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Russian Federation : Mud Slide : 2002/09/21
GLIDE: SL-2002-000602-RUS  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2002/09/21
Country
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District
Russian Federation
Name Mud Slide
Outline A huge glacier slid down a mountain side in southern Russia, leaving possibly as many as 100 people dead.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Report 2002/09/30
Dead: 16 people
Missing: 120 people
15 houses were covered by the ice mass.

OCHA Situation Report No.2 2002/09/27
Dead: 12 people

Missing: 99 people
(including a film crew and 20 employees of North Ossetian parliament's staff and administration)

The rescue operations involve 493 people, 106 units of machinery, 3 helicopters, and 8 search dogs.

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