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Global Hazards Weekly Bulletin – 26th -30th September 2022

 

Coronavirus

WHO Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Situational Report – 29th September 2022

 

Regional Hazards

Hurricane Ian - Maps and images showing destruction

USA – Hurricane Ian Causes Catastrophic Storm Surge Floods in Florida

 

Philippines, Viet Nam, Lao PDR, Thailand - Tropical Cyclone NORU (GDACS, DG ECHO Partners, VDMA, NDRRMC, DROMIC DSWD, AHA Centre, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 29 September 2022)

Vietnam and Thailand – Tropical Cyclone Noru Leaves 4 Dead, Thousands Displaced

Super Typhoon “Noru” leaves 8 fatalities in the Philippines, landfall in Vietnam expected on September 28 near Da Nang

 

Country Hazards

Bulgaria

Three people killed by lightning in Bulgarian capital

 

Cameroon

Cameroon – Floods Affect Almost 40,000 in Far North Region

 

Croatia

Croatia – Deadly Flash Floods in Rijeka

 

Cuba

Response to Hurricane Ian, Situation Report No. 04 from the Office of the Resident Coordinator (September 29, 2022)

Hurricane Ian: Cuba begins restoring power after storm

 

Gambia

Gambia reports 50 deaths due to acute kidney infection at Banjul hospital

 

Guatemala

Large sinkhole swallows 2 cars, leaving 2 people missing and 3 injured, Guatemala

 

Honduras

Honduras - Floods, update (COPECO, NOAA-CPC, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 28 September 2022)

 

India

Lightning and heavy rains kill 36 in northern India in one day

India - Severe weather (NDMI, IMD, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 26 September 2022)

 

Indonesia  

Indonesia – 6 Killed in South Kalimantan Landslide

 

Malawi

Malawi – Cholera, update (DG ECHO, Authorities) (ECHO Daily Flash of 28 September 2022)

 

Mali

Mali - Floods (NOAA-CPC, media floodlist, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 28 September 2022)

 

Nigeria

Cholera outbreak declared in Gombe State, Nigeria

 

Philippines 

Philippines – 5 Rescuers Die in Typhoon Noru Floods

 

South Sudan

South Sudan - Floods (UNMISS, Reliefweb, South Sudan Weather Service, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 29 September 2022)

 

Spain

Spain – 1 Killed in Murcia Flash Floods After 29mm of Rain in 10 Minutes

 

Uganda

Uganda Ebola update: 35 confirmed cases, 7 deaths

 

United States of America

Hurricane “Ian” – Major disaster declared, possibly the deadliest hurricane in Florida’s history

FEMA National Watch Center Daily Operations Briefing Friday, September 30, 2022

Hurricane Ian: Survivors speak of 'brutal' storm as Florida counts cost

Puerto Rico officials now report 72 suspected leptospirosis cases

 

Venezuela

Venezuela – Flash Floods in Táchira Leave 7 Dead, 3 Missing

 

Yemen

Yemen - Floods (UN OCHA, NOAA-CPC) (ECHO Daily Flash of 27 September 2022)

 

Other items of interest

Disaster Displacement in Asia and the Pacific: a business case for investment in prevention and solutions

Words into Action guidelines: Using traditional knowledges for disaster risk reduction (Public review version)

ASPR TRACIE Evaluation of Hazard Vulnerability Assessment Tools

Lancet Global Health Mapping development and health effects of cooking with solid fuels in low-income and middle-income countries, 2000–18: a geospatial modelling study

WHO initiative to stop the spread of Anopheles stephensi in Africa

Nature Climate Change Over half of known human pathogenic diseases can be aggravated by climate change

UN Global Compact Network UK Measuring Up 2.0 How the UK is performing on the Sustainable Development Goals

 

 

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Global Hazards Weekly Bulletin: 17 - 25 September 2022

 

 

Coronavirus

WHO Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Situational Report – 23rd September 2022

 

Regional Hazards

Red alert for tropical cyclone FIONA-22. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 2.872 million.

Bermuda, Puerto Rico (USA), Dominican Republic - Hurricane FIONA, update (GDACS, NOAA-NHC, Weatjer Bermuda, PAHO, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 22 September 2022)

Hurricane Fiona: Dominican Republic hit as storm strengthens

Hurricane Fiona: 'The important thing is we're alive'

Hurricane Fiona: Canada hit by 'historic, extreme event'

 

Red alert for tropical cyclone NORU-22. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 7.034 million

Flash Update #1 – Severe tropical storm Noru (Karding) Lao PDR, Philippines, Thailand, Viet Nam – 24 September 2022

 

Orange alert for tropical cyclone IAN-22. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0.101 million

Tropical Storm “Ian” forms in the Caribbean Sea, heading toward the Cayman Islands, Cuba and Florida, U.S.

 

Country Hazards

Canada

Fiona becomes a Category 4 hurricane, expected to hit Atlantic Canada as a powerful hurricane-force cyclone

Hurricane warnings issued for Atlantic Canada, significant impacts from high winds, storm surge, and heavy rainfall are likely

Storm Fiona: Houses washed into sea as storm batters Canada

Hurricane Fiona: Canada hit by 'historic, extreme event

 

China

China Covid: Quarantine bus crash kills 27 and injures 20

 

Costa Rica

Costa Rica: North Zone reports 300-plus malaria cases, PAHO provides microbiologist

Costa Rica - Landslide (CNE, IMN, FloodList, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 21 September 2022)

 

El Salvador

El Salvador - Landslide and floods (Protecion Civil El Salvador, PAHO, SNET, FloodList) (ECHO Daily Flash of 23 September 2022)

 

France

France local dengue transmission rises to 36 cases

 

Honduras

Honduras - Floods and landslides (DG ECHO, UN OCHA, COPECO, Red Cross Honduras) (ECHO Daily Flash of 23 September 2022)

  

Japan

Nanmadol: Mudslides and flooding as typhoon batters Japan

Japan - Tropical Cyclone NANMADOL, update (GDACS, JTWC, JMA, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 19 September 2022)

Tropical Storm “Talas” drops heavy rain over Japan, leaving 2 people dead

Japan - Tropical Storm TALAS (GDACS, JTWC, JMA, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 23 September 2022)

 

Laos

Laos dengue outbreak tops 25,000 cases

 

Mauritania

Mauritania Rift Valley fever update: 14 human cases, 9 deaths

 

Mexico

Mexico earthquake: Tremor hits on anniversaries

Destructive tornado hits Guamúchil – Sinaloa, Mexico

Mexico - Earthquake update and floods (GDACS, USGS, CNPC, WHO PAHO, CONAGUA, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 23 September 2022)

 

Nepal

Nepal - Landslides (DRR Nepal, MFD Nepal, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 19 September 2022)

 

Nigeria

Nigeria Braces for More Floods as Cameroon Opens Dam

Nigeria - Floods, cholera update (NOAA-CPC, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 21 September 2022)

 

Pakistan

Pakistan floods: Six month wait for water to recede, warn relief agencies

Pakistan floods put pressure on faltering economy

 

Philippines 

Typhoon Noru: Evacuations in Philippines as explosive super typhoon nears

Philippines - Tropical Cyclone EIGHTEEN (GDACS, JTWC, PAGASA) (ECHO Daily Flash of 23 September 2022)

Chikungunya cases up 573% in the Philippines in 2022

 

Sierra Leon

Sierra Leone - Flash floods and landslides (IFRC, NOAA-CPC) (ECHO Daily Flash of 21 September 2022)

 

Somalia

Somalia - Extreme drought, displacement, famine (DG ECHO, UN OCHA, UNHCR, IOM, NGOs) (ECHO Daily Flash of 22 September 2022)

 

Spain

Roads turn into raging rivers as heavy rains hit Spain

Spain: Adverse weather forecast across the Balearic Islands, Canary Islands, northeastern, and eastern regions through at least Sept. 25

 

Syria

Syria – Cholera (DG ECHO partners, WHO) (ECHO Daily Flash of 20 September 2022)

Dozens of migrants killed as boat sinks off Syrian coast

 

Taiwan

Very strong M6.9 earthquake hits south-eastern Taiwan

Taiwan - Earthquakes (GDACS, USGS, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 19 September 2022)

 

Uganda

Rare Ebola outbreak declared in Uganda

Uganda declares Ebola Virus Disease outbreak

Ebola cases rise to 11 in Uganda

 

United Kingdom

Bristol: Man dies and 90 evacuated in serious flats fire

 

United States of America

Hurricane Fiona: Aerial video shows Puerto Rico devastation

Hurricane Fiona Situation Report #5, September 23, 2022

 

Other items of interest

Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction Co-chairs’ Statement 22 September 2022

PREVENTING DISASTER: Three Chemical Incidents Within Two Weeks Show Urgent Need for Stronger Federal Safety Requirements

World Risk Poll 2021: A Resilient World? Understanding vulnerability in a changing climate

ESSENCE on Health Research and UKCDR (2022) Four Approaches to Supporting Equitable Research Partnerships

China, Europe, US drought: Is 2022 the driest year recorded?

