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Australia, Papua New Guinea - Tropical Cyclone TREVOR Update (ECHO 20
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Wed, 20 Mar 2019 11:57:00

Tropical Cyclone TREVOR made landfall over Cape York Peninsula (Queensland, Australia) in the morning of 19 March. On 20 March at 0.00, its centre was approximately 50 km north-east of Aurukun Town, with maximum sustained winds up to 120 k
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Mozambique, Zimbabwe - Tropical Cyclone IDAI and floods UPDATE (ECHO 2
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Wed, 20 Mar 2019 11:57:00

The death toll continues to rise following Tropical Cyclone IDAI's passage.  In Mozambique, as of 20 March according to Pacific Disaster Centre (PDC), 202 people are dead and 17 000 displaced. Access to Beira City is still challeng
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Australia - Tropical Cyclone VERONICA (ECHO 20 Mar 2019)Wed, 20 Mar 2019 11:57:00

Tropical Cyclone VERONICA, formed over Timor Sea on 18 March, moving south-west towards the Kimberley coast (north Western Australia). On 20 March at 0.00, its centre was located approximately 440 km north-west of Broome (Kimberle
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Indonesia - Flash Flood (ECHO 20 Mar 2019)Wed, 20 Mar 2019 11:57:00

Following the floods and landslides in Sentani District (Jayapura Province), the number of dead has increased. According to the National Disaster Management Authority (BNPB), as of 19 March, 89 people are dead, 74 are missing and 159 in
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Indonesia - Landslide (ECHO 20 Mar 2019)Wed, 20 Mar 2019 11:57:00

Heavy rains in the region of Yogyakarta (central-south Java island) have triggered floods and landslides, resulting in casualties and damage. As of 20 March at 8.00 UTC, five people are reportedly dead due to two landslide events, whil
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Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by nationa
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Wed, 20 Mar 2019 11:57:00

Germany: Threshold level 2/4 exeeded on the Rur river. United Kingdom: Threshold level 2/3  exceeded in Wales for the Dee river and in several regions in England.
Turkey - Earthquake (ECHO 20 Mar 2019)Wed, 20 Mar 2019 11:57:00

An earthquake of 5.7 M at a depth of 10 km occurred in south-west Turkey on 20 March at 6.34 UTC. The epicentre was located approximately 20 km east of Acipayam city (Denizli Province). USGS PAGER estimates that up to 50 000 people were ex
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IDAI-19 - UNITAR-UNOSAT activation 18 Mar 2019  11:30 UTC.

UNITAR-UNOSAT Potentially Damaged Buildings has been activated
IDAI-19 - EC/ECHO daily map 18 Mar 2019  07:35 UTC.

A new EC/ECHO daily map is now available
IDAI-19 - Copernicus EMS activation (EMSR349) 18 Mar 2019  02:45 UTC.

EMSR349: Copernicus Emergency Management Service has been activated
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