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Overall Green Flood alert in Australia from 23 Dec 2015 00:00 UTC to 06 Jan 2016 23:59 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

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

Updated: this report is based on update number 2.

  • Flood Magnitude 6.00
  • from 23 Dec 2015 00:00 UTC to 06 Jan 2016 23:59 UTC
  • 0 killed and 0 displaced
  • inserted at 06 Jan 2016 01:50:10 UTC

References

Known identifiers for this event: 0 (glide) 0 (glide)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 22 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Cereal harvests across the world 'fall 10% in 50 years'
Thu, 07 Jan 2016 07:20:00 +0100   oneworld (en)

1/17 Coastal systems and low-lying areas. Flood damaged streets in Queens, New York where the historic boardwalk was washed away due to Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The report predicts that by the end of the century “hundreds of millions of people will be affected by coastal flooding and displaced due to land loss” Getty; 2/17 Food security.

People and organisations:

Learning From a Winter of Extremes
Mon, 04 Jan 2016 03:34:00 +0100   huffingtonpost-us-en (en)

Extreme weather is all over the news, worldwide, this winter. Here in Britain we've just had one of the costliest run of floods the country has ever experienced, with economic losses of over $4.5Bn (PwC) and more expected. The Northeast US has been warm and wet with record breaking temperatures,....

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Learning From a Winter of Extremes
Sun, 03 Jan 2016 22:53:00 +0100   huffingtonpost-us-en (en)

Extreme weather is all over the news, worldwide, this winter. Here in Britain we've just had one of the costliest run of floods the country has ever experienced, with economic losses of over $4.5Bn (PwC) and more expected. The Northeast US has been warm and wet with record breaking temperatures,....

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: ReliefWeb (1), UNOSAT (1), EMM (1), JRC (36), NASA (7),

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