Details of Disaster Information

Korea, Republic Of : Typhoon : 2002/08/31
GLIDE: ST-2002-000557-KOR  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2002/08/31
Korea, Republic Of
Name Typhoon
Outline A typhoon Rusa killed at least 13 people,and 35 were missing in South Korea after record rainfall and powerful winds triggered floods and landslides and pulled down houses.

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage Others
Reuters Alertnet 2002/09/03
Death toll :113 people
Missing:71 people
Cutting off by landslides :16,000 people
Affected farm land :114,592 hectares (287,877 acres)
Damage: $1 billion.

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