Overall Green alert Flood
in Iraq

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101885
Death: 3
Displaced: -
Countries: Iraq
From - To 09 Mar - 11 Mar

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Eastern Iraq, March 2023Heavy rainfall caused damage to buildings in Kirkuk Governorate on 09 March 2023. Local media reported 3 people from the same family died when a house collapsed in Bajwan village. Schools were suspended in some areas. According to reports, heavy rain affected areas of Sulaimani, Halabja, and Penjwen in Kirkuk Governorate and areas of Diyala Governorate.Fri 10 Mar 2023FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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