Overall Green alert Flood
in Democratic Republic of Congo

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1102226
Death: 17
Displaced: -
Countries: Democratic Republic of Congo
From - To 16 Sep - 18 Sep


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Mongala Province, DR Congo, May 2023, September 2023Local media in DR Congo reported heavy rain triggered a landslide in Lisala, Mongala Province, 16 to 17 September 2023. As of 17 September, 17 people had died and seven survivors had been located. More are feared missing under the landslide that buried homes at the foot of a hillside close to the banks of the Congo River. Local government officials said searchers didn't have the necessary equipment to conduct thorough searches of the area and required heavy machinery.Mon 18 Sep 2023FloodList provided by Copernicus GLOFAS
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (36), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),