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Map of disaster alerts in the past 4 days. European Union, 2024. 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 Fires alerts , the events are all the ongoing events of class Orange or Red plus the Green alerts with burned area exceeding 10k ha and population within 5 km exceeding 10k.
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Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours (ECHO 04 Mar 2024)
04 Mar 2024  10:38 UTC.


  • France: warning level 2/3 for Charante Aval region.
  • Germany: threshold 2/4 for Aller river in Lower Saxony.
  • Italy: warning level 2/3 for Emilia Romagna, P
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Iceland - Volcanic unrest (ECHO 04 Mar 2024)
04 Mar 2024  10:38 UTC.


  • On 2 March at 15:55 UTC, an intense microseismic activity related to magma movement occurred east of Sýlingarfell Hill, on the Reykjanes Peninsula in south-western Iceland.
  • According to the Icelandic Met Of
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Italy - Severe weather (ECHO 04 Mar 2024)
04 Mar 2024  10:38 UTC.


  • Heavy rainfall, heavy snowfall and strong winds have been affecting north-western Italy, in particular Aosta Valley, Piedmont, Liguria, Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany Regions over the last 72 hours, causing floods, landslides
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Brazil - Severe weather and floods, update (ECHO 04 Mar 2024)
04 Mar 2024  10:38 UTC.


  • Following the heavy rainfall that has been affecting Brazil since 25 February, causing flooding and rivers overflow, the number of displaced people and damage are increasing.
  • As of 29 February, the Pan American He
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Burundi - Severe weather (ECHO 04 Mar 2024)
04 Mar 2024  10:38 UTC.


  • Heavy rainfall, strong winds and hailstorms have been affecting north-eastern Burundi, particularly the Muyinga Provinces since 2 March, causing a number of severe weather-related incidents that have resulted in casualtie
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