Overall Green alert Flood
in India

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

GDACS ID FL 1101086
Death: 18
Displaced: 30875
Countries: India
From - To 11 Sep - 14 Sep

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Odisha, India, September 2021Heavy rain affected parts of Odisha state in India from 12 September. According to the Disaster Management Division (DMD) in India's Ministry of Home Affairs, as of 19 September flooding had affected over 2.7 million people across 6,129 villages of 26 districts in Odisha. A total of 24,127 people were evacuated. DMD reported at least 15 fatalities due to drowning or building collapse. A total of 9,280 houses have been damaged, along with 172,000 hectare of cropsTue 21 Sep 2021FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 3 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Climate change isn't the only factor in recent disasters — governance ... 2021-09-16T00:09+0200.

Close your eyes and drop your finger on a world map — nearly any place you land has faced a climate catastrophe this summer. No region has been spared the devastation of record-breaking extreme weather events. The security impacts have been
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Rain, floods killed 6,800 people in India in last 3 yrs; Bengal tops l ... 2021-09-14T05:59+0200.

India has lost 6,811 people in the last three years to hydro-meteorological disasters such as heavy rain, lightning, flood and cyclones till March this year, according to government information to Parliament. West Bengal topped the list of
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SDSs, drying wetlands increasing alarmingly2021-09-13T15:09+0200.

The occurrence of drought and lack of water rights for wetlands are the most important causes of land degradation and desertification, which are caused by climate change and human involvement, ILNA quoted Vahid Jafarian as saying on Monday.
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (33), (1), NASA (7), DesInventar (4), WMO (1), INFORM (2),