Overall Green alert Flood
in Ghana

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100625
Death: 1
Displaced: -
Countries: Ghana
From - To 24 Sep - 28 Sep

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Ashanti Region, Ghana, September 2020Flash floods hit parts of Ashanti Region in southern Ghana following heavy rain from 24 September. Media reported damage to homes and infrastructure and 1 fatality in the regional capital, Kumasi.Thu 24 Sep 2020FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2020. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (33), (1), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),