Overall Green alert Flood
in France

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101421
Death: 0
Displaced: 175
Countries: France
From - To 15 May - 17 May

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French Guiana, May 2022The overflowing Maroni (Lawa) River caused flooding in parts of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni arrondissement, French Guiana, from mid-May 2022. Affected areas included Maripasoula, Papaïchton and Grand-Santi. Media reported around 35 families were evacuated. The government of French Guiana also reported high levels of the Oyapock river affected communities in Camopi. Authorities began delivering food and other relief supplies to affected communities from around 24 May.Wed 1 Jun 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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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (33), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),