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Nepal : Fire : 1999/03/01
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Duration 1999/03/01
Country
   or
District
Nepal
Name Fire
Outline The Impact of the fire is large because of very dry and hot
season with strong wind

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Disaster Relief Section Ministry of Home Affairs, Nepal Government
Dead 41 More
than 10 thousand people homeless
More
than 10 thousand people homeless. Thousands of hectares of forest
also have been caught by fire causing a huge loss of timber and a number of
forest animals. A total loss of physical property worth US $ 1.5 million has been
estimated. It, however, does not include the damage caused to the forest
and forest products.
The impact
of the fire is more devastating because of very dry and hot
season with strong wind.

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