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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France - Landslide (ECHO 25 Jul 2024)
25 Jul 2024  10:52 UTC.


  • On 24 July at 6.30 a landslide occurred near the commune of Eus, in the district of Prades, in the Pyrénées-Orientales department, in the Occitania region (southern France), causing a landslide-related incid
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Italy - Wildfires (ECHO 25 Jul 2024)
25 Jul 2024  10:52 UTC.


  • Since 24 July wildfires have been burning across the Baia San Felice area in Vieste municipality (Foggia province, Apulia region, south-eastern Italy), resulting in evacuations. 
  • According to Apulia Region, 5
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Niger - Floods, update (ECHO 25 Jul 2024)
25 Jul 2024  10:52 UTC.


  • Heavy rainfall has been affecting Niger since June, causing flooding that has resulted in casualties and damage.
  • As of 22 July, UN OCHA reports a total of 53 fatalities and at least 37,913 affected people. In addi
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Taiwan, Philippines, China - Tropical Cyclone GAEMI, update (ECHO 25 J
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25 Jul 2024  10:52 UTC.


  • Tropical cyclone GAEMI crossed northern Taiwan on 24 July and is moving over the Taiwan Strait approaching the coast of south-eastern China. On 25 July at 5.15 UTC, its centre was approximately 100 km east-southeast of Pu
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Southern Africa Indian Ocean – WFP funding appeal for El Niño/La Niña
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25 Jul 2024  10:52 UTC.


  • The El Niño-induced droughts and floods have triggered a prolonged hunger crisis, requiring a comprehensive, large-scale regional and multi-sectoral response to address the immediate needs of millions of people acr
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Ethiopia - Landslides, update (ECHO 25 Jul 2024)
25 Jul 2024  10:52 UTC.


  • The death toll continues to rise after the landslides triggered by heavy rainfall that occurred on 21-22 July in Gezei Gofa Woreda of Gofa Zone (South Ethiopia Region, south-western Ethiopia).
  • According to media,
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GAEMI-24 - EC/ECHO daily map
24 Jul 2024  19:31 UTC.


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