HUNGER IN A HEATING WORLD How the climate crisis is fuelling hunger in an already hungry world

 

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Global Hazards Weekly Bulletin: 3rd - 16th September 2022

 

 

Coronavirus

WHO Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Situational Report – 16th September 2022

 

Regional Hazards

Japan, Republic of Korea, Democratic People's Republic of Korea - Tropical Cyclone HINNAMNOR, update (GDACS, KMA, JMA, Floodlist, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 08 September 2022)

Deadly floods in Niger and Nigeria affect 75,000 children and leave communities in disarray

Mexico, United States - Hurricane Kay, update (GDACS, NOAA, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 09 September 2022)

Tropical Storm “Fiona” heading toward the Leeward Islands

WHO Detection of circulating vaccine derived polio virus 2 (cVDPV2) in environmental samples– the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the United States of America

 

Country Hazards

Canada

Canadian wildfires spark evacuations, air quality warnings in British Columbia

Current Smoky Skies Bulletin map

 

Chad

Chad - Floods, update (DG ECHO, NOAA-CPC, UN OCHA) (ECHO Daily Flash of 16 September 2022)

 

China

China quake: Deadly tremor rocks Sichuan city in lockdown

Typhoon Muifa Lands Near Shanghai

China issues red alert as Typhoon “Muifa” nears Shanghai

Typhoon “Muifa” makes landfall in Shanghai as the strongest typhoon to hit the city since 1949

China - Tropical Cyclone MUIFA, Update (GDACS, JTWC, CMA, Xinhua, Media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 15 September 2022)

China fire: Skyscraper engulfed in massive flames

 

Colombia

Colombia – Floods in Caldas Leave 3 Dead, Thousands Affected

 

France

New wildfires rage in southwestern France amid record temperatures

 

Guatemala

Guatemala - Severe weather (CONRED, WHO PAHO, ReliefWeb, INSIVUMEH) (ECHO Daily Flash of 12 September 2022)

 

Honduras

Honduras: Disruptions due to flooding and landslides are ongoing across parts of Tegucigalpa as of Sept. 15

 

India

India - Monsoon rain, update (IMD, NDMI) (ECHO Daily Flash of 12 September 2022)

 

Indonesia

Indonesia - Landslide (BNPB, BMKG) (ECHO Daily Flash of 13 September 2022)

Indonesia, M6.2 Earthquake in West Sumatra

Indonesia - Floods (ADINet, BMKG) (ECHO Daily Flash of 09 September 2022)

 

Italy

Watch: Firefighters tackle Italy chemical plant fire

Italy: Floods and rain kill at least 10 overnight - officials

Aerial footage shows aftermath of deadly flash floods in Italy

 

Japan

Super Typhoon “Nanmadol” strengthening, forecast to slam into Kyushu, Japan

 

Malaysia

Malaysia: Disruptions due to flooding ongoing in Batu Pahat District in Johor State as of Sept. 14

 

Mexico

Mexico - Hurricane KAY update and floods (GDACS, NOAA, Floodlist, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 07 September 2022)

 

Nepal

Nepal – 5 Dead, 10 Missing After Floods in Darchula

 

Niger

Niger - Cholera outbreak (DG ECHO, Niger Ministry of Health) (ECHO Daily Flash of 07 September 2022)

 

Nigeria

Nigeria - Floods, update (IOM, NOAA-CPC) (ECHO Daily Flash of 02 September 2022)

 

Pakistan

Pakistan floods: Biggest lake subsides amid race to help victims

Lake Manchar is Overflowing

Pakistan floods: Dengue cases soaring after record monsoon

Nearly 10 Million People Displaced in Pakistan: IOM Urges Sustained Humanitarian Assistance as Pace of Shelter Distribution Increases

 

Papua New Guinea

At least 7 people killed, widespread damage to homes and infrastructure after M7.6 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea: 7.6M Markham Valley Earthquake (Morobe, Madang, Eastern Highlands) - Disaster Management Team Flash Update No. 04 - 16 Sep 2022

 

Portugal

Portugal – Floods and Landslides Cause Severe Damage in Manteigas

 

Senegal

Senegal – Floods in Dakar Leave 3 Dead

 

South Korea

Typhoon Hinnamnor: Seven drown in flooded South Korean car park

 

South Africa

Updated: DMRE rushes to scene of burst tailings dam as Free State community counts cost

Catastrophic tailings dam failure at the Jagersfontein diamond mine, South Africa

Joint statement on Jagersfontein tailings failure - ICMM, PRI and UNEP

 

Sudan

Weekly Floods Round-up, No. 06 (12 September 2022)

 

Syria

Cholera outbreak in Syria poses further risk to the displaced population

Syria: Cholera outbreak is ‘serious threat’ to whole Middle East

 

Turkey

Turkey - Forest Fire (EFFIS, AFAD) (ECHO Daily Flash of 09 September 2022)

 

Uganda

Heavy rains trigger landslides in Uganda: at least 16 fatalities

 

United States of America

California wildfires: Two dead and mass evacuations amid heatwave

California wildfire threatens communities in Sierra Nevada foothills

WATCH: Wall of dust sweeps across Arizona

Tropical Storm “Kay” – Considerable flooding possible in the Southwest U.S.

Remnants of Tropical Storm “Kay” cause severe mudslides in California

Western Smoke Rides the Winds

A Long-lasting Western Heatwave

 

Vietnam

Vietnam karaoke bar fire kills at least 32 people

 

Other items of interest

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) Global Land Outlook 2022

United in Science 2022: A multi-organization high-level compilation of the most recent science related to climate change, impacts and responses

State of the Climate in Africa 2021

WHO New fund for pandemic prevention, preparedness and response formally established

WHO Global guidance framework for the responsible use of the life sciences: mitigating biorisks and governing dual-use research

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Global Hazards Weekly Bulletin: 27th August - 2nd September 2022

 

 

Coronavirus

WHO Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Situational Report – 1st September 2022

 

Regional Hazards

Japan, Taiwan - Tropical Cyclone HINNAMNOR, update (GDACS, JTWC, JMA, CWB Taiwan, FDMA, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 01 September 2022)

Typhoon “Hinnamnor” reaches super typhoon strength, becomes the strongest tropical cyclone of the year

 

Country Hazards

Argentina

PAHO: Informative Note: Cases of pneumonia due to unknown cause Tucumán Argentina

Mystery pneumonia: Argentina investigates three deaths

 

Cameroon

Foul lake smell rekindles memories of Cameroon disaster

 

China

Covid in China: Chengdu lockdown after outbreak

China's severe drought from the air

 

Guatemala

Guatemala - Severe weather, update (INSIVUMEH, NOAA-CPC, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 01 September 2022)

 

Haiti

Haiti - Severe weather (ECHO Daily Flash of 31 August 2022)

 

India

India - Landslide and flash floods (IMD, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 30 August 2022)

 

Indonesia

Indonesia, M6.4 Earthquake in West Sumatra (29 Aug 2022)

