Overall Green alert Flood
in Guatemala

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100840
Death: 0
Displaced: 1495
Countries: Guatemala
From - To 19 Apr - 21 Apr


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Quiché, Guatemala, April 2021The System of the National Coordination for Disaster Reduction (CONRED) in Guatemala reported heavy rain caused 3 incidents of flooding and 2 landslides in Uspantán municipality and 4 landslides in Chicamán municipality , both in the department of Quiché As of 22 April 1,495 people were evacuated across the 2 municipalities and 165 homes were damaged (1 severely). Roads were damaged by landslides in the municipality of Uspantán. CONRED said the overflowing La Taña river caused sudden flooding in La Taña village, Uspantán, damaging homes.Fri 23 Apr 2021FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (33), (1), NASA (7), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),