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Russian Federation (the): Flood: 2002/06/21 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/06/21
Country or District Russian Federation (the)
Event Type Flood
Outline Severe floods caused by heavy rains in southern Russia have forced thousands of people to evacuate their homes.52 people are reported to have been killed ,180 have been missing.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
CNN news 2002/06/29
Dead: 93 people
yahoo!singapore news 2002/06/24
At least 52 people were dead

In the single region of Stavropol some 180 were missing
Around 45,000 homes had been flooded with more than 1,200 completely destroyed, Disaster had caused damage estimated at around 32 million dollars (33 million euros).

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AFP news 2002/07/04
Russian floods caused 440 mln dlrs in damage

yahoo! news 2002/07/03
Death toll in southern Russia flooding climbs to 94 people

OCHA Situation Report No.4 2002/07/02
The number of dead has risen to 91, with approximately 101,911 people evacuated.

CNN news 2002/06/29
Russia floods death toll now 93

AFP news 2002/06/28
Putin flies to southern Russian flood zone

OCHA Situation Report No. 3
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BBC news 2002/06/25
Rescuers rush to Russian flood zone

CNN news 2002/06/25
Russian floods cause thousands to evacuate The death toll climbed Tuesday to 72.

OCHA Situation Report No.2 2002/06/25
53 people have died and some 200 people are still missing.

OCHA Situation Report No.1 2002/06/24
severe floods in the last three days

Reuters news 2002/06/24
Russian Floods Kill 53, Many More Missing

CNN news 2002/06/24
Russian floods death toll rises

BBC news 2002/06/24
Deadly Russian floods to worsen.More rain is expected to fall in the coming days

yahoo!singapore news 2002/06/24
Hundreds dead or missing in Caucasus floods

BBC news 2002/06/23
At least 46 people have died

Reuters news 2002/06/22
Raging Floods in Southern Russia Kill 28 People

Reuters AlertNet 2002/06/22
Floods sweep southern Russia, killing 24

BBC news 2002/06/22
At least 26 people are now known to have died and thousands have been forced to leave their homes.

yahoo!news 2002/06/21
Flooding Kills 11 in Southern Russia

BBC news 2002/06/21
Four reported dead in Russian floods


BBC news 2002/06/24
In pictures: Russian flood misery