Flooding in South Africa
Torrential downpours caused large scale flooding in South Africa. Hundreds of people were forced to flee their homes on the east coast, according to officials, only a month after the worst floods in living memory killed more than 400. Infrastructure, roads, bridges and buildings were damaged. Authorities opened reception centres while police, firefighters and rescue workers remained on high alert ready to respond rapidly to emergencies.
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|Type of Event:||Floods|
|Location of Event:||South Africa|
|Date of Charter Activation:||2022-05-24|
|Time of Charter Activation:||13:43|
|Time zone of Charter Activation:||UTC+02:00|
|Charter Requestor:||National Disaster Management Centre|
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