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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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India - Monsoon rain update (ECHO 09 Jul 2020)
09 Jul 2020  13:02 UTC.


  • Rain and widespread flooding due to the Southwest Monsoon continue to affect most of the States of India. The death toll reached 396 people across 11 States, mainly in central, western, and eastern parts of the country.
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Mongolia - Flash floods (ECHO 09 Jul 2020)
09 Jul 2020  13:02 UTC.


  • On 3-4 July, flash floods triggered by heavy rain were reported over parts of Mongolia, resulting in fatalities and damage.
  • Media report that 5 people died in Ömnögovi Province (central south Mongolia), and 3 fata
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China - Floods update (ECHO 09 Jul 2020)
09 Jul 2020  13:02 UTC.


  • Since 6 July, heavy rain continues to affect east China (particularly the Jiangxi, the Zhejiang, and the Anhui Provinces), causing rivers to overflow and triggering floods, that have resulted in widespread damage.
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Forest fires danger forecast (ECHO 09 Jul 2020)
09 Jul 2020  13:02 UTC.


  • Very high danger inPortugal, central and south Spain, southern FranceItaly,CroatiaCyprus, central and southern Turkey.
  • High danger
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Ukraine - Forest Fires update
09 Jul 2020  13:02 UTC.


  • After the forest fires in Luhansk Region (eastern Ukraine), the number of fatalities has increased to six, while at least 19 people were injured.
  • The fire was contained on early July 7, but due to strong winds and
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Colombia - Heavy rains (ECHO 09 Jul 2020)
09 Jul 2020  04:00 UTC.


  • Over the past two weeks, heavy rains have caused serious damage across Colombia. In the department of Meta, by 6 July, more than 1,200 families in 8 municipalities had been affected, of which 131 families were evacuated.
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