Overall Green alert Flood
in Canada

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101405
Death: 0
Displaced: 1250
Countries: Canada
From - To 06 May - 11 May

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Alberta, Canada, May 2022Local government reported over 1,000 people evacuated after flooding in parts of northwestern Alberta Province, Canada. A state of emergency was declared for Chateh and the other is for John D’or Prairie.Tue 10 May 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.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 14 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

Trevali dice di essere stata colta di sorpresa dall'acquazzone che ha ... 2022-05-14T13:26+0200.

I dirigenti di Trevali Mining Corp, con sede in Canada, hanno detto che l'azienda è stata colta di sorpresa da un acquazzone torrenziale durante la stagione secca il mese scorso in Burkina Faso, che ha lasciato otto uomini intrappolati nel
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Heatwaves Are Altering Our Everyday Lives2022-05-13T22:10+0200.

A May, 2022 report asks us to stop looking backward to see if pre-industrial eras had heatwaves. Instead, we need to look at adaptation decision-making in the face of unprecedented future heat. Chicago set a new record for warmest temper
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Climate change made deadly S. Africa rains twice as likely2022-05-13T14:34+0200.

Rainfall that caused catastrophic floods and landslides last month in and around Durban, South Africa, was made twice as likely by global warming, scientists said Friday. An exceptional downpour -- more than 35 centimetres (14 inches) over
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Climate change made KZN's deadly rains twice as likely, scientists say2022-05-13T13:49+0200.

PARIS - Rainfall that caused catastrophic floods and landslides last month in and around Durban was made twice as likely by global warming, scientists said on Friday. An exceptional downpour, more than 35 centimetres over two days, on 11-12
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (33), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),