Overall Green alert Flood
in Panama

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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 1101177
Death: 2
Displaced: -
Countries: Panama
From - To 17 Nov - 22 Nov

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Panama, Late November 2021Sinaproc reported at least 2 people died and one is still missing after sudden flash floods in Las Cuevas de Bayano, Chepo district, on the shores of Lake Bayano, about 50km east of Panama City. 13 were injured in the incident. Other areas of the country have seen heavy rain over the last few days, causing flooding or landslides. On 17 November around 30 homes were damaged in Juan Díaz district of Panama City. Some flooding was also reported in the district of Bugaba, province of Chiriquí. Around the same time heavy rain caused a landslide in the district of San Miguelito in Belisario Porras, causing material damage but no injuries or fatalities.Mon 22 Nov 2021FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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