Overall Green alert Flood
in Mauritania

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100605
Death: 7
Displaced: 708
Countries: Mauritania
From - To 01 Sep - 14 Sep

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Mauritania, September 2020Heavy rainfall affected parts of southern and eastern Mauritania from early September. Flooding was reported in Hodh Ech Chargui Region, causing fatalities and material damages. Later local media also reported flooding in Assaba Region, where at least 4 people died.Tue 1 Sep 2020FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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