Overall Green alert Flood
in Canada, United States

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101174
Death: 1
Displaced: 12800
Countries: Canada, United States
From - To 12 Nov - 14 Nov

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Pacific Northwest, USA and British Colombia, Canada, November 2021Record rainfall fell in parts of British Columbia, Canada from 13 November 2021, causing floods, mudslides and rockslides. Hundreds of people evacuated their homes and emergency teams rescued dozens of people left stranded on highways. On 16 November police in Canada reported 1 person had died and 2 were missing in a landslide near Lillooet, BC. Flooding also affected neighbouring Washington State, USA, where 1 person was reported missing. Some flood rescues were also carried out in Oregon. Washington state issued an emergency declaration for the counties of Clallam, Grays Harbor, Island, Jefferson, Lewis, King, Kitsap, Pierce, Mason, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, Thurston, and Whatcom.Wed 17 Nov 2021FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. 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: 114 | About casualties: 59 | Last hour: 0

State of emergency in British Columbia; more deaths expected2021-11-18T00:44+0100.

The Canadian Pacific coast province of British Columbia declared a state of emergency Wednesday following floods and mudslides caused by extremely heavy rainfall, and officials said they expected to find more dead. Every major route between
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State of emergency in British Columbia; more deaths expected2021-11-18T00:43+0100.

Every major route between the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, where Canada's third largest city of Vancouver is, and the interior of the province has been cut by washouts, flooding or landslides following record-breaking rain across sou
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Northwest Storm: ‘Devastating’ flood damage, 1 dead in BC2021-11-18T00:27+0100.

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — As many parts of Western Washington began drying out Tuesday after a storm that dumped rain for days, waters in some areas continued rising, more people were urged to evacuate and crews worked to restore power and r
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Canadian Armed Forces deploying 300 personnel to B.C. to help with flo ... 2021-11-18T00:06+0100.

OTTAWA -- The federal government has confirmed that an initial group of 300 Canadian Armed Forces troops are being deployed to B.C. to assist with evacuation efforts as extreme flooding causes havoc in the southern region of the province. M
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (33), (1), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),