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Moldova (the Republic of):Landslide:1999/05

Duration1999/05 Melting of snow due to an unusual warm weather in the end of February - beginning of March 1999 and heavy spring rains have provoked a series of landslides in the territory of the Republic of Moldova.
Country or DistrictMoldova (the Republic of)

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage Others
Republic of Moldova OCHA (1999/06/11)
Families evacuated 320
Houses destroyed :251
Houses severely damaged :534
Roads destroyed :38.19km
Bridges damaged :16

Total surface affected 2947,7 hectares
Cities and towns affected 16
Villages and other settlements affected 218

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  • Republic of Moldova OCHA (1999/06/11)
    The Government of the Republic of Moldova addresses an appeal for humanitarian aid to rehabilitate the situation created in the country by the disastrous landslides. Total amount needed for rehabilitation and reconstruction purposes is estimated at 33 million Moldovan leis (approx. USD 3.14 mln).
    Mostly needed are construction materials as follows:
    Wood: 8000 cub. m
    Cement: 2500 tons
    Steel: 500 tons
    Steel tubes: 300 tons
    Roof materials: 60,000 sq. m
    Cables/aluminium: 200 tons
    Masonry materials: 4,800 cub. m
    Bricks: 480,000 units
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