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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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Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours (ECHO 21 May 2024)
21 May 2024  10:07 UTC.


  • Belgium: warning level 2/3 for Flanders region.
  • Finland:warning level 2/3 for Kittilä (Ounasjoki River), Kolari (Tornionjoki River), Pello (Tornionjoki River) and Ylitornio (
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Italy - Seismic activity (ECHO 21 May 2024)
21 May 2024  10:07 UTC.


  • On 20 May, an increase on the seismic activity occurred in the area of Campi Flegrei, a large volcanic caldera situated in the western part of Naples city, southern Italy, resulting in light damage to some buildings and l
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Indonesia - Volcanic unrest, update (ECHO 21 May 2024)
21 May 2024  10:07 UTC.


  • The activity on Ibu volcano, located in North Maluku province, eastern Indonesia continues, and in the latest huge eruption of 20 May the ash plume reached 5 km above the summit of the crater.
  • According to the Nat
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Sri Lanka - Severe weather (ECHO 21 May 2024)
21 May 2024  10:07 UTC.


  • Since 15 May, heavy rain with localized thunderstorms has been affecting almost 10 districts of Sri Lanka, resulting in casualties and damage.
  • According to the National Disaster Relief Services Centre (NDRSC), one
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Kenya - Floods, update (ECHO 21 May 2024)
21 May 2024  10:07 UTC.


  • Since 1 March, heavy rainfall has been hitting most of Kenya, causing rivers overflow, particularly in the Tana, Daua, Ewaso and Mara rivers, floods, flash floods, and triggering landslides and mudslides that have resulte
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Southern Africa Indian Ocean - El Niño-induced droughts and floods (EC
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21 May 2024  10:07 UTC.


  • In its Communiqué of 20 May, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) expressed concerns about the humanitarian situation in member countries due to El Niño-induced droughts and floods, affecting ov
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Somalia - Floods, update (ECHO 21 May 2024)
21 May 2024  10:07 UTC.


  • Since April, Somalia has been affected by the heavy Gu rains (April-June), which have caused floods and flash floods, resulting in increasing number of casualties, displaced people and damage.
  • According to UN OCHA
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Afghanistan - Floods (ECHO 21 May 2024)
21 May 2024  10:07 UTC.


  • Heavy rainfall affected northern and western Afghanistan on 17-18 May, causing flooding that resulted in casualties and damage. The Faryab and Ghor provinces are the worst affected.
  • According to UN OCHA, as of 20
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Flood in Afghanistan - UNITAR-UNOSAT Activation
20 May 2024  09:04 UTC.


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