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Algeria: Flood: 2002/08/28 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/08/28
Country or District Algeria
Event Type Flood
Outline The death toll from floods caused by freak heavy rain in eastern Algeria has risen to 29, more than half of them children.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
CNN news 2002/08/29
Dead: 43 people
Injured: 16 people
Homeless: 457 families

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OCHA Situation Report No.1 2002/08/30
Unusual heavy rains in Eastern Algeria have killed at least 29 people, most of them children, in the last few days. However, the death toll may be much higher as media reports that the Civil Protection established a total unverified figure of 43 dead.

CNN news 2002/08/29
Eastern Algeria flood death toll tops 40

CNN news 2002/08/28
East Algeria flood death toll reaches 29