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Turkey : Flood : 1998/08

GLIDE:  EQ-1998-000201-TUR

Duration 1998/08
Country or District Turkey
Name Flood
Outline A major flood has occurred on 7 August 1998 due to heavy rainfall.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Turkey - Floods in Trabzon OCHA Situation Report No.1
At least 10 people were killed and 50 are missing, feared drowned. Floods and following landslides have destroyed over 50 homes, the village mosque and school.

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OCHA Situation Report No.1 1998/08/12
A major flood has occurred in the eastern districts of Trabzon Province on 7 August 1998 due to heavy rainfall after an extended heatwave in the eastern Black Sea region.

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OCHA Situation Report No.1 1998/08/12
The Prime Minister has earmarked funds of up to 100 thousand US dollars for initial relief assistance.