Overall Green alert Flood
in Democratic Republic of Congo

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1102441
Death: 0
Displaced: 4500
Countries: Democratic Republic of Congo
From - To 10 Jan - 16 Jan

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South Kivu Province, DR Congo, Mid-January 2024Radio Okapi reported flooding in parts of South Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo in January 2024.Wed 17 Jan 2024FloodList provided by Copernicus GLOFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 31 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

UN humanitarian office says over 350,000 people urgently need assistan ... 2024-01-19T14:04+0100.

- According to initial assessments, 2,300 hectares of cultivated land have been flooded, which raises concern that means to produce food has been destroyed, livestock have perished. GENEVA. The UN on Friday said that more than 350,000 peopl
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Mahama jabs Akufo-Addo over his neglect of Ekumfi comment2024-01-19T00:28+0100.

Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) John Dramani Mahama, has criticised President Nana Akufo-Addo over his comments on the lack of development in Ekumfi, because the people there did not vote for his party. At a meeting wit
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Akufo-Addo’s Ekumfi comment unfortunate, contradicts Presidential oath ... 2024-01-18T21:13+0100.

Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) John Dramani Mahama has criticised President Nana Akufo-Addo over his comments on the lack of development in Ekumfi. According to Mr Mahama, the president’s comment contradicts the presid
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Mahama jibes Akufo-Addo over Ekumfi’s neglect comments2024-01-18T20:58+0100.

Former president and presidential candidate for the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Mahama, has taken issues with President Akufo-Addo for the latter's recent statement suggesting intentional neglect of development in th
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (36), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),