Indonesia - Earthquake (GDACS, USGS, BNPB, ADINet) (ECHO Daily Flash of 30 August 2022)

Indonesia, Flooding in South Bolaang Mongondow Regency (North Sulawesi) (30 Aug 2022)

 

Liechtenstein

Earthquake rocks Liechtenstein Parliament... during earthquake debate

 

Malawi

Malawi – Cholera outbreak (DG ECHO, Ministry of Health, UNICEF, WHO) (ECHO Daily Flash of 29 August 2022)

 

Mexico

Mexico - Severe weather, update (Government of Sinaloa, SMN, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 01 September 2022)

 

Nepal

Epidemiology and Disease Control Division: Cholera Outbreak in Kathmandu Valley (1st September 2022)

 

Niger

Niger - Floods, update (NOAA-CPC, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 31 August 2022)

Forecast based early action triggered in Niger: Floods (EAP2020NE01)

Niger | Floods – DG ECHO Daily Map | 01/09/2022

 

Pakistan

Pakistan floods: Map and satellite photos show extent of devastation

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMRO) Major health risks unfolding amid floods in Pakistan

UNHCR scales up response to catastrophic floods in Pakistan

Pakistan: Floods - Flood extents and affected population estimates for 12 - 21 July and 01 - 29 August (1 Sep 2022)

UN News: Pakistan: $160 million UN emergency plan launched, as ‘monsoon on steroids’ continues

UN News:  Pakistan: WHO warns of significant health risks as floods continue

 

Philippines

NDRRMC Situational Report for Severe Tropical Storm FLORITA (2022) - SitRep No. 9, August 30, 2022 08:00 am

 

Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone - Floods (Mayor of Freetown, NOAA--CPC, FloodList, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 30 August 2022)

 

Somalia

UNOCHA: 9 things you need to know about the crisis in Somalia

 

Spain

Historic hailstorm hits Catalonia, Spain

 

Sudan

Flood situation in Sudan, Al Manaqil (29 August 2022)

 

Tanzania

Tanzania reports measles outbreak

 

United States of America

Michigan storms leave over 340,000 people without power, kill teenager

Mississippi water is so dirty residents shower with their mouths shut

 

Other items of interest

UN News Wildfire and floods don’t need to turn into disasters: UN risk report

UNU-EHS Interconnected Disaster Risk Report 2022

WHO Euro Statement: Control, elimination, eradication: three actions we need to take on three different public health emergencies in the European Region in the coming months

UN News: UNESCO chief calls for transforming education, with 244 million still out of school

Scientists exposed plants to a yearlong drought. The result is worrying for climate change

Fierce heat wave is building in the US West: Extreme heat + air pollution can be deadly, with the health risk together worse than either alone

Switzerland's vanishing glaciers threaten Europe's water supply

Heatwave: England has had joint hottest summer on record, Met Office says

 

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Global Hazards Weekly Bulletin: 20th - 26th August 2022

 

 

Coronavirus

WHO Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Situational Report – 25th August 2022

UN News World reaches ‘tragic milestone’ of one million COVID-19 deaths so far in 2022

 

Regional Hazards

Tropical Storm Ma-on slams Philippines, makes landfall in southern China

UN News: Africa drought: Some children just ‘one disease away from catastrophe’ UNICEF warns

In pictures: Drought in Europe exposes sunken ships, lost villages and ominous 'hunger stones

 

Country Hazards

Afghanistan

Afghanistan floods kill more than 180, Taliban say

Afghanistan - Floods (DG ECHO, UN, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 25 August 2022)

 

Austria

Severe thunderstorms hit Austria, claiming 5 lives

 

China

China heatwave: Sichuan residents flee heatwaves and power cuts underground

What China's worst drought on record looks like

Iconic Shanghai sights go dark as drought hits power supply

China - Wildfires (Xinhua News Agency, CMA, JRC-GWIS, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 23 August 2022)

China's southwest battles forest fires as fears linger over harvest

 

Columbia

Colombia - Landslides (IDEAM, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 26 August 2022)

 

Cuba

Cuba battles dengue fever, Citizens point to failures of government

 

Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Democratic Republic of the Congo investigates suspected Ebola case in North Kivu

The Democratic Republic of the Congo declares Ebola resurgence in North Kivu

 

Iraq

Iraq collapse: Bodies pulled from rubble after landslide hits shrine

 

India

India monsoon rains cause fatal bridge collapse

Tomato flu outbreak in India

Floods, landslides kill dozens as monsoon rains lash northern, eastern India

 

Indonesia

Indonesia – Deadly Floods and Landslides in West Papua; Floods Affect Thousands in Sumatra

Indonesia - Floods and Landslides (BMPB, BMKG) (ECHO Daily Flash of 25 August 2022)

 

Mauritania

Mauritania - Floods (IFRC, media floodlist) (ECHO Daily Flash of 25 August 2022)

 

Pakistan

Pakistan floods: 33 million affected by historic rains, says minister

Pakistan – Monsoon Rains and Flooding Leave Almost 700 Dead, Thousands Displaced

 

Philippines

Tropical Storm “Ma-on” to make landfall over Luzon, Philippines

The Philippines - Tropical Storm MA-ON, update ( GDACS, PAGASA, NDRRMC) (ECHO Daily Flash of 26 August 2022)

Philippines: Negros Oriental reports a near doubling of typhoid fever

 

Portugal

Portugal wildfires: State of alert begins amid third heatwave

 

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka dengue tally nears 50,000, Mosquito control hampered by shortages

 

Turkey

Turkey: Separate bus crashes leave 32 dead and 50 injured

 

United Kingdom

Scar House Reservoir: Sunken medieval village reappears

Where has a drought been declared, and what does it mean?

 

United States of America

USA – Deadly Flash Floods in Texas After 385mm of Rain in 24 Hours

 

Other items of interest

Extreme weather in China highlights climate change impacts and need for early warnings

Toreti, A., Bavera, D., Acosta Navarro, J., et al Drought in Europe August 2022, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 2022, doi:10.2760/264241, JRC130493.

Climate change will cause more African children to die from hot weather

Sorensen C, Howard C, Prabhakaran P, Horton G, Basu R. Heat illnesses in clinical practice BMJ 2022; 378 :e070762 doi:10.1136/bmj-2022-070762

WHO Multi-country outbreak of monkeypox, External situation report #4 - 24 August 2022

 

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Global Hazards Weekly Bulletin: 13th - 19th August 2022

 

 

Coronavirus

WHO Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Situational Report – 18th August 2022

 

Regional Hazards

Europe storms: Children among dead in France, Austria and Italy

South East Asia - Severe Weather (NOAA-CPC, ADINet, ADINet, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 16 August 2022)

 

Country Hazards

Afghanistan

Flash floods in Afghanistan leave over 30 people dead and 100 missing

Afghanistan: Deadly blast rips through crowded Kabul mosque

 

Algeria

Algeria forest fires: At least 38 dead, emergency officials say

Algeria - Wildfires, update (GDACS, JRC-GWIS, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 11 August 2021)

 

Chad

Chad - Floods update (DG ECHO, Local sources, AMHEWAS Continental Watch) (ECHO Daily Flash of 18 August 2022)

 

China

18 fatalities, 36 missing after flash flood hits Qinghai, China

 

Egypt

Egypt fire: Dozens dead in Giza Coptic church

 

France

Severe thunderstorms hit Corsica, leaving 5 people dead and at least 13 injured, France

 

Honduras

Honduras reports dozens of mucormycosis in past year, Many associated to COVID-19

 

Japan

Tropical Storm “Meari” makes landfall in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan

Tropical storm Meari unleashes heavy rains on Japan

 

Italy

Severe thunderstorms drops large hail on Liguria, leaves 2 people dead in Tuscany, Italy

 

Mexico

Multiple fatalities, cars swept away as severe flooding hits Sonora, Mexico

 

Morocco

Morocco - Forest fire (JRC-GWIS, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 17 August 2022)

 

