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United States, Canada - Tropical cyclone LEE

United States - Sep 2023
w - Tropical Cyclone - / Status : ONGOING - Agency: (DG ECHO) - Affected :

United States, Cuba - Tropical cyclone IDALIA

United States - Aug 2023 y - HURRICANE - / Status : ONGOING - Agency: (DG ECHO) - Affected : 189,000

Flash Floods Force Evacuations in Resort Town Near Grand Canyon National Park

United States - Aug 2023
fl - FLOODS - / Status : ONGOING - Agency: (WA) - Affected : 100

State of Emergency Declared in California as Hurricane Hilary Approaches

United States - Aug 2023 y - HURRICANE - / Status : ONGOING - Agency: (WA) - Affected : 800

State of Emergency Declared in California as Hurricane Hilary Approaches

United States - Aug 2023 y - HURRICANE - / Status : ONGOING - Agency: (WA) - Affected : 800

State of Emergency Declared in California as Hurricane Hilary Approaches

United States - Aug 2023 y - HURRICANE - / Status : ONGOING - Agency: (WA) - Affected : 800

Wild Fires Looms over The Capital Yellowknife, south-eastern Northwest Territories in Canada

Canada - Aug 2023 j - WILD FIRES - / Status : ONGOING - Agency: (DG ECHO) - Affected : 20,000

Tragedy Strikes as Wildfires Claim Lives in Maui, Hawaii

United States - Aug 2023 j - WILD FIRES - / Status : ONGOING - Agency: (NOAA-CPC) - Affected : 11,000

Tragedy Strikes as Wildfires Claim Lives in Maui, Hawaii

United States - Aug 2023 j - WILD FIRES - / Status : ONGOING - Agency: (NOAA-CPC) - Affected : 11,000

USA - Severe weather

United States - Aug 2023
qss - SEVERE-STORMs - / Status : ONGOING - Agency: (NOAA-CPC) - Affected : 250,000

USA - Severe weather

United States - Aug 2023
qss - SEVERE-STORMs - / Status : ONGOING - Agency: (NOAA-CPC) - Affected : 250,000

US Braces for Record-Breaking Heatwave, Health Risks Heightened

United States - Jul 2023 HW - HEAT WAVE - / Status : ALERT - Agency: NWS - Affected : 1,300,000

US Braces for Record-Breaking Heatwave, Health Risks Heightened

United States - Jul 2023 HW - HEAT WAVE - / Status : ALERT - Agency: NWS - Affected : 1,300,000

US Braces for Record-Breaking Heatwave, Health Risks Heightened

United States - Jul 2023 HW - HEAT WAVE - / Status : ALERT - Agency: NWS - Affected : 1,300,000

Wildfires Ravage Washington State, Prompting Evacuations and Causing Extensive Damage

United States - Jul 2023 j - WILD FIRES - / Status : ONGOING - Agency: (DG ECHO) - Affected : 1,070

Heatwave Ravages Southern USA, Causing Multiple Fatalities and Continuing Threats

United States - Jun 2023 HW - HEAT WAVE - / Status : ONGOING - Agency: (DG ECHO) - Affected :

Heatwave Ravages Southern USA, Causing Multiple Fatalities and Continuing Threats

United States - Jun 2023 HW - HEAT WAVE - / Status : ONGOING - Agency: (DG ECHO) - Affected :

Devastating Fires Rage Out-of-control forcing Canadian Gov to seek support

Canada - May 2023 j - WILD FIRES - / Status : ONGOING - Agency: (DG ECHO) - Affected :

USA - Volcanic eruption

United States - Nov 2022 vol - VOLCANIC ERUPTION - / Status : ONGOING - Agency: (DG ECHO) - Affected : 56


 

Country Description Events Persons
USA United States
United States, Canada - Tropical cyclone LEE
A new tropical cyclone named LEE formed over the Atlantic Ocean on 5 September and started moving north-west toward north-eastern USA and the neighbouring suth-eastern Canada. On… Full Story

| 18-Sep-2023 | Tropical Cyclone | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

