Overall Green alert Flood
in Brazil

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1102023
Death: 0
Displaced: 1
Countries: Brazil
From - To 24 May - 26 May


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Pernambuco State, Brazil, Late May 2023Heavy rain caused flooding in Greater Recife and areas of Pernambuco State in Brazil on 24 May 2023. Streets were flooded in the capital, Recife. Part of a house collapsed in the Vasco da Gama neighbourhood of Recife. No injuries were reported. The family was relocated. Classes were suspended Recife, Olinda, Camaragibe, Paulista, Igarassu, Jaboatão dos Guararapes and Cabo de Santo Agostinho.Thu 25 May 2023FloodList provided by Copernicus GLOFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. 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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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (36), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),