New Zealand

Red warnings for heavy rain issued for Westland and Buller, New Zealand

New Zealand floods: hundreds evacuate as ‘atmospheric river’ brings deluge

Severe weather: Local states of emergency declared for Marlborough, Nelson-Tasman and West Coast regions

 

Niger

Niger - Floods update (NOAA-CPC, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 17 August 2022)

 

Nigeria

Nigeria tops countries with measles in first half of 2022: WHO numbers

 

Pakistan

Pakistan - Monsoon rain update (NDMA, PDM) (ECHO Daily Flash of 17 August 2022)

 

Philippines

Philippines: Chikungunya cases up 472% in 2022

Philippines reports increase in leptospirosis cases and deaths

Philippines, Flooding in San Manuel and Aurora (Isabela) (13 Aug 2022)

 

Sudan

Rainy season death toll in Sudan surpasses 50

 

United Kingdom

Thunderstorms begin in the UK after heatwave

Windermere: Harmful algae spreads across lake in heatwave

  

United States of America

Flash flood in Las Vegas claims 2 lives, wettest monsoon season in a decade

 

Venezuela

Venezuela - Floods (VGRPC, INAMEH, FloodList, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 12 August 2022)

 

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Measles outbreak kills 157 children

 

Other items of interest

Deep Concern About Food Security in Eastern Africa (nasa.gov)

ENSO Outlook raised from ‘La Niña WATCH’ to ‘La Niña ALERT’

European Environment Agency Drivers of change of relevance for Europe's environment and sustainability 2019

Conti A, Valente M, Paganini M, Farsoni M, Ragazzoni L, Barone-Adesi F. Knowledge Gaps and Research Priorities on the Health Effects of Heatwaves: A Systematic Review of Reviews. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 May 12;19(10):5887. doi: 10.3390/ijerph19105887. PMID: 35627424; PMCID: PMC9140727.

Emergency alert system to launch in October across Great Britain

Systemic environmental risk analysis for threats to UK recovery from COVID-19

·        Oliver, T.H., Boazman, K., Doherty, B., Dornelles, A., Gilbert, N., Greenwell, M.P., Harrison, L.J., Jones, I.M., Lewis, A.C., Moller, S.J., Pilley, V.J., Tovey, P., Wilde, S., Yeoman, A.M. (2021) Systemic environmental risk – protocols to appraise interventions for complex risks. SysRisk project final report, December 2021.

·        SysRisk Final Report Presentations 16 December 2021

UK’s Eighth National Communication and Fifth Biennial Report under Article 12 of the UNFCCC, Article 7 of the Kyoto Protocol and decision 2/CP.17 of the Conference of the Parties.

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Global Hazards Weekly Bulletin - 6th - 12th August 2022

 

Coronavirus

WHO Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Situational Report – 12th August 2022

 

Country Hazards

Brazil

Brazil - Floods (WHO PAHO, CatNat, media, INMET) (ECHO Daily Flash of 11 August 2022)

 

China

Langya henipavirus identified in China: A NEJM correspondence

Langya: New virus infects 35 people in eastern China

 

Cuba

Cuba still fighting massive blaze after lightning strikes Matanzas Super tanker Base

Cuban fuel depot fire spreads to third tank

 

France

France firefighters battle 'monster' wildfire near Bordeaux

France battles extremely violent wildfire, officials warn additional flare-ups could cause it to spread further

 

Germany

Drought hits Germany's Rhine River: 'We have 30cm of water left'

 

Japan

Extremely heavy rainfall battering parts of northern Japan

 

Malawi

Malawi - Acute Food Insecurity (WFP, DG ECHO) (ECHO Daily Flash of 11 August 2022)

 

Pakistan

Pakistan floods: 'I lost everything'

 

Senegal

Senegal - Flash floods (Government of Senegal, Floodlist, media, ANACIM) (ECHO Daily Flash of 09 August 2022)

 

Spain

Spain confirms two CCHF cases in León (CCHF Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever)

 

Somalia

Extreme drought in Somalia displaces more than 1 million people

UN News ‘Catastrophic’ drought displaces one million in Somalia, world asked to ‘step up’ support

 

South Korea

Heaviest rainfall in 115 years hits Seoul, leaving 8 people dead and 7 others missing, South Korea

Seoul floods: At least eight dead amid heaviest rain in decades

Seoul floods: 'Parasite-style' flats to be banned after deaths

 

Sudan

Sudan: Floods Flash Update No. 03 (8 August 2022) [EN/AR]

 

United Kingdom

UK heatwave: Four-day extreme heat warning comes into effect

UK Heatwave: Official drought declared across large parts of England

Warning of wildfires risk as drought hits parts of England

UK wildfires: Firefighters on tackling flames moving faster than you can run

 

United States of America

Firenado rages in California

Flash flooding swamps California's Death Valley

 

Vietnam

Vietnam dengue cases top 145,000, More than triple 2021s tally

 

Yemen

38 people killed, historic buildings and scores of homes collapse after heavy rains hit Yemen

 

Other items of interest

WMO World had “one of three warmest Julys on record"

2021 Disasters by numbers

 

Fires in Europe Fuelled by Urbanisation and Climate Change

Causes of deadly dry-lightning wildfires revealed

Driest July in England since 1935 - Met Office

Is the UK heading for a drought and will there be more hosepipe bans?

Italians wait for rain where longest river runs dry

Drought leaves boats stranded on dried-up river bed along French-Swiss border

UN News Ethiopia: Without immediate funding, 750,000 refugees will have ‘nothing to eat’

WHO civil registration and vital statistics strategic implementation plan 2021-2025. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2021. Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO.

  

UK Gov All children aged 1 to 9 in London to be offered a dose of polio vaccine

 

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Global Hazards Weekly Bulletin – 30th July – 5th August 2022

 

Coronavirus

WHO Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Situational Report – 4th August 2022

 

Country Hazards

Albania

EMSR217: Forest fire in southern Albania

 

Afghanistan

Outbreak update – Dengue fever in Afghanistan, 4 August 2022

 

Cameroon

Cameroon Situation Report, 1 Aug 2022

 

Colombia

Colombia - Severe weather - update (NOAA-CPC, UNGRD) (ECHO Daily Flash of 02 August 2022)

 

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DRC plague: More than 500 suspected cases reported in four months in Rethy health zone

 

Gambia

Gambia - Floods (GRCS, Floodlist, Department of Water Resources, Reuters) (ECHO Daily Flash of 04 August 2022)

 

Germany

Grunewald: Blast at bomb storage site sparks Berlin wildfire

 

Honduras

Honduras - Floods (UN OCHA, NOAA-CPC) (ECHO Daily Flash of 02 August 2022)

 

Indonesia

Indonesia - Flash floods (BNPB, BMKG, UN OCHA) (ECHO Daily Flash of 03 August 2022)

 

Iraq

Workers in Iraq get day off as temperatures pass 50C

Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever 101

 

Japan

More than 540 000 people ordered to evacuate as heavy rainfall hits Japan

Watch: The Japanese road washed away in a flood

 

Mexico

Mexico - Severe weather (SMN, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 04 August 2022)

 

Nepal

Nepal - Floods (ECHO Partners, NDRRMA, Media, Red Cross, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 04 August 2022)

 

Nigeria

Nigeria - Floods (MET Nigeria, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 04 August 2022)

 

Pakistan

More than 500 people killed, thousands of homes destroyed as record-breaking rains hit Pakistan

 

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka - Floods (DMC) (ECHO Daily Flash of 03 August 2022)

 

Somalia

WFP In Somalia, women and children are bearing the brunt of the Horn of Africa drought

Somalia: “We cannot wait for famine to be declared; we must act now”

 

Thailand

Thailand nightclub fire kills at least 13 and injures dozens

Thailand, Flooding in Mae Hong Son, Pathum Thani, and Phuket (2 Aug 2022)

 

Uganda

At least 22 dead, many missing after rivers burst banks in Uganda’s Mbale District

Floods in Eastern Uganda kill at least 30 people and leave 400,000 without access to clean water

