Overall Green alert Flood
in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100678
Death: 9
Displaced: -
Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo
From - To 15 Nov - 20 Nov


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North and South Kivu Provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), November 2020Heavy rain caused flash flooding in areas around Sake, North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), 15 November. Media reported at least 6 fatalities, with more possibly missing. Around 25 homes were damaged or destroyed, along with at least 1 school building. Media reported that 3 people died in Kalehe in South Kivu after heavy rainfall on 18 November.Sun 15 Nov 2020FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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