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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 Japan  (4.6M) 03 Mar  15:04UTC
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 Indonesia  (6.1M) 03 Mar  10:37UTC
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 China  (4.5M) 03 Mar  09:23UTC
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 Northern Chile  (4.5M) 03 Mar  02:10UTC
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 Chile  (5.3M) 02 Mar  16:53UTC
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 Afghanistan  (4.5M) 02 Mar  16:01UTC
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 Indonesia  (4.9M) 02 Mar  14:19UTC
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 Indonesia  (4.8M) 02 Mar  10:33UTC
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 Iran, Islamic Republic of  (4.6M) 02 Mar  06:08UTC
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 Peru  (5M) 01 Mar  15:08UTC
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 China  (5.2M) 01 Mar  10:24UTC
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 Japan  (4.7M) 28 Feb  08:40UTC
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 Peru  (4.6M) 28 Feb  04:53UTC
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 Chile  (4.7M) 28 Feb  03:45UTC

Tropical cyclones

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GLENDA-15 Off shore  (101.4km/h) 28 Feb  06:00UTC

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Satellite Mapping Overview as of 02 March 201503 Mar  00:00UTC The latest overview report of current and ongoing satellite mapping activities related to humanitarian disasters is available.

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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