Details of Disaster Information


Nepal : Land Slide : 2003/07/31
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Duration 2003/07/31
Country
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District
Nepal
Name Land Slide
Outline Monsoon rains triggered landslides in Manakamana village, 75 miles west of the capital, Katmandu, killing at least 48 villagers, burying houses and blocking a key highway.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Statistic Data of Disaster Situation from ADRC counterpart organization
Dead: 104 people
Missing: 47 people
Injured: 40 people
Affected: 3599 families
Collapsed: 1493 houses
Animal loss: 181

Related Links
Report/Articles
  • OCHA ReliefWeb Situation Report No.2
    Since the onset of monsoon rains, floods and landslides have affected geographically about two thirds of Nepal. As of 4 August 2003, the Department of Disaster Management of the Ministry of Home Affairs reported that floods and landslides have killed 130 people, 45 are missing and 69 injured.
  • Yahoo asia News 2003/07/31
    Landslides in Nepal Kill at Least 48
Urgent Report from Supporting Members of the Asian Disaster Reduction Center