GDACS is a cooperation framework between the United Nations, the European Commission and disaster managers worldwide to improve alerts, information exchange and coordination in the first phase after major sudden-onset disasters.

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 Guatemala  (4.5M) 19 Apr  17:33UTC
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 Mexico  (5M) 19 Apr  14:58UTC
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 Panama  (4.6M) 19 Apr  13:36UTC
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 Papua New Guinea  (7.5M) 19 Apr  13:27UTC
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 Papua New Guinea  (6.6M) 19 Apr  01:04UTC
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 Papua New Guinea  (4.7M) 18 Apr  17:53UTC
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Off shore  (7.4M) 18 Apr  14:27UTC
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 Greece  (4.5M) 18 Apr  05:07UTC
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 Solomon Islands  (6M) 18 Apr  04:13UTC
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 Japan  (4.8M) 17 Apr  22:53UTC
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 Antarctica  (6.2M) 17 Apr  15:06UTC
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 Chile  (4.6M) 17 Apr  13:20UTC
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 Southern Iran  (4.9M) 16 Apr  23:31UTC
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 Papua New Guinea  (4.8M) 16 Apr  16:07UTC
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 Panama  (4.8M) 16 Apr  13:37UTC

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JACK-14 Off shore  (175.4km/h) 19 Apr  18:00UTC

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Documents
2014-01-04

GDACS Satellite Mapping Overview

A monthly overview of key satellite maps, compiled by the GDACS mapping & satellite imagery coordination mechanism, operated by the UNITAR Operati...

2013-11-12

Chairman Summary of 2013 Annual GDACS Meeting

The meeting was held on 12 and 13 November 2013 in the premises of the European Commission Emergency Response Coordination Centre (EC/ERCC) in Brussel...

2011-05-12

Chairman Summary of 2011 GDACS Stakeholder Meeting

The meeting was held from 10 to 12 May 2010 at the Scandic Bergen City Hotel in Bergen, Norway. The meeting was generously sponsored by Department of ...

2011-02-28

GDACS Information Management Guidelines (draft)

GDACS draft guidelines (February 2011)...

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