Overall Green alert Flood
in France, Spain

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100337
Death: 6
Displaced: 2000
Countries: France, Spain
From - To 19 Jan - 25 Jan


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Spain and France, Storm Gloria, January 2020In Spain, the most affected are the Catalonia Region and the Valencia Province. Media report, as of 23 January, at least 5 fatalities, of which 2 in Valencia Province (1 in Gandia Municipality and 1 more in Moixent Municipality), 1 in Palamos Town (Girona Province, Catalonia), 1 in Avila Province, and 1 in the Asturias Region. In France, the most affected are Pyrénées-Orientales, Aude, Ariège, and Haute-Garonne Departments, where occurred the overflow of several rivers. According to the Centre Opérationnel de Gestion Interministérielle des Crises (COGIC), as of as of 23 January, around 2,000 people were preventively evacuated across Pyrénées-Orientales and Aude. In addition, approximately 23,000 homes remain without electricity, and several roads (including the A9 highway France-Spain) have been closed due to snow accumulation throughout the Pyrénées-OrientalesThu 23 Jan 2020FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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