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India: Flood: 2007/07/06 Country Information on DRR

Period 2007/07/06
Country or District India
Event Type Flood
Outline Thousands of people in eastern India were marooned for a fourth straight day on Friday as torrential rains hampered relief work, while in neighbouring Bangladesh two people were killed by landslides.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Reuters AlerNet 2007/09/10
About 2.5 million people have been made homeless in India's northeast state of Assam after a second wave of flooding caused by heavy rains over the past three days, an official said on Monday.

BBC news 2007/08/30
The flood struck the town of Sonari and villages around it in Assam's northern region bordering the states of Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland.

Reuters AlertNet 2007/08/13
The death toll from flooding in eastern India rose by at least 63 on 13 August 2007, as thousands more people were marooned due to fresh rains in parts of the monsoon-battered region. 2007/08/05
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Reuters AlertNet 2007/07/11
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Reuters AlerNet 2007/07/06
Rains maroon thousands in eastern India