Overall Green alert Flood
in Italy

Event summary

This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

People Killed: 29
People displaced: 0

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Map of disaster alerts in the past 4 days. Last 24 hours events are highlighted in yellow. Small earthquakes are shown as green boxes. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 95 | About casualties: 28 | Last hour: 0

In a warming climate, ocean- and land-based floods are a disastrous du ...
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 12:32:00 +0100.

Coastal areas are threatened by both oceanic and terrestrial flooding, and the combination of these factors is especially concerning as sea levels continue to rise. Untangling how oceans and rivers interact – their so-called compounding eff
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Nueve miembros de una misma familia mueren a causa de las inundaciones ...
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 04:29:00 +0100.

Doce personas, nueve de las cuales de una misma familia, murieron este fin de semana en la región de Palermo, en la isla italiana de Sicilia, debido a las inundaciones provocadas por el desbordamiento de varios ríos. Los cuerpos de nueve mi
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Nueve miembros de una misma familia mueren a causa de las inundaciones ...
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 04:12:00 +0100.

Doce personas, nueve de las cuales de una misma familia, murieron este fin de semana en la región de Palermo, en la isla italiana de Sicilia, debido a las inundaciones provocadas por el desbordamiento de varios ríos. Los cuerpos de nueve mi
...(more)
How science can help us prepare for disasters
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 15:48:00 +0100.

There seem to be an increase in frequency of natural disasters in recent times. We hear about cyclones, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, floods and landslides much more often. Look at the last two decades of the history of disasters in Indi
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Analytical products

Daily Maps:

06/Nov/2018 06:51 UTC

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (28), NASA (7), INFORM (1),