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Map of disaster alerts in the past 4 days. European Union, 2022. 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 Fores alerts , the events are all the ongoing events of class Orange or Red plus the Green alerts with burned area exceeding 5k ha and population within 5 km exceeding 10k.
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Afghanistan - Floods (ECHO 16 Aug 2022)
16 Aug 2022  11:56 UTC.


  • Unseasonally heavy rains and flash floods continue to affect several provinces in Afghanistan since the end of July.
  • Severe flooding caused by heavy rainfall was reported on 13-14 August particularly affecting the
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Sudan - Floods update (ECHO 16 Aug 2022)
16 Aug 2022  11:56 UTC.


  • Floods and flash floods continue to impact various states in Sudan resulting in an increasing number of casualties and damage.
  • According to the authorities and humanitarian organisations, as of 15 August, 52 peopl
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South East Asia - Severe Weather (ECHO 16 Aug 2022)
16 Aug 2022  11:56 UTC.


  • Over the past few days, heavy rain and strong winds have affected parts of Vietnam, northern Thailand, Myanmar, and northern Laos causing floods, triggering landslides and resulting in casualties and damage.
  • In Vi
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Mexico - Flash Floods (ECHO 16 Aug 2022)
16 Aug 2022  11:56 UTC.


  • On 13 August, flash floods caused by heavy rainfall were reported across Sonora State (north-western Mexico), affecting particularly Nogales City and resulting in casualties.
  • According to national authorities, thr
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Spain - Wildfires (ECHO 16 Aug 2022)
16 Aug 2022  11:56 UTC.


  • A number of wildfires have been reported across Spain, as reported by the Spanish Department of Homeland Security (DSN).
  • A wildfire in Vall de Ebo Municipality (Alicante Province), resulted in the evacuation of mo
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France - Forest Fires update (ECHO 16 Aug 2022)
16 Aug 2022  11:56 UTC.


  • Over the weekend, rainfall occurred in Gironde and Brittany, which improved the situation. However, due to the ongoing fires in these regions, operations are still ongoing.
  • The 10,000 people evacuated in Gironde h
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Nigeria - Floods update
16 Aug 2022  08:38 UTC.


  • Over recent days, heavy rainfall and widespread floods continue to affect northern Nigeria, leading to casualties and damage.
  • According to media reports, in Jigawa State, at least 50 people have died, and thousand
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M7 in Philippines - UNITAR-UNOSAT activation 04 Aug 2022  12:15 UTC.

UNITAR-UNOSAT Potentially Damaged Buildings has been activated
M7 in Philippines - Copernicus EMS activation (EMSR612) 27 Jul 2022  10:26 UTC.

EMSR612: Copernicus Emergency Management Service has been activated
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