Overall Green alert Flood
in Chile

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101833
Death: 0
Displaced: -
Countries: Chile
From - To 20 Jan - 22 Jan


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Northern Chile, Late January 2023the National Office of Emergency of the Interior Ministry (ONEMI) in Chile reported coastal flooding in northern areas between the regions of Arica and Parinacota from 20 January 2023, after what the office describes as "abnormal storm surges". In Tarapaca Region, the port at Iquique was closed. In Antofagasta Region, dock areas were damaged in Taltal. One person had to be rescued in Caldera, Atacama Region, where a building was also damaged. A young person was reported missing after falling from cliffs into the sea at Coquimbo in Coquimbo Region. Warnings were in place from 16 January.Mon 23 Jan 2023FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. 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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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (34), (2), NASA (7), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),