Overall Green alert Flood
in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100604
Death: 0
Displaced: -
Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo
From - To 11 Sep - 13 Sep

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South Kivua, DR Congo, September 2020Authorities in South Kivu Province, DR Congo, reported around 50 people were missing, feared dead, after the collapse of a mine in Kamituga. The collapse was caused by heavy rainfall and an overflowing river which flooded several tunnels of the mine, according to local observers and media reports.Fri 11 Sep 2020FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2015. 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: 4 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Did Joe Biden Just Promise Fewer Fires, Floods, & Hurricanes If He Win ... Tue, 15 Sep 2020 18:15:00 +0200.

On Monday, Democratic nominee Joe Biden condemned President Donald Trump as a “climate arsonist,” predicting that if the president wins reelection in November, America will witness more “hellish” events like fires in the West, flooding in t
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Trump warns Iran after reports country is considering retaliatory atta ... Tue, 15 Sep 2020 11:41:00 +0200.

Good morning and welcome to Fox News. Here's what you need to know as you start your day ... Trump warns Iran after reports country is considering plot to assassinate US ambassador President Trump took to Twitter late Monday and warned Iran
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Joe Biden labels Donald Trump a 'climate arsonist'Tue, 15 Sep 2020 07:34:00 +0200.

Washington: As fires raged through the US West Coast, killing at least 35 people and destroying vast tracts of land, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden labelled Donald Trump a "climate arsonist". Biden's comments came amid jarring sc
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Joe Biden Promises Fewer Fires, Floods, and Hurricanes if He Wins in N ... Mon, 14 Sep 2020 23:14:00 +0200.

On Monday, Democratic nominee Joe Biden condemned President Donald Trump as a “climate arsonist,” predicting that if the president wins reelection in November, America will witness more “hellish” events like fires in the West, flooding in t
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (32), (1), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),