Overall Green alert Flood
in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100460
Death: 0
Displaced: 75400
Countries: Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan
From - To 01 May - 03 May


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Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, May 2020Over 70,000 people evacuated their homes in border areas of Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan after the Syr Darya river overflowed when the Sardoba Reservoir Dam on the Uzbek side broke in the early hours of 01 May, 2020. The Uzbek government said the dam failed after heavy rain and strong winds. As of late 01 May, the Uzbek government said it had managed to reduce the flow of water.Fri 1 May 2020FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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12/May/2020 01:13 UTC

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (32), (1), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),