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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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Forest fire in Guatemala - EC/ECHO daily map
29 May 2024  17:50 UTC.


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Philippines, Japan - Tropical storm EWINIAR, update (ECHO 29 May 2024)
29 May 2024  09:42 UTC.


  • Tropical cyclone EWINIAR ("Aghon" in the Philippines) continued northeastward over the northern Philippine Sea, east of the Ryukyu Islands, southern Japan on 28 May, with maximum sustained winds of 139 km/h. On 29 May at
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India, Bangladesh - Tropical storm REMAL, update (ECHO 29 May 2024)
29 May 2024  09:42 UTC.


  • The passage of the tropical storm REMAL between eastern and north-eastern India and Bangladesh on 26-28 May has left very heavy rainfall, strong winds and storm surges associated. These events have caused floods, landslid
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Armenia - Floods, update (ECHO 29 May 2024)
29 May 2024  09:42 UTC.


  • Following heavy rainfall and consequent floods that hit northern Armenia, particularly Lori and Tavush Provinces, on 26 May, the number of casualties increased. In addition, the two aforementioned provinces have been also
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Indonesia - Flash floods (ECHO 29 May 2024)
29 May 2024  09:42 UTC.


  • Since 23 May, heavy rainfall has been affecting South Sumatra province, western Indonesia, causing flash floods that resulted in casualties, displacements and damage.
  • According to the National Agency for Disaster
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Namibia - Drought (ECHO 29 May 2024)
29 May 2024  09:42 UTC.


  • On 22 May, the Government of Namibia declared the State of Emergency following the worst drought that the country has experienced in 100 years.
  • According to media reports, every one in five Namibians is considered
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Flood in Papua New Guinea - EC/ECHO daily map
28 May 2024  18:10 UTC.


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Flood in Armenia - EC/ECHO daily map 27 May 2024  17:01 UTC.

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REMAL-24 - UNITAR-UNOSAT Activation 27 May 2024  10:02 UTC.

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