Map of disaster alerts in the past 4 days. European Union, 2022. 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 Fores alerts , the events are all the ongoing events of class Orange or Red plus the Green alerts with burned area exceeding 5k ha and population within 5 km exceeding 10k.
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Afghanistan - Floods and flash floods update (ECHO 18 Aug 2022)
18 Aug 2022  11:44 UTC.


  • Between 11 and 15 August, heavy rainfall caused floods and flash floods across several provinces across the eastern, southern, south-eastern, and central regions of Afghanistan, leading to a humanitarian impact.
  • A
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Madagascar - Drought and cyclones (ECHO 18 Aug 2022)
18 Aug 2022  11:44 UTC.


  • In consultation with the national authorities, a technical extension of the humanitarian appeal in Madagascar has been published on 16 August in order to mobilise additional resources for life-saving interventions until t
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Chad - Floods update (ECHO 18 Aug 2022)
18 Aug 2022  11:44 UTC.


  • The most recent rains from Monday 15 August worsened the estimated number of populations affected by floods. According to the latest figures (17 August) communicated by the national flood’s crisis committee, led by
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Algeria - Forest fires (ECHO 18 Aug 2022)
18 Aug 2022  11:44 UTC.


  • Over the past days, almost 40 forest fires have affected 14 provinces of northern Algeria, resulting in casualties and damage.
  • According to media reports, at least 26 people have died, 24 of whom in El Tarf provin
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The Philippines - Floods (ECHO 18 Aug 2022)
18 Aug 2022  11:44 UTC.


  • Over the past week, heavy rainfall has affected the municipalities of Aurora and San Manuel in Isabela province (north-eastern Luzon, northern Philippines), causing floods that resulted in casualties and damage.
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New Zealand - Severe weather (ECHO 18 Aug 2022)
18 Aug 2022  11:44 UTC.


  • Heavy rain has been affecting parts of New Zealand over the past three days, causing damaing floodsand landslides and resulting in evacuations.
  • According to media reports, at least 230 homes have been evacuated in
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Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by nationa
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18 Aug 2022  11:44 UTC.


  • Italy: warning level 2/3 for regions in Po basin.
M7 in Philippines - UNITAR-UNOSAT activation 04 Aug 2022  12:15 UTC.

UNITAR-UNOSAT Potentially Damaged Buildings has been activated
M7 in Philippines - Copernicus EMS activation (EMSR612) 27 Jul 2022  10:26 UTC.

EMSR612: Copernicus Emergency Management Service has been activated
Forest fire in Germany, Czech Republic - Copernicus EMS activation (EM
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26 Jul 2022  10:12 UTC.

EMSR610: Copernicus Emergency Management Service has been activated
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