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Philippines (the): Flood: 2006/08/15 Country Information on DRR

Period 2006/08/15
Country or District Philippines (the)
Event Type Flood
Outline Floods and landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed 16 people in the southern Philippines and displaced tens of thousands, a disaster official said on Tuesday.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Reueters News 2006/08/15
Tens of thousands were displaced by the floodwaters and landslides. Eight people, including two children, were reported missing when soil, loosened by almost five days of rain, buried a cluster of shacks in the southwestern province of Zamboanga del Sur on Monday.