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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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Forest fire events
27 Mar 2020  18:46 UTC.


  • Minor forest fire events in NorthPortugal. Fire events in the centralUnited Kingdom.
Philippines - Earthquake (ECHO 27 Mar 2020)
27 Mar 2020  11:00 UTC.


  • An earthquake of 6.1 M at a depth of 54 km occurred offshore in south Philippines on 26 March at 15:38 UTC (23:38 local time). The epicentre was located in the Celebes Sea, just off the south coast of Sarangani Province a
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Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) - Severe Weather (ECHO 27 Mar 2
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27 Mar 2020  11:00 UTC.


  • Between 14-18 March, torrential rain was affecting the south Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) leading to extensive floods.
  • According to the latest UN OCHA report, about 73,000 people are affected, and nearly
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USA - Tornadoes (ECHO 27 Mar 2020)
27 Mar 2020  11:00 UTC.


  • On 24 March, strong wind and tornadoes have been affecting south-east USA, leading to injuries and damage. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reports 4 tornadoes: 2 in Mississippi, 1 in Alabama, an
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