Overall Green alert Flood
in Burundi

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1102409
Death: 1
Displaced: 3647
Countries: Burundi
From - To 26 Dec - 10 Feb

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Burundi, Mid to Late January 2024IOM reported heavy rain, along with strong winds and hail, caused damages and displacements in areas of Burundi from 15 to 20 January 2024. A total of 20,000 people were affected 2,400 displaced. 15,045 people were affected and 2,355 displaced as a result of the heavy rains. A further IOM report of 31 January showed heavy rain impacted 2,194 people and displaced 127 in a period from 21 to 27 January across the provinces of Kayanza, Gitega, Rutana and Makamba. Heavy hail also caused damage in Cankuzo.Thu 1 Feb 2024FloodList provided by Copernicus GLOFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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