Overall Green alert Flood
in São Tomé and Príncipe

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101256
Death: 2
Displaced: -
Countries: São Tomé and Príncipe
From - To 28 Dec - 10 Jan

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Sao Tome Et Principe, December 2021Local Red Cross and IFRC reported flooding caused severe damage and affected around 9,000 people in São Tomé and Príncipe in late December 2021.The government of Sao Tome declared a state of disaster. Media reported 2 fatalities. Full damage assessments were still to be completed as of 12 January 2022 and the government had therefore no received any international aid. IFRC said the greatest needs were in the districts of Lemba and Me-Zochi.Thu 13 Jan 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. 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), INFORM (2),