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Map of disaster alerts in the past 4 days. European Union, 2022. 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 Fores alerts , the events are all the ongoing events of class Orange or Red plus the Green alerts with burned area exceeding 5k ha and population within 5 km exceeding 10k.
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Gambia - Floods, update (ECHO 10 Aug 2022)
10 Aug 2022  13:59 UTC.


  • Heavy rainfall affected most of the country (in particular the West Coast Region, North Bank Region and the Greater Banjul Area) over late July and early August causing floods and flash floods that have resulted in casual
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Nigeria - Severe weather (ECHO 10 Aug 2022)
10 Aug 2022  13:59 UTC.


  • Severe weather continues to affect Nigeria since mid-July, triggering floods and incidents that have resulted in casualties and damage.
  • The International Organization for Migration (IOM) reports, as of 8 August, 3
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France - Wildfires update (ECHO 10 Aug 2022)
10 Aug 2022  13:59 UTC.


  • Several wildfires continue to burn across France, engaging more than 7,000 firefighters and supported by aerial fleet, as reported by the Operational Centre for Inter-ministerial Crisis Management (COGIC). 
  • I
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Slovenia, Italy - Wildfire (ECHO 10 Aug 2022)
10 Aug 2022  13:59 UTC.


  • A wildfire broke out on 9 August in Soceb area (Littoral Region, south-western Slovenia) close to the border with Trieste City (north-eastern Italy). 
  • The wildfire is spreading toward the villages of Osp in S
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