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Japan : Flood : 2001/09/06

Duration 2001/09/06
Country or District Japan
Name Flood
Outline On September 6, heavy rain caused heavy damage in Kyushu and Kochi Prefecture, located in the western part of Japan. Two houses were totally collapsed by landslides, and 555 houses were flooded above the floor by the torrential rain.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
7 rivers overflowed in Kochi, Japan
Refugees:7345
Wounded:7
outflowed houses:2
collapsed houses:5
555 houses were flooded above the floors.
978 houses were flooded up to the floores.

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