Overall Green alert Flood
in New Zealand

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100979
Death: 0
Displaced: 900
Countries: New Zealand
From - To 16 Jul - 19 Jul

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Marlborough Region, New Zealand, Late July 2021Marlborough District Council declared a state of emergency after what officials said was the largest ever recorded flood in the region. 900 people evacuated their homes and dozens of roads were closed. Flooding was also reported in West Coast Region. Buller District Council reported the worst was in Westport, where dozens of homes were inundated.Tue 20 Jul 2021FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. 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: 139 | About casualties: 10 | Last hour: 0

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Downpours in Henan threaten more regions as evacuation, rescue efforts ... 2021-07-22T19:19+0200.

Workers pump water at the Jingguang North Road tunnel. A rescue team carried out drainage operations in the tunnel from north to south in Zhengzhou, Central China's Henan Province on Thursday. Photo: VCG While storm-ravaged Central China ci
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China faces charges of unpreparedness, rain death toll stands at 33 – ... 2021-07-22T16:36+0200.

Nearly 400,000 people in China were driven from their homes in flood-affected areas on Thursday (22), and the death toll rose to 33 as a result of heavy rains that lasted nearly a week. Among the confirmed deaths, 12 people died when the su
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (33), (1), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),