 

United States of America

NASA Extreme Rainfall Leads to Midwest Flooding

Four people critically injured by lightning strike near White House

Monkeypox in the United States declared a Public Health Emergency

4 people killed and more than 100 structures destroyed in McKinney Fire – California’s largest in deadliest fire of the season

 

Other items of interest

UN News Horn of Africa faces most ‘catastrophic’ food insecurity in decades, warns WHO

 

UN News American west faces water and power shortages due to climate crisis: UN environment agency

 

Cascading Climate Risks in the Middle East and North Africa

 

International Science Council The future of disaster resiliency and the need for a global vulnerability index

 

Climate change: More studies needed on possibility of human extinction

 

Luke Kemp, Chi Xu, Joanna Depledge et al Climate Endgame: Exploring catastrophic climate change scenarios.  PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences) August 1, 2022 119 (34) e2108146119 https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2108146119

Kreibich H, Van Loon AF, Schröter K et al The challenge of unprecedented floods and droughts in risk management. Nature. August 3, 2022; 608(7921):80-86. doi: 10.1038/s41586-022-04917-5. Epub 2022 Aug 3. PMID: 35922501

 

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Global Hazards Weekly Bulletin: 23rd - 29th July 2022

 

Coronavirus

WHO Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Situational Report – 28th July 2022

 

Country Hazards

Central African Republic

At least 13 dead or missing after flash floods hit the Central African Republic

 

Czech Republic

Czech Republic - Forest fire (DG ECHO, HZS Ústecký , JRC-EFFIS, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 26 July 2022)

 

China

Massive sandstorm engulfs parts of Qinghai, plunging towns into darkness, China

 

Croatia

Croatia: Health ministry reports 8 human anthrax cases linked to Lonjsko polje outbreak

 

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Measles in the DRC: More than 2,500 cases including 20 deaths recorded in Kasaï-Oriental

 

India

Bihar: Lightning strikes kill 20 in Indian state

 

Indonesia

Indonesia, Flooding in Tanah Bumbu Regency (South Kalimantan) (27 Jul 2022)

 

Iran

Iran floods: At least 21 killed in southern Fars province

Severe flash floods hit Fars Province, leaving at least 20 people dead and 3 missing, Iran

 

Pakistan

Polio: 13th case reported in Pakistan in child from Lakki Marwat

NDMA Monsoon 2022 Daily Situation Report No 044 (1300 hrs 27th July 2022 – 1300 hrs 28th July 2022)

 

Philippines

M7.0 North western Luzon Earthquake Update as of 28 July 2022

GDACS M 7 in Philippines on 27 Jul 2022 00:43 UTC

Very strong and shallow M7.0 earthquake hits Luzon, Philippines

 

Portugal

Rural Fire – Fica Bem, Sao Marcos de Serra, Silves | Safe Communities Portugal

 

Russia

State of emergency declared after severe floods hit Sochi, Russia

 

Uganda

Uganda (Karamoja subregion) - Acute food insecurity and malnutrition (DG ECHO, IPC, WFP, UNICEF, FEWSNET, local media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 26 July 2022)

 

United States of America

Oak Fire: Wildfire grows as firefighters battle punishing heat

Locals evacuate California's largest wildfire in 2022

Wildfire tears through homes in Texas

Millions in the US to endure oppressive heat as temperatures bake the Pacific Northwest and South

Death toll rising from 'historic' Kentucky floods

Historic rainfall event hits St. Louis, leaving homes and highways submerged, U.S

 

Yemen

At least 14 fatalities as heavy rainfall hits Yemen

 

Other items of interest

WHO Director-General declares the ongoing monkeypox outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

·        WHO Monkeypox key facts

·        WHO Monkeypox Q&A

WHO Global COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy in a Changing World: July 2022 update

WHO Europe: Heatwave in Europe: local resilience saves lives – global collaboration will save humanity

WHO Global report on drowning: preventing a leading killer

On World Hepatitis Day, Guyana scales up efforts towards the elimination of viral hepatitis

UN News Mega-drought, glacier melt, and deforestation plague Latin America and the Caribbean

State of the Climate in Latin America and the Caribbean 2020 (WMO-No. 1272)

State of the UK Climate 2021

UKHSA Public health impact of drought: advice for the public

Utah's Great Salt Lake is running out of water

Addison, S, Bharadwaj, R, Carthy, A, Gallagher, C, More, C,  Nisi, N and Shakya, C (2022) Addressing loss and damage. Practical insights for tackling multidimensional risks in LDCs and SIDS. IIED, London. ISBN 978-1-78431-985-4

PROCULTHER-NET Protecting Cultural Heritage from the Consequences of Disasters- Network Newsletter June 2022

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Global Hazards Weekly Bulletin – 16-22 July 2022

 

Coronavirus

WHO Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Situational Report – 21st July 2022

 

Regional Hazards

Europe

More than 1 000 heat-related deaths reported in Spain and Portugal

Heat-related deaths top 1,100 in Spain, Portugal amid heat wave and wildfires

Wildfires rage in Greece, Spain and Italy as heatwave moves across Europe

Europe wildfires: Are they linked to climate change?

Climate crisis: Greater risk of respiratory disease, kidney disease and other health hazards for millions of children as heatwaves sweep across Europe Save the Children

 

Country Hazards

Canada

While Canadians look at European heat wave in awe, we face our own climate challenges

 

China

Destructive tornado outbreak hits Jiangsu Province, China

China heatwave: Shanghai workers swelter in 40C heat

China - Floods (NOAA-CPC, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 18 July 2022)

 

Croatia

Croatia: Health ministry reports 8 human anthrax cases linked to Lonjsko polje outbreak

 

Ethiopia

WFP Ethiopia Drought Response Situation Report #4 (June 2022)

 

France

Scenes of Devastation Emerge From a Fire-Ravaged Southwestern France

Heatwave: Forest fires continue in France

 

Ghana

Ghana declares first-ever outbreak of Marburg virus disease

 

Guatemala

Guatemala - Severe weather, update (CONRED, NOAA-CPC) (ECHO Daily Flash of 21 July 2022)

 

India

India reports first monkeypox case in Kerala state

 

Japan

More than 480 000 people told to evacuate as record-breaking rainfall hits southwestern Japan

 

Nepal

Epidemiology and Disease Control Division: Cholera Outbreak in Kathmandu Valley (20th July 2022)

 

Philippines

Philippines - Floods (PAGASA, DSWD DROMIC)(ECHO Daily Flash of 21 July 2022)

 

Russia

Smoke Over Siberia

 

Slovenia

Forest fires: EU mobilises assistance for Slovenia

 

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka reports a dozen human rabies deaths in first half of 2022

 

United Kingdom

Temperatures in the UK exceed 40.2 °C (104.3 °F) for the first time on record

London wildfires: Crews say they experienced absolute hell

 

United States of America

Record-breaking U.S. heat wave bakes Americans

New York officials report polio case in Rockland County resident

Lake Mead Keeps Dropping

Blooming Lake Okeechobee

 

Other items of interest

“This heatwave is the new normal”, WMO Secretary-General says

CME produced by long duration C5.6 solar flare expected to reach Earth early on July 23

UN Women GPDRR2022 gender progress report

WHO and UNICEF COVID-19 pandemic fuels largest continued backslide in vaccinations in three decades

Northward Expansion of Desert Climate in Central Asia in Recent Decades

Launch of the World report on the health of refugees and migrants

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Global Hazards Weekly Bulletin – 9th-15th July 2022

 

Coronavirus

WHO Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Situational Report – 14th July 2022

 

Regional Hazards

Europe

Firefighters scramble to put out wildfires in France, Portugal and Spain amid heatwave

All-time temperature records tumble in Europe, thousands evacuate as wildfires rage in France, Spain and Portugal

Europe heatwave: Thousands escape wildfires in France, Spain and Greece

Wildfires rage as Europe battles heatwave

 

South America

Powerful winter storm strands more than 400 people near the Argentina-Chile border

 

