Flood

Flood in The Gambia

English

On 5 and 6 September 2010 torrential rain recorded 202.6mm which is 20% of total rainfall normally received by the country. The rainfall caused floods almost nationwide affecting over 25,000 people by destroying their residences, and other basic livelihoods. On 7 September 2010, the Government of the Gambia declared a State of National

Disaster Type: 

Name: 

Flood in The Gambia

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000181-GMB

Region: 

The Gambia

Occurance Date: 

05/09/2010

latitude: 

13

longitude: 

-15

Flood in Mauritania

English

Torrential rain from 19 to 21 August 2010 led to the flooding of 8 regions affecting 38 communities. The collapse of houses has led to the displacement of over 1,000 families.

Source: GLIDEnumber

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Name: 

Flood

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000176-MRT

Region: 

Mauritania

Occurance Date: 

08/09/2010

latitude: 

21

longitude: 

-11

Floods in Senegal

English

Torrential rain since Thursday, September, 2nd 2010 lead to floods in the main part of Senegal and many towns. The most affected, Dakar, the capital gathers in his suburbs (Pikine and Guediewaye Departements) more than 30,000 affected households. Departement of Velingara in the South of Senegal gathers 1,042 affected people with 105.5 ha of flooded farms.
Source: OCHA- ROWCA

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Name: 

Floods

GLIDEnumber: 

N/A

Region: 

Senegal

Occurance Date: 

02/09/2010
activated

latitude: 

15

longitude: 

-17

Floods in Guatemala

English

- 44 people have been reported dead, and some 50,364 people have been affected by recent torrential rains.

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Floods in Guatemala

GLIDEnumber: 

NA

Region: 

Guatemala

Occurance Date: 

06/09/2010

latitude: 

15

longitude: 

-91

Flood in Kenya

English

Floods have affected more than 340 families countrywide following torrential rains.

Source: Glidenumber

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Disaster Type: 

Name: 

Flood in Kenya

GLIDEnumber: 

2010-000174

Region: 

Kenya

Occurance Date: 

03/09/2010

latitude: 

1

longitude: 

36

Flood in Malaysia

English

Around 2000 are affected by the massive floods in Bendang Man, Sik Kedah. Malaysia Red Cross started emergency operation to deliver humanitarian aid.

Source: glidenumber

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Disaster Type: 

Name: 

Flood in Malaysia

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000161-MYS

Region: 

Sik Kedah, Malaysia

Occurance Date: 

17/08/2010

latitude: 

6

longitude: 

101

Flood in Philippines

English

Intermittent moderate to heavy rains that prevailed from July 26-30, 2010 trigerred the overflowing of Simuay River and other tributaries which caused flooding in the municipalities of Sultan Kudarat, Pagalungan and Datu Montawal, all in Maguindanao; Lambayong, Sultan Kudarat Province; and Kabacan, North Cotabato, thus, affecting 16,184 families in 35 barangays in Region XII.

Source: glidenumber

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Disaster Type: 

Name: 

Flood in Philippines

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000158-PHL

Region: 

Maguindanao, North Cotabato and Sultan Kudarat-Philippines

Occurance Date: 

10/08/2010

latitude: 

7

longitude: 

124

Flood in India

English

On 6 August 2010, at least 80 people were killed and more than 200 injured when heavy rains triggered flash floods and landslides in the frontier town of Leh, police said.

Source: glidenumber

SRINAGAR, India, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Heavy rainfall was hampering rescue and relief efforts in India's Himalayan region of Ladakh on Saturday, the army said, after flash floods killed at least 113 people.

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Flood in India

GLIDEnumber: 

FF-2010-000155-IND

Region: 

India's Himalayan, India

Occurance Date: 

06/08/2010

latitude: 

33

longitude: 

-112

Flood in Korea, Dem P Rep

English

North Korea state-run news agency says heavy rains have caused great damage to the country?s economy and unspecified human losses. The report said more than 5,500 houses and more than 350 public buildings have been destroyed, while almost 15,000 hectares of farmland is submerged.

Source: glidenumber

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Name: 

Flood in Korea, Dem P Rep

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000153-PRK

Region: 

Korea, Dem P Rep

Occurance Date: 

06/08/2010

latitude: 

40

longitude: 

128

Flood in Thailand

English

Local authorities in the northern province of Lampang are expediting rescue operation to help over 300 families plagued by flash floods.

Source: glidenumber

Country/Region: 

Disaster Type: 

Name: 

Flood in Thailand

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000152-THA

Region: 

Thailand

Occurance Date: 

03/08/2010

latitude: 

16

longitude: 

101

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