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Map of disaster alerts in the past 4 days. European Union, 2015. 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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Northern Europe - Severe weather update (ECHO 17 Feb 2020)
17 Feb 2020  11:06 UTC.


  • Storm Dennis brought strong winds and heavy rain to north-west Europe (particularly the UK, Ireland and France) since 14 February, causing widespread floods and leading to a number of casualties and damage.
  • In Fra
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Iran - Earthquake (ECHO 17 Feb 2020)
17 Feb 2020  11:06 UTC.


  • An earthquake of 5.5 M at a depth of 10 km occurred in southern Iran on 16 February at 12.30 UTC (16.00 local time). The epicentre was approximately 50 km west of Bandar Abbas City (Hormozgan Province).
  • Up to 2,00
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Peru, Bolivia - Severe weather (ECHO 17 Feb 2020)
17 Feb 2020  11:06 UTC.


  • Heavy rain and mudslides has been affecting south Peru and west Bolivia, leading to casualties.
  • In Peru, the worst affected area is Fajardo Province (Ayacucho Department, south-east Peru), where one person died, a
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Mozambique - Floods (ECHO 17 Feb 2020)
17 Feb 2020  11:06 UTC.


  • Heavy rain has affected central provinces, particularly Sofala and Manica, causing floods that have resulted in casualties and damage.
  • According to media reports, as of 17 February, 2 people died in Sussundenga Di
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Afghanistan - Avalanche (ECHO 17 Feb 2020)
17 Feb 2020  11:06 UTC.


  • A series of avalanches occurred in Daykundi Province (central Afghanistan) on 13-14 Febraury, causing at least 22 fatalities.
  • According to media reports, 10 people were injured and at least 50 houses destroyed. He
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Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by nationa
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17 Feb 2020  02:00 UTC.


  • Finland:Warning level 2/3 for 4 stations in southwestern Finland.
  • Georgia: Threshold level 2/2 exceeded for Tskhenisckali - Ludji station. 
  • Sweden:
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