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  • DR Congo: Meningitis Outbreak - Sep 2021 سبتمبر 8, 2021
    Affected country: Democratic Republic of the Congo Glide: EP-2021-000138-COD The Democratic Republic of the Congo has declared an outbreak of meningitis in the north-eastern Tshopo Province where 261 suspected cases and 129 deaths—a high case fatality ratio of 50%—have been reported. Confirmatory tests carried out by the Institut Pasteur in Paris detected Neisseria meningitidis – […]
  • Guinea: Floods - Aug 2021 أغسطس 30, 2021
    Affected country: Guinea Glide: FL-2021-000135-GIN On the night of Monday 30th to Tuesday 31st of August 2021, heavy rain fell over most of the country causing flooding in the prefectures of Siguiri, Guéckédou, and the capital Conakry. This situation has affected 69,671 people, with 1,972 homeless people, 21 injured and 5 deaths recorded. The preliminary […]
  • Lesotho: Windstorms - Aug 2021 أغسطس 27, 2021
    Affected country: Lesotho Glide: VW-2021-000139-LSO From 27 to 31 August 2021, Lesotho experienced windstorms which affected several districts across the country. Out of the ten districts, two (Qacha's Nek and Thaba Tseka) were severely affected while the remaining eight districts experienced minor effects of the wind. Soon after the disaster, Lesotho Red Cross Society (LRCS) […]
  • Venezuela: Floods - Aug 2021 أغسطس 25, 2021
    Affected country: Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) Glide: FL-2021-000129-VEN On 23 August, heavy rains were registered due to the passage of the Tropical Wave N°38, which caused floods, landslides, road obstructions, loss of housing, damages to basic services such as water and electricity, among others in ten of the 24 states of the country. As shown […]
  • Iraq: Drought - Aug 2021 أغسطس 18, 2021
    Affected country: Iraq Glide: DR-2021-000119-IRQ In the region, Euphrates & Tigris rivers are currently experiencing drought conditions, resulting in lower river flow, and affecting dam storage. The current season is the second driest in 40 years. Iraq is anticipating a serious drought this summer following a particularly dry winter and reduced river flow caused by […]