Overall Green alert Flood
in Netherlands

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100971
Death: 0
Displaced: 30000
Countries: Netherlands
From - To 14 Jul - 16 Jul


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Netherlands, July 2021Parts of the province of Limburg in southern Netherlands saw flooding from overflowing rivers after heavy rain and earlier flooding in upstream areas along the Meuse / Maas River in Belgium. Evacuations were reported in Valkenburg and Roermond, then later in Venlo where media said 10,000 evacuated. Spouth limburg aithoirites said the dike of the Juliana Canal failed on 16 July, prompting evacuations in Meerssen municipality (Bunde, Voulwames, Brommelen and Geulle). Evacuees could later return home once the dike had been secured.Mon 19 Jul 2021FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. 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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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMSR (2), EC-JRC (33), (1), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),