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Forest fires danger forecast
Pubdate: 8/5/2020 6:53:00 PM
  • High or very high danger inPortugal,SpainFrance,center-Italy,Sardinia,Sicily,Romania,eastern Bulgaria,Greece,Cyprus,Turkey.
  • Medium or high danger inGermany,The Netherlands,Belgium,Hungary,Southern United Kingdom

(8/5/2020 6:53:00 PM - 8/6/2020 9:30:00 AM)
Forest fires danger forecast (ECHO 05 Aug 2020)
Pubdate: 8/5/2020 1:11:00 PM
  • High or very high danger in PortugalSpain,  France,southern United Kingdom, Sicily, Sardinia,Greece,Bulgaria,Romania,Cyprus,Turkey.
  • Medium or high danger in Germany,Danmark,Sweden,The NetherlandsBelgium

(8/4/2020 8:55:00 PM - 8/5/2020 9:30:00 AM)
Yemen - Floods (ECHO 05 Aug 2020)
Pubdate: 8/5/2020 1:11:00 PM
  • More floods due to heavy rain have been affecting the country over the past few days, resulting in an increasing number of fatalities and damage, particularly at internal displacement sites.
  • The most affected Governorates are Marib, Dhale, Abyan, Hadhramaut, Ibb, Hodeidah and Hajjah. DG ECHO-supported partners are assessing and providing emergency response in the most affected governorates.
  • DG ECHO's partner the International Organisation for Migratiion (IOM) assessed 26 internally displaced persons (IDPs) hosting sites, where more than 4,500 IDP households are in need of shelter, non-food items, food and water, sanitation and hygiene support. IOM teams are providing emergency shelter and WASH support while also carrying out flood risk reduction activities.
  • On 5-6 August, moderate to heavy rain is expected across western Governorates.

(8/5/2020 1:11:00 PM - 8/6/2020 9:30:00 AM)
Turkey - Earthquake (ECHO 05 Aug 2020)
Pubdate: 8/5/2020 1:11:00 PM
  • An earthquake of 5.2 M at a depth of 8.16 km occurred in central-east Turkey on 4 August at 9.37 UTC (12.37 local time). The epicentre was approximately 38 km southeast of Malatya City (Malatya Province).
  • Up to 16,000 people were exposed to strong shaking. A series of aftershocks of magnitude up to 4.8 M have been registered.
  • According to media reports, there are no casualties, however, some damage has been sustained to buildings in Pütürge Town, 13 km east of the epicentre.

(8/5/2020 1:11:00 PM - 8/6/2020 9:30:00 AM)
China, Korean Peninsula - Tropical Cyclone HAGUPIT update (ECHO 05 Aug 2020)
Pubdate: 8/5/2020 1:11:00 PM
  • Tropical Cyclone HAGUPIT continued north over eastern Jiangsu Province (China) towards the Yellow Sea. On 5 August at 03.00 UTC, its centre was 610 km south-west of Seoul (Republic of Korea).
  • According to official sources,more than 15,100 people are displaced across Zhejiang and Jiangsu Provinces.
  • Media report 14 deaths across South Korea (6 following a landslide in South Chungcheong Province). 12 people are missing, 7 are reported injured, and over 1,000 people have been evacuated across the country. 
  • HAGUPIT will continue north-east towards northern Republic of Korea, weakening. It is expected to approach Seoul on 5 August.
  • Heavy rain and strong winds will persist over Jiangsu Provinces (China) and southern Republic of Korea and very heavy rain over northern Republic of Korea, and over southern Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

(8/5/2020 1:11:00 PM - 8/6/2020 9:30:00 AM)