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Map of disaster alerts in the past 4 days. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.
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).
Cape Verde - Tropical Depression FIFTEEN Wed, 16 Oct 2019 13:00:00

  • After passing over Sal Island, the new Tropical Storm named FIFTEEN is moving north-west over Atlantic Ocean. On 16 October at 3.00 UTC, its was located approximately 40 km east-northeast of São Nicolau Island, w
Iran - Floods (ECHO 16 Oct 2019)Wed, 16 Oct 2019 13:00:00

  • Heavy rain affected northern provinces (Guilan, Mazandaran and Golestan) on 12-14 October, causing floods and resulting in casualties and damage.
  • According to the Iranian Red Crescent, 1 person died, 6 people were
Lebanon - Forest fires (ECHO 16 Oct 2019)Wed, 16 Oct 2019 13:00:00

  • Up to 100 forest fires broke out across central-western, and northern Lebanon since 13 October, burning an area of over 1,000 hectares so far.
  • As of 16 October, media report 1 death and 72 injured. The main
Indonesia - Mount Merapi volcanic eruption (ECHO 16 Oct 2019)Wed, 16 Oct 2019 13:00:00

  • Mount Merapi, located between Central Java and Yogyakarta provinces erupted with an ash column of 3,000 metres on 14 October.
  • According to the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB), the volcanic
Ethiopia - Landslide (ECHO 16 Oct 2019)Wed, 16 Oct 2019 13:00:00

  • Heavy rain affected Konta district (SNNPR region, southern Ethiopia), triggering a landslide on 12 October, which has resulted in casualties and damage.
  • According to media reports, as of 16 October, 23 people died
Tanzania - Floods (ECHO 16 Oct 2019)Wed, 16 Oct 2019 13:00:00

  • Heavy rain has been affecting central and northern Tanzania since the beginning of October, causing flooding and river overflow. 
  • As of 16 October, the number of fatalities has increased to 18, of which 11 in
Indonesia – Mount Merapi’s eruption Wed, 16 Oct 2019 04:00:00

  • Mount Merapi erupted on 14 October, which expelled a cloud of 3 km ash into the air in the south-west direction. Several parts of the mount Merapi are covered by volcanic ash and fell on Srumbung district (Ngargosoko, Mra
Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by nationa
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 04:00:00

  • Italy: warning level 2/3 for Lombardia region.
  • United Kingdom: threshold level 2/3 for 10 locations in England.
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