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Bolivia (Plurinational State of): Flood: 2002/02/20 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/02/20
Country or District Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Event Type Flood
Outline Heavy rains and a hailstorm hit the Bolivian capital of La Paz and 36 people dead, 130 people injured and 50 people missing.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No.5 2002/03/04
Houses destroyed:28
Houses damaged:126
Schools damaged:32
WFP Emergency Report No. 09 of 2002
people were killed 59
wounded 130
missing 30
Around 51 homes and buildings were affected in the city's historic centre, 18 have been destroyed.
Roads, water drainage systems and dykes have been severely damaged.

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OCHA Situation Report No.5 2002/03/04
In the city of La Paz overall activities are going back to normality.

OCHA Situation Report 2002/02/27
The floods have affected 1,300 families.

BBC News 2002/03/01
Bolivia counts storm damage.

OCHA Situation Report 2002/02/21
The Government of Bolivia Requests International Assistance

yahoo!news 2002/02/20
At Least 69 Die as Floods Hit Bolivian Capital

CNN News 2002/02/21
Storm devastates Bolivian capital

OCHA Situation Report 2002/02/20
heavy rains and a hailstorm hit the Bolivian capital of La Paz.