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ECHO Daily Map of 29 April 2016



ECHO Daily Map of 28 April 2016

India - Heatwave
  • Very high temperatures have continued to affect the southern, south-eastern, eastern and central states of the country causing more casualties. On 27 April, a max. temperature of 45 °C was observed in Bankura (West Bengal state) and in Wardha (Maharastra state).
  • Local media reported over 290 deaths over the past weeks, of which over 150 in Andhra Pradesh state, 49 in Telangana state and 109 in Odisha state, as of 27 April.
  • Over the next 24-48 h, high temperatures may still affect the states of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkahand, West Bengal, Odisha and Haryana. 

ECHO Daily Map of 27 April 2016



ECHO Daily Map of 26 April 2016



ECHO Daily Map of 25 April 2016



ECHO Daily Map of 22 April 2016

Ecuador - Earthquake
  • An earthquake of magnitude 6 M at a depth of 10 km hit off the coasts of the province of Manabi on 22 April at 3.03 UTC, approx. 100 km south-west of the epicentre of the 7.8 M earthquake that occurred on 16 April in the province of Esmeraldas causing widespread damage and casualties. There have been no reports of damage or casualties due to this latest earthquake.
  • So far, four member states: Spain, France, Italy and United Kingdom have provided assistance to Ecuador through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism.
  • The European Commission's Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC) is facilitating the coordination and support with co-financing the transport of relief items, and has deployed an EU civil protection team (10 experts) to Quito to support the national authorities in their relief efforts.

ECHO Daily Map of 21 April 2016

Madagascar, Seychelles, Mauritius - Tropical Cyclone FANTALA
  • TC FANTALA continued moving south-east over the western Indian Ocean, slightly intensifying. On 20 April at 18.00 UTC its centre was located approx. 300 km south-west of the Agalega islands (Mauritius) and 490 km north-east of Madagascar and it had max. sustained wind speed of 194 km/h.
  • According to local media, most of the buildings on the Farquhar islands (Outer islands, Seychelles) have been destroyed, as of 21 April early morning (UTC).
  • Over the next 48 h it is forecast to move south-east and then turn north-west again and move towards northern Madagascar, remain still an intense Tropical Cyclone. Heavy rain and strong winds are expected to affect the northern areas of Madagascar.

ECHO Daily Map of 20 April 2016



ECHO Daily Map of 19 April 2016



ECHO Daily Map of 18 April 2016

Ecuador - Earthquake
  • Search and rescue operations are still ongoing in Ecuador, following the 7.8 M earthquake that hit in the north of the country on 16 April. The Government of Ecuador has declared a national state of emergency and deployed 10 000 troops and 3 500 police to assist with rescue operations.
  • National authorities reported that currently 272 people have been killed although this figure is expected to rise and at least 1 557 have been injured, as well as 370 buildings destroyed and over 151 affected. The access to some affected areas remains difficult.
  • The European Union Civil Protection Mechanism has been activated and thus far over 50 Spanish USAR team members and six dogs have been deployed to the affected area. Further teams are being offered by both France and Poland. The deployment of an associated environmental expert for UNDAC is also under way.
  • DG ECHO local team in Quito is assuring attendance at the Humanitarian Country Team meeting and Humanitarian Donor's Group, and is coordinating with EU Delegation, Member States, national authorities and partners. Two DG ECHO technical experts have been deployed to the field to assess needs.
  • The European Commission's Emergency Response Coordination Centre has activated the Copernicus Emergency management service for satellite maps. The first products are expect later today, these will be shared with relevant actors.
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