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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Earthquakes

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 Papua New Guinea  (4.7M) 25 Oct  20:49UTC
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 Mindanao, Philippines  (4.7M) 25 Oct  10:53UTC
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 China  (4.6M) 25 Oct  02:26UTC
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 Greece  (5.3M) 24 Oct  23:43UTC
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 Northern Sumatera, Indonesia  (4.5M) 24 Oct  15:25UTC
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 Southern Iran  (5.2M) 24 Oct  12:38UTC
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 Irian Jaya, Indonesia  (4.9M) 24 Oct  09:18UTC
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 Malaysia  (4.6M) 24 Oct  05:40UTC
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 Myanmar  (4.7M) 24 Oct  00:05UTC
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 United States  (5.1M) 23 Oct  16:30UTC
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 Pakistan  (4.9M) 23 Oct  04:05UTC
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 Tonga Islands  (4.9M) 23 Oct  02:15UTC
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 Argentina  (4.8M) 23 Oct  00:21UTC
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 Turkey  (4.5M) 22 Oct  17:11UTC
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 Peru  (4.7M) 22 Oct  11:23UTC
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 Sunda Strait, Indonesia  (4.7M) 22 Oct  04:14UTC
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 Mindanao, Philippines  (4.7M) 22 Oct  02:30UTC
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 Japan  (5.8M) 22 Oct  00:15UTC

Tropical cyclones

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FOUR-14  Oman  (130.4km/h) 25 Oct  18:00UTC
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NINE-14 Off shore  (56.3km/h) 23 Oct  03:00UTC
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ANA-14  United States, Canada  (138.4km/h) 25 Oct  18:00UTC

Floods

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 USAS  (4.2) 22 Oct  23:59UTC
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 Spain  (4.5) 22 Oct  23:59UTC
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 Mexico  (6.2) 22 Oct  23:59UTC
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 South Sudan  (6.5) 22 Oct  23:59UTC
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 Nicaragua  (6.4) 22 Oct  23:59UTC
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 India  (6.8) 22 Oct  23:59UTC

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GTS messages suspended23 Oct  06:00UTC On request of WMO GDACS suspended the publication of GDACS alerts through the GTS channel that in any case is not very much used by the humanitarian community. GDACS will continue to issue them through the standard channels (email, SMS, newsletter).

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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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