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Russian Federation (the): Flood: 2012/07/06 Country Information on DRR

Period 2012/07/06
Country or District Russian Federation (the)
Event Type Flood
Outline At least 99 people were killed in floods and landslides in southern Russia after two months' average rainfall fell in a few hours overnight.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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CNN 2012/07/08
Russian flooding death toll climbed to 171. 20,000 people are affected and 5,000 homes are flooded, reports say.

AFP 2012/07/07
Flash floods deluged Russia\'s southern Krasnodar, killing at least 134 people in the region\'s worst natural disaster in decades, officials and witnesses said on 7 July 2012.

Reuters AlertNet 2012/07/07
Most of the victims died in or around Krymsk , a town about 300 km (190 miles) northwest of Sochi. The torrential rain hit thousands of homes, flooded railways and roads, and halted oil shipments from the port of Novorossiisk.

Geographycal Data

IFRC 2012/07/11
Russian Federation: Flash Floods (as of 11 July 2012)

OCHA 2012/07/08
Russian Federation: Flash Floods (as of 8 July 2012)


International Charter 2012/07/10
Floods in Russia (City of Krymsk)