Overall Green alert Flood
in France

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100619
Death: 0
Displaced: 421
Countries: France
From - To 19 Sep - 22 Sep

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Southern France, September 2020Torrential rain on 19 September caused flash flooding in parts of Gard, Lozere and Herault departments in southern France. Gard was particularly badly affected, with 2 people reported missing, 46 people rescued and 421 evacuated.Sat 19 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.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 4 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Francia finalmente está comenzando a utilizar mensajes de texto de eme ... Thu, 24 Sep 2020 20:37:00 +0200.

Nuevo Periodico Francia finalmente está comenzando a utilizar mensajes de texto de emergencia para alertar a la población en caso de peligro grave Francia desplegará en 2022 un nuevo sistema de alerta para la población basado en SMS, basado
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Study Shows How Climate Change Affects Freshwater EcosystemsThu, 24 Sep 2020 14:23:00 +0200.

To understand how climate change may affect different ecosystems, 27 researchers from Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, French Guiana and Puerto Rico, among other countries, conducted experiments in seven different locations involvin
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Study shows impact of climate change on Neotropical freshwater ecosyst ... Thu, 24 Sep 2020 14:04:00 +0200.

To understand how climate change may affect different ecosystems, 27 researchers from Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, French Guiana and Puerto Rico, among other countries, conducted experiments in seven different locations involvin
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Study shows impact of climate change on Neotropical freshwater ecosyst ... Wed, 23 Sep 2020 17:55:00 +0200.

Researchers from six countries in the Americas explored bromeliad microcosms, showing how drought and flood affect the functioning of aquatic ecosystems, especially at the bottom of the food chain.

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (33), (1), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),