Overall Green alert Flood
in Central African Republic

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

GDACS ID FL 1100176
Death: 1
Displaced: 725
Countries: Central African Republic
From - To 18 Aug - 21 Aug


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Central African Republic, August 2019Flooding affected areas in the north west of Central African Republic, close to the border with Chad, from 19 to 20 August, 2019. According to a report of 02 September from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), areas of Ouham-Pende prefecture were the worst affected, in particular the city of Paoua and the nearby village of Poumaidji. IFRC said that provisional reports indicate that at least 295 households or 1,475 people were affected, 1 person died and 5 were injured. Around 725 people have been displaced and have taken refuge in host familiesSun 18 Aug 2019FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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