Flood

Floods in Fiji

English

Intense and continuous rains brought on by tropical depression TD17F caused flooding in large parts of Fiji.In some places more than 300 mm of rain fell in less than 24 hours since the early hours of 30 March and subsequent flash flooding caught many by surprise. So far three deaths have been reported.

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Floods in Fiji

Region: 

Fiji, South Pacific

Occurance Date: 

31/03/2012
activated

latitude: 

-18

longitude: 

178

Floods in Namibia

English

Namibia's President Pohamba declares floods emergency

Namibia's President Hifikepunye Pohamba has declared a state of emergency following serious flooding in the north of the southern African country.

More than 20 people are reported to have drowned and some 10,000 displaced, many from the town of Oshakati.

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Disaster Type: 

GLIDEnumber: 

n/a

Region: 

Cuvelai Delta, Namibia

Occurance Date: 

28/03/2011
activated

latitude: 

-18

longitude: 

16

Flood in Australia

English

Massive flooding that has swept through Queensland, Australia, and claimed at least one life will likely force the evacuation of at least 1,000 people

Source: GLIDEnumber,

More news: BBC

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Disaster Type: 

Name: 

Flood in Australia

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000259-AUS

Region: 

Australia

Occurance Date: 

28/12/2010

latitude: 

-21

longitude: 

143

Flood in Vietnam

English

Floods in South-Central Vietnam have cost the lives of 29 people and more than 39,212 flooded or damaged houses. As of this morning, a low pressure zone in the East Sea has strengthened into a tropical depression causing strong winds and medium to heavy rain in provinces from Thua Thien - Hue to Binh Dinh in the next 24h.

Source: GLIDEnumber

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Disaster Type: 

Name: 

Flood in Vietnam

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000241-VNM

Region: 

Vietnam

Occurance Date: 

17/11/2010

latitude: 

16

longitude: 

108

Flood in Venezuela

English

305 families affected by heavy rains that destroyed their homes in Aragua state and caused landslides.

Source: GLIDEnumber

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Disaster Type: 

Name: 

Flood in Venezuela

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000240-VEN

Region: 

Aragua, Venezuela

Occurance Date: 

16/11/2010

latitude: 

10

longitude: 

-67

Floods in Montenergo

English

Heavy rains over the past four days caused floods in central and northern parts of Montenegro, causing severe damage, especially in three municipalities up north. 270 families were evacuated (around 1350 persons), and are in need of basic emergency relief items.

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Disaster Type: 

Name: 

Floods in Montenergo

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000239-MNE

Region: 

Montenergo

Occurance Date: 

16/11/2010

latitude: 

43

longitude: 

19

Floods in Panama

English

Due to the effect of a low pressure system in the Caribbean Sea interacting with

Disaster Type: 

Country/Region: 

Name: 

Floods in Panama

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000225-PAN

Region: 

Panama (Chiriquí, Veraguas, Colón, Darién and Coclí)

Occurance Date: 

11/11/2010
activated

latitude: 

9

longitude: 

-82

Floods in The Philippines

English

Floods caused by continuous rains affected 117 families and 548 persons. Rescue teams were mobilized in search for the missing.

Source: GLIDEnumber

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Disaster Type: 

Name: 

Floods in The Philippines

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000219-PHL

Region: 

The Philippines

Occurance Date: 

03/11/2010

latitude: 

13

longitude: 

122

Flood in Senegal

English

On Sunday 17 and Monday 18 October, the region of Saint-Louis and its surrounding areas received 98 mm of rains. The rain added to the already 325 mm downpour in August and September and brought the city into a catastrophic situation with many casualties and damages.

Source: GLIDEnumber

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Disaster Type: 

Name: 

Flood in Senegal

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000217-SEN

Region: 

Senegal

Occurance Date: 

17/10/2010

latitude: 

14

longitude: 

-14

Flood in Togo

English

The torrential rains of September and early October 2010 in West Africa especially in Benin and Togo have caused the overflow of rivers and consequently caused flooding in many parts of Togo especially in the South. The rainy season started in Togo in June and immediately the downpour have been causing severe flooding in many parts of the country with a lot of humanitarian concerns.

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Disaster Type: 

Name: 

Flood in Togo

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000215-TGO

Region: 

Togo

Occurance Date: 

17/10/2010

latitude: 

6

longitude: 

1

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