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USA United States
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United States, Cuba - Tropical cyclone IDALIA
Tropical cyclone IDALIA passed close to the western coast of Cuba on 29 August with registered winds of 175km/h and is moving north-east over the north-eastern Gulf of Mexico. On… Full Story

| 30-Aug-2023 | HURRICANE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

189,000
USA United States
Flash Floods Force Evacuations in Resort Town Near Grand Canyon National Park
Around 100 residents and tourists were compelled to evacuate their homes and hotels as flash floods struck a resort town near the Grand Canyon National Park. The incident, which… Full Story

| 24-Aug-2023 | FLOODS | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WA) |

100
USA United States
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State of Emergency Declared in California as Hurricane Hilary Approaches
Tropical Storm Hilary wreaked havoc in Southern California, causing unprecedented heavy rainfall that resulted in flooding and mudslides. Major roads were forced to close, and… Full Story

| 21-Aug-2023 | HURRICANE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WA) |

800
Canada Canada
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Wild Fires Looms over The Capital Yellowknife, south-eastern Northwest Territories in Canada
Wildfires have been affecting the Northwest Territories Province in Canada, in particular the Capital Yellowknife in south-eastern Northwest Territories, resulting in evacuations… Full Story

| 18-Aug-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

20,000
USA United States
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Tragedy Strikes as Wildfires Claim Lives in Maui, Hawaii
The severe wildfires that hit Maui Island, Hawaii, particularly the area of Lahaina City in the western part of the Island, resulted in an increasing number of casualties and… Full Story

| 09-Aug-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (NOAA-CPC) |

11,000
USA United States
USA - Severe weather
Heavy rainfall, strong winds and tornadoes have been affecting the eastern States of the USA from Alabama and Tennessee to the Carolinas and New York, resulting in casualties and… Full Story

| 09-Aug-2023 | SEVERE-STORMs | ONGOING gg | Agency: (NOAA-CPC) |

250,000
USA United States
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US Braces for Record-Breaking Heatwave, Health Risks Heightened
As temperatures continue to soar across parts of the United States, record-breaking heat is anticipated on Sunday, with warnings of "dangerous" heat levels persisting into the… Full Story

| 16-Jul-2023 | HEAT WAVE | ALERT a | Agency: NWS |

1,300,000
USA United States
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STATE OF DISASTER DECLARED IN VERMONT FOLLOWING HISTORIC FLOODING
Vermont, USA - A State of Disaster has been declared for all 14 counties of Vermont after two months' worth of rain fell in just two days, triggering the worst flooding since… Full Story

| 13-Jul-2023 | Floods - Ended | CLOSED s | Agency: (WA) |

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USA United States
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Wildfires Ravage Washington State, Prompting Evacuations and Causing Extensive Damage
uly 4, 2023 Washington State has been gripped by a series of devastating wildfires, spreading rapidly across the northwestern region. Over the past few days, these fires have… Full Story

| 04-Jul-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

1,070
USA United States
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Heatwave Ravages Southern USA, Causing Multiple Fatalities and Continuing Threats
A scorching heatwave has gripped the southern United States, unleashing blistering temperatures of up to approximately 42 °C (107.6 °F) in states such as Texas, Louisiana, Florida… Full Story

| 30-Jun-2023 | HEAT WAVE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

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Canada Canada
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Devastating Fires Rage Out-of-control forcing Canadian Gov to seek support
Forest fires have been raging across central and northern Alberta Province in southwestern Canada for over a week, resulting in evacuations and significant damage to the region.… Full Story

| 11-May-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

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USA United States
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650mm of Rain in 24 Hours triggers Floods in South Florida
Torrential rainfall of over 25 inches (635 mm) in just 24 hours has caused flash floods in Fort Lauderdale, South Florida, USA. The Mayor of Fort Lauderdale, Dean Trantalis, has… Full Story

| 14-Apr-2023 | Floods - Ended | CLOSED s | Agency: (NOAA-CPC) |

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USA United States
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Tornadoes Cause Damage to the Greater Los Angeles Region: A Report on the Impact and Response
On 21-22 March, tornadoes hit the Greater Los Angeles region in southern California. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reported two tornadoes across the… Full Story

| 26-Mar-2023 | STORMS {c} | CLOSED s | Agency: (NOAA-CPC) |

44,000
USA United States
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Southern California was hit by heavy rainfall
Southern California was hit by a powerful winter storm on 24 February 2023, resulting in heavy rain, strong winds, and severe flooding. Emergency crews had to carry out multiple… Full Story

