Overall Green alert Flood
in Morocco

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100757
Death: 28
Displaced: -
Countries: Morocco
From - To 07 Feb - 09 Feb

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Tangier, Morocco, Early February 2021Flash floods in Tangier, Morocco, inundated streets and buildings, including an illegal textile factory in a basement of house where over 40 workers were trapped. As of late 08 February, the bodies of 28 of the workers had been found.Sun 7 Feb 2021FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. 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.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 3 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Morocco Prioritizes Renewable Energy and Flood Protection ProjectsFri, 12 Feb 2021 13:41:00 +0100.

The agency has proposed a plan that seeks to boost the protection of the environment by implementing measures to improve energy efficiency. The plan aims to ensure higher efficiency in energy generation by supplying dams with renewable ener
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EDM Wednesday Briefing: Tsunami Warnings Issued after 7.7 EarthquakeWed, 10 Feb 2021 20:22:00 +0100.

Emergency and disaster management briefing for February 10, 2021: Alert levels have again been raised at the Semisopochnoi volcano in Alaska; multiple agencies in California are working to unify standards for home hardening to mitigate wild
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12:41 Reportan 24 muertos en Marruecos por inundación en fábrica texti ... Mon, 08 Feb 2021 18:50:00 +0100.

Rabat, 8 feb (Prensa Latina) Al menos 24 civiles murieron hoy en la norteña provincia marroquí de Tánger, como consecuencia de una inundación en una fábrica textil clandestina, informaron los servicios de seguridad. Según ese organismo, el
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Data, images, links, services and documents

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