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Map of disaster alerts in the past 4 days. European Union, 2020. Map produced by EC-JRC.The designations employed and the presentation of material on the map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the European Union concerning the legal status of any country, territory or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.
The blurred events in the list below are the past events before last 4 days.
For drought alerts, all the events listed in the homepage are ongoing events. In bold: i) new events; ii) events where a significant worsening has been detected (+ 0.5 GDACS score or increase in the Alert Level); iii) events where new information products are available (Global Drought Observatory Report).
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NANGKA-20 - UNITAR-UNOSAT activation
20 Oct 2020  17:19 UTC.


UNITAR-UNOSAT Potentially Damaged Buildings has been activated
Philippines - Tropical cyclone SAUDEL (ECHO 20 Oct 2020)
20 Oct 2020  13:05 UTC.


  • Tropical cyclone SAUDEL (PEPITO in the Philippines) continues north-west towards the north-eastern coast of Luzon Island (Philippines). On 20 October, its centre was located about 310 km east of the Casiguran Municipality
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Nigeria - Floods (ECHO 20 Oct 2020)
20 Oct 2020  13:05 UTC.


  • Since the beginning of September, heavy rain continues to affect most of the country (in particular northern, and western States) triggering floods and flash floods that have resulted in casualties and widespread damage.
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USA - Earthquake (ECHO 20 Oct 2020)
20 Oct 2020  13:05 UTC.


  • An earthquake of magnitude 7.5 M at a depth of 40 km occurred offshore in the north-east Pacific Ocean, close to the southern coast of central Aleutian Islands (Alaska) on 19 October at 20.54 UTC. The epicentre was locate
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Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by nationa
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20 Oct 2020  04:00 UTC.


Croatia: threshold level 2/4 exceeded for the Sava river.Finland: threshold level 2/3 exceeded at Nuorittajoki station.France: threshold level 2/4 exceeded in Brittany.Georgia: threshold level 2/2 exceeded for Tshenisckali - Ludji station.Hungary: threshold level 3/3 exceded for the Hernád river.Iceland: threshold level 2/3 exceeded for 2 catchments in western part of the country.Poland: threshold level 2/2 exceeded for 1 station in the center and 25 in the south-west of the country.Portugal: threshold level 3/3 exceeded at numerous locations throughout the country.Slovakia: threshold level 2/3 exceeded for Morava river.United Kingdom: threshold level 2/3 for Scotland (River Tay), Wales (SouthEast) and England (Cornwall area and Wye River).
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Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam - Mekong floods and Tropical Cyclone 19-Pe
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20 Oct 2020  04:00 UTC.


  • In Cambodia, flooding has worsened in parts of the country due to heavy rain and dam releases in bordering parts of Thailand. The National Committee for Disaster Management reported that flooding since early October has a
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NANGKA-20 - UNITAR-UNOSAT activation
19 Oct 2020  11:28 UTC.


UNITAR-UNOSAT Potentially Damaged Buildings has been activated
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