Flood

Ukraine - Potential dam collapse

English

Chance of failing pit dam now imminent. The territory of the town of Kalush and villages of Kropyvnyk and Sivka-Kaluska in Kalush district of Ivano-Frankivsk region were declared an “ecological catastrophe zone” for a period of 90 days by Presidential decree, and was backed by Parliament. In compliance with the President Yuschenko's decree, the Cabinet of Ministers is urged to immediately evacuate people from this area.

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Potential dam collapse

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N/A

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Ukraine

Occurance Date: 

25/02/2010
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latitude: 

49

longitude: 

24

Floods in Portugal

English

Violent floods and mudslides killed at least 42 people on the resort island of Madeira.

Source GLIDEnumber

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Floods in Portugal

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000031-PRT

Region: 

Island of Madeira

Occurance Date: 

21/02/2010

Flood in Dominican Republic

English

3700 people affected by recent floods.

Source: GLIDEnumber

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Flood in Dominican Republic

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000026-DOM

Region: 

Puerto Plata

Occurance Date: 

16/02/2010

Floods in Ecuador

English

Hundreds of families were affected in Esmeraldas, Guayas y El Oro provinces due to floods caused by heavy rains. Government is helping with evacuation and delivery of aid.

Source: GLIDEnumber

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Floods in Ecuador

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000023-ECU

Region: 

Esmeraldas, Guayas and El Oro provinces

Floods in Afghanistan

English

At least 20 people have died in floods and avalanches, including flash floods, triggered by heaviest rain and snow in Afghanistan for 50 years.
 

Source: GLIDEnumber

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Floods in Afghanistan

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000021-AFG

Region: 

Afghanistan

Occurance Date: 

08/02/2010

Flash Flood in Afghanistan

English

Flash floods killed at least 10 people and destroyed hundreds of houses in different parts of Kandahar Province, southern Afghanistan, on 7 February, according to the Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS).

Source: GlideNumber

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Flash Flood in Afghanistan

GLIDEnumber: 

FF-2010-000020-AFG

Region: 

Kandahar Province

Occurance Date: 

07/02/2010

Flood in Mexico

English

A mudslide in central Mexico has killed at least 11 people after days of heavy rain that had already caused flooding and fatalities elsewhere in the country.

Source:GlideNumber

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Flood in Mexico

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000019-MEX

Region: 

Mexico

Occurance Date: 

06/02/2010

Flood in Peru

English

Floods due to intensive rain caused infrastructure collapse in bridges over Urubamba river, damages in housing, loss of lives of lives, isolation of people and lost of crops.

Source: www.disasterscharter.org/web/charter/home 

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Flood in Peru

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N/A

Region: 

Peru

Occurance Date: 

28/01/2010

Flood in Bolivia

English

Severe floods were reported over Cochabamba, Potosi, Santa Cruz, Chuquisaca, La Paz, Oruro and Tarija . At least 9,000 families have been evacuated from their homes. 

Source: www.disasterscharter.org/web/charter/home

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Flood in Bolivia

GLIDEnumber: 

N/A

Region: 

Bolivia

Occurance Date: 

26/01/2010

Flash Floods in Gaza

English

Many houses in the Wadi Gaza area, south of Gaza City have been flooded and many others are still in high risk. Several bridges in the area are also at risk of being washed away. Around 500 people have been affected so far.

Source: UN OCHA oPt. East Jerusalem

Source2: http://glidenumber.net/glide/public/search/search.jsp

 

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Floods in Gaza

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000015-PSE

Region: 

Gaza

Occurance Date: 

21/01/2010
activated

latitude: 

31

longitude: 

35

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