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Guinea: Floods - Aug 2021

Disaster types

On the night of Monday 30th to Tuesday 31st of August 2021, heavy rain fell over most of the country causing flooding in the prefectures of Siguiri, Guéckédou, and the capital Conakry. This situation has affected 69,671 people, with 1,972 homeless people, 21 injured and 5 deaths recorded.

The preliminary assessments indicated that 763 water points destroyed; 103 host families; 21 resettlement sites and 964 latrines destroyed. There are also, huge impacts on agriculture and animal husbandry which have also been recorded. Affected people and the authorities are seeking the support of people of good will and humanitarian organizations. (IFRC, 12 Sep 2021)