Overall Green alert Flood
in France, Italy

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100631
Death: 12
Displaced: 970
Countries: France, Italy
From - To 02 Oct - 06 Oct

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Storm Alex, France and Italy, October 2020Floods in southeastern France and northern Italy in the wake of Storm Alex left 3 people dead and several missing as of 04 October. Hundreds of homes, along with bridges and roads, have been destroyed. Full damage assessments are still to be completed.Fri 2 Oct 2020FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2020. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 14 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Tormenta Alex deja al menos 20 personas desaparecidas en frontera entr ... Thu, 08 Oct 2020 03:49:00 +0200.

París.- El número de muertos por causa de las inundaciones que afectaron el fin de semana el departamento de Alpes Marítimos en el sureste de Francia y pueblos del noreste de Italia se ha elevado a siete y hay al menos 20 personas desaparec
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France, Italy step up rescue efforts after floodsWed, 07 Oct 2020 07:46:00 +0200.

SAINT-MARTIN-VESUBIE, France: French and Italian rescue services stepped up search efforts on Sunday (Monday in Manila) after floods cut off several villages in the mountainous border regions, causing widespread damage and killing at least
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Storm Alex: 9 Dead, More Missing, Hundreds of Houses Swept AwayWed, 07 Oct 2020 00:31:00 +0200.

Oct 06, 2020 07:40 AM EDT. Officials of Italy and France reported finding nine bodies in the French-Italian border after Storm Alex swept the two countries’ border regions, causing record heavy rainfall and massive floods that swept at leas
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France, Italy step up flood rescue effortsMon, 05 Oct 2020 23:28:00 +0200.

FRANCE: French and Italian rescue services stepped up search efforts Sunday after floods cut off several villages in the mountainous border regions, causing widespread damage and killing at least four people. Others remained unaccounted for
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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),