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Overall Green alert Flood
in Georgiafrom 12 May 2012 00:00 UTC to 16 May 2012 00:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • from 12 May 2012 00:00 UTC to 16 May 2012 00:00 UTC
  • 5 killed and 1400 displaced
  • inserted at 01 Jan 1900 00:00:00 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: FF-2012-000079-GEO (glide)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 2 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Destruction by Nature: Churches in Georgia suffer result of heavy rain
Mon, 14 May 2012 15:10:00 +0200   armenianow (en)

The heavy rain in Tbilisi, Georgia, last night damaged the Armenian Surb (Saint) Nshan Church, which has been a source of discord between the Armenian Apostolic and Georgian Orthodox churches for many years.

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Flood damage to hit several million lari in Tbilisi
Mon, 14 May 2012 13:13:00 +0200   trendnews-az (en)

The appropriate commission has not estimated the total damage caused to Tbilisi in connection with the recent flood, but presumably it will hit several million lari ($1 = 1.64 lari).

People and organisations:

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: ReliefWeb (1), UNOSAT (1), EMM (1), JRC (44), NASA (8), INFORM (1),

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