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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 Easter Island Region  (6M) 01 Nov  10:59UTC
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 Kyushu, Japan  (4.5M) 01 Nov  10:36UTC
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 Romania  (4.8M) 31 Oct  23:00UTC
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 Papua New Guinea  (4.8M) 31 Oct  22:45UTC
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 Northern Peru  (5.4M) 31 Oct  18:42UTC
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 Tanzania  (5.1M) 31 Oct  17:04UTC
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 Indonesia  (4.8M) 31 Oct  09:19UTC
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 Democratic Republic Of Congo  (4.5M) 31 Oct  01:05UTC
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 Peru  (5M) 30 Oct  22:37UTC
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 Turkey  (4.6M) 30 Oct  14:35UTC
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 New Britain Region, P.N.G.  (5.2M) 29 Oct  21:14UTC
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 New Britain Region, P.N.G.  (5.2M) 29 Oct  16:28UTC
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 Irian Jaya, Indonesia  (4.6M) 29 Oct  11:12UTC
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 Iceland  (4.7M) 29 Oct  05:23UTC
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 Southern Peru  (4.6M) 29 Oct  05:14UTC
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 Afghanistan  (4.5M) 28 Oct  18:52UTC
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 Southern Iran  (4.9M) 28 Oct  08:19UTC
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 Wallis and Futuna  (6.1M) 28 Oct  03:15UTC

Tropical cyclones

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NURI-14 Off shore  (222.1km/h) 01 Nov  06:00UTC
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VANCE-14  Mexico  (120.7km/h) 01 Nov  09:00UTC
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NILOFAR-14 Off shore  (212.4km/h) 30 Oct  18:00UTC

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GTS messages suspended23 Oct  06:00UTC On request of WMO GDACS suspended the publication of GDACS alerts through the GTS channel that in any case is not very much used by the humanitarian community. GDACS will continue to issue them through the standard channels (email, SMS, newsletter).

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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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