| 27-Feb-2023 | STORMS {c} | CLOSED s | Agency: NWS |

30,000
USA United States
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United States - Floods
Heavy rain continued to drench California on Tuesday as an ongoing parade of storms left much of the state in disarray, with power outages, collapsed roadways, mud and landslides… Full Story

| 12-Jan-2023 | Floods - Ended | CLOSED s | Agency: Glide Number |

210,000
USA United States
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United States - Artic Storm Conditions Lash Northern United States
UPDATE:   2022-12-24 The death toll from a pre-Christmas blizzard in much of the United States has risen to 48, with the number in western New York alone hitting 27, marking the… Full Story

| 23-Dec-2022 | COLDWAVE - OVER, STORMS {c} | CLOSED s | Agency: (FEMA) |

10,000
USA United States
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Two dead after 6.4 magnitude California quake leaves 70,000 without power
An earthquake of 6.4 M at a depth of 18 km occurred off the coast of north-western California State (western USA) on 20 December at 10.34 UTC (2.34 local time). The epicentre was… Full Story

| 22-Dec-2022 | ENDED = EARTHQUAKE | CLOSED s | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

74,000
USA United States
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USA - Volcanic eruption
On 27 November, the Mauna Loa volcano (Hawaiian Islands, USA), started erupting lava flows from the summit region of the volcano and migrated over the Northeast Rift Zone on 28-29… Full Story

| 30-Nov-2022 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

56
USA United States
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Tropical Storm Nicole Sweeps Across Florida
Tropical Storm Nicole Sweeps Across Florida, making landfall as a rare November hurricane, causing flooding and destructive coastal erosion. Several deaths have been linked to the… Full Story

| 12-Nov-2022 | STORMS {c} | CLOSED s | Agency: (NOAA-CPC) |

300,000
USA United States
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Hurricane IAN, update
Hurricane IAN made landfall over the southwestern coast of Florida Peninsula, near Fort Myers on 28 September and continued northeast weakening. On 29 September at 6.00 UTC, its… Full Story

| 29-Sep-2022 | STORMS {c} | CLOSED s | Agency: (FEMA) |

2,000,000
Canada Canada
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Post-tropical cyclone FIONA
Heavy rainfall, strong winds, and storm surge were reported on 24-25 September across eastern Canada’s regions of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland, and Quebec. … Full Story

| 27-Sep-2022 | STORMS {c} | CLOSED s | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

7,760
USA United States
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Northern and Southern California Hit By Wild Fires
Two major wildfires have been burning across northern and southern California, resulting in casualties and damage. The Mill fire in Siskiyou County (northern California) has burnt… Full Story

| 08-Sep-2022 | FIRES OVER | CLOSED s | Agency: (FEMA) |

12,900
USA United States
Midwest and South Regions of the USA Suffering Strong Winds and
Severe weather, including strong winds, was reported on 29-30 August across the Midwest and South Regions of the USA, resulting in casualties. According to media reports, at… Full Story

| 31-Aug-2022 | STORMS {c} | CLOSED s | Agency: (NOAA-CPC) |

340,000
USA United States
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"A 1000-year event doesn’t mean it happens once per 1000 years" After year’s worth of rain fell in just three hours in Death Valley USA
Hundreds of people were left stranded by flash floods in parts of Death Valley National Park in USA after nearly a year’s worth of rain fell in just three hours. Debris from… Full Story

| 08-Aug-2022 | Floods - Ended | ONGOING gg | Agency: Flood List |

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USA United States
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flash floods that affected eastern Kentucky, USA
After the severe flash floods that affected eastern Kentucky during late July and early August, the death toll has increased. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)… Full Story

| 04-Aug-2022 | Floods - Ended | CLOSED s | Agency: (FEMA) |

475
USA United States
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Emergency Declared After 15 Killed in Kentucky Flash Floods
At least fifteen people have died after flash flooding caused widespread damage across areas of eastern Kentucky, USA, from 27 July 2022. Many people are still unaccounted for and… Full Story

| 29-Jul-2022 | Floods - Ended | CLOSED s | Agency: Flood List |

23,000
USA United States
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California Oak Fire Incident
Firefighters are actively engaged in all areas of the fire. Crews are strengthening control lines, patrolling for hot spots, improving contingency lines, and constructing direct… Full Story

