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Germany: Flood: 2021/07/15 Country Information on DRR

Period 2021/07/15
Country or District Germany
Event Type Flood
Outline At least 42 people have died in western Germany and dozens were missing on Thursday 15 July 2021 as swollen rivers caused by record rainfall across western Europe swept through towns and villages, leaving cars upended, houses destroyed and people stranded on rooftops.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
ECHO Daily Map 2021/07/23
Killed: 175
Injured: 823
Missing: 155

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European Civil Protection And Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) Daily Map 2021/07/23
Disaster Situation Update

Euronews 2021/07/18
Germany has borne the brunt of the extreme weather with at least 159 people killed, mainly in Rhineland-Palatinate state and neighbouring North Rhine-Westphalia.

Euronews 2021/07/16
Germany has borne the brunt of the extreme weather, with 93 people killed in two states.

BBC 2021/07/15
The worst of the flooding has been in the states of Rhineland-Palatinate and North Rhine-Westphalia, where buildings and cars have been washed away.


Copernicus EMS 2021/07/13
Flood in Western Germany

Copernicus EMS 2021/07/15
Flood delineation map in Duisburg, Germany (as of 15 July 2021)

German Aerospace Center 2021/07/18
Floods in North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate