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Czech Republic: Flood: 2002/08/13 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/08/13
Country or District Czech Republic
Event Type Flood
Outline Torrential rains cause serious flooding in Czech Republic. The flooding is the country's worst in 50 years. City officials ordered the evacuation of 50,000 people from a section of the capital threatened by rising water.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
AFP news 2002/08/16
Dead: 13 people
Evacuated: 200,000 people
The 29,000 dollars worth of aid will mostly consist of water pumps.

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The Straits Times news 2002/08/30
Multibillion euro fund to repair flood damage

Voice Of America 2002/08/25
Recovery from Flood Damage Could Take 100 Years, say Czech Officials

Deutsche Presse Agentur 2002/08/23
Czech parliament begins discussing post-flood issues

Government of Sweden 2002/08/22
More money for relief operations in Czech Republic

CNN news 2002/08/22
Flood death toll rises in Czech Republic

AFP news 2002/08/21
Five Czech regions remain under flood alert

Floods OCHA Situation Report No. 5 2002/08/21
Approximately 70,000 evacuated people are still unable to return

Reuters news 2002/08/21
Czech govt finds fresh CZK 5 bln for flood relief

Reuters news 2002/08/21
Mosquito Plague Could Follow Europe's Floods

CNN news 2002/08/20
More than 100 people have perished in storms and flooding in Germany, Austria, Russia and the Czech republic in recent weeks.

OCHA Situation Report No.4 2002/08/17
This situation report is based on information provided by the Ministry of Interior of the Czech Republic.

CNN news 2002/08/20
Threat of illness follows floods

BBC news 2002/08/18
EU pledges flood recovery aid

AFP news 2002/08/16
Slovenia to send humanitarian aid to flooded Czech Republic

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 2002/08/16
Central Europe floods: Statement by NATO

Floods OCHA Situation Report No. 3
offers of assistance have been received from Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland and the United States.

China Dailly 2002/08/18
Central Europe grapples with massive flood costs

Reuters news 2002/08/17
Bush Promises Aid to Flood-Hit Czech Republic

CNN news 2002/08/16
Prague cleans up as threat continues

CNN news 2002/08/16
Prague assessing flood damage

BBC news 2002/08/14
Europe's flood danger worsens

CNN news 2002/08/14
Lion, hippo and bear among flood victims 2002/08/13
50,000 people evacuated from a section of the capital threatened by rising water.

CNN news 2002/08/13
Residents preparing for the worst

BBC news 2002/08/13
Prague floods surge to new peaks

CNN news 2002/08/13
Prague prepares for the worst as waters rise At least 88 dead across Europe


BBC news 2002/08/20
In pictures: Battling Europe's floods

BBC news 2002/08/14
In pictures: Europe's flood chaos

BBC news 2002/08/14
In pictures: Flooded Prague