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Kazakhstan: Flood: 2008/02/21-22 Country Information on DRR

Period 2008/02/21-22
Country or District Kazakhstan
Event Type Flood
Outline On 21-22 February 2008, as a result of the sudden increase in air temperature and heavy rains in the South of Kazakhstan, 48 settlements of the Sary-Agash, Ordabasyn, Aryss and Shardarya districts were flooded, leading to the death of one person and the displacement of more than 13,000 people.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No.2 2008/03/19
1 dead;
over 13,000 (approximately 1,800 families) displaced
2,383 houses
298 houses
8 schools
2 primary medical centers
2 bridges destroyed

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IFRC 2008/04/18
The government estimated the economic losses at 125 million US dollars.

OCHA Situation Report No.2 2008/03/19
One person died and more than 13,000 people (approximately 1,800 families) were displaced.

OCHA Situation Report No.1 2008/03/11
On 21-22 February 2008 rapid snow melt and heavy rains causedflooding in the South of Kazakhstan resulting in 1 person killed and 13,000 displaced.

Geographycal Data

OCHA ReliefWeb: Map 2008/03/11
Floods (as of 10 March 2008) - Location Map