Overall Green alert Flood
in France

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101192
Death: 1
Displaced: 150
Countries: France
From - To 28 Nov - 01 Dec


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Northern France, Late November 2021Severe flooding affected areas of Nord and Pas-de-Calais departments, France, from 28 November 2021. The Lys river broke its banks. One person died in a flooded cellar in Borre, while 74 people were evacuated from their homes in Merville and Vieux-Berquin and 60 in Esquelbecq.Wed 1 Dec 2021FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. 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: 2 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Xiaomi donates 1 million euros for flood victims in Europe2021-11-29T20:54+0100.

The German Red Cross, the Dutch National Fund for Disasters Giro 777 and the Belgian Red Cross will receive a donation of one million euros from the Foundation to support those affected by the floods in Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium.
13 French departments on orange alert for floods, snow and black ice2021-11-29T09:11+0100.

Météo France has placed 13 departments under orange weather alerts for localised flooding, snow, black ice and avalanches. Flooding People in Pas-de-Calais and Nord are being warned about high water levels and flooding, while the depart

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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),