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Dominican Republic : Flood : 2004/05/26
GLIDE: FL-2004-000028-DOM  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2004/05/26
Country
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District
Dominican Republic
Name Flood
Outline Floods and mudslides have killed more than 500 people in the Dominican Republic and Haiti.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles
  • Reuters Alertnet 2004/05/27
    The death toll from devastating floods and landslides in Haiti and the Dominican Republic rose to at least 1,950 on Wednesday with the discovery of more than 1,000 bodies in a Haitian town.
  • OCHA Situation Report No. 2
    Latest data on the impact is as follows:
    - 195 dead
    - 122 injured
    - 239 missing
    - 12,000 evacuated, 200 staying in public shelters, 2,100 rescued so far
  • Reuters Alertnet 2004/05/25
    Floods and mudslides have killed more than 500 people in the Dominican Republic and Haiti, many of them swept to their deaths when rain-swollen rivers burst their banks.
  • OCHA Situation Report No. 1
    In the Dominican Republic, heavy rains during the past 48 hours have been affecting the whole country. Preliminary reports indicate 45 people killed, 120 injured and 200 missing.
  • CNN News 2004/05/26
    Officials say another 200 people are missing and feared dead in the country alone, while dozens more are reported dead in neighboring Haiti.
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