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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).
Spain - Volcanic eruption, update (ECHO 24 Sep 2021)
24 Sep 2021  12:33 UTC.

  • Cumbre La Vieja volcano continues its explosive and effusive activity. On 23 September since 16.20 UTC (17.20 local time), a series of powerful explosions with significant ash and gas emissions have been reported by the C
Sudan - Floods (ECHO 24 Sep 2021)
24 Sep 2021  12:33 UTC.

  • Since the beginning of the rainy season in the second half of July, heavy rainfall and related floods have been affecting over 303,000 people in 14 States across Sudan and displaced at least 65,000 people in the south of
Indonesia - Floods and landslides (ECHO 24 Sep 2021)
24 Sep 2021  12:33 UTC.

  • Heavy rain continues to hit several parts of Sulawesi Island (central Indonesia), causing floods, triggering landslides and leading to casualties and damage.
  • According to the ASEAN Disaster Information Network (AD
Bolivia - Severe weather (ECHO 24 Sep 2021)
24 Sep 2021  12:33 UTC.

  • In the last 24 hours heavy rain, hailstorm and lightning were reported across southern Bolivia, resulting in casualties.
  • According to media, one person died and one is missing in Camargo Town (Chuquisaca Departmen
Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by nationa
24 Sep 2021  12:33 UTC.

  • United Kingdom: threshold level 2/3 for Churchil Barriers in Scotland.
South Sudan - Floods (ECHO 24 Sep 2021)
24 Sep 2021  12:33 UTC.

  • Since May, flooding has been affecting northern and eastern States of the country (in particular Jonglei, Western Equatoria, Warrap, Northern Bahr El-Ghazal, Unity and Upper Nile) with an estimated 500,000 people affected
CONSON-21 - EC/ECHO daily map 07 Sep 2021  06:14 UTC.

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