Overall Green alert Flood
in Uruguay

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1102618
Death: 0
Displaced: 763
Countries: Uruguay
From - To 05 May - 07 May


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Uruguay - Floods (ECHO 17 May 2024)Fri, 17 May 2024 10:16

  • Following the heavy rainfall and floods that have been affecting nine departments in Uruguay, the number of displaced people has increased.
  • As of 14 May, according to the government of Uruguay, 3,352 people have been displaced, of whom 1,569 in Paysandú department, 934 in Durazno, 594 in Salto, 106 in Artigas, 40 in Rocha, 39 in Soriano, 25 in Cerro Largo, 25 in Treinta y Tres and 19 in Tacuarembó departments.
  • On 18-19 May, drier conditions are expected across the country.
Uruguay, May 2024The National Emergency System (SNE) in Uruguay reported heavy rain and flooding in the departments of Cerro Largo, Paysand├║, Salto, Tacuaremb├│ and Treinta y Tres in early May 2024. As of 07 May, a total of 763 people were displaced.Fri 10 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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