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Kazakhstan: Flood: 2010/03/12 Country Information on DRR

Period 2010/03/12
Country or District Kazakhstan
Event Type Flood
Outline Around 20 people died and thousands were evacuated in Kazakhstan on 12 March 2010 after severe floods destroyed two dams in the south of the Central Asian state
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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OCHA ReliefWeb 2010/03/24
Over 10,000 people were affected, 5,120 people were displaced and 37 have been confirmed killed

OCHA ReliefWeb 2010/03/15
5120 families displaced and 35 have been killed by fresh floods in Southern Kazakhstan

Reuters 2010/03/12
The Kazakh emergencies ministry said two dams north of the financial capital Almaty had burst when melt water swept through the hilly area, flooding villages and causing mudslides.

Geographycal Data

IFRC 2010/03/18
Kazakhstan: Floods (as of 18 Mar 2010)

OCHA ReliefWeb 2010/03/15
Kazakhstan - Floods in Almaty region (as of 15 Mar 2010)