Overall Green alert Flood
in Dominican Republic, France, Netherlands, Saint Lucia

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101726
Death: 6
Displaced: -
Countries: Dominican Republic, France, Netherlands, Saint Lucia
From - To 04 Nov - 06 Nov

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Caribbean, Early November 2022Heavy rain and flooding was reported in several Caribbean countries from 05 November 2022 including Guadeloupe, Dominican Republic and Saint Lucia. Guadeloupe Landslides and floods were reported in several points on the island, hindering traffic. Areas in Goyave were particularly badly affected. Dominican Republic Heavy rains flooded roads and submerged vehicles in the National District and Santo Domingo province in Dominican Republic from late 04 November. Media, quoting COE reported over 800 vehicles damaged. Media later reported 6 fatalities and several people missing. Around 350 homes were flooded in Los Alcarrizos municipality. Saint Lucia Officials in Saint Lucia reported flooding mostly in northern parts of the island. Several vehicles were damaged. One house and a bridge were destroyed in Monchy. Dominica Local media reported flooding in eastern parts of the island on 06 November.Tue 8 Nov 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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Latest media headlines

Articles: 5 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Cadoar dice pocos vehículos están asegurados en caso de inundación2022-11-08T14:38+0100.

Menos del 25 % de los vehículos asegurados en la República Dominicana cuenta con cobertura de inundación , de acuerdo a Miguel Villamán , presidente ejecutivo de la Cámara Dominicana de Aseguradores y Reaseguradores ( Cadoar “De los 2.5 mil
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Dice pocos vehículos están asegurados en caso de inundación2022-11-08T05:21+0100.

Menos del 25 % de los vehículos asegurados en la República Dominicana cuenta con cobertura de inundación , de acuerdo a Miguel Villamán , presidente ejecutivo de la Cámara Dominicana de Aseguradores y Reaseguradores ( Cadoar. “De los 2.5 mi
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Un mensaje desde el futuro2022-11-07T05:09+0100.

Escribo esta nota desde el año 2100 en el umbral del siglo XXII. He regresado al futuro para ver las secuelas del cambio climático y lo que ha ocurrido con la ciudad de Santo Domingo y con diversas zonas de la República Dominicana. Ya estuv
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¡Seguirán las lluvias! Aquí algunas recomendaciones para protegerse2022-11-05T14:04+0100.

La Oficina Nacional de Meteorología informó que este sábado continuarán las lluvias en la República Dominicana, como consecuencia de una vaguada y una onda tropical. Ante esto y debido a las fuertes inundaciones que ocurrieron ayer en disti
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (34), (2), NASA (7), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),