Overall Green alert Flood
in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100630
Death: 11
Displaced: -
Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo
From - To 01 Oct - 03 Oct

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North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo, October 2020Heavy rainfall from 01 October caused flash flooding in Sake, a town in North Kivu Province of Democratic Republic of the Congo. The provincial government said heavy rainfall on the steep slopes surrounding the town caused the Mutahyo river to break its banks, sending raging flood waters, mud and debris sweeping through areas of Sake. As of 03 October, 11 people had died, with many more thought to be still missing.Thu 1 Oct 2020FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2020. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

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DPRK leader inspects sites of reconstruction in flood-hit area in Kang ... Fri, 02 Oct 2020 05:06:00 +0200.

PYONGYANG, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), inspected the reconstruction in Kimhwa County, Kangwon Province, where flood and typhoon had wreaked havoc, the official Korean Centr
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