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Duration2008/08/18 After the Saptakosi river damaged dams in western Kusaha region of Sunsari district on 18 August 2008, over 25,000 people have been displaced.
Country or DistrictNepal

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Personal Injury Material Damage Others

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  • OCHA 2008/08/26
    Koshi River embankment collapse causes flooding in Sunsari and Saptari districts, affecting up to 70,000
  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2008/08/24
    The Government estimates that at least 70,000 people are affected by the flooding and 7,000 families are displaced.
  • IRIN Asia 2008/08/22
    Heavy flooding has displaced over 35,000 people in Sunsari District in Nepal’s southeastern Terai region, officials from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA), have said.
  • Nepal 2008/08/19
    Kosi flood displaces 25,000 people
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