Overall Green alert Flood
in Uganda

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100863
Death: 1
Displaced: -
Countries: Uganda
From - To 05 May - 07 May

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Uganda, May 2021Flooding struck in Butaleja District in Uganda's Eastern Region on 07 May 2021. Two days of heavy rain caused the Manafwa and Nakwasi rivers to burst their banks. Homes were damaged displacing or severely affecting thousands of residents. Several roads have been blocked in the areas, disrupting transport and livelihoods. One person was missing, assumed dead. The body has not been found. Meanwhile Uganda Red Cross also reported heavy rain and strong wind in Moroto district, Northern Region of Uganda on 07 May causing severe damage to houses.Sun 9 May 2021FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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