Overall Green alert Flood
in United States

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101495
Death: 23
Displaced: 753
Countries: United States
From - To 23 Jun - 26 Aug

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Washington DC and Maryland, USA, August 2022Flash floods inundated roads and highways around Washington DC and areas of Maryland after 100mm of rain in 2 hours on 10 August 2022. Several people were rescued from trapped vehicles in Prince George's County, Maryland.Thu 11 Aug 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 501 | About casualties: 43 | Last hour: 0

Pakistan floods leave wrecked lives, half million in camps - The Assoc ... 2022-08-29T22:31+0200.

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Nearly a half million people crowded into camps after losing their homes in widespread flooding and the climate minister warned Monday that Pakistan is on the “front line” of the world’s climate crisis after unprecedented m
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Pakistan floods leave wrecked lives, half million in camps2022-08-29T22:22+0200.

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Nearly a half million people crowded into camps after losing their homes in widespread flooding and the climate minister warned Monday that Pakistan is on the “front line” of the world's climate crisis after unprecedented m
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Minister Coveney announces €500,000 in emergency assistance to Pakista ... 2022-08-29T21:44+0200.

Press release 29 August 2022. Minister for Foreign Affairs [and Minister for Defence], Simon Coveney, T.D., today announced an initial commitment of €500,000 of Irish Aid support to the people of Pakistan who are experiencing a humanitarian
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Allied govt establishes National Flood Response Center for rehabilitat ... 2022-08-29T21:18+0200.

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 30th Aug, 2022 ) :The allied parties in the government on Monday after mutual consultation decided to establish a National Flood Response and Coordination Center to tackle the situation of flood
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (34), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),