Overall Green alert Flood
in South Africa

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100311
Death: 1
Displaced: 700
Countries: South Africa
From - To 08 Dec - 15 Dec

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South Africa, December 2019Hundreds of people have been rescued after days of heavy rain caused flooding in parts of Gauteng Province, South Africa, from 08 December 2019. Media reported on 13 December that 3 people died and 200 homes were damaged in Ethekwini / Durban, KwaZulu-Natal province.Sun 8 Dec 2019FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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