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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.
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France - Wildfires, update (ECHO 12 Aug 2022)
12 Aug 2022  13:02 UTC.


  • Wildfires continue to burn across western France, affecting particularly the Gironde and Landes Departments (the Nouvelle-Aquitaine Region). According to the Prefecture of Nouvelle-Aquitaine and Gironde, the burned area h
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Japan - Tropical Storm MEARI (ECHO 12 Aug 2022)
12 Aug 2022  13:02 UTC.


  • A new tropical storm named MEARI formed over the North-West Pacific Ocean and started moving north towards central Japan. 
  • On the forecast track, MEARI is forecast to move northeastward over the ocean and it
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Afghanistan - Floods (ECHO 12 Aug 2022)
12 Aug 2022  13:02 UTC.


  • Throughout July, heavy rainfall caused floods and flash floods across several provinces in the eastern, southern, south-western, western, and central regions of Afghanistan.
  • According to the latest report from UN-
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Venezuela - Floods (ECHO 12 Aug 2022)
12 Aug 2022  13:02 UTC.


  • On 10-11 August, heavy rainfall was reported across Venezuela, affecting particularly the States of Barinas, Táchira, and Miranda (west Venezuela), according to the Vice Ministry for Risk Management and Civil Prote
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