Overall Green alert Flood
in Uganda

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1102601
Death: 17
Displaced: 5000
Countries: Uganda
From - To 01 May - 12 May

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Western Uganda Region, Uganda, Mid-May 2024The Ugandan Red Cross and local media reported fatalities after heavy rain triggered landslides in Kasese district on 09 May 2024.Sun 12 May 2024FloodList 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: 19 | About casualties: 7 | Last hour: 0

Aurora may look for sister city2024-05-13T21:31+0200.

Aurora may establish a commission to look at getting a sister city. During last week’s City Council Committee of the Whole meeting, Martha Paschke, the city’s Innovation and Strategy director, gave aldermen a report on Sister Cities Interna
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Uganda: Flood - 05-2024 - Uganda May 2024 Floods (2024-05-12)2024-05-13T12:23+0200.

Description. May 2024 started with serious impact by floods and landslides as was the case in April. In 11 days, 39,185 people (8,011 households) were affected by flood hazard in 14 districts in Uganda as shown in Table 1 below. 3,080 house
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Uganda: Flood - 05-2024 - Uganda May 2024 Floods2024-05-13T03:32+0200.

Description. May 2024 started with serious impact by floods and landslides as was the case in April. In 11 days, 39,185 people (8,011 households) were affected by flood hazard in 14 districts in Uganda as shown in Table 1 below. 3,080 house
...(more)
Urgent calls for aid as devastating floods impact Eastern Africa2024-05-12T08:25+0200.

Sunday May 12, 2024 Flood evacuation process by Kenya Red Cross. Photo: X/@kenyaredcross NAIROBI (HOL) — Heavy floods across Eastern Africa have devasted parts of Kenya, Somalia, Burundi, and Tanzania. According to the latest updates from t
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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