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Albania: Flood: 2002/09/23 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/09/23
Country or District Albania
Event Type Flood
Outline Floods in northern Albania have forced 8,500 families to evacuate their homes, washed away bridges and triggered landslides blocking several roads
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No.2 2002/10/01
Temporarily evacuated: 9700 people

No casualties or missing persons are reported.
16,721 flooded private houses. Overall the number of families affected and requiring assistance is estimated at 16,721.

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OCHA Situation Report No.2 2002/10/01
The Albanian Government appeals for food items.

OCHA Situation Report No.1 2002/09/27
9,507 people had to be at least temporarily evacuated from their homes.

reuters news 2002/09/23
Flood-swept Albania evacuates 8,500 families