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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Meteoalarm, as of 4 April at 08.00 UTC (ECHO 04 Apr 2020)
04 Apr 2020  04:00 UTC.


  • On 4 and 5 April: Red alert for heavy rain in Greece
Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by nationa
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04 Apr 2020  04:00 UTC.


  • Finland: Warning level 2/3 for 1 station in southern Finland.
  • Georgia: Threshold level 2/2 exceeded for Tskhenisckali - Ludji station
Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Fiji - Tropical Cyclone HAROLD-20 (ECHO 04 A
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04 Apr 2020  04:00 UTC.


  • After affecting Solomon Islands as a category 2 tropical cyclone (max wind speed of 145 km/h), TC Harold continued to move in a south-eastern direction. It is forecast to make landfall over Malakula Island, Vanuatu on 6 A
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Egypt – Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (ECHO 04 Apr 2020)
04 Apr 2020  04:00 UTC.


  • On 11 March 2020, severe weather caused widespread flooding across Egypt.
  • More than 40 people lost their lives and over 400 were injured. According to the Ministry of Social Solidarity 20 000 people (4 000 familie
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