Overall Green alert Flood
in Colombia

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101808
Death: 1
Displaced: 558
Countries: Colombia
From - To 09 Jan - 17 Jan

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Nariño Department, Colombia, January 2023Llcoal media in Colombia reported several incidents of flooding in Barbacoas in Nariño Department after the Telembí River overflowed at least 3 times in January 2023. More than 2,500 families have been affected by flooding that first occurred on 09 January. Homes, health centres and school buildings have been damaged. Crops have also suffered. Landslides were also reported in the area, with roads blocked as a result.Mon 23 Jan 2023FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. 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

¿Por qué se inundan, cada vez más, las ciudades?2023-01-17T05:40+0100.

La escena ya es usual en varias ciudades del país: deprimidos y parqueaderos inundados, automóviles bajo el agua, infraestructura en el piso. Las grandes urbes colombianas (y del mundo) están cada vez más expuestas a los riesgos que genera
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5 Environmental Issues in South America in 2023 Many countries around ... 2023-01-16T16:19+0100.

Many countries around the world are either facing or will likely face the full-scale impacts of climate change. South America, home to the second-largest river and the world’s longest mountain range, exemplifies biological diversity and nat
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Dos personas murieron por las fuertes lluvias en Colombia2023-01-15T22:24+0100.

Al menos dos personas murieron y una veintena más resultaron heridas debido a las intensas lluvias y vientos huracanados que afectaron en los últimos días a Medellín, Colombia. Los servicios de emergencia atendieron más de 180 avisos en las
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Estos son los impactantes videos de la camioneta Audi blanca que quedó ... 2023-01-15T15:44+0100.

El invierno no da tregua en el país y las emergencias relacionadas con inundaciones, derrumbes y caídas de árboles configuran un panorama que prenden las alarmas en varias regiones de Colombia. En Medellín, por ejemplo, la jornada del pasad
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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),