Overall Green alert Flood
in Venezuela

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101729
Death: 11
Displaced: 575
Countries: Venezuela
From - To 06 Nov - 18 Nov

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Venezuela - Floods (ECHO 29 Nov 2022)Tue, 29 Nov 2022 11:17

  • Heavy rainfall continues to affect western Venezuela (In particular the Mérida State) since 27 November, causing floods and rivers overflow (in particular the San Roque River) that have resulted in widespread damage. The worst affected is the Zea Municipality in western Mérida State.
  • Media report, as of 29 November, more than 50 isolated families and a total of 255 affected families across the aforementioned Municipality. In addition, media also report 85 collapsed, 1,360 damaged houses and  48 severely damaged bridges across 12 Municipalities (including Zea) throughout western Mérida State.
  • Over the next 24 hours, more heavy rainfall is forecast over the whole Mérida State.
Tachira State, Venezuela, November 2022The state government of Táchira in Venezuela reported heavy rain from around 11 November caused flooding and landslides in San Cristóbal, Andrés Bello and Cárdenas. 400 families were left isolated in Monte Carmelo in Andrés Bello municipality. One person died in Uribante Municipality. Táchira Civil Protection reported 49 mm of rain in 2 hours.Fri 18 Nov 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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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),