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India : Flood : 2001/08/26
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Duration 2001/08/26
Name Flood
Outline Nearly three million people have been displaced by the second wave of flooding this month in the eastern Indian state of Bihar.

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage Others
News source CNNnews 2001/09/08
displaced:2.8 million people
death :at least 39
crops destroyed:55,000 hectares (136,000 acres)
damaged estimated:1.24 billion rupees ($26 million)
highways and railways track and all communication with has been completely sanpped

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