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Kazakhstan: Flood: 2008/02/21-22
|Country or District||Kazakhstan|
|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|
over 13,000 (approximately 1,800 families) displaced
2 primary medical centers
2 bridges destroyed
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.
OCHA ReliefWeb: Map 2008/03/11
Floods (as of 10 March 2008) - Location Map