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France: Flood: 2003/12/01 Country Information on DRR

Period 2003/12/01
Country or District France
Event Type Flood
Outline Five people died in the floods, which began on Monday (12/1) night with heavy rains that swelled the Rhone river. Floodwaters are beginning to subside in south-eastern France.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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CNN news 2003/12/05
Floods killed six people.

BBC news 2003/12/08
The total number of flood evacuees in the country has now reached 6,000.

BBC news 2003/12/05
Gridlock follows floods in France


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