Overall Green alert Flood for United States
in United States

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Flood United States can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1100960
Death: 11
Displaced: 80
Countries: United States
From - To 14 Jul - 18 Aug

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Nebraska, August 2021The city of Omaha, Nebraska, saw severe flash flooding after a storm dumped over 5 inches (127 mm) of rain in areas surrounding the city late on 07 August 2021. Several people were rescued from vehicles in floods, along with 3 people who were trapped in a flooded elevator.Wed 11 Aug 2021FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 195 | XAbout casualties: 15 | Last hour: 0

Last month was world's third hottest July ever and the second hottest ... 2021-08-05T13:02+0200.

Last month was one of the world's hottest Julys on record, behind only 2019 and 2016, with unusually high temperatures seen in regions from Finland to the United States, EU scientists said on Thursday. It is the latest milestone in a long-t
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This year's summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places2021-08-04T23:18+0200.

In this Thursday, July 15, 2021, 2021 photo, a regional train in the flood waters at the local station in Kordel, Germany, after it was flooded by the high waters of the Kyll river. This summer a lot of the places hit by weather disasters a
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Strengthening climate resilience through better flood management - Cam ... 2021-08-04T20:14+0200.

Climate connection of July 2021 floods in Western Europe, China and India. Extreme flood events have recently hit several parts of Asia and Europe. Despite the varying contexts, the climate change connection is evident in China and India, a
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New satellite data reveal increasing proportion of world’s population ... 2021-08-04T17:08+0200.

“Without greater attention to land-use zoning and provisioning of affordable, safe housing alternatives for the poor who have little choice, it’s likely these trends will continue,” said Sullivan, an expert on satellite-imagery analysis who
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (35), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),