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Map of disaster alerts in the past 4 days. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.The designations employed and the presentation of material on the map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the European Union concerning the legal status of any country, territory or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.
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).
For Forest Fires alerts , the events are all the ongoing events of class Orange or Red plus the Green alerts with burned area exceeding 10k ha and population within 5 km exceeding 10k.
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Floods and flood warnings during the last 24h (ECHO 20 Feb 2024)
20 Feb 2024  11:27 UTC.


  • Germany:threshold level 3/4 for 8 locations and threshold level 2/4 for 16 locations in Hamburg, Niedersachsen, Nortrhein Westfalen, Sachsen-Anhalt and Schleswig-Holstein.
  • Hungary:
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Thailand - Severe weather (ECHO 20 Feb 2024)
20 Feb 2024  11:27 UTC.


  • Strong winds have been affecting central and north-eastern Thailand in particular the Kamphaeng Phet, Nong Bua Lamphu and Nakhon Sawan Provinces since 17 February, causing a number of severe weather-related incidents that
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Mauritius, Reunion - Tropical cyclone ELEANOR (ECHO 20 Feb 2024)
20 Feb 2024  11:27 UTC.


  • A new tropical storm named ELEANOR formed over the southern Indian Ocean, east of north-eastern Madagascar, on 19 February and started moving eastward, slightly strenghtening. On 20 February at 6.00 UTC its centre was loc
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Ecuador - Floods and landslides (ECHO 20 Feb 2024)
20 Feb 2024  11:27 UTC.


  • Since 29 January, heavy rainfall has been affecting most of Ecuador causing floods, triggering landslides and resulting in an increasing amount of casualties and damage.
  • According to national authorities, four peo
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Afghanistan - Landslide (ECHO 20 Feb 2024)
20 Feb 2024  11:27 UTC.


  • A landslide triggered by heavy snowfall and rain occurred in the village of Teten, in Noorgram district (Nuristan Province) on 18 February, resulting in casualties and damage.
  • According to media reports, at least
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Bolivia - Floods and landslides (ECHO 20 Feb 2024)
20 Feb 2024  11:27 UTC.


  • Since November, Bolivia has been experiencing heavy rainfall that caused floods, landslides and several weather-related incidents and resulted in casualties and damage.
  • According to media reports, 33 people died a
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