Overall Green alert Flood
in Iraq

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1102013
Death: 2
Displaced: -
Countries: Iraq
From - To 20 May - 21 May


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Sulaimaniyah Governorate, Iraq, Late May 2023Two people died and a third was injured on 20 May 2023 after a landslide near the town of Darbandikhan in southern Sulaimani province of the Kurdistan Region, Iraq. Local officials said recent heavy rains caused the landslide.Sun 21 May 2023FloodList provided by Copernicus GLOFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (36), (2), NASA (7), INFORM (2),