Overall Green alert Flood
in Angola

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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 1100796
Death: 5
Displaced: -
Countries: Angola
From - To 12 Mar - 18 Mar

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Northern Angola, March 2021On 16 March, flash floods triggered by heavy rain affected areas of Luanda Province, Angola. National Civil Protection and Fire Service said at least 4 died and 3 were missing, 1,770 people affected and 554 homes flooded. Media said torrential rain fell during a storm lasting 3 hours. Many of the damaged homes were in Viana district. The districts of Cacuaco, Talatona and Belas were also affected. Heavy rainfall on 12 March caused flooding in Malanje Province where 1 person died and more than 150 houses were damaged or destroyed.Thu 18 Mar 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.

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