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Yugoslavia : Flood : 1999/07
GLIDE: FL-1999-000240-SRB  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 1999/07
Country
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District
Yugoslavia
Name Flood
Outline Heavy and continuous precipitation between 9 and 14 July has led to extensive flooding in central parts of Serbia. Daily recorded precipitation in the Morava and Kolubara river water basins was the highest since 1925. Flood waters have caused extensive damage to private homes, communal and industrial property, power lines, roads, bridges, crops and agricultural land.

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Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No. 1 (1999/7/30)
Over 10,300 people have been displaced as a result of flooding. 17,000 homes were flooded.
Agence France-Presse (1999/07/11)
Violent storms and searing heat have left at least 11 people dead in southeast Europe over the weekend and forced thousands in Austria, Hungary and Yugoslavia to evacuate their homes to escape rockfalls and rising rivers.


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