Overall Green alert Flood
in Colombia

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100965
Death: 3
Displaced: -
Countries: Colombia
From - To 03 Jul - 20 Jul

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Magdalena, Colombia, July 2021Severe flooding affected parts of Magdalena Department in northern Colombia since from July 2021. According to the government of Magdalena Department, the Seville and Frío rivers overflowed on 03 July 2021, flooding the communities of Guacamayal, Sevilla, Gran Vía and Orihueca in the municipality of Zona Bananera. As of 07 July, as many as 5,576 families were affected.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: 7 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

El cuestionado paso de la multinacional Cemex por el Cesar2021-07-23T10:31+0200.

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Terremoto 8.2 en Chile levanta alerta de…2021-07-21T15:33+0200.

A esta hora estaba en vigor una alerta de tsunami para Chile, Perú y Ecuador. También fue emitida una alerta de tsunami para Colombia, Panamá y Costa Rica, según el Centro de Alerta de Tsunamis del Pacífico. "Las lecturas del nivel del mar
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China: doce muertos por lluvias torrenciales que amenazan con romper u ... 2021-07-21T05:12+0200.

Doce personas murieron en la inundación del metro de la ciudad de Zhengzhou, en el centro de China, por las lluvias torrenciales que amenazan con romper “en cualquier momento” una represa. El mando regional del Ejército Popular de Liberaci
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Climate Change: The Impact On People2021-07-16T10:54+0200.

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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),