Overall Green alert Flood
in Venezuela

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101069
Death: 31
Displaced: -
Countries: Venezuela
From - To 23 Aug - 25 Aug


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Yaracuy, Venezuela, August 2021On 26 August the government of Venezuela declared a state of emergency for 90 days in Yaracuy due to the effects of recent heavy rain. Mérida, Zulia, Apure, Bolívar were also included in the declaration (reported separately, where possible). 27 families were directly affected after their homes were damaged by the floods in San Felipe. Overflowing rivers damaged Water treatment plants in San Felipe and Cocorote, cutting drinking water supply. State government said it would take 15 days to fully repair. It is not clear how many are affected by interruptions to water supply. San Felipe has a population of 220,000 and Cocorote 40,000.Fri 27 Aug 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), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),