Country Hazards

Brazil

Brazil: 122K chikungunya cases reported through June

 

China

Heat wave, flooding leave multiple people dead in China

 

Colombia

Colombia - Severe weather, update (UNGRD, IDEAM, NOAA-CPC) (ECHO Daily Flash of 15 July 2022)

 

France

Wildfires still raging in southwestern France, now almost 4,000 hectares burnt

 

India

Dozens missing, 15 000 rescued after severe flash floods hit pilgrimage site in Jammu and Kashmir, India

 

Iraq

Cholera outbreak in Iraq affects scores

 

Nigeria

Nigeria - Floods (NiMet, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 12 July 2022)

Flash floods: More heavy rains underway till August ¯ LASG warns

 

Pakistan

Caritas on the ground in Pakistan to support communities affected by record-breaking monsoon rains

 

Peru

Peru - Earthquake, update (GDACS, COEN INDECI) (ECHO Daily Flash of 15 July 2022)

 

Philippines

Philippines: 65K dengue cases reported in first six months of 2022

 

Portugal

Forest fires: EU mobilises its firefighting fleet to help Portugal

 

Sierra Leon

Sierra Leone anthrax outbreak update

 

Somalia

Somalia - Extreme drought, displacement (DG ECHO, OCHA, IOM, UNHCR) (ECHO Daily Flash of 15 July 2022)

 

Spain

Western Europe heatwave to peak in Spain as searing heat fuels wildfires

 

Sri Lanka

WFP Sri Lanka: Situation Report 15 July 2022

 

United Kingdom

Heatwave: Tropical nights recorded as temperatures soar in England

UK heatwave: Temperatures rise to 32C amid extreme heat warning

Heatwave: Met Office issues first red extreme heat warning

 

United States of America

Alaska wildfire season sets record

Virginia floods: Dozens of people may be missing, says sheriff

More than 40 people unaccounted for after severe storms and floods hit Virginia, U.S.

 

Yemen

Yemen – Explosive Remnants of War (DG ECHO, CIMP, ACAPS, DG ECHO Partners) (ECHO Daily Flash of 12 July 2022)

 

Other items of interest

UN Climate Action - The ocean – the world’s greatest ally against climate change

From what works to what will work. Integrating climate risks into sustainable development evaluation — a practical guide. IIED

Floods haunt Belgian town as rebuild seeks to stop repeat disaster

Heatwave in Kashmir spells difficult future for pastoralists

UN News Gang violence in Port-au-Prince threatens more than a million food-insecure Haitians

WHO Severe acute hepatitis of unknown aetiology in children - Multi-country

COVID-19 global behaviour and attitudes:  A review of the survey results of over 45,000 people in 9 countries

UN News As virus spreads ‘freely’ COVID-19 ‘nowhere near over’: Tedros

WHO Urgent call for better use of existing vaccines and development of new vaccines to tackle AMR

UN News Sustainable Development Goals can be reached ‘despite our grim times’: ECOSOC President

 

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Global Hazards Weekly Bulletin: 2nd-8th July 2022

 

Coronavirus

WHO Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Situational Report – 7th July 2022

 

Regional Hazards

Central America

Storm Bonnie leaves deadly trail in Central America

 

Europe

Southern Europe restricts drinking water access

 

Country Hazards

Afghanistan

Afghanistan - Flash floods (DG ECHO, UNOCHA, media floodlist) (ECHO Daily Flash of 08 July 2022)

 

Australia

 Sydney floods: Tens of thousands told to evacuate

Australia floods: 50,000 on evacuation alert after deluge hits Sydney

 

Austria

Austria mudslide: Aerial footage from Carinthia region shows scale of damage

 

China

Typhoon “Chaba” spawns tornadoes, splits a ship in half, leaving 26 people missing, China

 

Ghana

Africa: Suspected cases of Marburg virus disease reported in Ghana

 

Guatemala

Strong eruptive activity at Fuego volcano, large pyroclastic flows produced, Guatemala

 

Iran

Hormozgan: Quake near southern Iran coast kills five

 

India

Manipur landslide: 42 dead, 20 missing as rescue operations continue

Mumbai: Heavy rains bring Indian city to a standstill

Mumbai floods: India city on red alert for further rain

In photos: The bleak lives of Assam flood survivors

 

Italy

Drought emergency declared in northern Italy

Marmolada glacier collapse in Italy kills six

 

Japan

Japan swelters in its worst heatwave ever recorded

Tropical Storm “Aere” makes landfall over Kyushu, bringing record-breaking rainfall, Japan

 

Oman

Oman - Flash Floods (Royal Oman Police, Oman Meterology, FloodList, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 08 July 2022)

 

Peru

Watch: The moment a landslide descends on town in Peru

 

Philippines

Philippines - Floods (PAGASA, ADINet, ADINet, DSWD DROMIC) (ECHO Daily Flash of 08 July 2022)

 

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Crisis: Fuel and medicine shortages, food insecurity, civil unrest

 

United Kingdom

Covid: UK hospital cases set to rise, says health chief

 

United States of America

Extensive damage to hundreds of homes after EF-2 tornado hits Goshen, Ohio

Derecho hits the Northern Plains and Midwest, turning the sky green and leaving extensive damage, U.S.

 

Other items of interest

Rising Heat Drives Crippling Sandstorms Across the Middle East

 

June was 3rd warmest on record

 

WHO Mental health and Climate Change: Policy Brief

 

UKHSA Flooding and health: assessment and management of public mental health

 

Compendium of WHO and other UN guidance on health and environment, 2022 update

 

Gaining user insights into the research-to-operational elements of Impact-based Forecasting (IbF) from within the SHEAR programme Summary of Findings

 

Landslide multi-hazard risk assessment, preparedness and early warning in South Asia: Integrating meteorology, landscape and society (LANDSLIP) has co-developed a prototype regional-scale rainfall-induced landslide forecasting system in two districts of India: the Nilgiris and Darjeeling and has published a series of LANDSLIP Global Knowledge Products

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Global Hazards Weekly Bulletin: 25th June - 1st July 2022

 

Coronavirus

WHO Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Situational Report – 1st July 2022

 

Country Hazards

Australia

Unseasonably heavy rain to impact Northern Territory and Queensland, Australia

 

Cold spell hits southeast Australia, widespread frosts at mid-elevations

 

Bangladesh

Bangladesh hit by one of the worst floodings ever seen

 

Brazil

Rio de Janeiro confirms fifth case of monkeypox

 

China

‘Mosquito tornado’ storms Sichuan village, China

 

Parts of NE China activate highest weather alert, urge citizens to stay away from rivers and dangerous mountains

 

Tropical Storm “Chaba” heading toward China, landfall forecast on July 2

 

France

France reports 1st monkeypox case in a child

 

India

Massive landslide hits Tupul Railway Station, leaves at least 45 missing, India

 

Iran

Extreme heatwave engulfs Iran, main cities record hottest June day since records began

 

Nigeria

Nigeria reports uptick in monkeypox, Could eclipse peak number of cases seen in 2017

 

Philippines

Philippines: Zamboanga City dengue cases 1,775% higher compared to the same period in 2021

 

Portugal

Portugal monkeypox cases near 400, Cases reported from Lisbon to Madeira Island

 

United States of America

Missouri: St. Louis region reports sharp increase in cases of congenital syphilis

 

CDC investigates multistate Listeria outbreak, Nearly all the people live in or traveled to Florida

 

Rices Fire threatening more than 500 structures and critical infrastructure, California

 

Other items of interest

Meet the high school activists fighting climate change in Zimbabwe

 

Climate change: wildfire risk has grown nearly everywhere – but we can still influence where and how fires strike

 

High tech early warning system could curb next South African locust swarms

 

Joint external evaluation tool: International Health Regulations (ý2005)ý - third edition

 

Wildfires in Latin America: A preliminary analysis, messages and resources

 

Towards the “perfect” weather warning

 

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Global Hazards Weekly Bulletin: 18th - 24th June 2022

 

Coronavirus

WHO Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Situational Report – 24th June 2022

