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Public Health England - Global Hazards Weekly Bulletin 11th -17th July

Friday, July 17, 2020

 

 

 

 

Coronavirus

WHO COVID -19 Situational Report – 16 July

Coronavirus global report: restrictions return around world as cases pass 13 million

 

Armenia

Icebergs and flooded roads after unprecedented hailstorm hits Gyumri

Bangladesh

Over a million villagers marooned, displaced in Bangladesh amid heavy flooding

Brazil

Thousands Displaced as Rivers Overflow in Rio Grande Do Sul

Colombia

Thousands Affected by Flooding After Weeks of Rain

India

Floods and Rain Affect 300,000 in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh

Indonesia

At least 15 dead, 4,000 affected as flash floods sweep through South Sulawesi, Indonesia

Italy

Two dead as severe storm ravages Palermo

Japan

Thousands flee as heavy rain lashes Japan

Laos

Laos reports 113 new cases of dengue fever

Malaysia

Flash floods hit five villages in Malaysia's Negeri Sembilan state

Mexico

2 Dead as Heavy Rain Triggers Landslides and Floods in Oaxaca

Mongolia

Forest fires put out in Inner Mongolia

Nepal

Dozens Dead or Missing After Heavy Rain Triggers Floods and Landslides

Russia

Hurricane-force winds wreak havoc in parts of western Russia, leaving 52 000 without power

South Korea

Deadly Flash Floods After 277mm of Rain in South Gyeongsang

Thailand

Thailand reports 2600 additional dengue cases in the past week, 5 more deaths

Turkey

Four dead in north eastern Turkey flash flood

Yemen

Locust invasion in Yemen stokes food insecurity fears

 

Other items of interest:

Masterclass: Developing an effective Heat Health Action Plan for your city - 21 July

Webinar: COVID-19 Exemplars: The Power of Positive Outliers, and What We Can Learn from Their Success - 20 July

Webinar: Know your enemy - using data to tackle COVID-19 -  22 July

United Nations comprehensive response to COVID-19: Saving lives, protecting societies, recovering better

Strengthening the global effort on COVID-19 research

Working with informality for more resilient, equitable responses to COVID-19

When crises converge: Responding to natural disasters in South Asia during Covid-19

Making the case for governance

How does advanced technology save lives in China's flood-prone areas?

National Adaptation Plans - An entrypoint for ecosystem-based adaptation

Critiquing and joining intersections of disaster, conflict, and peace research

 

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