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Nepal: Landslide: 2002/07/15 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/07/15
Country or District Nepal
Event Type Landslide
Outline A landslide swept through two mountain villages in Nepal, killing at least 50 people
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No.1 2002/07/16
Dead: 46 people
Missing: 150 people
Swept away: 29 houses
Severely damaged: more than 90 houses

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Heavy monsoon rains triggered massive landslides in the villages of Sungdel and Dipsung of Khotang District in eastern Nepal and some 46 people are feared killed and 150 missing.

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