Details of Disaster Information

Kazakhstan : Mud Slide : 2004/03/14
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Duration 2004/03/14
Name Mud Slide
Outline At least 28 people have been killed by a powerful mudslide which swept away two buildings in south-eastern Kazakhstan. 20 people are still missing.

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage Others
Reuters Alertnet 2004/03/15
Dead: 28 people
(including 15 women and six children)
Missing: 20 people

Related Links
  • Reuters Alertnet 2004/03/15
    The death toll from a powerful mudslide in southeastern Kazakhstan rose to 28 on Monday and emergencies agency officials said 20 people were still missing.
    A landslide struck southern Kazakhstan in the early hours of Sunday morning, March 14, 2004, burying some 30 people.
  • BBC News 2004/03/14
    The victims included five children and the death toll is expected to rise further. The tragedy happened in the Talgar district, east of the capital's commercial capital, Almaty.