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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 United States  (5.1M) 21 Oct  00:36UTC
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 Colombia-Ecuador Border Region  (4.5M) 20 Oct  20:28UTC
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 Ecuador  (5.6M) 20 Oct  19:33UTC
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 Mindanao, Philippines  (4.7M) 20 Oct  18:53UTC
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 Central Chile  (4.8M) 20 Oct  10:18UTC
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 Indonesia  (5M) 20 Oct  06:27UTC
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 Northern Xinjiang, China  (4.5M) 20 Oct  03:57UTC
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 New Britain Region, P.N.G.  (4.7M) 18 Oct  16:42UTC
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 India  (4.7M) 17 Oct  09:44UTC

Tropical cyclones

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ANA-14  United States  (138.4km/h) 20 Oct  18:00UTC
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GONZALO-14  Bermuda, Anguilla, Canada  (231.7km/h) 19 Oct  21:00UTC

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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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