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Map of disaster alerts in the past 4 days. European Union, 2024. 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).
For Forest Fires alerts , the events are all the ongoing events of class Orange or Red plus the Green alerts with burned area exceeding 10k ha and population within 5 km exceeding 10k.
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Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours (European Flood Awa
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15 Apr 2024  10:26 UTC.


  • Belarus:threshold level 1/1 on the Pripyat river
  • Finland: warning level 2/3 for Western part of Northern Ostrobothnia
  • Poland:threshold level 2/2 for Obra
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Papua New Guinea - Earthquake (ECHO 15 Apr 2024)
15 Apr 2024  10:26 UTC.


  • An earthquake of 6.5 M at a depth of 49 km occurred in New Britain Island (eastern Papua New Guinea) on 14 April at 20.56 UTC (15 April at 6.56 local time). The epicentre was located 110 km east-southeast of Kimbe Town (E
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Indonesia - Landslide (ECHO 15 Apr 2024)
15 Apr 2024  10:26 UTC.


  • Heavy rainfall has been affecting central Indonesia (particularly the Sulawesi Island) since 13 April, trieggering a huge landslide that has resulted in casualties and damage.
  • The Indonesian National Board for Dis
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Oman - Flash floods (ECHO 15 Apr 2024)
15 Apr 2024  10:26 UTC.


  • On 14 April, heavy rainfall affected parts of Oman, causing flash floods and leading to casualties and damage.
  • According to media, at least 12 people died, five others are still missing and 1,200 people have been
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Russia, Kazakhstan - Floods, update (ECHO 15 Apr 2024)
15 Apr 2024  10:25 UTC.


  • Severe floods and flash floods continue to affect south-western Russia and the neighbouring north-western Kazakhstan since 3 April, resulting in more evacuated people and severe damage.
  • In Kazakhstan, the Ministry
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Afghanistan - Floods (ECHO 15 Apr 2024)
15 Apr 2024  10:25 UTC.


  • Heavy rainfall has been affecting most of Afghanistan (20 out of 34 Provinces) since 12 April, causing floods, flash floods and several heavy rain-related incidents (mainly roof collapsing) that have resulted in casualtie
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Pakistan - Severe weather (ECHO 15 Apr 2024)
15 Apr 2024  10:25 UTC.


  • Over the past few days, heavy rainfall, strong winds and thunderstorms have been affecting some Provinces of Pakistan, leading to severe weather-related incidents, casualties and damage.
  • According to media, at lea
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