6,000
USA United States
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Record Rainfall Hits Midwestern United States
Record rainfall caused severe flash flooding in parts of Missouri on 26 July 2022. The Mayor of St Louis has declared a state of emergency, while emergency services have rescued… Full Story

| 27-Jul-2022 | Floods - Ended | CLOSED s | Agency: Flood List |

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USA United States
Severe Storms Generate 500 Fires In Western United States
Strong winds, thunderstorms and lightning have been affecting southern and northern California since 22 June, causing several severe weather-related incidents (particularly due to… Full Story

| 25-Jun-2022 | STORMS {c}, FIRES OVER | CLOSED s | Agency: (NOAA-CPC) |

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USA United States
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North Western USA Hit By Floods From Glacial melt
Communities in southern Montana were left isolated after flooding washed out roads and bridges. Yellowstone National Park officials closed all entrances to the park until further… Full Story

| 14-Jun-2022 | Floods - Ended | CLOSED s | Agency: (NOAA-CPC) |

900
USA United States
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Storm Alex Hits Bermuda
Tropical Storm ALEX, formed over the southern Gulf of Mexico on 2 June as tropical depression, passed close to western Cuba and made landfall over the south-western coast of… Full Story

| 07-Jun-2022 | STORMS {c} | CLOSED s | Agency: (FEMA) |

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USA United States
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Hermit's Peak wildfires burning in San Miguel County (northern New Mexico State, south-western USA)
Since the beginning of May, the Hermit's Peak wildfire has been burning in San Miguel County (northern New Mexico State, south-western USA), affecting an area of approximately 768… Full Story

| 26-May-2022 | FIRES OVER | CLOSED s | Agency: (FEMA) |

3,411
Canada Canada
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Severe Storms Hit Canada
Heavy rain with thunderstorms, strong winds and tornadoes have affected southern and eastern Canada (with the most affected States Ontario and Quebec), and northern and central… Full Story

| 24-May-2022 | STORMS {c} | CLOSED s | Agency: (FEMA) |

900,000
Canada Canada
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Thousands Evacuate Floods in Alberta and Northwest Territories
Ice jams, rain and melting snow have caused rivers to overflow in northern parts of Canada. Whole communities have been ordered to evacuate in Northwest Territories and hundreds… Full Story

| 13-May-2022 | Floods - Ended | CLOSED | Agency: Local Gov |

81,250
Canada Canada
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Evacuations After Widespread Flooding in Manitoba, North Dakota and Minnesota
Manitoba Province, Canada The government of Manitoba reported that, since early April 2022, southern and southeastern Manitoba and the United States portion of the Red River… Full Story

| 05-May-2022 | Floods - Ended | CLOSED s | Agency: (NOAA-CPC) |

1,000
USA United States
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Reports of 17 tornadoes across Kansas over the period from 29 April to 2 May.
Severe weather, including strong winds, tornadoes and hailstorms, has been affecting the Central Plains region (in particular Kansas) since 29 April, causing a number of severe… Full Story

| 03-May-2022 | Tornado | ONGOING gg | Agency: (NOAA-CPC) |

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USA United States
Wildfires Burning Across New Mexico State (south-western USA)
Wildfires continue to burn across northern New Mexico State (south-western USA), resulting in at least 15 injured people and evacuation orders. According to the Federal Emergency… Full Story

| 03-May-2022 | FIRES OVER | CLOSED s | Agency: (FEMA) |

25,570
USA United States
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Wildfires continue to affect parts of Arizona (south-western USA)
Wildfires continue to affect parts of Arizona (south-western USA). According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), mandatory evacuations have been issued for 4 000… Full Story

| 21-Apr-2022 | FIRES OVER | CLOSED s | Agency: (FEMA) |

4,000
USA United States
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Tornado Events was reported on 5 April across the south-eastern USA,
Severe weather including strong winds and tornado events was reported on 5 April across the south-eastern USA, resulting in casualties. According to media, two people died (one… Full Story

| 06-Apr-2022 | STORMS {c} | CLOSED s | Agency: (NOAA-CPC) |

50,000
USA United States
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Strong Winds, Tornadoes and Hailstorms HIt Te USA
Severe weather, including strong winds, tornadoes and hailstorms, has been affecting southern USA (in particular the Southern Plains region and the Lower Mississippi Valley) on 21… Full Story

