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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).
Pakistan - Severe weather (ECHO 11 May 2021)
11 May 2021  14:48 UTC.

  • One person died and another was injured following thunderstorms in Lower Dir District (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, north-western Pakistan) on 10 May, according to the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA).
USA, Arizona - Forest fires (ECHO 11 May 2021)
11 May 2021  14:48 UTC.

  • Several forest fires continue to burn accross central Arizona (USA) since 7 May resulting in the evacuation of residents and damage. There are 8 active fires in Yavapai, Gila, Pinal, and Navajo Counties. The major active
Oman - Floods (ECHO 11 May 2021)
11 May 2021  14:48 UTC.

  • Heavy rain in central and northern Oman (in particular Muscat, Al Dakhiliya, South Al Batinah, and North Al-Batinah Governorates) since 4 May has caused flooding.
  • Media report 4 people rescued, damage to houses an
Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by nationa
11 May 2021  14:48 UTC.

Italy: warning level 2/3  for Lombardia and Piemonte regions.
Poland: Alert level 2/2 for Orla River.
Ukraine:Alert level 2/3 for Stokhid rivers.


France - Severe weather (ECHO 11 May 2021)
11 May 2021  14:48 UTC.

  • Heavy rain in south-eastern France since 10 May has resulted in evacuations and damage.
  • According to the French Interministerial Crisis Management Operational Centre (COGIC), at least 30 people have been evacuated
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