Overall Green alert Flood
in Bolivia

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1102440
Death: 6
Displaced: 1200
Countries: Bolivia
From - To 15 Jan - 31 Jan

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Bolivia - Floods (ECHO 17 Jan 2024)Wed, 17 Jan 2024 10:40

  • Heavy rainfall has been affecting western Bolivia, particularly La Paz department over the last 48 hours, causing floods that have resulted in casualties and damage.
  • Media report, as of 17 January, two fatalities, of which one in the Tipuani municipality, La Paz department and one more across the same department. In addition, media also report six injured people, around 2,500 displaced people and approximately 150 damaged houses across the aforementioned department.
  • Over the next 24 hours, more heavy rainfall with locally very heavy rainfall is forecast over most of the country.
Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia, Mid-January 2024Civil Defence in Bolivia reported 21 people were rescued by helicopter after the overflow of the Piraí River in Santa Cruz Department in mid-January 2024.Thu 18 Jan 2024FloodList provided by Copernicus GLOFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

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¿Por qué se multiplica la exportación de cocaína entre Latinoamérica y ... 2024-01-18T12:16+0100.

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