Overall Green alert Flood for Uganda
in Uganda

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101271
Death: 9
Displaced: -
Countries: Uganda
From - To 24 Jan - 26 Jan


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Western Region, Uganda, Late January 2022Floods and mudslides caused death and destruction in parts of Kisoro District in the Western Region of Uganda after heavy rainfall from 24 January 2022. As of 25 January, 9 fatalities were reported.Tue 25 Jan 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. 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.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 2 | XAbout casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

800 people affected by floods in SW Uganda Kampala [Uganda], January 2 ... 2022-01-27T13:29+0100.

Survivors look at the aftermath as flood waters pass through destroyed homes. (Photo Credit - Reuters) 800 people affected by floods in SW Uganda. ANI | Updated: Jan 27, 2022 16:34 IST. Kampala [ Uganda ], January 27 (ANI/Xinhua): Torrent
How important are the wetlands? Seats of biological diversity2022-01-10T06:54+0100.

Sadly, not many people understand the importance of wetlands. They think these areas are just wastelands that have to be repurposed into something “beneficial”. It’s appalling to see wetlands being converted into commercial spaces or indust

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (38), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),