Overall Green alert Flood
in Yemen

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101551
Death: 14
Displaced: -
Countries: Yemen
From - To 22 Jul - 24 Jul

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Yemen, Late July 2022Heavy seasonal rains caused flash floods in several parts of Yemen including the capital Sanaa from around 22 July 2022. According to the Red Cross, at least 14 people have died and 3 are missing. According to a report by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) 3 children died after heavy rain caused the collapse of their family house in the western part of the capital Sanaa. Outside the capital in Sanaa Governorate, 3 people died and 2 were injured after buildings collapsed. Six other victims died after they were swept away by flooding in the Assalafieh district in the governorate of Raymah. Fatalities were also reported in Ibb governorate (1) and Dhamar governorate (1). IFRC added that heavy rains since June and throughout July affected an estimated 22,077 households (approximately 154,539 people) across wide areas of Yemen. Many of those affected are living in camps for internally displaced people.Mon 25 Jul 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Yemen: Agrometeorological update - June Issue (Ref: #23) | 01 - 30 Jun ... 2022-07-25T04:44+0200.

HIGHLIGHTS The drought that persisted since early in the year is coming to an end; High likelihood of extreme rainfall events which will potentially trigger widespread floods from 19 31 July; Dust clouds continued to blanket Yemen throughou
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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),