Details of Disaster Information


Gambia : Flood : 1999/06-09
GLIDE: FL-1999-000286-GMB  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 1999/06-09
Country
   or
District
Gambia
Name Flood
Outline Prolonged and heavy rainfall between June to August 1999 caused flooding in several divisions of the country. On 25 August the Government declared a state of emergency and appealed for assistance.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No.1 1999/9/22
A total of 27,000 people were affected. Roads and bridges were heavily damaged.

Related Links
Report/Articles
  • ReliefWeb
    A list of the latest major documents added to ReliefWeb pertaining to Gambia.
  • OCHA Situation Report No.1 1999/9/22
    Prolonged and heavy rainfall between June to August 1999 caused flooding in several divisions of the country. On 25 August the Government declared a state of emergency and appealed for assistance.