Overall Green alert Flood
in Qatar, United Arab Emirates

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101559
Death: 0
Displaced: 3800
Countries: Qatar, United Arab Emirates
From - To 27 Jul - 29 Jul

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United Arab Emirates and Qatar, Late July 2022Heavy rains resulted in flash floods on 27 July 2022 in the eastern parts of the United Arab Emirates. Houses were damaged, and vehicles swept away in the floods. National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) said around 870 people were rescued in Sharjah and Fujairah. Areas in Ras Al Khaimah were also affected. A total of 3,800 people were relocated to safer accommodation. NCEMA said the rainfall was the heaviest seen in the month of July for more than 30 years. Local media said parts of Fujairah received more than double the UAE's typical annual rainfall in 4 days to 28 July. On 28 July floods swept through the streets of Doha following heavy rains, bringing parts of the capital of Qatar to a standstill, media reported.Fri 29 Jul 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 2 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Ashgar takes action against Cornish flood contractors – Doha News2022-08-01T01:37+0200.

Last August, the United Nations revealed that humans are causing irreversible damage to the planet because countries have failed to minimize their fossil fuel emissions. Qatar’s Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has taken action against “som
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Yemen: Floods 2021 - Final Report, DREF Operation no. MDRYE0102022-07-30T05:54+0200.

Glide number: FL-2021-000110-YEM. A. SITUATION ANALYSIS. Description of the disaster. Following a rainy season that was delayed in Yemen, many governorates experienced rains of varying intensity accompanied by thunderstorms since July 2021.
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