Overall Green alert Flood
in United States

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100621
Death: 1
Displaced: -
Countries: United States
From - To 16 Sep - 22 Sep

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Tropical Storm Beta, Texas USA, September 2020Heavy rainfall brought by tropical Storm Beta caused flooding in areas around Houston, Texas, from 22 September. Houston Fire Department responded to over 100 calls for high water rescues.Tue 22 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: 121 | About casualties: 20 | Last hour: 0

NCOIL Adopts Private Primary Residential Flood Insurance Model ActFri, 25 Sep 2020 16:16:00 +0200.

NC Sen. Vickie Sawyer stated, “I greatly appreciate the opportunity to join the NCOIL leadership team and to work with the committee on an issue where I have personally seen such devastating effects in my home state. As an insurance agent,
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Climate change poses a growing threat to hundreds of hazardous waste S ... Thu, 24 Sep 2020 17:57:00 +0200.

Those questions highlight the perils posed by the nation’s industrial wastelands as they are increasingly battered by extreme weather worsened by climate change. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) warned in a report last year that F
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Local board delivers donation to fire victimsThu, 24 Sep 2020 16:44:00 +0200.

PENDLETON — With wildfires decimating swaths of Western Oregon, the Umatilla County Board of Realtors delivered a load of donations to the United Way of the Mid-Willamette Valley on Friday, Sept. 18. The donations, solicited from board memb
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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: New leaflet launched to help communities prepa ... Thu, 24 Sep 2020 15:02:00 +0200.

Source: UK Government. It’s part of the 30Days30Ways National Preparedness Month campaign which sees the North East Flood Engagement Team share vital messages about what to do in a flood on their twitter page @FloodawareNE. The campaign and
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

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