Overall Green alert Flood
in Trinidad and Tobago

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101758
Death: 0
Displaced: 30
Countries: Trinidad and Tobago
From - To 26 Nov - 28 Nov

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Trinidad and Tobago, Late November 2022Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government in Trinidad and Tobago reported flooding and landslides after a period of heavy rain from 26 November 2022. Emergency shelters were set up. As of 28 November local media said 30 people were displaced. Schools were closed as a precaution. The Caroni River at El Carmen River station was overflowing, flooding areas of Valsayn South. Significant flooding was also reported in St Helena. Two homes were destroyed by a landslide in Laventille.Mon 28 Nov 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Articles: 3 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Joint chambers donate $250,000 to Sewa TT for flood relief2022-11-29T20:39+0100.

16 Minutes Ago Residents of Bamboo #2 use pirogues to evacuate people from their homes on Monday. - Photo by Angelo Marcelle. THE Joint Chambers have donated $ 250,000 to Sewa TT to support its flood relief efforts. In a release the Joint C
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Ministry confirms: Schools closed on Monday2022-11-28T00:48+0100.

5 Minutes Ago Education Minister Nyan Gadsby-Dolly . Photo by Jeff Mayers. ALL SCHOOLS will be closed on Monday as a safety precaution in light of high river levels and projected rainfall, the Ministry of Education has announced. The minist
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Forecasters predict possible flooding this Christmas2022-11-27T06:11+0100.

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, (CMC) — The Barbados-based Caribbean Institute for Meteorology & Hydrology (CIMH) is warning the region that recent heavy rains could continue into December and pose a risk for flooding during one of the most joyous se
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Heavy rains and possible flooding forecast for December in the Caribbe ... 2022-11-25T16:10+0100.

Bridgetown The Barbados-based Caribbean Institute for Meteorology & Hydrology (CIMH) is warning the region that recent heavy rains could continue into December and pose a risk for flooding during one of the most joyous seasons of the year.
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (34), (2), NASA (7), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),