Overall Green alert Flood
in Colombia

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100849
Death: 1
Displaced: -
Countries: Colombia
From - To 21 Apr - 21 May

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Antioquia, Colombia, May 2021Heavy rain caused flooding in Medellín, capital of Antioquia, Colombia on 06 May 2021. A building partially collapsed. The Administrative Department for Disaster Risk Management (DAGRD) received more than 150 emergency calls. Meanwhile heavy rain triggered a landslide in the municipality of Caldas on 03 May which blocked the Medellín River in the south of the Aburrá Valley.Sun 9 May 2021FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. 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 (33), (1), NASA (7), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),