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Disaster Services Archive

6 December, 2021

Semeru Volcanic Eruption 2021 Activation

The Semeru Volcanic Eruption is an activation of Perkumpulan OpenStreetMap Indonesia (POI) to map East Java.

VO Volcanic Eruption

Indonesia

5 December, 2021

Semeru Volcano Eruption Size-up

Semeru Volcano Eruption has been sized-up.

VO Volcanic Eruption

Indonesia

4 December, 2021

Semeru Volcano Eruption Alert

Disaster Services is currently monitoring this event in Indonesia.

VO Volcanic Eruption

Indonesia

2 November, 2021

Haiti Earthquake 2021 Conclusion

The remote mapping in response to the earthquake in Haiti has concluded.

EQ Earthquake

and 4 other countries

24 October, 2021

Tropical Cyclone RICK-21 Size-up

Tropical Cyclone RICK-21 has been sized-up.

TC Tropical Cyclone

Mexico

22 October, 2021

Tropical Cyclone RICK-21 Alert

Disaster Services is currently monitoring this event near Mexico

TC Tropical Cyclone

Mexico

12 October, 2021

Tropical Cyclone PAMELA-21 Size-up

Tropical Cyclone PAMELA-21 has been sized-up.

TC Tropical Cyclone

Mexico

11 October, 2021

Tropical Cyclone LIONROCK-21 & KOMPASU-21 Alert

Tropical Cyclone LIONROCK-21 & KOMPASU-21 has been sized-up.

TC Tropical Cyclone

China and 3 other countries

11 October, 2021

Tropical Cyclone PAMELA-21 Alert

Disaster Services is currently monitoring this event near Mexico

TC Tropical Cyclone

Mexico

7 October, 2021

Tropical Cyclone LIONROCK-21 & KOMPASU-21 Alert

Disaster Services is currently monitoring this event in South East Asia

TC Tropical Cyclone

China and 3 other countries

5 October, 2021

Mediterranean Wildfires 2021 Conclusion

The Mediterranean Wildfires 2021 activation has concluded.

FR Fire

Algeria and 4 other countries

23 September, 2021

Cumbre Vieja Volcanic Eruption Size-up

Cumbre Vieja Volcanic Eruption in La Palma Island, Canary Islands has been sized-up

VO Volcanic Eruption

Spain

23 September, 2021

Cumbre Vieja Volcanic Eruption Alert

"Volcanic eruption La Palma can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the exposed population and vulnerability." GDACS

VO Volcanic Eruption

Spain

10 September, 2021

Tropical Cyclone Chanthu Size-up

Tropical Cyclone Chantu has been sized-up.

TC Tropical Cyclone

China, Taiwan, Philippines

8 September, 2021

Tropical Cyclone Chanthu Alert

"Tropical Cyclone CHANTHU-21 can have a high humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability." GDACS

TC Tropical Cyclone

China, Philippines, Taiwan

29 August, 2021

Tropical Cyclone IDA Size-up

Disaster Services is monitoring TC IDA as it is a GDACs Red alert but an activation is unlikely.

TC Tropical Cyclone

Cuba, United States

29 August, 2021

Tropical Cyclone IDA Alert

Tropical Cyclone IDA-21 can have a high humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population, and vulnerability.

TC Tropical Cyclone

Cuba, United States

27 August, 2021

South/Central Asia Population Movement Size-up

As a dynamic event, we are still looking at what we can/should do to support the movement of people in and out of Afghanistan.

OT Other

Afghanistan and 3 other countries

27 August, 2021

South/Central Asia Population Movement Alert

"Between 1 January and 9 August 2021, an estimated 558,123 people have been internally displaced by conflict in Afghanistan, with 32 out of 34 provinces recording some level of forced displacement (source: OCHA, 23 August)."

OT Other

Afghanistan and 3 other countries

23 August, 2021

Tropical Cyclone GRACE-21 Size-up

Monitoring the Tropical Cyclone as it crosses Mexico. Waiting for requests or needs from OSM-Mexico.

TC Tropical Cyclone

Mexico and 3 other countries

20 August, 2021

Algeria Wildfires 2021 Update #1

Mapping the area impacted near Béjaïa done. Begun releasing projects for the area near Tizi Ouzou (see here)

WF Wild fire

Algeria

18 August, 2021

Haiti Earthquake 2021 Update #1

Request from IFRC to generate as much base data as possible in the next 5 days; MAXAR released imagery; Mapbox and Missing Maps partner - HeiGIT - rapid preliminary damage assessment project on Mapswipe;

EQ Earthquake

Haiti

17 August, 2021

Tropical Cyclone GRACE-21 Alert

"Tropical Cyclone GRACE-21 can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability." Source: GDACS

TC Tropical Cyclone

Haiti and 3 other countries

16 August, 2021

Haiti Earthquake 2021 Activation

The Haiti Earthquake 2021 campaign is an ongoing HOT activation to map southeastern Haiti after it was struck by a 7.2 earthquake.

