Overall Green alert Flood
in Panama

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100991
Death: 0
Displaced: 1408
Countries: Panama
From - To 22 Jul - 26 Jul

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Panama, Late July 2021Panama's National Civil Protection System (SINAPROC) reported flooding from 22 July 2021 affected 27,175 people across 27 sectors in the province of Bocas del Toro Province. Five landslides were also reported. As of 24 July, as many as 5,435 homes had been flooded. As many as 1,408 people were displaced for their homes and staying in 9 temporary shelters. Over 20 people had to be rescued from flood water. Flooding struck after heavy rain from 22 July. Several rivers including the Sixaola River and its tributaries broke their banks. Minor flooding also affected parts of Veraguas, Chiriquí, Herrera and Coclé Provinces, where 3 landslides were also reported.Mon 26 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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