Overall Green alert Flood
in New Zealand

Event summary

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

Updated: this report is based on update number 1: (25 Mar 2016 23:50).

People Killed: 0
People displaced: 300

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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.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Latest media headlines

Articles: 198 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Fracking-related quakes make central U.S. as vulnerable as California to tr ... Tue, 29 Mar 2016 23:33:00 +0200. For the first time, new USGS maps identify potential ground-shaking hazards from both human-induced and natural earthquakes. The new report shows that approximately seven million people live and work in areas of the central and eastern Unit
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Final N.O. flood insurance maps to lower rates for manyTue, 29 Mar 2016 23:20:00 +0200. New flood insurance maps for New Orleans, expected to be made final Wednesday (March 30) by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, promise dramatically lower premiums for many property owners within the upgraded hurricane levee system. Th
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Continuing the search for gravitational wavesTue, 29 Mar 2016 22:52:00 +0200. LBT (Large Binocular Telescope) In February, the LIGO Scientific Collaboration announced it had detected gravitational waves for the first time, confirming the last prediction of Albert Einstein's theory of relativity. Somewhat overlooked i
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Fracking fallout: 7.9 million at risk of man-made earthquakesTue, 29 Mar 2016 22:31:00 +0200. Government scientists believe these quakes are mostly triggered by human activity, primarily the disposal of waste water as part of oil and natural gas drilling. About 7.9 million people are now at risk from these man-made earthquakes, incl
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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

Data, images, links, services and documents

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