Overall Orange alert Flood
in Ethiopia

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101733
Glide number: FL-2022-000359-ETH
Death: 0
Displaced: 185200
Countries: Ethiopia
From - To 01 Aug - 08 Nov

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Ethiopia, July to October 2022UNOCHA reported heavy rains from early August to October caused flooding across 12 woredas and in the regional capital in Gambella Region, western Ethiopia. At least 185,200 people (37,040 households) were displaced and an additional 79,631 people (15,927 households) were affected. Homes, water infrastructure and health facilities have been destroyed, along with wide areas of crops and livestock. The situation in particular regarding food and water supply, education and health facilities was described as dire for those displaced.Fri 4 Nov 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Articles: 2 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Ethiopia - Situation Report, 1 Nov 20222022-11-02T07:21+0100.

Cholera Outbreak - Flash Update #2 The Cholera outbreak is active in 23 kebeles of 3 woredas of Bale Zone of Oromia and 9 kebeles of 1 woreda of Liban zone, Somali region. As of 25 October 2022, 273 cholera cases have been reported includin
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Ethiopia’s Enhanced Wheat Productivity Promising for Eastern Africa: F ... 2022-10-24T20:03+0200.

Addis Ababa October 24/2022 (ENA) The significantly increased production of wheat in Ethiopia is promising and the country can provide its best practice to other countries in the region, FAO Coordinator in Djibouti Fallou Guèye said. The ea
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (34), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),