Overall Green alert Flood
in Ecuador

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

GDACS ID FL 1101082
Death: 3
Displaced: -
Countries: Ecuador
From - To 05 Sep - 07 Sep

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Tungurahua Province, Ecuador, September 2021Flooding struck in areas around Baños de Agua Santa (known as Baños) Tungurahua Province, Ecuador, after heavy rain caused the La Estancia river to break its banks, according to Ecuador’s National Risk and Emergency Management Service (SNGRE). Landslides were also reported in the area, and a bridge was severely damaged leaving around 50 people isolated in the La Estancia sector. Five people were swept away in the floods. As of 08 September, rescue teams had located the bodies of 3 victims. Two people are still missing and search and rescue operations involving the local Fire Department and Red Cross were continuing.Wed 8 Sep 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: EC-JRC (33), (1), NASA (7), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),