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Map of disaster alerts in the past 4 days. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.
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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MATMO-19/BULBUL-19 - UNITAR-UNOSAT activation
13 Nov 2019  11:35 UTC.


UNITAR-UNOSAT Potentially Damaged Buildings has been activated
Philippines - Tropical Cyclone RAMON (ECHO 13 Nov 2019)
13 Nov 2019  11:08 UTC.


  • New Tropical Cyclone RAMON formed over the Philippine Sea on 12 November, moving north-west. On 13 November at 0.00 UTC, its centre was located approximately 400 km east of Samar Island (Eastern Visayas Region, central-ea
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Italy - Severe weather (ECHO 13 Nov 2019)
13 Nov 2019  11:08 UTC.


  • Heavy rain, strong winds and storm surge have been affecting north-east Italy, as well as southern regions, including Sicily, resulting in fatalities and severe damage.
  • Venice has been affected by floods due in pa
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South Africa - Severe weather (ECHO 13 Nov 2019)
13 Nov 2019  11:08 UTC.


  • Heavy rain, thunderstorms, strong winds and a tornado affected KwaZulu-Natal Province (eastern South Africa) on 11-12 November resulting in fatalities and damage.
  • According to media reports, as of 13 November, at
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Central African Republic - Flood (ECHO 13 Nov 2019)
13 Nov 2019  11:08 UTC.


  • Widespread flooding has been affecting several regions of the Central African Republic (CAR).
  • According to the latest report of International Organisation for Migration (IOM), more than 20,000 people have been dis
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Flood in South Sudan - UNITAR-UNOSAT activation
13 Nov 2019  11:02 UTC.


UNITAR-UNOSAT Potentially Damaged Buildings has been activated
Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by nationa
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13 Nov 2019  02:00 UTC.


  • Italy: warning level 2/3 for Basilicata region
  • Slovakia: threshold level 2/3 on small rivers in central Slovakia
  • Slovenia: threshold level 1/1 on Ljubjani
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Vietnam - Tropical Cyclone NAKRI update (ECHO 13 Nov 2019)
13 Nov 2019  02:00 UTC.


  • Following Tropical Cyclone NAKRI's passage over south-central Vietnam, 2 people died (one in Phu Yen Province and the other in Binh Dinh Province) and one is reportedly missing.According to media reports, as of 13 N
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MATMO-19/BULBUL-19 - EC/ECHO daily map 11 Nov 2019  07:37 UTC.

A new EC/ECHO daily map is now available
Evidence for policy school – disaster risk management 29 Oct 2019  08:57 UTC.

The Joint Research Centre is organizing a training school event in Florence on 13-15 January 2020. In the field of disaster risk management, an important challenge faced by practitioners and policy-makers is to anticipate disasters and m
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