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ECHO Daily Map of 24 August 2016

Italy - Earthquake
  • An earthquake of magnitude of 6.0 and depth of 4 km struck the Latium region (in the centre of Italy) on 24 August at 03.36 L.T. The epicentre was located in the village of Accumuli (Rieti). A second shake of magnitude of 5.4 struck the area of Norcia (Perugia) at 4.33 L.T.
  • USGS PAGER estimated a shaking up to "Severe" for 13 000 people. Several strong aftershocks have occurred in the area.
  • As of 24 August morning, local media report 24 fatalities, many people trapped and dozens of homes damaged in the provinces of Rieti and Ascoli Piceno. Most affected are the communes of Amatrice and Accumoli (Rieti province). Relief operations are on-going. The Italy authorities are fully engaged in the response and international assistance is not requested.    
  • Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC) is in contact with the Italian Civil Protection Department and is closely following the situation.
  • On request of the Italian authorities, the Emergency Response Coordination Centre has activated the Copernicus Emergency Management Service to provide damage assessment satellite maps for the affected area.

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ECHO Daily Map of 18 August 2016

Portugal Forest Fire - UPDATE
  • Portugal is still affected by a number of active fires in the country involving 85 firefigters and 25 vehicles in Villa Real, Aveiro and Santarem districts. 
  • As a consequence of larger events in previous days  some traffic disruptions are still present in Madeira island. According to the national civil protection, aftermath operations are being undertaken in the municipalities of Funchal and Calheta

ECHO Daily Map of 17 August 2016



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ECHO Daily Map of 11 August 2016

France - Forest fire
  • Several wildfires have been burning across southern France especially in the department of Bouches-du-Rhone. The largest active fire is located in the commune of Rognac (Bouches-du-Rhone department) which started on 10 August and has so far burnt an area of approx. 2 500 ha.
  • According to national authorities, as of 11 August early morning, in Rognac, 22 have been people injured and several buildings have been destroyed. They also mention that several people have been evacuated throughout the whole department.
  • According to EFFIS, the forest fire danger remains at "Very High" to "Extreme" for the area on 11 August.
  • Over the next 24 h strong winds may affect south-eastern France, including the areas affected by forest fires.

ECHO Daily Map of 10 August 2016

Portugal - Forest fire UPDATE
  • Several wildfires continue to burn across the country. A new forest fires started to burn across the municipality of Funchal in Madeira island on 8 August causing damage and casualties. According to media reports, the fire is currently still active.
  • Local media, as of 10 August early morning, reported that at least one person has died, over 200 have been injured (of at least two are in critical situation), over 400 have been evacuated and dozens of homes have been damaged throughout the municipality.
  • According to EFFIS, the fire danger remains at "Very High" for the area on 10 August.
  • Over the next 24 h strong winds, dry conditions and high temperatures are forecast for the island of Madeira, including the municipality of Funchal.
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