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Nepal: Flood: 2002/08/13 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/08/13
Country or District Nepal
Event Type Flood
Outline At total of 422 people have been killed and another 173 are still missing after weeks of floods and landslides in Nepal.Over a quarter of a million people have been badly affected by the floods caused by torrential monsoon rain in 47 of Nepal's 75 districts
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
BBC news 2002/08/17
Dead: over 400 people

(more than 900 people in northern India, Nepal and Bangladesh)

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BBC news 2002/08/17
Relief operations are taking place in northern India, Nepal and Bangladesh

CNN news 2002/08/16
Monsoon floods have killed more than 900 people in South Asia

BBC news 2002/08/14
South Asia flood toll nears 900

BBC news 2002/08/13
Nepal flood dead 'tops 400'

Urgent Report from Supporting Members of the Asian Disaster Reduction Center

Information posted by an ADRC counterpart in Nepal
Disaster situation as of August 22, 2002


BBC news 2002/08/22
In pictures: South Asia floods