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Korea (the Republic of): Flood: 2001/07/15 Country Information on DRR

Period 2001/07/15
Country or District Korea (the Republic of)
Event Type Flood
Outline Dozens of people have been killed after the worst torrential rains in 37 years hit central South Korea over the weekend.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Dead:52people Damaged House:59,000
Damaged farm land:127.7hectares

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Asahi news
45 people were killed by flood in Soul which progressing repair work.

MSN News
Heavy rain broke out in Korea for the first time in 37 years.The Dead reached 40 and the missing reached 14.

CNN News
Reports on the number of dead varied, with estimates from relief operations ranging from 36 to 54.

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