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United States of America (the): Heat Wave: 2006/07/28 Country Information on DRR

Period 2006/07/28
Country or District United States of America (the)
Event Type Heat Wave
Outline The death toll from Californias record-breaking heat wave reached 132 on Friday, the first day in nearly two weeks that temperatures were expected to stay below 100 degrees across most of the state.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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