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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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Forest fires danger forecast (ECHO 19 Aug 2019)Mon, 19 Aug 2019 21:21:00

  • Very high or extreme danger in southern and easternPortugal; southern and centralSpain and the Canary and Balearic Islands; Sardinia and parts of southernItaly; some part
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Spain, Canary Islands - Forest fires (ECHO 19 Aug 2019)Mon, 19 Aug 2019 13:00:00

  • Forest fires continue to burn across Gran Canaria Island (Canary Islands, Spain) since last week. According to the Spanish civil protection authorities, one big forest fire remains active across Valleseco Municipality.
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Turkey - Flash floods (ECHO 19 Aug 2019)Mon, 19 Aug 2019 13:00:00

  • Heavy rainfall affected several districts of Istanbul (particularly Fatih, Kartal and Bakirkoy) on 17 August causing widespread flash floods.
  • According to media reports, one person died in Fatih District, some hou
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Japan - Tropical Cyclone KROSA update (ECHO 19 Aug 2019)Mon, 19 Aug 2019 13:00:00

  • Three fatalities have been reported following Tropical Cyclone KROSA's passge over Shikoku Island, central-eastern Honshu Island and the Sea of Japan between 15-17 August.
  • Media report 1 death in Hiroshima Prefect
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Sudan - Floods (ECHO 19 Aug 2019)Mon, 19 Aug 2019 13:00:00

  • Heavy rain occurred in various parts of the country since the last week causing flash floods and leading to casualties.
  • According to media, as of 19 August, 46 people died, 9,260 houses collapsed and 127 public bu
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India - Monsoon rains update (ECHO 19 Aug 2019)Mon, 19 Aug 2019 04:00:00

  • Torrential rains in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand have triggered flash floods. Delhi and Punjab states are also on flood alert.
  • According to media reports, at least 23 people have been killed in Himach
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Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by nationa
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Mon, 19 Aug 2019 04:00:00

  • Belgium: threshold level 2/3 exceeded for 11 locations in Demer, Dijle, IJzer and Maas river.
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