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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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Nicaragua - Severe weather (ECHO 17 Oct 2019)Thu, 17 Oct 2019 13:07:00

  • Heavy rain affected western and central Nicaragua over 13-15 October, triggering rivers to overflow and floods that resulted in casualties and damage. The most affected departments are Matagalpa, Madriz, Nueva Segovia, Ch
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Philippines - Earthquake (ECHO 17 Oct 2019)Thu, 17 Oct 2019 13:07:00

  • An earthquake of 6.4 M at a depth of 14 km occurred in North Cotabato province (Mindanao island, southern Philippines) on 16 October at 11.37 UTC. The epicentre was approximately 30 km north-west of Koronadal City (Cotaba
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Lebanon - Forest fires update (ECHO 17 Oct 2019)Thu, 17 Oct 2019 13:07:00

  • Forest fires continue to burn across northern and central-west (south of Beirut) districts, burning an area of more than 1,200 hectares. The fires are in the vicinity of several towns, in particular Kfarmta, Dqoun, Al-Mus
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M6.4 in Philippines - EC/ECHO daily mapThu, 17 Oct 2019 08:18:52

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Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by nationa
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Thu, 17 Oct 2019 04:00:00

United Kingdom: threshold level 2/3 for 4 locations in England.

Japan - Tropical Cyclone HAGIBIS update (ECHO 17 Oct 2019)Thu, 17 Oct 2019 04:00:00

  • The death toll from Typhoon Hagibis has risen to 74 in Japan, as thousands of residents remain without power or water. The impact of the storm will be felt for many weeks ahead.
  • IFRC report around 13,081
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Vietnam - Heavy rains (ECHO 17 Oct 2019)Thu, 17 Oct 2019 04:00:00

  • Heavy rains have affected central Ngh? An and Hà Tinh provinces. Schools were closed in the mountainous districts of Huong Son and Huong Khê. Rains are forecast to continue over the next few days. Local autho
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HAGIBIS-19 - EC/ECHO daily map 14 Oct 2019  08:13 UTC.

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