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Thailand: Flood: 2001/08/11 Country Information on DRR

Period 2001/08/11
Country or District Thailand
Event Type Flood
Outline A flash flood swept down a mountainside through villages in Lomsak district of Phetchabun province,in northern Thailand. At least 48 people were killed, and 79 remain still missing.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
death:170 people
displaced: 661 people
damage estimate :26 million dollars
damaged crops:about 200,000 hector
OCHA Situation Report No.1 2001/08/14
Death:164 Damage estimate:24 million dollars
Death: 87
Misshing: 34
All damaged house:160
damaged house:190
Damage estimate:8,700,000 dollar
The death toll :54 people
Missing: 70 people
About 70 mostly wooden houses in the affected areas were destroyed, leaving an estimated 400 villagers homeless.

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The Times of India 2001/08/15
138 dead in Thai floods

The Nation 2001/08/28
Address needed to send assistance to flood victims

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The Nation 2001/08/24
Accusations fly over flood relief

AFP (Relief Web) 2001/08/21
The death toll climb to 164.

CNN news 2001/08/15
Relief workers on elephants distributed aid Wednesday,and rescuers seached for bodies in villages destroyed by flash flooding that killed at least 143 people,officials said.

CNN news 2001/08/14
At least 21 primary school students,most of them girls,were killed when a flash flood torrent swept through a village in nothern Thailand.

BBC News 2001/08/12
Thailand floods kill 70

BBC News
Thailand's grim search for bodies

OCHA Situation Report No. 1 2001/08/14
Typhoon Usagi hit northern Thailand over the last weekend, causing flash floods.

MSN News (Japanese page)
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Reuters News
Death Toll in Thailand Flash Floods Hits 54 (Japanese page)

CNN News
Thai floods claim 73 as search intensifies

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