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India: Flood: 2006/08/27 Country Information on DRR

Period 2006/08/27
Country or District India
Event Type Flood
Outline Monsoon rains and flooding have killed at least 130 people in Indias western state of Rajasthan, officials said on Monday, with huge swathes of desert underwater.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Reuters AlertNet 2006/08/29
Flooding triggered by monsoon rains over the past week has killed almost 140 people and left hundreds of thousands of people displaced in the state, most in the district of Barmer -- a vast desert area bordering Pakistan.

Reueters News 2006/08/28
Tens of thousands of people have been displaced in Barmer, a sprawling district that borders Pakistan and is known for its sand dunes and widely spread villages. Dozens of people are missing.