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Philippines (the): Landslide: 2003/12/20 Country Information on DRR

Period 2003/12/20
Country or District Philippines (the)
Event Type Landslide
Outline Some 200 people may have died in the central Philippines, in two landslides triggered by six days of heavy rains in the Philippines.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report 2003/12/22
Death: 94 people
Injured: 50 people
Missing:93 people
Affected: 97,467 persons
(provinces of Bohol, Southern Leyte, Misamis Oriental, Compostela Valley, Agusan del Sur, Agusan del Norte, Surigao del Sur and Surigao de Norte)
Evacuated: over 9,500 people

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OCHA Situation Report 2003/12/22
The government puts the number of dead at 94, the injured at 50, and the missing at 93.

CNN News 2003/12/23
The death toll from a series of mudslides and flooding in the Philippines has climbed to more than 200.

CNN News 2003/12/21
At least 80 people are dead and 120 are missing from landslides in the central and southern Philippines.

Manila Times 2003/12/21
Landslides triggered by three days of downpour killed at least 33 people in the Visayas and Southern Mindanao.

Reuters Alertnet 2003/12/20
Philippine landslides death toll seen topping 100

CNN NEWS 2003/12/20
80 houses were destroyed, and dozens of people were injured and the death toll was expected to rise.


Yahoo asia News 2003 /12/21
Philippine Landslides May Have Killed 200