Overall Green alert Flood
in South Africa

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

GDACS ID FL 1101656
Death: 3
Displaced: -
Countries: South Africa
From - To 11 Sep - 12 Sep

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Free State Province, South Africa, September 2022A mining dam in the Free State Province of South Africa collapsed on 11 September 2022 flooding areas of Jagersfontein and Charlesville. At least 3 people died and 4 were missing. Homes were damaged or destroyed and the local government said the disaster has left hundreds of people destitute.Mon 12 Sep 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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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (34), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),