EQ Earthquake

Haiti

14 August, 2021

Haiti Earthquake 2021 Size-up

Potentially HOT would just support local efforts or activate if none are initiated

EQ Earthquake

Haiti

14 August, 2021

Haiti Earthquake 2021 Alert

High humanitarian impact, magnitude 7.2M tsunami generates 0.46m

EQ Earthquake

Haiti

14 August, 2021

Mediterranean Wildfires 2021 Activation

The Mediterranean Wildfires 2021 campaign is an ongoing HOT activation organized by the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team in coordination with OSM communities to respond to wildfires across the region.

WF Wildfire

Algeria and 4 other countries

13 August, 2021

Mediterranean Wildfires 2021 Size-up

Request to activate for various wildfires around the Mediterranean Sea: Algeria, Greece, Italy, Tunisia & Turkey.

WF Wildfire

Algeria and 4 other countries

11 August, 2021

Algeria Wildfires 2021

"More than 70 fires have occurred in 13 prefectures in the north of the country [...]. According to media reports, more than 40 people have died as a result of the fires."

WF Wild fire

Algeria

31 July, 2021

Turkey Wildfires 2021

"Between 28-30 July 2021, a total of 85 forest fires occurred along the Aegean and Mediterranean coastal regions, 74 of which have been controlled."

WF Wild fire

Turkey

24 July, 2021

Tunisia Wildfires 2021

"A fire incident broke out late on the afternoon in the pine forests of Ain Mazer, Sakiet Sidi Youssef district, Kef governorate in the middle-western region of Tunisia.[...]"

WF Wild fire

Tunisia

24 July, 2021

Italy Wildfires 2021

"The fires are still affecting large areas involving brush forests, wildlands and urban interface areas. The Italian government has also activated the European Union Civil Protection Mechanism in support of the national resources [...]"

FR Fire

Italy

22 July, 2021

Western Europe Floods Size-up

Request not to activate by OSM Germany, but support is a possibility.

FL Flood

Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg

19 July, 2021

Western Europe Floods Alert

"Flooding after torrential rain caused widespread damage in Germany, mostly in the western states of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), Rhineland-Palatinate (RLP) and Bavaria." GDACS

FL Flood

Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg

2 July, 2021

Tropical Cyclone Elsa Size-up

TC Elsa has started to impact the Caribbean. Currently it is difficult to know where it might have a significant impact that we may need to respond for.

TC Tropical Cyclone

Haiti, Cuba, Dominican Republic

2 July, 2021

Tropical Cyclone Elsa Alert

Hurricane conditions and storm surges are expected within the Hurricane Warning areas in Haiti and the Dominican Republic

TC Tropical Cyclone

Haiti

1 July, 2021

Canchaque Landslides Size-up

Yesterday, while mapping the area around Piura, Peru an area directly adjacent suffered from a large landslide so we immediately began trying to pinpoint the area and create projects.

LS Landslide

Peru

28 June, 2021

Tropical Cyclone YAAS-21 Concluded

Tropical Cyclones YAAS monitoring has concluded

TC Tropical Cyclone

26 June, 2021

Tropical Cyclone Tauktae-21 Concluded

Tropical Cyclones Tauktae-21 monitoring has concluded

TC Tropical Cyclone

25 June, 2021

Tropical Cyclone Tauktae-21

Tropical Cyclones Tauktae-21

TC Tropical Cyclone

India

25 June, 2021

TC Seroja Concluded

Tropical Cyclones Seroja monitoring has concluded

TC Tropical Cyclone

24 June, 2021

Nyiragongo Eruption Size-up

The volcano Nyiragongo (a GDACS Orange alert score of 1.5) affected the surrounding area of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The eruption prompted population movement and damaged the built environment.

VO Volcanic Eruption

Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda

23 June, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign Kick-off

Mapping for equitable vaccine distribution in more than 20 countries. This activation is organized in coordination with CartONG, MapAction, IMMAP and ESRI.

EP Epidemic

South Sudan

16 June, 2021

Bi-Weekly Update June 16

The volcano Nyiragongo (a GDACS Orange alert score of 1.5) affected the surrounding area of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The eruption prompted population movement and damaged the built environment.

VO Volcanic Eruption

Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda

21 May, 2021

Nyiragongo Volcano Eruption Alert

On 22 May 2021 at 19:00 HRS, Mt. Nyiragongo, located in North Kivu Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo suddenly erupted.

VO Volcanic Eruption

Democratic Republic of the Congo

14 May, 2021

Tauktae-21 & Yass-21

Tropical Cyclones Tauktae-21 (size-up) & Yass-21 (size-up) made landfall in India and Pakistan a couple of days apart. The AWG has been monitoring the situation for opportunities to assist.

TC Tropical Cyclone

India, Pakistan

9 April, 2021

Tropical Cyclone SEROJA

The Caribbean island of Saint Vincent has declared a red alert and issued an evacuation order for northern areas after seismologists warned that the La Soufrière volcano due to La Soufrière Volcano.

TC Tropical Cyclone

Indonesia, East Timor

1 March, 2021

COVID-19 Epidemic Alert

The new strain of coronavirus (COVID-19), has originated in Wuhan, China.

