Overall Green alert Flood
in The Gambia

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101562
Death: 2
Displaced: 1000
Countries: The Gambia
From - To 30 Jul - 01 Aug

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Gambia, July 2022At least 2 people died and over 230 households were severely affected or displaced after the heaviest rainfall in over 20 years caused flooding in parts of the Gambia from late July 2022.Wed 3 Aug 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. 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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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (34), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),