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Nepal: Flood: 2008/08/18 Country Information on DRR

Period 2008/08/18
Country or District Nepal
Event Type Flood
Outline After the Saptakosi river damaged dams in western Kusaha region of Sunsari district on 18 August 2008, over 25,000 people have been displaced.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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OCHA 2008/08/26
Koshi River embankment collapse causes flooding in Sunsari and Saptari districts, affecting up to 70,000

OCHA ReliefWeb 2008/08/24
The Government estimates that at least 70,000 people are affected by the flooding and 7,000 families are displaced.

IRIN Asia 2008/08/22
Heavy flooding has displaced over 35,000 people in Sunsari District in Nepal’s southeastern Terai region, officials from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA), have said.

Nepal 2008/08/19
Kosi flood displaces 25,000 people


International Charter 2008/08/29
Floods in Nepal