Map of disaster alerts in the past 4 days. European Union, 2021. 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 10k ha and population within 5 km exceeding 10k.
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China - Earthquake (ECHO 16 Sep 2021)
16 Sep 2021  10:39 UTC.


  • An earthquake of 5.4 M (6.0 M as reported by the China Earthquake Networks Centre - CENC) at a depth of 10 km occurred in southeastern Sichuan Province on 15 September at 20.33 UTC (16 September at 4.33 local time). The e
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Japan, Korea - Tropical Cyclone CHANTHU, update (ECHO 16 Sep 2021)
16 Sep 2021  10:39 UTC.


  • Tropical Cyclone CHANTHU is moving north-eastwards over the East China Sea, and on 16 September at 0.00 UTC its centre was located approximately 330 km south-west of Juju Island (southern South Korea), and 410 km south-we
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Guatemala - Floods and landslides (ECHO 16 Sep 2021)
16 Sep 2021  10:39 UTC.


  • On 13-14 September, heavy rain was reported across areas of Guatemala, resulting in floods and landslides and leading to casualties. 
  • According to the National Coordination for Disaster Reduction of Guatemala
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Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by nationa
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16 Sep 2021  10:39 UTC.


  • Iceland: threshold level 2/3 and 3/3 for several locations
  • Italy: warning level 2/3 for Toscana region
Nigeria - Floods (ECHO 16 Sep 2021)
16 Sep 2021  10:39 UTC.


  • Flooding, caused by heavy rain was reported on 12-13 September across Abuja Capital City (central Nigeria): four people have died and at least 166 houses have been damaged or destroyed.
  • The worst affected areas in
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Forest fire in Spain - Copernicus EMS activation (EMSR545) 09 Sep 2021  11:22 UTC.

EMSR545: Copernicus Emergency Management Service has been activated
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