Flood in Morocco

Heavy rains in Morocco have claimed 24 lives and forced 2,000 people to be evacuated over the past week, interior ministry officials said Saturday.

Source : Glide number

 

Heavy rains since 2 February have claimed 24 lives and forced 2,000 to be evacuated over the past week. Rivers rose and houses were swept away in landslides, causing over 2,000 homes to be lost.
According to the authorities in Rabat, 2,252 houses have been lost and another 328 damaged, with 80,000 hectares (300 square miles) of agricultural land submerged.

Source : International Charter for "Space and Major disasters"

 

Map ressources :

Area of Gharb

Flood evolution

All the ressources ar from CRTS, ESA, DLR, CNES and International Charter for "Space and Major Disasters"

Disaster Information
Name: 
Flood in Morocco
Region: 
Morocco
Occurance Date: 
07/02/2009