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Philippines (the): Flood: 1999/02/04 Country Information on DRR

Period 1999/02/04
Country or District Philippines (the)
Event Type Flood
Outline Flash floods occurred along the Lampan river on 21 February. The floods were caused by continuous rains in the province of Lanao del Norte in Mindanao.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
BBC NEWS / 22 Feb. 1999
Police in the Philippines say flash floods in an area in the south of the country have killed at least eight people and left several others missing. More than fifty houses and some bridges was destroyed.
CNN News / 9 Feb. 1999
20 people was killed and more than 110,000 families displaced. Landslides and collapsed bridges have isolated some towns, and wide areas of Butuan City, the largest in the region, were without power.
CNN News / 8 Feb. 1999
11 People was killed and Some thousands of people displaced. The damage on crops is guessed as $3,200,000.
OCHA Situation Report No. 1 / 2 Mar. 1999
The floods left a death toll of 13 people, with 21 people missing and 79 injured. 203 houses were totally destroyed and 167 were partially damaged.