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).
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Algeria - Flash floods (ECHO 08 Mar 2021)
08 Mar 2021  14:31 UTC.


  • Heavy rain has been affecting north-western Algeria (in particular the Chlef Province) since 6 March, causing flash floods that have resulted in casualties and damage.
  • Media reports, as of 8 March, seven fatalitie
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Afghanistan - Snow avalanche (ECHO 08 Mar 2021)
08 Mar 2021  14:31 UTC.


  • A snow avalanche, caused by rising temperatures occurred in Badakhshan Province (in the far north-eastern part of Afghanistan) on 4 March, causing casualties and damage.
  • As of 8 March, media report, 15 fatalities,
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New Caledonia - Tropical Cyclone NIRAN update (ECHO 08 Mar 2021)
08 Mar 2021  14:31 UTC.


  • On 5-6 March, the passage of Tropical Cyclone NIRAN over the Coral Sea, along the western coast of New Caledonia resulted in casualties.
  • As reported by media, one person was injured and up to 400 people were shelt
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Peru - Floods and landslides (ECHO 08 Mar 2021)
08 Mar 2021  14:31 UTC.


  • On 3-4 March, heavy rain occurred in Piura Region (north-western Peru) leading to flooding, landslides and river overflow, as reported by the Peru National Institute of Civil Defence (INDECI).
  • The most affected ar
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Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by nationa
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08 Mar 2021  14:31 UTC.


  • Poland: threshold level 2/2 for the Lubelskie region.
  • Lithuania: threshold level 2/3 for one region in the west.
  • Ukraine: threshold level 2/3 for Rata, Pr
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