Details of Disaster Information


Kazakhstan : Flood : 2010/03/12
GLIDE: FL-2010-000051-KAZ 
Satellite Images (Sentinel Asia): ERKGAG000009 DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2010/03/12
Country
   or
District
Kazakhstan
Name Flood
Outline Around 20 people died and thousands were evacuated in Kazakhstan on 12 March 2010 after severe floods destroyed two dams in the south of the Central Asian state

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
Report/Articles
  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2010/03/24
    Over 10,000 people were affected, 5,120 people
    were displaced and 37 have been confirmed killed
  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2010/03/15
    5120 families displaced and 35 have been killed by fresh floods in Southern Kazakhstan
  • Reuters 2010/03/12
    The Kazakh emergencies ministry said two dams north of the financial capital Almaty had burst when melt water swept through the hilly area, flooding villages and causing mudslides.
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