Overall Orange alert Flood
in Belgium

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100957
Death: 14
Displaced: 1200
Countries: Belgium
From - To 14 Jul - 16 Jul

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Belgium, Mid-July 2021Flooding affected parts of Belgium from 14 July, 2021, in particular the provinces of Liège, Namur and Luxembourg. As of 16 July, 14 fatalities were reported and 4 people missing. Hundreds of people evacuated homes in areas along rivers in Liège and Namur Provinces.Fri 16 Jul 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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Latest media headlines

Articles: 229 | About casualties: 88 | Last hour: 0

España tiene 50.000 viviendas construidas en zonas de riesgo de inunda ... 2021-07-20T00:03+0200.

Las inundaciones en Alemania y Bélgica han dejado ya más de un centenar de muertos y miles de desaparecidos . Es una catástrofe sin apenas precedentes que, según los primeros análisis, parece estar vinculada a la crisis climática y su capac
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German minister rejects criticism of flood warning system failure2021-07-19T23:18+0200.

German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer rejected criticism the government had failed to sufficiently warn people of last week’s floods, as the death toll from the country’s worst natural disaster in almost six decades rose above 160. Floodi
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Germans count cost of deadly floods2021-07-19T19:55+0200.

A huge pile of damaged property bears witness to the devastation wrought by last week's deadly floods. As Germany's interior minister rejected criticism that the government failed to warn people, on a tour of stricken areas on Monday (July
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Western Europe under water rule, how the Netherlands managed to manage ... 2021-07-19T18:52+0200.

The countries of Western Europe have been engulfed by a catastrophic flood for days, with Germany and Belgium among the worst affected. So far in Germany 195 people have been left dead by the floods and hundreds more are missing. According
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMSR (2), EC-JRC (33), (1), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),