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Philippines (the): Typhoon: 2004/08/26 Country Information on DRR

Period 2004/08/26
Country or District Philippines (the)
Event Type Typhoon
Outline Death toll rose to at least 29 and 1.3 million people have been affected in the Philippines as heavy rain whipped up by two typhoons caused floods and landslides in Manila and neighbouring areas.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Relief Web 2004/08/31
The death toll in massive flooding in the Philippines due to continuing torrential rains rose to 43 Tuesday, with more than one million people displaced, civil defense officials said.

Reuters Alertnet 2004/08/31
Disaster officials said the death toll rose to at least 29 on Monday. About 1.3 million people have been affected by floods and landslides during five days of heavy rain caused by two typhoons churning north of Philippine . 2004/08/26
At least eight people were feared dead while three others were missing as heavy rains overnight caused by two typhoons triggered floods, landslides and a road crash yesterday in several parts of the country.

Reuters Alertnet 2004/08/26
Five killed as heavy rains pound Philippines


Reuters AlertNet 2004/08/31
PICTURES: Typhoons bring floods to Philippines