Overall Orange alert Flood
in South Sudan

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100229
Death: 0
Displaced: 500000
Countries: South Sudan
From - To 01 Oct - 29 Oct

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South Sudan, October 2019The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) reports that unprecedented heavy flooding in South Sudans Maban County has affected nearly 200,000 people. The UN said the affected area is prone to flooding at this time of year, although the situation has worsened after heavy rain in the highlands of Ethiopia.

Local media reported on 10 October that around 2,000 homes were destroyed after heavy rain and floods in Torit.

Note: This event is listed under the country "Sudan". Our current map system and "list of countries" doesn't include South Sudan as a separate country. This will be updated in the next round of web developments.
Tue 29 Oct 2019FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 218 | About casualties: 26 | Last hour: 0

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MONTPELIER , Vt. (AP)- Storms that began on Halloween killed at least one person, caused flooding, down trees and power lines and damaged homes from the Deep South to the Northeast on Friday. More than 500,000 customers - from South Carolin
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Storms kill 1, knock out power, downs trees on East CoastSat, 02 Nov 2019 03:24:00 +0100.

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Storms that began on Halloween killed at least two people, caused flooding, downed trees and power lines and damaged homes from the Deep South to the Northeast on Friday. The number of people without power — from Sout
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Storms kill 2, knock out power, down trees on East CoastFri, 01 Nov 2019 21:59:00 +0100.

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Storms that began on Halloween killed at least two people, caused flooding, downed trees and power lines and damaged homes from the Deep South to the Northeast on Friday. The number of people without power — from South Car
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Storms kill 2, knock out power, downs trees on East CoastFri, 01 Nov 2019 21:35:00 +0100.

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Storms that began on Halloween killed at least two people, caused flooding, downed trees and power lines and damaged homes from the Deep South to the Northeast on Friday. The number of people without power - from Sout
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: UNOSAT (1), JRC (29), (1), NASA (7), INFORM (2),