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 1100610
Death: 2
Displaced: -
Countries: Uganda
From - To 08 Sep - 12 Sep

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Kampala, Uganda, September 2020Police in Uganda reported 2 people died in flash floods in Kampala on 10 September. Flooding in the city blocked roads and disrupted traffic. A building collapsed in Makindye division on 11 September. it is not clear if flooding was the cause of the collapse.
Note: Flood event cause noted as "Extreme Rainfall" and "Unknown". Rainfall data showed moderate amounts. Local observers criticised inadequate drainage systems.
Tue 8 Sep 2020FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2020. 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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