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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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Chad - Floods and Insecurity
21 Nov 2019  02:00 UTC.


  • Over 211,000 people across several provinces of Chad are affected by flooding due to heavy rainfalls, resulting in deaths, damage to homes and property. In the Mayo-Kebbi Est province alone, the number of people
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Philippines - Tropical Cyclones KALMAEGI and FUNG-WONG update (ECHO 20
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20 Nov 2019  11:07 UTC.


  • Tropical Cyclone KALMAEGI (RAMON in the Philippines) made landfall in the northern coast of Luzon Island on 19 November and continued moving inland south-west. On 20 November at 00:00 UTC, its centre was located approxima
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Central Africa - Floods
20 Nov 2019  11:07 UTC.


  • Since mid-October, the rainy season in Central Africa continues throughout northern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and neighbouring Central African Republic (CAR), causing rivers overflow and triggering widespread
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Australia - Wildfires update (ECHO 20 Nov 2019)
20 Nov 2019  11:07 UTC.


  • Widespread wildfires continue to affect New South Wales and Queensland and more than 1 million hectares of land have been burned since the fires broke out.
  • According to media, as of 20 November, 6 people died and
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Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by nationa
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20 Nov 2019  02:00 UTC.


  • Austria: threshold level 3/3 on Faaker See and on Millstätter See,  2/3 on Weissensee rivers.
  • Croatia: threshold level 2/4 on Sava, Kupa, Odra, Cesma, Kanal Crnec-Lonja
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Flood in Italy - EC/ECHO daily map
19 Nov 2019  08:42 UTC.


A new EC/ECHO daily map is now available
MATMO-19/BULBUL-19 - UNITAR-UNOSAT activation 18 Nov 2019  17:01 UTC.

UNITAR-UNOSAT Potentially Damaged Buildings has been activated
KALMAEGI-19 - EC/ECHO daily map 18 Nov 2019  07:01 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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