Overall Green alert Flood
in Dominican Republic

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1102047
Death: 1
Displaced: -
Countries: Dominican Republic
From - To 03 Jun - 05 Jun


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Dominican Republic - Severe weather (ECHO 08 Jun 2023)Thu, 08 Jun 2023 10:32

  • Heavy rainfall and strong winds have been affecting western Dominican Republic (in particular the Provinces of Baoruco, San Juan, Independencia and Azua) since 4 June, triggering landslides and causing floods, rivers overflow and a number of strong wind-related incidents that have resulted in damage.
  • Media reports, as of 8 June, one fatality and six damaged houses in the Independencia Province. In addition, nearly 90 affected people and some damaged buildings across the Tamayo City (Baoruco Province) were reported.
  • Over the next 48 hours, light rainfall is forecast over southern Dominican Republic.
Dominican Republic, Early June 2023Heavy rains from 03 to 05 June caused flooding and damages to homes and crops in areas of the Dominican Republic. Local media reported one person died after being swept away by floodwaters of the Blanco River in the province of Independencia. Damage to homes and crops was reported in the provinces of Barahona, Bahoruco and Pedernales.Mon 5 Jun 2023FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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