Overall Green alert Flood
in Brazil

Flood impact summary

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

GDACS ID: 1100756
Deaths: 4
Displaced: 300
Region: Espírito Santo
Countries: Brazil
From - To 07 Feb - 18 Feb
Known identifiers for this event:


For more info on GDACS alert score click here.

Impact Assessement as of 17-02-2021

SENDAI Indicator A N Country Location Info
death 1 Brazil Muriaé
death 1 Brazil Manhuaçu
death 2 Brazil Santa Maria de Itabira
SENDAI Indicator B N Country Location Info
affected 47 Brazil None
affected - Brazil Santa Rosa do Purus
affected - Brazil Feijo
affected - Brazil Tarauaca
affected - Brazil Sena Madureira
affected - Brazil Cruzeiro do Sul
affected - Brazil Rio Branco
affected 828 Brazil Espírito Santo
displaced 300 Brazil Santa Luzia
SENDAI Indicator C N Country Location Info
houses destroyed 1 Brazil Gameleira
SENDAI Indicator D N Country Location Info
transport 6 Brazil Vila Amelia

Satellite Observation


Timeline of revisions

For accessing reports of previous advisories, please click on the advisory number in the table below.

IDAlert ColorPopulation affectedStart DateEnd DateSource
1 0 deaths 07 Feb 2021 08 Feb 2021 FloodList
2 0 deaths and 300 displaced 07 Feb 2021 10 Feb 2021 FloodList
3 0 deaths 16 Feb 2021 16 Feb 2021 FloodList
4 4 deaths 18 Feb 2021 18 Feb 2021 FloodList
5 0 deaths 17 Feb 2021 17 Feb 2021 FloodList

Flood polygons

This polygon (translucent blue with a blue border) is drawn by the analysts recording the flood event. It is meant to include all the areas reported as affected, by official source or the media. It does not represent the area actually under water.

Microwave flood detection

Flooded area, as detected in microwaves by the Global Flood Detection System of the JRC, based on NASA TRMM/GPM observations. This system has a rather low resolution (of 5-10km) but is not affected by clouds.
For more details, see http://www.unisdr.org/files/9622_LBNA23303ENC002.pdf.
The areas with a flood signal along the coast are an artefact of the system and should not be considered.

Optical Flood detection

Flooded area as detected in optical wavelengths by NASA/MODIS, known as "MODIS Flood Product". Data are made available by NASA GSFC Flood Mapping Project, http://oas.gsfc.nasa.gov/floodmap/index.html. Resolution of 250m, heavily affected by cloud cover.