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  (5.5M) 30 May  11:33UTC
 Bonin Islands, Japan Region  (7.8M) 30 May  11:23UTC
 United States  (6.7M) 29 May  07:00UTC

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ANDRES-15 Off shore  (175.4km/h) 30 May  15:00UTC

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GTS messages visualization17 Apr  00:00UTC A new feature has been added to GDACS that allows to visualize the GTS messages that are published for each new event. It is available for Tropical Cyclones and for Tsunami. When a new GTS message is present an new tab in the specific event report page is present. The presence of a GTS message is also shown in the home page with an icon.

Maysak Analysis Report02 Apr  00:00UTC A report on the Maysak Tropical Cyclone has been published by JRC


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Latest events

Map of disaster alerts in the past 4 days. Last 24 hours events are highlighted in yellow. Small earthquakes are shown as green boxes.


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...


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...


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 ...


GDACS Information Management Guidelines (draft)

GDACS draft guidelines (February 2011)...


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