Overall Green alert Flood
in Malawi

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1102305
Death: 1
Displaced: 219
Countries: Malawi
From - To 30 Oct - 01 Nov


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Malawi, October and November 2023Local media reported flooding in parts of Malawi from late October 2023 including in Nsanje District where the Thangadzi and Milole rivers broke their banks; and in Machinga District, where the Lingoni River overflowed.Thu 2 Nov 2023FloodList provided by Copernicus GLOFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. 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.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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

265 Energy flood affordable cooking gas accessories on Malawi market2023-11-04T10:57+0100.

LILONGWE-(MaraviPost)- The country’s leading gas products supplier 265 Energy on Friday, November 3, 2023, rolled out affordable cooking gas accessories including two plate stoves, and gas regulators on the Malawi market. During the launch
CYCLONE FREDDY: Chibuku donates cement to Ben Phiri’s constituency2023-11-01T20:01+0100.

Brewers of Malawi’s popular opaque beer, Chibuku Products Limited (CPL), has donated 200 bags of cement to families which were affected by Cyclone Freddy in Thyolo Central Constituency. The cement will be used in the project of constructing

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (36), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),