World events - ECHO Daily Map | 10/06/2016

Nicaragua - Earthquake
• An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 M at a depth of 10 km occurred in the department of Chinandega (north-western Nicaragua) on 10 June at 3.25 UTC. The epicentre was located approx. 17 km east of Puerto Morazan and 114 km north-west of the capital city Managua. USGS PAGER estimated that 19 000 people were exposed to "Very Strong" and 268 000 to "Strong" shaking.
• As of 10 June, there have been no reports of damage or casualties.

Myanmar/Burma - Severe weather
• Heavy rain affected Sagaing region causing floods and casualties
• Local media reported two people dead due to a landslide, 4 000 homes damaged, several bridges damaged and traffic disruptions in the district of Katha, as of 10 June.

Solomon Islands - Earthquake
• An earthquake of magnitude 5.9 M at a depth of 52 km hit off the coasts of north-western Malaita island on 10 June at 4.17 UTC. The epicentre was located approx. 20 km west-northwe of Auki and 104 km north-east of the capital city Honiara. USGS PAGER estimated a shaking up to "Light" for 257 000 people.
• As of 10 June, there have been no reports of damage or casualties.

Syria - Conflict/humanitarian access
• The UN in Syria confirmed that the Syrian government has approved the delivery of humanitarian assistance to besieged areas in the country. In the evening of 9 June, a convoy carrying food and medical aid entered the town of Darayya, after a number of attempts in the recent months to reach the town that has been under besiegement since 2012.
• Meanwhile, airstrikes and combats continue heavily affecting several parts of northern Syria.

Liberia - End of Ebola outbreak
• On 9 June World Health Organization (WHO) declared the end of the most recent outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Liberia.
• This announcement comes 42 days (two 21-day incubation cycles of the virus) after the last confirmed Ebola patient in Liberia tested negative for the disease for the second time.

Mali - Food insecurity, Violence • The situation in Northern Mali remains very difficult. On 6 June, 122 tons of food were looted from WFP warehouses in Kidal. The aid was to be distributed to 11 000 vulnerable people as emergency food assistance at the beginning of the lean season.
• More than 3 million Malians are estimated to be food insecure during the lean season, and more than 400 000 of them require emergency assistance.

Italy - Severe weather
• Severe weather including heavy rain and hail affected the region of Tuscany on 9 June causing floods and landslides • As of 10 June, local media reported several buildings damaged and schools closed in the province of Grosseto, as well as traffic disruptions in the provinces of Siena and Grosseto.

Greece - Severe weather
• Heavy rain affected the region of Attica on 7 June causing floods.
• As of 8 June, local media reported several homes flooded and traffic disruptions in the northern areas of the region.