Overall Green alert Flood
in Morocco

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

GDACS ID FL 1100178
Death: 9
Displaced: 200
Countries: Morocco
From - To 28 Aug - 28 Aug

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Morocco, August to September 2019Flash floods on 28 August in Taroudant Province, Souss-Massa Region, Morocco, left 7 dead and several missing. Flooding also affected parts of Tata Province, where 200 people were displaced.

Further flooding was reported on 01 September when a massive debris flow swept through the town of Imlil in Al Haouz Province resulting in widespread damage. The next day a storm caused flooding and wind damage in the province of Khenifra. One person died as a result of wind damage in MRirt. The second victim was swept away by flood water in Sidi Hcine.

Note: No rainfall figures were available for this area / time period.

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