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 1102205
Death: 1
Displaced: 800
Countries: Ghana
From - To 11 Sep - 24 Sep

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Southern Ghana, Mid-September 2023Local media in Ghana reported flooding in the Ashanti and Greater Accra Regions on 11 to 12 September 2023. One person died in Kumasi. A major highway was flooded in Accra.Wed 13 Sep 2023FloodList provided by Copernicus GLOFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. 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: 32 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

M2sat introduces the Global Water Level Monitor2023-09-27T09:56+0200.

This means water authorities, local/regional/national government agencies, National Hydro-Met Services organisations or emergency response agencies will need Water Level Monitoring tools. In a recent report from the United Nations Framework
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Ashaiman to undergo major facelift after Friday’s floods – MCE2023-09-27T08:28+0200.

The Ashaiman Municipality is to undergo a major facelift following Friday’s heavy rains that recorded one person dead and properties worth thousands of Ghana Cedis destroyed. The over three-hour downpour led to severe flash waters, one of t
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3 persons drown in massive floods2023-09-26T06:28+0200.

Three persons got drowned in floods following last Friday’s heavy rains that hit Accra and its environs, which also disrupted businesses and caused destruction to properties running into millions of cedis. The body of one of the de­ceased,
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Weija flood waters recede as residents count losses2023-09-25T22:12+0200.

Visit. This came to light when the Daily Graphic visited areas affected by the floods when the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) opened four spill gates of the Weija Dam to allow for the flow of excess water from the facility to save it fr
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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),