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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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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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Madagascar - Tropical Cyclone BELNA update (ECHO 12 Dec 2019)
12 Dec 2019  11:01 UTC.


  • Following Tropical Cyclone BELNA's passage over Soalala District (Boeny Region) on 9 November, 1 person is dead, 2 people are missing and 2,693 have been injured. The most affected regions are Boeny, Diana and Melaky.
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Somalia - Tropical Cyclone PAWAN update
12 Dec 2019  11:01 UTC.


  • The passage of Tropical Cyclone PAWAN over Bari and Nugaal regions of Puntland (north-eastern Somalia) brought heavy rainfall and flash floods, which resulted in casualties.
  • According to the latest report of UN OC
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Afghanistan - Landslide (ECHO 12 Dec 2019)
12 Dec 2019  11:01 UTC.


  • A landslide event occurred on 11 December in Badakhshan Province (northern Afghanistan).
  • According to initial reports, 5 people died, and 35 others are missing, presumed to be trapped in a
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New Zealand - Volcanic eruption update (ECHO 12 Dec 2019)
12 Dec 2019  11:01 UTC.


  • 8 are confirmed dead folllowing the eruption of Whakaari/White Island volcano on 9 December. 8 are still missing but presumed dead.
  • According to the geological hazard information service for New Zealand, there hav
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Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by nationa
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12 Dec 2019  02:00 UTC.


United Kingdom: Warning level 2/3 for several regions in Scotland and England.
BELNA-19 - EC/ECHO daily map 10 Dec 2019  06:46 UTC.

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