Overall Green alert Flood
in Uganda

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100964
Death: 0
Displaced: 1600
Countries: Uganda
From - To 12 Jul - 16 Jul

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Western Region, Uganda, July 2021At least 30 villages were affected by flooding in Kasese District, Western Region, Uganda, from around 15 July 2021 according to media reports. Homes, livelihoods, crops and roads all suffered damage. At least 3 people were rescued from raging flood waters of the Nyamwamba river. Police have warned locals not to cross the river until water levels decrease.Sat 17 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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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (33), (1), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),