Overall Green alert Flood
in Malawi

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101268
Death: 0
Displaced: 50
Countries: Malawi
From - To 24 Jan - 26 Jan

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Tropical Storm Ana, Malawi, January 2022Heavy rain from Storm Ana caused flooding in Malawi. Thousands were left without power and residents of Blantyre left without drinking water supply. Roads were flooded in Blantyre which caused traffic disruption. Malawi Red Cross reported evacuations in Chikwawa.Tue 25 Jan 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. 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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Articles: 45 | About casualties: 27 | Last hour: 0

Deadly storm Ana strands tens of thousands in southern Africa2022-01-29T01:57+0100.

deadly Tropical Storm Ana subsided on Friday leaving tens of thousands of people across three countries in southern cut off by flood damage, without power and living in shelters. The death toll stood at 86 across and Malawi , as rescu
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Deadly storm Ana strands tens of thousands in southern Africa2022-01-28T21:31+0100.

Torrential rains from deadly Tropical Storm Ana subsided on Friday leaving tens of thousands of people across three countries in southern Africa cut off by flood damage, without power and living in shelters. The death toll stood at 86 ac
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Deadly storm Ana strands tens of thousands in southern Africa2022-01-28T20:01+0100.

Torrential rains from deadly Tropical Storm Ana subsided on Friday leaving tens of thousands of people across three countries in southern Africa cut off by flood damage, without power and living in shelters. The death toll stood at 86 ac
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Deadly storm Ana strands tens of thousands in southern Africa2022-01-28T18:33+0100.

LILONGWE - Torrential rains from deadly Tropical Storm Ana subsided on Friday leaving tens of thousands of people across three countries in southern Africa cut off by flood damage, without power and living in shelters. The death toll stood
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (33), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),