EP Epidemic

23 January, 2021

Tropical Cyclone Eloise

Tropical cyclone Eloise made landfall in Zimbabwe on 23 January at about 20:00 hrs with wind speeds of 160 kilometres per hour (kph) (99 miles per hour).

TC Tropical Cyclone

Zimbabwe and 3 other countries

23 January, 2021

Tropical Cyclone Eta

Eta originated as a tropical wave in the eastern Caribbean Sea that developed into a tropical depression late on 31 October.

TC Tropical Cyclone

Zimbabwe and 3 other countries

10 November, 2020

Tropical Cyclone Rolly/Goni Activation

Hot supported MapBecks to map areas affected by Rolly and Ulysses

TC Tropical Cyclone

Philippines

9 November, 2020

Tropical Cyclone Ulysses/Vamco Size-up

Tropical Cyclone Ulysses/Vamco has been sized-up.

TC Tropical Cyclone

Philippines, Vietnam

8 November, 2020

Tropical Cyclone Ulysses/Vamco Alert

"[...] VAMCO strengthened from a tropical depression into a tropical storm. It now has maximum sustained winds of 65 kilometers per hour (km/h) and gustiness of up to 80 km/h, from 55 km/h and 70 km/h, respectively."

TC Tropical Cyclone

Philippines, Vietnam

31 October, 2020

Tropical Cyclone Eta Size-up

Yet another Tropical Cyclone poised to cause a humanitarian crisis; please find the size‐up below, this one we have a day or so to evaluate.

TC Tropical Cyclone

Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador

30 October, 2020

Izmir Earthquake 2020 Size-up

"The quake has left severe damage to the structures and infrastructures in different areas of Bornova and Bayraklı regions of the city, pushing the residents to flee in panic into the streets." Source: Turkish Red Crescent

EQ Earthquake

Turkey

30 October, 2020

2020 Aegean Sea earthquake

A magnitude 6.6 earthquake hit western province of İzmir, Turkey on Friday October 30, 2:51 pm local time.

EQ Earthquake

Turkey, Greece

30 October, 2020

Tropical Cyclone Rolly/Goni Size-up

Tropical Cyclone Rolly/Goni has been sized-up.

TC Tropical Cyclone

Philippines, Vietnam

29 October, 2020

Tropical Cyclone Rolly/Goni Alert

"[...]a tropical depression developed over the Western Pacific Ocean, Northwest of Guam. Once inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) it will be given local name “Rolly” (GONI)."

TC Tropical Cyclone

Philippines, Vietnam

25 October, 2020

Tropical Cyclone Molave Size-up

Tropical Cyclone Molave has been sized-up.

TC Tropical Cyclone

Cambodia and 4 other countries

24 October, 2020

Tropical Cyclone Molave Alert

Storm Molave, which today battered Viet Nam’s central coastal region, is one of the strongest storms to hit the country in 20 years, according to the country’s meteorological agency.

TC Tropical Cyclone

Cambodia and 4 other countries

9 August, 2020

Beirut Port Explosion Activation

Beirut Port Explosion has been activated

OT Other

Lebanon

5 August, 2020

Beirut Port Explosion Size-up

Beirut Port Explosion has been sized-up

OT Other

Lebanon

4 August, 2020

Beirut Port Explosion Alert

"Beirut Port Explosion, occurred on 4 August 2020"

OT Other

Lebanon

22 May, 2020

Tropical Cyclone Amphan Size-up

"Tropical Cyclone Amphan has been sized-up."

TC Tropical Cyclone

Bangladesh, Bhutan, India

3 December, 2019

Tropical Cyclone Typhon Kammuri Activation

2019 Typhon Kamurri Response & Preparedness Mapping is an activation that comprises the following projects:

TC Tropical Cyclone

Philippines

2 December, 2019

Tropical Cyclone Kammuri Size-up

Tropical Cyclone Kammuri has been sized-up.

TC Tropical Cyclone

Philippines

29 November, 2019

Tropical Cyclone Kammuri Alert

"According to [...](PAGASA) as of 10:00 local time on 29 November 2019, Tropical Storm (TS) Kammuri is approximately 1,430 km east of the southern Luzon, moving northwest."

TC Tropical Cyclone

Philippines

1 March, 2019

Venezuela Crisis 2019 Activation

Ayuda Venezuela is an Activation of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) to improve the basemap in areas already seeing an influx of refugees from the political turmoil in Venezuela.

OT Other

Colombia, Venezuela

28 February, 2019

Venezuela Crisis 2019 Size-up

Venezuelan Crisis (Ayuda Venezuela) has been sized-up.

OT Other

Colombia, Venezuela

27 February, 2019

Venezuela Crisis 2019 Alert

“Millions of people are currently moving across Venezuela and several other countries in the Americas, and the humanitarian needs are growing. National Red Cross...

OT Other

Colombia, Venezuela

5 May, 2018

Tropical Cyclone Amphan Alert

"At 12:30 on 11 May 2020, the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH) informed that the Tropical Cyclone (TC) Amphan has formed in Southeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining Southwest Bay of Bengal"

TC Tropical Cyclone

Bangladesh, Bhutan, India