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Cambodia : Flood : 2002/08/27

GLIDE:  FL-2002-000522-KHM

Duration 2002/08/27
Country or District Cambodia
Name Flood
Outline While southern provinces of Cambodia are still facing severe drought conditions, northeastern, eastern and southwestern provinces located along the Mekong River are now being affected by floods. According to media reports, one million people have been affected by the floods, 14 people have been killed and around 450,000 people have been displaced.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
CNN news 2002/08/29
Dead: 18 people
(most of them children)
2,155 hectares of crops were affected.

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Report/Articles

CNN news 2002/08/29
In Cambodia, the death toll from two weeks of flooding has risen to 18, most of them children.

OCHA Situation Report No. 1 2002/08/27
northeastern, eastern and southwestern provinces located along the Mekong River are now being affected by floods

Urgent Report from Supporting Members of the Asian Disaster Reduction Center

Information posted by an ADRC Counterpart
Update the Drought and Flood in Cambodia