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19 Feb 2015 description
Cholera continues to be a serious concern, with five cases confirmed on 13 February and three suspected. The Health Cluster has mobilized capacity and is monitoring the situation.
05 Feb 2015 description
The Humanitarian Country Team may appeal for international assistance in the coming weeks to address emergency needs and replenish pre-positioned relief stocks.
02 Feb 2015 description
Flooding caused by continuous rainfall since the beginning of January and exacerbated by Tropical Cyclone Chedza has affected an estimated 80,000 people across the country.
21 Jan 2015 description
The death toll due to flooding, lightning and collapsed houses has increased to 64. Around 50,481 people (11,662 households) are being hosted in 49 accommodation centres.
18 Jan 2015 description
Chedza made landfall as a tropical storm and weakened into a tropical depression as it crossed the island. Preliminary information indicates that 4,500 people have been displaced.
15 Jan 2015 description
A tropical cyclone is expected to make landfall on Madagascar on 16 Jan. At the same time, Tropical Cyclone Bansi is heading towards Rodrigues, an autonomous outer island of the Republic of Mauritius.
14 Mar 2013 description
The world has experienced three consecutive years where annual economic losses have exceeded $100 billion due to an enormous increase in exposure of industrial assets to extreme disaster events.
09 Jul 2012 description
DESTACADOS: PARAGUAY: Las autoridades estiman que aún hay 10,000 familias en necesidad alimentaria. CUBA: Un inusual brote de cólera en la provincia de Granma ha dejado tres muertos. PERÚ: Las autoridades han movilizado más de 92,000 frazadas a las zonas afectadas por las heladas.
25 Jun 2012 description
HIGHLIGHTS:  PERU: Cold Weather affects about 11,665 people in the Andean region.  MEXICO: Hurricane Carlotta affected more than 12,000 families in the state of Oaxaca  BOLIVIA: More than 720 confirmed cases of influenza AH1N1.