 

Regional Hazards

Weather tracker: Europe’s heatwave sends temperature records tumbling

 

Country Hazards

Afghanistan

12 killed in eastern Afghanistan due to snowfall, freezing weather

 

Afghan earthquake: At least 1,000 people killed and 1,500 injured

 

Bangladesh

As Bangladesh floods recede, fears of waterborne diseases

 

Brazil

Brazil Ministry of Health confirms 8th case of monkeypox in the country

 

Chile

Chile reports first case of monkeypox

 

China

Intense hailstorm hits Qingyuan, causing severe crop damage, China

 

Ethiopia

Ethiopia: Anthrax outbreak reported in Tigray

 

France

France: Monkeypox tally now 277 cases, 70% of cases in Ile-de-France

 

Ireland

Rare meteotsunami hits SE Ireland

 

Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast - Floods and landslides (NOAA-CPC, FloodList, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 23 June 2022)

 

Pakistan

Pakistan: Sindh province reports significant increase in cholera

 

Russia

Chikurachki Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory

 

South Africa

South Africa reports monkeypox case in resident of Gauteng province

 

Taiwan

Taiwan - Earthquake

 

United Kingdom

London: Poliovirus detected in sewage

 

Wales officials investigate active TB cases

 

United States of America

New York City reports 30 orthopoxvirus cases, all likely monkeypox

 

MTN News special report: Troubled Waters - Montana's Historic Floods

 

Supercell spawns multiple tornadoes in Kansas, U.S.

 

Other items of interest

 elrha An evidence review of research on health interventions in humanitarian crises 2021 update

 

Towards the “Perfect” Weather Warning | SpringerLink

 

What is a heat dome? An atmospheric scientist explains the weather phenomenon baking large parts of the country

 

Asia-Pacific Disaster Report 2021: Resilience in a riskier world: Managing systemic risks from biological and other natural hazards

 

Managing seeds and agricultural losses in the wake of extreme climate events: Lessons from Nepal

 

A new, open-source software that decrypts social media messages to help manage risks and disasters

 

Study shows mangrove and reef restoration yield positive returns on investment for flood protection

 

 Dynamic preparedness metric: a paradigm shift to measure and act on preparedness

 

Reviewing Health Security Capacities in Nigeria Using the Updated WHO Joint External Evaluation and WHO Benchmarks Tool: Experience from a Country-Led Self-Assessment Exercise

 

Strengthening multisectoral coordination on antimicrobial resistance: a landscape analysis of efforts in 11 countries

 

Antimicrobial use across six referral hospitals in Tanzania: a point prevalence survey

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Global Hazards Weekly Bulletin: 10th - 17th June 2022

 

Coronavirus

WHO Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Situational Report – 17th June 2022

 

Country Hazards

China

Huge tornado tears through Chinese village, damaging houses and trees

 

Colombia

Colombia – Floods and Landslides Affect 5,000 in Meta Department, Airport Flooded in Villavicencio

 

Germany

Germany: Borna virus detected in Bavaria

 

Mexico

Huge hail storm covers Mexico City with ice

 

Nigeria

Nigeria reports 10 additional monkeypox cases, Total cases now 31 in 2022

 

Philippines

Davao City confirms chikungunya cases, Intensifies mosquito control efforts

 

Solomon Islands

Sharkcano, an undersea volcano where sharks live

 

Sri Lanka

Dengue alert issued for Colombo District, Sri Lanka

 

Turkey

At least one killed in Turkey’s flood

 

Ukraine

Ukraine reports 6 botulism cases since beginning of the week

 

United Kingdom

Monkeypox cases in England top 500, WHO to assess if it’s a public health emergency of international concern

 

United States of America

Severe thunderstorms, tornadoes threaten Midwest; sweltering heat wave hits from Michigan to northern Florida

 

Arizona wildfires: intense conditions send smoke plumes billowing into sky

 

Surreal Scenes in Yellowstone as Unprecedented Floods Destroy Homes, Bridges

 

Venezuela

Venezuela reports its first case of monkeypox

 

Vietnam

Vietnam reports more than 52,000 dengue fever cases, Increasing day by day

 

Other items of interest

The 2021 U.S. Hurricane Ida multi-hazard socioeconomic vulnerability and impact report

 

Bali Agenda for Resilience

 

Launch of the Survey for Water Community Inputs on the Midterm Review of the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for DRR

 

Training Academy for politicians on adaptation and mitigation

 

Making Cities Resilient at the 11th session of the World Urban Forum

 

Six months since the EFDRR Roadmap was agreed - a reminder on its priorities in the Crisis Response Journal

 

Second Steering Committee Meeting of the Strengthening Financial Resilience and Accelerating Risk Reduction Program in Central Asia

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Global Hazards Weekly Bulletin: 4th - 10th June 2022

 

Coronavirus

WHO Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Situational Report – 10th June 2022

 

Regional Hazards

Latin America and the Caribbean

Deep M6.5 earthquake hits Peru-Brazil border region

 

Large plume of Saharan dust reaches the Caribbean and South America

 

Country Hazards

Argentina

Argentina - Landslide (media, Servicio Meteorologico Nacional) (ECHO Daily Flash of 08 June 2022)

 

Australia

June temperatures in Queensland dropping to lowest in more than a century, Australia

 

Shallow M6.4 earthquake hits west of Macquarie Island

 

Bangladesh

A fire at a depot in Bangladesh has killed at least 49 and injured more than 100

 

Brazil

Brazil: 1st monkeypox case confirmed in São Paulo

 

China

Floods and landslides claim at least 25 lives, affect more than 2.6 million people in southern China

 

Shallow M5.8 and M6.0 earthquakes hit western Sichuan, China

 

Colombia

Colombia - Severe weather (UNGRD, PAHO, IDEAM) (ECHO Daily Flash of 08 June 2022)

 

Cuba

Cuba - Floods (INSMET, PAHO, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 09 June 2022)

 

Democratic Republic of Congo

DRC: More than 100 cholera cases reported in Kalehe health zone

 

France

Monkeypox in France: 51 cases reported to date

 

Severe thunderstorms, tennis ball-sized hail wreak havoc across France

 

Guatemala

Guatemala - Severe weather (CONRED, PAHO, INSIVUMEH) (ECHO Daily Flash of 09 June 2022)

 

India

Monsoon triggers flash floods, landslides in Northeast, likely to reach Maharashtra in 2 days

 

Indonesia

Eruption at Anak Krakatau volcano, Indonesia

 

Italy

New eruptive fissures open up at Etna volcano, Italy

 

Mexico

Popocatepetl volcano erupts after more than a month of quiescence, Mexico

 

Pakistan

Pakistan polio: North Waziristan confirms eighth case

 

Philippines

Davao City reports 17 suspected cases of the Chikungunya

 

Powerful phreatic eruption at Bulusan volcano, Philippines

 

Portugal

166 confirmed cases of human infection with Monkeypox virus in Portugal

 

Russia

Russia: Food poisoning outbreak linked to sushi rolls sickens 38 in Samara

 

South Africa

South Africa reports four confirmed measles cases in Gauteng

 

Space junk burning up in Earth’s atmosphere over Johannesburg, South Africa

 

Sri Lanka

Dengue alert issued for Colombo District, Sri Lanka

                            

Turkey

Turkey - Floods (MGM, Anadolu Agency, FloodList, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 09 June 2022)

 

United States of America

Arizona: First probable monkeypox case reported in Maricopa County

 

Colorado: Tularemia case reported in Pueblo County child, 1st human case of 2022

 

Connecticut officials report second case of Powassan virus

 

Legionnaires’ disease in the Bronx: 25 cases and two deaths

 

New York City monkeypox cases rise to 7

 

Record-breaking rains hit South Florida, causing widespread flooding, U.S.

