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Nepal : Flood, Landslide : 2009/10/06
GLIDE: FL-2009-000219-NPL 
Satellite Images (Sentinel Asia): ERNPSD000002 DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2009/10/06
Name Flood, Landslide
Outline Torrential rains triggered floods and landslides in Nepal on Tuesday (6 October 2009), killing at least 26 people in the west of the Himalayan nation.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
  • IFRC 2009/12/01
    The disaster claimed 78 lives, affecting more than 175,000 people (29,141 families), while more than 15,000people (2,802 families) were fully displaced.
  • IFRC 2009/10/19
    So far, the flood and landslides have claimed 62 lives, affecting more than 152,000 individuals from 27,000 families. More than 4,000 families are displaced and are taking shelter in schools, open space and forest areas with no protection from the external elements.
  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2009/10/12
    Total number of reported deaths due to flooding and landslides in Mid and Far West regions has reached 58, with 9 people missing and 29 injured.
    Estimates suggest approximately 2,600 families displaced in the MWR/FWR; and over 18,000 families affected;
  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2009/10/08
    More than 40 deaths have been recorded, but the impact of landslides has been most felt in Accham (20 deaths) and Dadeldhura (12 deaths) districts, and that of the floods in Kailali and Kanchanpur districts
  • Reuters AlertNet 2009/10/06
    At least 12 people were buried when two houses were swept away in At least 12 people were buried when two houses were swept away in Dadeldhura district, 480 km (300 miles) west of Kathmandu.
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