Overall Green alert Flood
in Ghana

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100495
Death: 7
Displaced: 100
Countries: Ghana
From - To 08 Jun - 10 Jun


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Ghana, June 2020Heavy rain was reported in parts of Ghana from 08 June, with flooding affecting the capital Accra. Disaster authorities reported 1 person killed and 2 missing, with around 20 rescued and dozens displaced. Once again Accra's poor drainage system was criticised. Images of the floods showed piles of garbage in drainage channels. As of 11 June, media, quoting NADMO, reported 6 fatalities.Mon 8 Jun 2020FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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