Overall Green alert Flood
in Ghana

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101883
Death: 3
Displaced: -
Countries: Ghana
From - To 07 Mar - 09 Mar

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Ghana, March 2023A heavy downpour lasting several hours caused flooding in parts of Greater Accra, Ghana, on 07 March 2023. Local media reported 3 fatalities.Wed 8 Mar 2023FloodList provided by Copernicus GLOFAS
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First downpour in Accra exposes flood vulnerability2023-03-08T10:24+0100.

The first major rain in Accra for the year has caused some minimal flooding in parts of the city. The rain, which lasted more than three hours, left in its wake widespread silting in parts of the capital and moderate flooding in areas such
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (36), (2), NASA (4), WMO (1), INFORM (2),