ADRC DisasterReport Back to ADRC Homepage(English/Japanese)

ADRC Latest Disaster Information

Back to List


Duration1999/03/01 The Impact of the fire is large because of very dry and hot
season with strong wind
Country or DistrictNepal

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage Others
Disaster Relief Section Ministry of Home Affairs, Nepal Government
Dead 41 More
than 10 thousand people homeless

than 10 thousand people homeless. Thousands of hectares of forest
also have been caught by fire causing a huge loss of timber and a number of
forest animals. A total loss of physical property worth US $ 1.5 million has been
estimated. It, however, does not include the damage caused to the forest
and forest products.

The impact
of the fire is more devastating because of very dry and hot
season with strong wind.

Specific Matters

Related Links
Geographycal Data Information
Emergency Relief Information
Urgent Report from Supporting Members of the Asian Disaster Reduction Center