Details of Disaster Information

Nepal : Land Slide : 2003/08/16
GLIDE:   DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2003/08/16
Name Land Slide
Outline At least 15 Nepalese soldiers died and 25 are missing after a massive landslide hit a village north of the capital Kathmandu.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Flood Situation Report from ADRC couterpart organization
Dead: 213 people
Injured: 89 people
Missing: 51 people
Direct Affected Families: 5,267
Houses Destroyed: 2,185
Livestock Damage: 662
Infrastructures Damage: Estimated loss 200 million Nepalese Rs.

Related Links
  • BBC news 2003/08/17
    At least 15 soldiers were killed and three injured after a landslide swept through a military base in Nepal's mountainous north.
  • Yahoo asia News 2003/08/16
    A landslide swept through an army base at Ramche village, about 50 miles north of Katmandu, killing at least 15 soldiers.
  • CNN News 2003/08/16
    Landslide kills 15 Nepal soldiers
Urgent Report from Supporting Members of the Asian Disaster Reduction Center