Latest news
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
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.
GDACS News
Volcano Semeru - EC/ECHO daily map
05 Dec 2022  17:46 UTC.


...(more)
Italy - Severe weather (ECHO 05 Dec 2022)
05 Dec 2022  11:33 UTC.


  • Heavy rainfall, strong winds and thunderstorms have been affecting southern Italy (in particular Calabria, Puglia and Sicily regions) over the past 48 hours, triggering landslides and causing floods, rivers overflow, mudf
...(more)
Italy - Volcano eruption (ECHO 05 Dec 2022)
05 Dec 2022  11:33 UTC.


  • On 4 December after 14.00 UTC the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV) reported the occurrence of lava and pyroclastic flows from the northern and the central-southern sectors of the crater area of the
...(more)
Colombia - Landslide  (ECHO 05 Dec 2022)
05 Dec 2022  11:33 UTC.


  • A landslide event caused by continuous heavy rainfall was reported on 4 November in Risaralda Department (central-western Colombia), specifically in La Cabaña Sector, on a national road connecting Risaralda to Choc
...(more)
South Africa - Flash floods (ECHO 05 Dec 2022)
05 Dec 2022  11:33 UTC.


  • On 3 December, flash floods were reported across Johannesburg City (Gauteng Province, north-eastern South Africa), resulting in casualties.
  • According to Johannesburg Emergency Services and media reports, 14 people
...(more)
Indonesia - Mount Semeru volcanic eruption (ECHO 05 Dec 2022)
05 Dec 2022  11:33 UTC.


  • Mount Semeru, located in East Java Province, Indonesia,  continues to erupt, and on 4 December at 19.46 UTC (02.46 local time), an ash column with moderate to thick intensity was observed approximately 1,500 m above
...(more)
M5.6 in Indonesia - UNITAR-UNOSAT Activation 02 Dec 2022  10:14 UTC.

...(more)
M5.6 in Indonesia - UNITAR-UNOSAT Activation 25 Nov 2022  09:56 UTC.

...(more)
M5.6 in Indonesia - UNITAR-UNOSAT Activation 23 Nov 2022  14:48 UTC.

...(more)
GDACS related Apps
Disaster event feeds
Community