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Map of disaster alerts in the past 4 days. European Union, 2023. 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.
Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by nationa
07 Dec 2023  10:24 UTC.

  • Belgium: threshold level 2/3 for IJzer, Nete, and Dijle basins in Flanders.
  • Croatia: threshold level 2/4 on the Ilova river.
  • Slovakia: threshold level 2/3
USA - Floods (ECHO 07 Dec 2023)
07 Dec 2023  10:24 UTC.

  • Heavy rainfall has been affecting the Northwest Pacific Region of the USA, in particular Washington and Oregon States since 4 December, causing floods and rivers overflow that have resulted in casualties and damage.
Tanzania - Floods and landslides, update (ECHO 07 Dec 2023)
07 Dec 2023  10:24 UTC.

  • Heavy rainfall affected northern Tanzania, in particular the Manyara Region, over the period from 2 to 6 December, causing severe floods, flash floods and triggering several landslides that have resulted in more casualtie
MICHAUNG-23 - EC/ECHO daily map 05 Dec 2023  18:45 UTC.

M7.6 in Philippines - EC/ECHO daily map 04 Dec 2023  18:46 UTC.

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