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Map of disaster alerts in the past 4 days. European Union, 2020. 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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Forest fires danger forecast
05 Aug 2020  18:53 UTC.


  • High or very high danger inPortugal,SpainFrance,center-Italy,Sardinia,Sicily,Romania,ea
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Yemen - Floods (ECHO 05 Aug 2020)
05 Aug 2020  13:11 UTC.


  • More floods due to heavy rain have been affecting the country over the past few days, resulting in an increasing number of fatalities and damage,
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Turkey - Earthquake (ECHO 05 Aug 2020)
05 Aug 2020  13:11 UTC.


  • An earthquake of 5.2 M at a depth of 8.16 km occurred in central-east Turkey on 4 August at 9.37 UTC (12.37 local time). The epicentre was approximately 38 km southeast of Malatya City (Malatya Province).
  • Up to 16
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China, Korean Peninsula - Tropical Cyclone HAGUPIT update (ECHO 05 Aug
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05 Aug 2020  13:11 UTC.


  • Tropical Cyclone HAGUPIT continued north over eastern Jiangsu Province (China) towards the Yellow Sea. On 5 August at 03.00 UTC, its centre was 610 km south-west of Seoul (Republic of Korea).
  • According to official
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France - Forest Fire (ECHO 05 Aug 2020)
05 Aug 2020  13:11 UTC.


  • A forest fire has been affecting an area close to Martigues commune (Bouches-du-Rhône Department, southern France) of approximately 1,025 hectares. 
  • According to COGIC, 2,700 people have been preventively eva
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USA, Canada - Tropical Cyclone ISAIAS update (ECHO 05 Aug 2020)
05 Aug 2020  13:11 UTC.


  • Tropical Cyclone ISAIAS is moving as a post-tropical cyclone over southern Canada. On 5 August at 6.00 UTC, its centre was approximately 100 km south-west of Quebec (Canada), with maximum sustained winds of 65 km/h.
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Nigeria – Severe weather (ECHO 05 Aug 2020)
05 Aug 2020  04:00 UTC.


  • Between 25 - 30 July, heavy windstorms and rain were reported in Borno state, Northeast Nigeria, affecting 8 camps in Jere, Maiduguri, Konduga and Damboa.
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Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by nationa
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05 Aug 2020  04:00 UTC.


  • Georgia: Flow above threshold level dangerous in Tskhenisckali-Ludji river
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HAGUPIT-20 - EC/ECHO daily map
04 Aug 2020  08:53 UTC.


A new EC/ECHO daily map is now available
GDACS MANTEINANCE 03 Aug 2020  05:20 UTC.

On Thursday August 6 2020 from 06.30.00 to 10.30 UTC the GDACS system will be under maintenance. There may be short down time. Apologies for any inconvenience.
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