Overall Green alert Flood
in Ecuador

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1102049
Death: 3
Displaced: 46
Countries: Ecuador
From - To 22 May - 06 Jun

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Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador, Early June 2023Heavy rain from 03 to 04 June caused rivers to overflow in Esmeraldas Province in Ecuador. Hundredds of people were rescued, some by helicopter. Around 11,000 people were affected in total across the cantons of Esmeraldas, Atacames, Quinindé, and Muisne. Authorities said 6 rivers broke their banks: in Atacames Canton, the Súa and Tonchigüe rivers breached their banks, while in Esmeraldas Canton, the Teaone River caused significant flooding. In Quinindé Canton, the Cube, Viche, and Blanco rivers also overflowed.Mon 5 Jun 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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Latest media headlines

Articles: 7 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Ecuador: provincia di Esmeraldas, 15mila alluvionati. Mons. Crameri al ... 2023-06-07T12:48+0200.

(Foto: mons. Antonio Crameri) La provincia costiera settentrionale di Esmeraldas, in Ecuador, sta vivendo gli effetti della forte e repentina inondazione di domenica scorsa, quando, a causa di una pioggia particolarmente intensa, sei fiumi
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15:22 Lo que se sabe de las inundaciones en Esmeraldas2023-06-06T22:26+0200.

La provincia de Esmeraldas , en la Costa del Ecuador, sufrió el impacto de las inundaciones ocasionadas por el desbordamiento de seis ríos en esa localidad del norte del país. La Secretaría de Gestión de Riesgos contabilizó que el temporal
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¿Qué factores incidieron para que haya ese nivel de daños con las inun ... 2023-06-06T20:04+0200.

El nivel de esos ríos aumentó tanto que el agua afectó a cinco cantones y quince parroquias en Atacames (tres parroquias), Esmeraldas (cinco parroquias), Muisne (dos parroquias), Quinindé (tres parroquias) y Rioverde (dos parroquias). La Se
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Ucrania y Rusia cruzan acusaciones sobre explosión en presa2023-06-06T17:40+0200.

Los habitantes de la vecina ciudad del mismo nombre se dirigían a zonas elevadas a medida que subía el nivel del río Dniéper, contenido por el embalse y una central hidroeléctrica. Según Kiev, “unas 16.000 personas se encuentran en zona crí
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (36), (2), NASA (4), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),