospitals, according to the district health officer. [...] In Islamabad, dengue larvae were found at 53 different spots during the…

    ReliefWeb Disaster News on Friday, 8 October 2021
  • Affected country: Democratic Republic of the Congo Glide: EP-2021-000157-COD

    On 8 October 2021, the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) announced that a new laboratory-confirmed case of Ebola virus disease (EVD) had been detected in Butsili Health Area, Beni Health Zone in North Kivu…

    ReliefWeb Disaster News on Friday, 8 October 2021
  • Affected countries: Cambodia, China, Lao People's Democratic Republic (the), Philippines, Thailand, Viet Nam Glide: FL-2021-000158-PHL

    On 7 October, a Low-Pressure Area East of Camarines Norte developed into a tropical depression while moving erratically over the Philippine Sea, and on the following day…

    ReliefWeb Disaster News on Thursday, 7 October 2021
  • Affected country: Pakistan Glide: EQ-2021-000156-PAK

    More than 20 people, mostly children, died and above 300 hundred injured on October 7, when an earthquake hit Hernai district in Balochistan. The earthquake was of 5.9M with the depth of 9km, followed by an aftershock of 4.9M with a depth of 12km, according to…

    ReliefWeb Disaster News on Thursday, 7 October 2021
  • Affected country: Honduras Glide: WF-2021-000154-HND

    On Saturday, 2 October 2021, around 2:00 a.m., a fire of significant proportions was reported in the municipality of Guanaja, Department of Islas de la Bahía, located 70 km north of the Honduran coast and 12 km from the island of Roatan with an…

    ReliefWeb Disaster News on Saturday, 2 October 2021
  • Affected country: India Glide: FL-2021-000161-IND

    Heavy rain has been affecting southern Kerala State (south-western India) since 15 October, triggering landslides and causing floods that have resulted in 27 casualties and severe damages to homes. According to media report, Kottayam and Idukki districts are the…

    ReliefWeb Disaster News on Friday, 1 October 2021
  • Affected country: Georgia Glide: FL-2021-000152-GEO

    During 22-24 September 2021, heavy rains seriously affected five municipalities in the western part of Georgia, in the Autonomies Republic of Adjara and Guria region. The total population in five affected municipalities stands at 195,193, of which 1,780 people (…

    ReliefWeb Disaster News on Wednesday, 22 September 2021