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India: Flood: 2001/08/26 Country Information on DRR

Period 2001/08/26
Country or District India
Event Type Flood
Outline Nearly three million people have been displaced by the second wave of flooding this month in the eastern Indian state of Bihar.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
CNNnews 2001/09/08
displaced:2.8 million people
death :at least 39
crops destroyed:55,000 hectares (136,000 acres)
damaged estimated:1.24 billion rupees ($26 million)
highways and railways track and all communication with has been completely sanpped

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CNN News 2001/08/25 (Japanese)
280 million people had forced to evacuate in Bihar, India