Overall Green alert Flood
in Madagascar

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101263
Death: 10
Displaced: 500
Countries: Madagascar
From - To 17 Jan - 18 Jan

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Madagascar, January 2022Heavy rainfall late on 17 January 2022 caused flooding and landslides in areas of Analamanga Region in Madagascar, including the capital Antananarivo. BNGRC reported 500 evacuated and 10 fatalities as of 18 January.Tue 18 Jan 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 2 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Intense flood hits Madagascar's capital due to a month-long rain2022-01-21T18:38+0100.

According to The Associated Press , at least ten people have died due to the flooding, and over 12,000 people have been displaced (AP). At least 2,400 homes in Antananarivo were flooded as a result of severe rains, according to local offici
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10 killed by floods in Madagascar capital2022-01-18T18:43+0100.

Ten were killed by floods in Madagascar's capital. An Interior Ministry official said Tuesday that at least 10 people perished in flash floods caused by torrential rain that pounded Madagascar's capital Antananarivo overnight. The victims w
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (33), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),