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Kazakhstan : Cold Wave : 2012/12/26

Duration 2012/12/26
Country or District Kazakhstan
Name Cold Wave
Outline As a result of low temperatures and heavy snowfall there were power supply and hot-water supply cuts in various localities of the northern, eastern and central parts of Kazakhstan.
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IFRC 2013/01/15
Over 5,000 people - stranded truck drivers, residents, homeless people and street children -were affected by severe frosts and the resulting hot-water pipe and electricity systems breakdowns and heating interruptions.