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Philippines (the):Flood:1998/09-10

Duration1998/09-10 Massive flooding, brought about by rising waters in the lowlying areas, caused the death of 27 persons.
Extensive floods triggered by back-to-back typhoons have affected a wide area on the main island of Luzon, Philippines
Country or DistrictPhilippines (the)

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage Others
OCHA Situation Report No. 1 (24 September 1998)
the death of 27 personsthe evacuation of 13,446 families or 70,512 persons and affected 144,789 families or 707,737 persons

affected 144,789 families or 707,737 persons.
Nine hundred seventy (970) barangays of 104 municipalities in 16 provinces have been inundated.
On 21 September the media reported that the floods have ravaged a total of about 18,000 hectares of rice lands.

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