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Map of disaster alerts in the past 4 days. European Union, 2015. 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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The Caribbean - Earthquake (ECHO 29 Jan 2020)
29 Jan 2020  11:15 UTC.


  • An earthquake of 7.7 M at a depth of 10 km occurred offshore in the Caribbean Sea between Cuba, Jamaica and Cayman Islands, on 28 January at 19.10 UTC (14.10 local time). The epicentre was approximately 140 km south-west
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Brazil - Floods and landslides (ECHO 29 Jan 2020)
29 Jan 2020  11:15 UTC.


  • Heavy rain has been affecting south-eastern Brazil triggering floods and landslides resulting in casualties and damage. The most affected areas are Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo States.
  • According to national aut
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Indonesia - Floods (ECHO 29 Jan 2020)
29 Jan 2020  11:15 UTC.


  • Heavy rain has been affecting North Sumatra Province since 28 January, causing floods.
  • According to the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB), 6 people died, 3 are still missing and 22 have been
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GDACS MANTEINANCE
29 Jan 2020  09:35 UTC.


On Wednesday January 29, 2020 from 12.00 to 14.00 UTC the GDACS system will be under maintenance. There may be short down time. Apologies for any inconvenience.
M6.7 in Turkey - EC/ECHO daily map 27 Jan 2020  06:38 UTC.

A new EC/ECHO daily map is now available
2020 GDACS Annual Meeting at the HNPW 12 Dec 2019  16:18 UTC.

The GDACS meeting will be held in connection with the Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Week (HNPW) at the International Conference Centre (CICG) in Geneva, Switzerland, on Tuesday, 4 February 2020 from 09:00 to 12:30 (room 5). In ad
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