| 23-Mar-2022 | STORMS {c} | CLOSED s | Agency: (FEMA) |

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USA United States
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Wildfires in Texas
Wildfires have been affecting the counties of Hood, Erath and Eastland (central Texas, southern USA) since 20 March, burning an area of more than 24,000 ha and resulting in damage… Full Story

| 22-Mar-2022 | FIRES OVER | CLOSED s | Agency: (FEMA) |

2,384
USA United States
Burned homes in a Boulder county neighborhood destroyed by wildfires seen from a Colorado national guard helicopter on Friday. Photograph: Hart Van Denburg/AP
Northern Colorado Fires Forces 45,000 to Flee
Two wildfire events named the Middle Fork and the Marshall wildfires have been burning across northern Colorado State (western USA), resulting in casualties and damage. According… Full Story

| 03-Jan-2022 | FIRES OVER | CLOSED s | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

45,000
USA United States
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More than 70 killed in Kentucky's worst ever tornadoes Published48 minutes ago
The governor of the US state of Kentucky has said that more than 70 people were killed by tornadoes on Friday night. Andy Beshear said the figure could rise to more than 100 in… Full Story

| 11-Dec-2021 | STORMS {c} | CLOSED s | Agency: Local Gov |

100
USA United States
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Hawaii - Floods
Heavy rain and strong winds have been affecting the Hawaii State since the past week, causing floods, river overflows and resulting in widespread damage. According to the Federal… Full Story

| 07-Dec-2021 | STORMS {c}, Floods - Ended | CLOSED s | Agency: Local Gov |

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USA United States
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Texas Refugee crisis
DEL RIO, Texas — Thousands of migrants were crowded under a bridge outside the border community of Del Rio on Thursday, part of a massive surge in migration across the Rio Grande… Full Story

| 21-Sep-2021 | Humanitarian CAMPs | ALERT a | Agency: Local Gov |

14,534
USA United States
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Tropical Cyclone IDA-21
As Hurricane Ida barrelled towards the Louisiana coast, residents braced for a storm of potentially historic proportions due to arrive on the 16th anniversary of Katrina, the… Full Story

| 27-Aug-2021 | STORMS {c} | CLOSED s | Agency: Local Gov |

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USA United States
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Earthquake Magnitude 5.5M (US)
Medium humanitarian impact, magnitude 8.2M tsunami generates 2.63m 

| 30-Jul-2021 | ENDED = EARTHQUAKE | CLOSED s | Agency: Local Gov |

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Canada Canada
Wildfire engulfs village that set Canada’s all-time heat record
One day after it set Canada’s all-time heat record, a British Columbia village was devoured by flames. A fast-moving wildfire roared over the village of Lytton on Wednesday… Full Story

| 01-Jul-2021 | FIRES OVER | CLOSED s | Agency: Local Gov |

250
USA United States
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Center for Farmworker Families
Promoting the educational advancement of farm workers and their family members working in agriculture, as well as family members who are living on their farms of origin in the… Full Story

| 04-Apr-2021 | Humanitarian CAMPs | ONGOING gg | Agency: Local Gov |

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USA United States
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Evacuations After Dam Breach in Maui, Hawaii
The Governor in Hawaii declared a state of emergency on 08 March 2021,after heavy rains and flooding had caused extensive damage to public and private property, impacting the… Full Story

| 15-Mar-2021 | Floods - Ended | CLOSED s | Agency: Local Gov |

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USA United States
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Texas weather: President Biden declares major disaster
President Joe Biden has declared a major disaster in Texas, clearing the way for more federal funds to be spent on relief efforts in the US state. Power is returning across Texas… Full Story

| 21-Feb-2021 | COLDWAVE - OVER | CLOSED s | Agency: Local Gov |

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USA United States
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Fast moving fire
A wildfire has forced evacuation orders for 100,000 people in southern California.  The Silverado Fire broke out just before sunrise on Monday in Orange County, south of Los… Full Story

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USA United States
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SOUTH TEXAS FAMILY RESIDENTIAL CENTER
The South Texas Family Residential Center is the largest immigrant detention center in the United States. Opened in December 2014 in Dilley, Texas, it has a capacity of 2,400 and… Full Story

| 15-Oct-2020 | Humanitarian CAMPs | IN USE | Agency: Local Gov |

1,735

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