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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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Vietnam - Floods and landslides (ECHO 25 May 2022)
25 May 2022  12:11 UTC.


  • Since 22 May, heavy rainfall has been affecting northern Vietnam, causing floods and landslides, which have resulted in casualties.
  • According to the Vietnam Disaster Management Authority (VDMA), two people died, a
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Guatemala - Severe weather (ECHO 25 May 2022)
25 May 2022  12:11 UTC.


  • On 23 May four Departments of Guatemala have been affected by heavy rain, floods and mudslides that resulted in widespread damage.
  • According to the National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction, more than 7,000 peop
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Dominican Republic - Floods (ECHO 25 May 2022)
25 May 2022  12:11 UTC.


  • On 23 May, heavy rainfall occurred in the La Vega City area (La Vega Province, central Dominican Republic), causing floods and leading to casualties.
  • According to media reports, at least two people have died while
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USA - Wildfire update (ECHO 25 May 2022)
25 May 2022  12:11 UTC.


  • Since the beginning of May, the Hermit's Peak wildfire has been burning in San Miguel County (northern New Mexico State, south-western USA), affecting an area of approximately 768,800 hectares. 
  • The Federal E
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Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by nationa
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25 May 2022  12:11 UTC.


  • Ukraine: threshold level 2/3 on Desna and Dnipro rivers.
Pakistan - Landslide
25 May 2022  00:00 UTC.


  • A landslide occurred on 24 May in the outskirts of Kahuta City (Rawalpindi District, Punjab Province, north-eastern Pakistan).
  • According to media reports, six people died and two others sustained injuries. 
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