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Map of disaster alerts in the past 4 days. European Union, 2020. 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).
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Syria - Floods (ECHO 31 Mar 2020)
31 Mar 2020  13:04 UTC.


  • Heavy rain hit north-central Syria over the last week, causing floods, triggering mudslides and resulting in fatalities and damage.
  • According to media reports, at least 7 people died and several have been affected
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China - Landslides (ECHO 31 Mar 2020)
31 Mar 2020  13:04 UTC.


  • 2 deadly landslides affected central-south Provinces of China over the last few days.
  • According to media reports, as of 31 March, 7 people have died and 5 have been injured after a landslide occurred in a concrete
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China - Forest Fire (ECHO 31 Mar 2020)
31 Mar 2020  13:04 UTC.


  • A forest fire broke out on 30 March in Liangshan Prefecture (Sichuan Province, South China). Due to strong wind the fire is spreading and threatening the urban area of Xichang City.
  • According to media, 19 peo
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Iran - Floods (ECHO 31 Mar 2020)
31 Mar 2020  13:04 UTC.


  • Heavy rain hit the south Provinces (particularly Fars, Khuzestan, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad) on 29-30 March, causing floods and resulting in casualties.
  • According to media reports, as of 31 March, 4 people died i
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Kenya - Floods
31 Mar 2020  13:04 UTC.


  • Floods triggered by heavy rainfall have been reported across the counties at the basin of lake Victoria (western Kenya), leading to a fatality and displaced people.
  • According to media, one person died in Rarieda D
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Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by nationa
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31 Mar 2020  04:00 UTC.


  • Finland:Warning level 2/3 for 1 station in southern-western Finland.
  • Georgia: Threshold level 2/2 exceeded for Tskhenisckali - Ludji s
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