Overall Green alert Flood
in Djibouti

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100261
Death: 9
Displaced: -
Countries: Djibouti
From - To 21 Nov - 21 Nov

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Djibouti, November 2019Unusually heavy rain from 21 November caused flooding in parts of Djibouti, in particular Djibouti City. A UN report of 24 November says as many as 250,000 people were affected in some way in Djibouti City, where people have died. Flooding also affected other areas, although full damage assessments were not available. The UN said around 300 families were in need of urgent humanitarian assistance in Tadjourah region alone.Thu 21 Nov 2019FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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