Overall Green alert Flood
in Colombia

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100676
Death: 19
Displaced: 187
Countries: Colombia
From - To 13 Nov - 24 Nov

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Antioquia, Colombia, November 2020Heavy rain in Antioquia Department of Colombia triggered a massive landslide in Dabeiba on 13 November. Around the same time flooding was reported in Urrao. Flash floods also affected Mutata on 21 November after the Sucio River overflowed. Two people died and 3 were rescued by helicopter. Further heavy rain triggered a landslide in Valdivia municipality on 23 November 2020.Fri 13 Nov 2020FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2020. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 54 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

UK SCIENTISTS HELP DIRECT AID TO HURRICANE-HIT COMMUNITIESThu, 26 Nov 2020 13:21:00 +0100.

New Delhi: UK scientists have been helping to guide international efforts to help people of Central America hit by Hurricanes Eta and Iota. Royal Navy and US helicopters are now flying aid directly to areas in greatest need, thanks in part
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Cambio climático: ¿damnificados o desplazados? Un debate necesarioThu, 26 Nov 2020 11:35:00 +0100.

Desde su cambuche improvisado con los escombros que quedaron de su casa, Aminta Robinson cuenta que sus padres salieron de Providencia en un vuelo humanitario porque la isla no era segura para ellos. “Aquí no ha parado de llover y la gente
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At least 17 fatalities after floods and landslides hit Antioquia, Colo ... Tue, 24 Nov 2020 15:33:00 +0100.

At least 17 people have been killed, 12 were injured and more than 10 remain missing after several days of heavy rain caused floods and landslides in northwestern Colombia. A landslide hit the village of Cachirime in Puerto Valdivia, Antioq
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Tormenta en BarranquillaTue, 24 Nov 2020 06:06:00 +0100.

Primero tormenta tropical, luego huracán, “Iota” dejó destrucción e inundaciones en su paso por Colombia. Destruida Providencia y severamente afectada San Andrés. Cartagena y Santa Marta, ambas inundadas, así como otras poblaciones de la co
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (33), (1), NASA (7), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),