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Iran (Islamic Republic of): Flash Flood: 2001/08/11 Country Information on DRR

Period 2001/08/11
Country or District Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Event Type Flash Flood
Outline Flash floods sweeping northeast Iran have killed at least 53 people on Sunday.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Death: 226
Missing: 284
The damaged farmland:some 15,000 hectares
The destroyed houses :1,500 (Khorasan and Golestan provinces)
The damage is estimated to run into tens of millions of dollars.

Death toll in the Kalaleh area of Golestan province: 52 people Flood damage to roads and infrastructure in Golestan province was estimated at 150 billion rials ($19 million) .

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