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Russian Federation (the): Flood: 2002/08/09 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/08/09
Country or District Russian Federation (the)
Event Type Flood
Outline Torrential rains and floods have swept in Southern Russia, killing more than 18 people.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
AFP news 2002/08/12
Dead: at least 58 people
Missing: some 20 people

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AFP news 2002/08/12
In southern Russia the latest death toll for the floods stands at 58 people but could rise further in Russia. Some 20 people are still missing.

CNN News 2002/08/12
In the Black Sea coast of Russia, have retrieved 49 bodies so far, but the death toll is recorded at 58, mainly tourists.

BBC news 2002/08/10
Putin blasts flood rescue efforts

CNN news 2002/08/11
Russians search for flood victims

CNN news 2002/08/10
Rescuers hunt Europe flood victims.Victims of torrential floods that have claimed at least 51 lives across Europe.

CNN news 2002/08/09
Europe flood toll rises to 26

Yahoo asia News 2002/08/09
After some of Europe's worst flooding in decades at least 19 people were killed in Russia.

Reuters News 2002/08/09
Floods sweep through Europe, more than 20 dead

CNN News 2002/08/09
Russian flood death toll hits 18


BBC new 2002/08/09
In pictures: Floods hit Europe