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Nicaragua : Heavy rain : 2002/05/31
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Duration 2002/05/31
Name Heavy rain
Outline Heavy rains fell onto many parts of Nicaragua, due to the combined effect of Hurricane Alma, tropical storm No. 8, and low pressure centers off Nicaragua's Pacific coast and in the Caribbean, forcing the evacuation of a few thousands people and affecting some 7,000 people.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No.3 2002/06/06
Affected: 10,542 people
Evacuated: 3,004 people
Destroyed: 23 houses
Partially destroyed 114 houses
Damaged: 1,077 houses

35 roads stretches, 22 bridges and 16 drains damaged
The damage on the drinking water system in the rural area estimated at USD 50,000

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