Overall Green alert Flood
in Chile

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100356
Death: 1
Displaced: 200
Countries: Chile
From - To 27 Jan - 27 Jan

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Northern Chile, January 2020On 28 January the government in Chile declared an emergency after flooding caused severe damage in Atacama region. Some rain had fallen since mid-January, but was heavier from 27 January, triggering floods and mudslides. The declaration related to the communes of Copiapo, Tierra Amarilla, Diego de Almagro, Chanaral and Alto del Carmen in Atacama Region.Mon 27 Jan 2020FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

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