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Mexico : Flood : 2004/04/05
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Duration 2004/04/05
Country
   or
District
Mexico
Name Flood
Outline Homeless people picked through debris and sought food at emergency shelters on Thursday after a flash flood ravaged the northern Mexican town of Piedras Negras, leaving 36 dead and 19 missing.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
Report/Articles
  • Reuters AlertNet 2004/04/08
    Homeless people picked through debris and sought food at emergency shelters on Thursday after a flash flood ravaged the northern Mexican town of Piedras Negras, leaving 36 dead and 19 missing.
  • OCHA Relief Web 2004/04/06
    Heavy rains caused flooding in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila early on the morning of Monday 5 April, resulting in at least 25 deaths. Dozens of people are still reported missing and at least 3,500 have been forced out of their homes.
  • BBC News 2004/04/06
    At least 31 people are dead and more than 50 missing after flash floods hit a town in northern Mexico, close to the US border.
  • Reuters Alertnet 2004/04/05
    Floods in northern Mexico kill at least 31