 

San Francisco reports first probable case of monkeypox

 

Strong M6.3 earthquake hits the Rat Islands at intermediate depth, Alaska

 

Texas: Monkeypox case reported in Dallas County, 1st in state

 

Other items of interest

A community-led landslide prediction system in India

 

‘Dealing with Disasters’ Conference held at Northumbria University in Newcastle, 9th-10th June 2022, with focus on ‘Next Generation Disaster Prevention and Recovery’

 

Financing the recovery: a formative evaluation of UNDP's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and SDG financing

 

Multi-country monkeypox outbreak: situation update, WHO 4 June

 

New UN Food Outlook report: World’s most vulnerable are paying more for less food

 

Rebuilding Ukraine: the imminent risks from asbestos

 

‘Tracking the 2022 monkeypox outbreak with epidemiological data in real-time’ published in the Lancet, 8 June

 

WHO Director-General's keynote address at the WHO Global Tuberculosis Programme – 9 June 2022

 

Ten Essentials for Making Cities Resilient,

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Global Hazards Weekly Bulletin: 21st May - 27th May 2022

 

 

Coronavirus

WHO Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Situational Report – 27th May 2022

 

Regional Hazards

South America

Peru and Bolivia rocked by powerful 7.2 earthquake

 

Country Hazards

Argentina

Argentina investigates suspected case of monkeypox in Buenos Aires

 

Bangladesh

Dozens dead, millions stranded as floods ravage Bangladesh

 

Canada

Canada storms: Nearly a million homes lose power in high winds

 

Democratic Republic of Congo

More than Ebola: DRC reports cholera, measles, monkeypox, plague and typhoid outbreaks

 

Fiji Islands

Gigantic tornado hits Texas amid severe thunderstorms

 

Germany

Scores injured, at least 13 critical after storm sweeps across parts of Germany

 

Italy

Strong explosive eruption at Stromboli volcano, Italy

 

Japan

M6.0 quake hits wide area in Japan's east, northeast

 

Nigeria

Nigeria: Four die in Lagos Island building collapse

 

Norway

Norway reports visitor to Oslo had monkeypox, Infection tracking has started

 

Pakistan

Pakistan reports fourth wild polio case - Pakistan

 

Peru

Very strong M7.2 earthquake hits southern Peru

 

Philippines

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake jolts Philippines, no casualties reported so far

 

Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone reports anthrax outbreak

 

Suriname 

Suriname - Severe flooding (DG ECHO, CDEMA) (ECHO Daily Flash of 27 May 2022)

 

United Kingdom

Monkeypox cases rise to 78 as another seven are detected in England

 

Oil spill after A63 lorry crash causing traffic chaos in Hull - live updates

 

United States of America

Uvalde shooting: Texas police change key details as criticism mounts

 

Gigantic tornado hits Texas amid severe thunderstorms

 

California wildfires: Man gets 24 years for setting blaze that killed condors

 

Man Rescued from Mud On NCR Trail: Officials

 

Vietnam

Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City reports 7 deaths of dengue fever

 

Other Items of Interest

7th Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction From Risk to Resilience: Towards Sustainable Development for All in a COVID-19 Transformed World 25-17 May 2022 Bali Indonesia

 

 Co-Chairs’ Summary Bali Agenda for Resilience from Risk to Resilience: Towards Sustainable Development for All in a COVID-19 Transformed World - UNDRR

 

UNICEF DRR in action: Every Country Protected; Every Child Resilient

 

UN News Deputy UN chief praises resilience of Bali students in face of disaster threats

 

UNDRR Principles for Resilient Infrastructure 2022

 

Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2022 (GAR2022)

 

UNCCD Drought in numbers 2022: Restoration for Readiness and Resilience

 

UNDRR Integrating Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation in the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework - Guidance Note on Using Climate and Disaster Risk Management to Help Build Resilient Societies

 

WHO Emergency in Ukraine: external situation report #12, published 19 May 2022: reporting period: 12–18 May 2022

 

Deforestation surges in Brazil Atlantic Forest: report

 

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Global Hazards Weekly Bulletin – 14th May – 20th May 2022

 

Coronavirus

WHO Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Situational Report – 20th May 2022

 

Regional Hazards

Africa

Worst drought in 40 years affecting Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia

 

Europe

Monkeypox cases reported in UK and Portugal

 

South America

Cyclone Yakecan batters Uruguay and Brazil

 

Country Hazards

Canada

Montreal: Suspected monkeypox outbreak, 17 possible cases reported

 

China

H5N6 avian influenza case reported in Guangxi, China - Outbreak News Today

 

India

11 dead and over 600,000 displaced as rain lashes parts of India under the grip of heatwave

 

Indonesia

Strong eruption at Ibu volcano, North Maluku, Indonesia

 

Iraq

Persistent Dust Storms Batter Iraq

 

Malaysia

Health Ministry: Malaysia records 31,661 HFMD cases, 15 times higher compared to last year

 

Mozambique

Mozambique confirms first wild poliovirus case in 30 years

 

New Zealand

Damaging tornado rips through Levin, New Zealand

 

Nigeria

Nigeria: Death toll in explosion near school in northwestern Kano State rises to nine

 

Russia

Eruption at Karymsky volcano ejects ash up to 8 km (26 250 feet) a.s.l., Russia

 

South Korea

At least 8 injured in S-Oil refinery explosion in Ulsan: firefighters

 

United Kingdom

Preston fire: Firefighters tackle huge blaze at old Odeon cinema

 

United States of America

Staph blamed for foodborne illness outbreak among Coachella bus drivers

 

Flood fight in Northeast Minnesota reaches critical levels as property owners fight to stay afloat

 

Other Items of Interest

Policy Brief: Using UNDRR/ISC Hazard Information Profiles to Manage Risk and implement the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction - International Science Council

 

Policy Brief: Closing the Gap between Science and Practice at Local Levels to Accelerate Disaster Risk Reduction - International Science Council

 

Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre | GRID 2022 | 2022 Global Report on Internal Displacement (internal-displacement.org)

 

International Science Council, 2022. Unprecedented & Unfinished: COVID-19 and Implications for National and Global Policy. Paris, France, International Science Council. DOI: 10.24948/2022.03.

 

Briefing Note on Systemic Risk - International Science Council

 

Closing the gap between science and practice at local levels to accelerate disaster risk reduction

 

Using UNDRR/ISC hazard information profiles to manage risk and implement the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

 

UK.Gov Heat mortality monitoring report: 2021

 

Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction our World at Risk: Transforming Governance for a Resilient Future 2022

 

Protecting environments and health by building urban resilience event, 14th June, 10:00 – 11:30 CEST

 

WHO Europe: Climate change is increasing the risk of heatwaves: preparing for a warm and dry summer in the European Region

 

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Global Hazards Weekly Bulletin: 1st - 13th May 2022

 

Coronavirus

WHO Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Situational Report – 13th May 2022

 

Regional Hazards

North America

Red River Valley facing its worst flooding in a decade, Canada/USA

 

Country Hazards

Argentina

Salta government reports more than 100 dengue cases last week

 

Australia

Unseasonably heavy rain hits Queensland, Australia

 

China

Human infection with H3N8 avian influenza in China: WHO details and assessment

 

Columbia

Colombia - Floods and landslides

 

Denmark

Denmark: 7 out of 10 adults have been infected with SARS-CoV-2 according to blood donor study

 

Guinea

Second Lassa fever case reported in Guinea

 

Honduras

Dengue fever: More than 1,700 cases reported in the Honduras capital

 

Hungary

Ebola relative, Lloviu virus, isolated from Schreiber’s bats in Hungary

 

India

Tropical Cyclone “Asani” intensifies

 

Malaysia

Malaysia reports significant rise in hand, foot and mouth disease

 

New Zealand

Heightened volcanic unrest continues at Ruapehu with high volcanic gas output, strong tremor and steam plumes

 

Nigeria

CDC issues travel notice for Nigeria due to an outbreak of yellow fever

 

Pakistan

Pakistan: First Naegleria fowleri death recorded in 2022 in Sindh

 

Peru

Peru - Earthquake

 

Sweden

Sweden reports nine suspect cases of hepatitis with unknown cause in children

 

United Kingdom

Monkeypox case confirmed in England