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Nepal: Flood: 2012/05/05 Country Information on DRR

Period 2012/05/05
Country or District Nepal
Event Type Flood
Outline An avalanche in Annapurna mountain range triggered massive flood in Seti River in Kaski, Nepal on 5 May 2012, killing at least 13 people.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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OCHA 2012/05/11
Total of 26 bodies have been recovered and 51 persons have reportedly been missing as of 10 May 2012.

OCHA 2012/05/09
As of 1800 hrs 9 May 2012, total 26 bodies have been recovered and there is no additional missing information except for those 44 persons. Total of 20 houses, two temples, one community building have been completely swept away by the flooding.

OCHA 2012/05/08
Total 20 persons confirmed dead and 44 persons missing including 4 children and 3 foreigners, the number of missing is expected to increase which may go beyond 100 persons.

OCHA 2012/05/07
Total of 17 people have confirmed dead and 47 gone missing as of 1800 hrs, 06 May 2012.

AFP 2012/05/05
A river near one of Nepal\'s most popular Himalayan resorts killed 13 people and left 17 missing including three Russian tourists when it burst its banks and swept away a village 5 May 2012.

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ReliefWeb OCHA 2012/05/08
Nepal: Flash floods (as of 08 May 2012)