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Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by national services (ECHO 28 Nov 2022)
Pubdate: 11/28/2022 11:59:02 AM

United Kingdom: Warning level 2/3 for the rivers Nene, Lower and Higher Frome.

(11/28/2022 12:02:03 PM - 11/29/2022 9:30:03 AM)
Venezuela - Floods and landslides (ECHO 28 Nov 2022)
Pubdate: 11/28/2022 11:59:02 AM
  • Heavy rainfall continues to affect various states of western Venezuela, triggering a number of landslides and causing widespread flooding.
  • In Zulia state, media report that there are at least 68 flooded communities across Guajira municipality, after the overflow of Limon river. More than 700 families have been displaced to temporary shelters, while at least 5,000 households have been affected. Floodwaters have damaged extensive areas of agricultural cropland.
  • In Tachira state, at least 200 families have been isolated in Santos Michelena municipality, due to landslides that blocked several road infrastructures. In addition, approximately 300 families have been affected by heavy rainfall across Tachira state.
  • On 28-29 November, moderate rainfall is forecast over most of Venezuela, including Tachira and Zulia, where thunderstorms and lightning are also expected. 

(11/28/2022 12:02:03 PM - 11/29/2022 9:30:03 AM)
Cameroon - Landslide (ECHO 28 Nov 2022)
Pubdate: 11/28/2022 11:59:02 AM
  • A landslide event occurred on 27 November in Yaounde Capital City (southern Cameroon).
  • According to media reports, at least 14 people have died in Damas District (outskirts of Yaounde). Search and rescue operations are continuing, as a number of individuals are missing.
  • Drier conditions are expected over Cameroon on 28-29 November. 

(11/28/2022 12:02:03 PM - 11/29/2022 9:30:03 AM)
Pakistan - Floods, update (ECHO 28 Nov 2022)
Pubdate: 11/28/2022 11:59:02 AM
  • According to National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), more than 33 million persons have been affected by the humanitarian emergency caused by the floods, about 1,739 people have died and almost 8 million people have been displaced. Widespread damage has been reported to critical infrastructure, houses and livestock. 
  • The findings from a recent ECHO field staff’s visit to flood-affected areas in Sindh and Balochistan show that the situation remains dire with great extensions of land still covered by water. 
  • At least 1.85 million people remain still displaced, living in roadside spontaneous camps in poor conditions. A serious concern remains that many of the people returning are moved to places with no infrastructure, no shelter and residing on elevated areas with flood waters around.
  • According to WHO reports, malnutrition continues increasing, particularly in Sukkur, Khairpur, Larkana and Thatta districts in Sindh province, where up to 2.26% of children screened have Severe Acute Malnutrition with complications.
  • The needs are very high and not enough humanitarian aid is being received. Particularly, winterization remains critical.

(11/28/2022 12:02:03 PM - 11/29/2022 9:30:03 AM)
Italy - Landslides and floods, update (ECHO 28 Nov 2022)
Pubdate: 11/28/2022 11:59:02 AM
  • Following the mudflow event that affected Casamicciola municipality (northern Ischia Island) in the early morning (UTC) of 26 November, the humanitarian impact has increased. 
  • The Italian Civil Protection reports, as of 27 November, seven fatalities, five persons still missing and 230 evacuated people across the Island. In addition, according to ANSA as of 28 November, five injured people, 11 rescued people and 30 damaged houses were reported. Search and rescue operations are still ongoing.
  • The Copernicus Emergency Management Service, EMS was activated in rapid mapping mode () in the morning of 26 November (a few hours after the main landslide event), to support the damage assessment in the Casamicciola municipality.
  • Over the next 24 hours, drier condition is forecast over Naples province, including the already affected Ischia Island.

(11/28/2022 12:02:03 PM - 11/29/2022 9:30:03 AM)