Details of Disaster Information


India : Flood, Land Slide : 2003/08/05
GLIDE: FL-2003-000387-IND  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2003/08/05
Country
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District
India
Name Flood, Land Slide
Outline Six weeks of monsoon rains have triggered landslides and flooding that has killed more than 26 people and has left 400 families homeless in Darjeeling, a small town in the northeastern Himalayan region of India.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Mercy Corps 2003/08/05
Dead: more than 26 people
Destroyed: 400 houses


Related Links
Report/Articles
  • CNN News 2003/08/08
    For the second time in less than a month, flash floods in northern India have swept through a makeshift tent site where laborers were sleeping, killing 14 and injuring 18, local police said
  • Yahoo asia News 2003/08/08
    A fierce thunderstorm near a Himalayan resort washed away the tents of workers building a mountain tunnel, killing at least 24 people, police said Friday
  • OCHA Situation Report 2003/08/05
    Flooding, landslides devastate Indian community