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United States of America (the): Flood: 2018/01/09 Country Information on DRR

Period 2018/01/09
Country or District United States of America (the)
Event Type Flood
Outline Mudslides, boulders and tons of debris killed at least 13 people on 9 January 2018 in communities along scenic coastline of California, the US.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Reuters 2018/01/14
The death toll from mudslides has climbed to 20 as of 14 January. Four people are still missing.

Reuters 2018/01/09
Heavy downpours struck before dawn on Tuesday after thousands of residents in Santa Barbara County along the Pacific coast north of Los Angeles were ordered to evacuate or urged to do so voluntarily, some of them for a second time since December.