Flood in The Gambia

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 due to the magnitude and complexity of the floods.

Source: www.glidenumber.net

Disaster Information
Name: 
Flood in The Gambia
Region: 
The Gambia
Occurance Date: 
05/09/2010
latitude: 
13.4432
longitude: 
-15.3101