Map of disaster alerts in the past 4 days. European Union, 2021. 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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Panama - Severe weather (ECHO 16 Apr 2021)
16 Apr 2021  16:23 UTC.


  • Heavy rain has been affecting northern Panama since 14 April, causing floods and river overflow.
  • The Panamanian Civil Protection authorities (SINAPROC) have initiated preventive evacuations in areas vulnerable to
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Colombia - Flash floods (ECHO 16 Apr 2021)
16 Apr 2021  16:23 UTC.


  • Heavy rain has been affecting northern and southern Colombia (in particular Bolivar and Putamayo Departments, respectively) since 11 April, causing rivers overflow (particularly the Alférez River) and triggering flash flo
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Brazil - Floods and landslides (ECHO 16 Apr 2021)
16 Apr 2021  16:23 UTC.


  • Since 15 April, floods and landslides triggered by heavy rain have been reported across Pernambuco State (north-eastern Brazil), resulting in casualties.
  • According to media, one person is missing, 208 people have
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Indonesia - Floods (ECHO 16 Apr 2021)
16 Apr 2021  16:23 UTC.


  • Heavy rain has been affecting the Java Island (in particular the East Java Province) since 14 April, causing rivers overflow (particularly Kelok and Ganda Rivers) and triggering floods that have resulted in evacuations an
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Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by nationa
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16 Apr 2021  16:23 UTC.


  • Ukraine: threshold level 2/3 for Stokhid river.
Volcano Soufriere St. Vincent - UNITAR-UNOSAT activation
14 Apr 2021  21:57 UTC.


UNITAR-UNOSAT Potentially Damaged Buildings has been activated
Annual meeting of the Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System (G
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01 Apr 2021  15:00 UTC.

2020 has again demonstrated an increased need for a more integrated multi-hazard analysis approach, from natural to technological disasters, from hybrid threats to epidemics. The purpose of integrated disaster analysis is to provide timely
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