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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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Bangladesh - Monsoon rains update (ECHO 11 Aug 2020)
11 Aug 2020  13:05 UTC.


  • Rainfall and widespread flooding due to the southwest monsoon continues to affect most of Bangladesh (in particular northern, north-eastern, and south-eastern Divisions, including the capital Dhaka) since late June, causi
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Japan, Korean Peninsula - Tropical Cyclone JANGMI update (ECHO 11 Aug
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11 Aug 2020  13:05 UTC.


  • Tropical cyclone JANGMI passed very close to Busan and Ulsan Cities (southeastern coastal area of the Republic of Korea) on 10 August early in the morning (UTC), as a tropical storm, with maximum sustained winds up to 65
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China, Taiwan - Tropical Cyclone MEKKHALA update (ECHO 11 Aug 2020)
11 Aug 2020  13:05 UTC.


  • Tropical cyclone MEKKHALA made landfall over the Jiuzhen Town (far southern coastal area of the Fujian Province, China) around 10 August very late in the evening (UTC), as a typhoon, with maximum sustained winds up to 130
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Pakistan - Monsoon rain update
11 Aug 2020  13:05 UTC.


  • Monsoon rainfall continues to affect the country, causing floods and flash floods, triggering landslides and leading to an increasing number of fatalities and damage. Over the last few days, the worst-hit Provinces were B
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Yemen - Floods (ECHO 11 Aug 2020)
11 Aug 2020  04:00 UTC.


  • Severe weather continues to affect central, coastal and western governorates of Yemen. Most affected governorates include Dhamar, Amran, Marib, Amanat al Alasimah, Hodeidah, Hajjah. Mahweet, Ibb, Dhale, Abyan and Aden, wi
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Pakistan - Monsoon rains update (ECHO 11 Aug 2020)
11 Aug 2020  04:00 UTC.


  • Following monsoon rainfall, the number of casualties and damage is increasing, with swelling rivers damaging crops, houses and infrastructure. 
  • According to the National Disaster Management Authority (ND
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