Ethiopia

Ethiopia - Flash floods (Ethiomet, FloodList, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 19 August 2021)

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  • On 17-18 August, flash floods caused by heavy rainfall were reported across Addis Ababa capital city (central Ethiopia) leading to casualties.

  • According to media reports, at least seven people have died and dozens have been injured. A number of individuals have been displaced, while several areas of Addis Ababa have been affected by extensive damage caused by floodwater.

  • More heavy rainfall is forecast over Addis Ababa over 19-21 August.