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Nepal: Landslide: 2002/08/08 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/08/08
Country or District Nepal
Event Type Landslide
Outline At least 30 people have been killed in landslides in the eastern hill district of Taplejung. Many others have been reported missing and rescue teams are travelling to the affected areas.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
BBC news 2002/08/08
Dead: at least 30 people

At least 422 people have been killed by floods and landslides after weeks of torrential monsoon rains.

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BBC news 2002/08/08
Nepal landslides kill 30 people