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Kyrgyz Republic : Flood : 1998/07
GLIDE: FL-1998-000213-KGZ  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 1998/07
Kyrgyz Republic
Name Flood

Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No.2(OCHA 98.7.14)
・Kyrgyz rescue teams recovered the bodies of 42 Uzbek and 1 Kyrgyz citizen. Preliminary reports from Uzbekistan indicate that in total 92 people have perished due to these floods in the Fergana Valley.
・About 14,000 people had to be evacuated and some 53 families are reported to have lost all personal belongings.
・12 km of lines, 4 km of cable, 32 pillars.
・3 road bridges crushed.
・ natural gas equipment: 250 m of a medium pressure pipeline, 250 m of a low pressure pipeline, 1 converting station.
・ power lines: 31 pillars (10 kw and 0.4 kw) and 2 transformer substations .
・ the main water accumulation facility and the canal at the power station of the Kadamjay antimony factory.
・220 m of drinking water main pipeline.

OCHA Situation Report No.1(OCHA 98.7.9)
・42 human causalities (all citizens of Uzbekistan) ・Several houses destroyed and/or evacuated
・A portion of the road washed out
・One bridge crashed
・The water supply system in Pulgon village ruined
・30 power poles washed out
・4 power substations put out of operation.

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