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Map of disaster alerts in the past 4 days. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.
The blurred events in the list below are the past events before last 4 days.
For drought alerts, all the events listed in the homepage are ongoing events. In bold: i) new events; ii) events where a significant worsening has been detected (+ 0.5 GDACS score or increase in the Alert Level); iii) events where new information products are available (Global Drought Observatory Report).
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Nigeria – Heavy rainfall and flooded IDP camps in the northeast (ECHO
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Sat, 24 Aug 2019 04:00:00

Heavy rainfall was reported in northeast Nigeria. Many IDP camps in Borno State are completely flooded, with hundreds of shelters destroyed and thousands of families affected. The situation is further aggravated by the lack of proper drainage in most camps.Incessant rains also led to the displacement of 5,300 people in Yobe State. The displaced persons are in dire need of shelter, food assistance and non-food items.The Adamawa State Government recently declared an outbreak of cholera. As of 21 August, 665 cases and 4 deaths were reported. Acute water diarrhea cases are also increasing in Borno State.About 40% of IDPs camps are severely overcrowded and do not respect the minimum standards in terms of shelter and sanitation resulting in risks of epidemics. 1.6 million people have limited access to water.
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Forest fires danger forecast (ECHO 24 Aug 2019)Sat, 24 Aug 2019 04:00:00

  • Very high or extreme danger in parts of southern and easternPortugal; parts of southern and westernSpain and the Canary and Balearic Islands; parts of the Mediterranean coast ofFr
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BAILU-19 - EC/ECHO daily mapFri, 23 Aug 2019 06:45:18

A new EC/ECHO daily map is now available
Drought Europe-2019 - EC/ECHO daily map 22 Aug 2019  08:42 UTC.

A new EC/ECHO daily map is now available
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