Details of Disaster Information

Korea, Republic Of : Flood : 2001/07/15
GLIDE: FL-2001-000335-KOR  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2001/07/15
Korea, Republic Of
Name Flood
Outline Dozens of people have been killed after the worst torrential rains in 37 years hit central South Korea over the weekend.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Dead:52people Damaged House:59,000
Damaged farm land:127.7hectares

Related Links
  • Asahi news
    45 people were killed by flood in Soul which progressing repair work.

  • MSN News
    Heavy rain broke out in Korea for the first time in 37 years.The Dead reached 40 and the missing reached 14.
  • CNN News
    Reports on the number of dead varied, with estimates from relief operations ranging from 36 to 54.
  • OCHA Situaton Report No.1 2001/07/19
    A Summary of Disaster Situation Report