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Iran (Islamic Republic of): Flash Flood: 2002/08/10 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/08/10
Country or District Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Event Type Flash Flood
Outline 25 deaths in Golestan province have been registered causing flash floods by torrential rains.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
AFP news 2002/08/16
Dead: at least 42 people
Missing: more than 30 people
Around 180 villages in Golestan province were swamped.

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UN Secretary-General 2002/08/16
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The death toll has risen to 39 confirmed dead

OCHA Situation Report 2002/08/14
Flash floods triggered by torrential rains started affecting in north-eastern Iran.