Overall Green alert Flood
in Uruguay

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1102209
Death: 0
Displaced: 800
Countries: Uruguay
From - To 07 Sep - 12 Sep

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Cerro Largo Department, Uruguay, Early September 2023Flooding occurred in areas of Cerro Largo Department, Uruguay in early September 2023, affecting hundreds of families. Some evacuation were reported in mostly in Melo and in Rio Branco where the Yaguarón River broke its banks. The river forms the border between Cerro Largo Department and Rio Grande do Sol in Brazil where severe flooding was also reported at this time (reported separately).Tue 12 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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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (36), (2), NASA (4), WMO (1), INFORM (2),