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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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BERYL-24 - UNITAR-UNOSAT Activation
17 Jul 2024  12:50 UTC.


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Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours (ECHO 18 Jul 2024)
17 Jul 2024  09:53 UTC.


  • Poland: threshold level 3/3 for Barycz and Swedrina rivers, and 2/3 for Brda, Radunia, Kielbaska Duza, Czarna Woda, Lyna, and Mlawka rivers.
  • Switzerland: warning level 3/5 for the
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Canada - Wildfires (ECHO 18 Jul 2024)
17 Jul 2024  09:53 UTC.


  • Several wildfires have been affecting north-eastern Canada (in particular Newfoundland and Labrador province) since 12 July, causing population evacuations and damage. The wildfires have burnt so far an area of approximat
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South Africa - Wildfires (ECHO 18 Jul 2024)
17 Jul 2024  09:53 UTC.


  • Several wildfires have been affecting the KwaZulu-Natal province, north-eastern South Africa since 14 July, causing casualties and damage.
  • Media report, as of 17 July, six fatalities (firefighters) and two severel
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Liberia - Floods (ECHO 18 Jul 2024)
17 Jul 2024  09:53 UTC.


  • Since the beginning of the rainy season, Liberia has been experiencing widespread floods that have resulted in casualties and damage.
  • According to UN OCHA, two people died, and 50,000 others have been displaced ac
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Kyrgyzstan - Floods and landslides, update (ECHO 18 Jul 2024)
17 Jul 2024  09:53 UTC.


  • The number of casualties has increased following floods, including the Ak-Buura river overflow, and landslides across Osh region in southern Kyrgyzstan.
  • According to the International Federation of Red Cross and R
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Afghanistan - Flash floods, update (ECHO 18 Jul 2024)
17 Jul 2024  09:53 UTC.


  • The humanitarian impact is increasing following the flash flood events that affected the eastern provinces of Nangarhar, Kunar, and Laghman.
  • According to Save the Children and media, the death toll reached 40 peop
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Flood in Bangladesh - UNITAR-UNOSAT Activation 15 Jul 2024  13:50 UTC.

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