GDACS is a cooperation framework between the United Nations, the European Commission and disaster managers worldwide to improve alerts, information exchange and coordination in the first phase after major sudden-onset disasters.

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 Sichuan, China  (5.1M) 01 Oct  01:23UTC
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 Papua New Guinea  (5.2M) 30 Sep  19:23UTC
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 Papua New Guinea  (4.5M) 30 Sep  17:53UTC
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 Northwestern Balkan Region  (4.5M) 30 Sep  15:12UTC
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 Papua New Guinea  (5.2M) 30 Sep  13:46UTC
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 Indonesia  (4.6M) 30 Sep  10:01UTC
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 Azerbaijan  (5.4M) 29 Sep  01:38UTC
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 Indonesia  (4.6M) 29 Sep  00:18UTC
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 United States  (4.7M) 28 Sep  20:45UTC
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 Central Peru  (4.9M) 28 Sep  02:35UTC
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 Iran, Islamic Republic of  (4.6M) 28 Sep  00:00UTC
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 Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan  (5.2M) 27 Sep  22:49UTC
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 Northwestern Kashmir  (4.7M) 27 Sep  16:22UTC
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 Central Alaska  (4.9M) 27 Sep  03:53UTC

Tropical cyclones

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PHANFONE-14  Japan  (231.7km/h) 01 Oct  00:00UTC
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RACHEL-14 Off shore  (138.4km/h) 30 Sep  21:00UTC
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KAMMURI-14 Off shore  (101.4km/h) 29 Sep  00:00UTC

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Documents
2014-01-04

GDACS Satellite Mapping Overview

A monthly overview of key satellite maps, compiled by the GDACS mapping & satellite imagery coordination mechanism, operated by the UNITAR Operati...

2013-11-12

Chairman Summary of 2013 Annual GDACS Meeting

The meeting was held on 12 and 13 November 2013 in the premises of the European Commission Emergency Response Coordination Centre (EC/ERCC) in Brussel...

2011-05-12

Chairman Summary of 2011 GDACS Stakeholder Meeting

The meeting was held from 10 to 12 May 2010 at the Scandic Bergen City Hotel in Bergen, Norway. The meeting was generously sponsored by Department of ...

2011-02-28

GDACS Information Management Guidelines (draft)

GDACS draft guidelines (February 2011)...

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