Details of Disaster Information

Burkina Faso : Flood : 2009/09/01
GLIDE: FL-2009-000172-BFA  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2009/09/01
Burkina Faso
Name Flood
Outline Burkina Faso suffers annual flooding during the rainy season unusually severe rains on 1 September 2009. 8 people have died and 150,000 others have been affected by flooding in the capital Ouagadougou; 50% of the city is affected.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2009/09/07
    According to the most recent assessment an estimated 48,000 people are sheltering in temporary accommodation such as schools, churches and public buildings.
Geographycal Data Information
  • UNOSAT 2009/09/09
    Overview of Flood-Affected Sectors in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (as of 9 September 2009)
  • IFRC 2009/09/09
    Burkina Faso: Floods (as of 9 September 2009)