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Floods in Chad

English

On 12 and 14 September 2009, two heavy torrential rains poured down in the capital N?Djamena leading to the flooding of almost half of the town. The stormy rains aggravated the already worse situation that started since the beginning of the rainy season. The most affected areas are Walia, Kamda, Toukra, Habena, Chagoua, and Moursal.The Red Cross of Chad?s urban committee conducted a rapid assessment and estimated that over 545 houses were destroyed.

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Floods

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2009-000220-TCD

Region: 

Chad

Occurance Date: 

08/10/2009

Floods in Nepal

English

Unseasonably heavy rains in western Nepal left a trail of destruction Tuesday(05/10/2009), killing at least 36 people and injuring several others, official said. Government officials said landslides struck at least five districts in western Nepal while flash floods were reported in Nepal's plains, known as Terai, after heavy rain began falling Sunday evening.

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Floods

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2009-000219

Region: 

Nepal

Occurance Date: 

05/10/2009

Floods in Kenya

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Floods

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2009-000218-KEN

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Kenya

Occurance Date: 

21/09/2009

Floods in India

English

The heaviest flood in over a 100 years hit the Prakasam Barrage on Krishna River threatening several villages downstream even as the toll due to heavy rains and rampaging floods in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka climbed to 205. Andhra Pradesh & Karnatka are under the grip of flash floods. Several towns and villages in the state, particularly in Kurnool, Mahabubnagar and Krishna districts in Andhra Pradesh, have been inundated with the mighty Krishna river and its tributaries in spate for the past four days.

 

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GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2009-000217-IND

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India, Andhra Pradesh and Karnakata

Occurance Date: 

05/10/2009

Floods in Italy

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Italian government declared a state of emergency after flash floods and mudslides hit the southern town of Messina in Sicily leaving at least 20 dead and 35 missing

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FL-2009-000216-ITA

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Italy, Sicily

Occurance Date: 

02/10/2009

Floods in Azerbaijan

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On 21 September 2009 heavy rainfall caused flooding of hundreds of houses and roads in central parts of Azerbaijan. The Hajigabul district is most affected and some 70 per cent of the territory was flooded. Latest information suggests that more than 5,000 people are affected. More than 2,300 houses have been damaged or destroyed. The Azerbaijan Red Crescent will provide food and non-food items to 300 families amounting to 1,200 persons in Navahi.

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GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2009-000208-AZE

Region: 

Azerbaijan

Occurance Date: 

21/09/2009

Tropical Cyclone in Vietnam

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A serious typhoon is approaching Vietnam and it is expected to hit central provinces this evening. After the impact that it had in Philippines and its current evolution, it is expected that livelihoods and cities from Quang Binh to Quang Nam provinces will be severely affected.

Source:UNDP Vietnam (29/09/2009)

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Ketsana

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2009-000207-VNM, TC-2009-000205-VNM

Region: 

Vietnam

Occurance Date: 

29/09/2009

Flooding in Georgia

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Severe flooding in north Georgia has killed so far seven people, submerged homes, knocked out power and turned streams into rivers.

Source: International Charter

Floods in US Georgia, North Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee have claimed at least 8 lives, more than 220 have taken refuge in shelters.

Source: Glide number

 

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GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2009-000203-USA

Region: 

USA

Occurance Date: 

22/09/2009

Flash Floods in Indonesia

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At least 38 people were killed in flash floods in a remote region of Indonesia's North Sumatra province Tuesday, a spokesman for the provincial government said.

Source: Glide number

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FF-2009-9-15-IDN

Region: 

Indonesia

Occurance Date: 

15/09/2009

Floods in India

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Continuous rainfall in the catchment areas of major rivers (Mahananda, Kosi, Kamla , Adhwara group of rivers,Bagmati, Kankai, Donk, Mecchi, Ratua and Bakra) and its tributaries both in Bihar and adjoining country Nepal is causing the prevailing flood situation in seven districts in Bihar. Darbhanga, Madhubani, Sitamarhi, Muzaffarpur,Katihar, Purnia and Kishanganj are the affected districts so far according to official sources. Media reports state that 11 districts are aff ected by the floods which include West Champaran, Saharsa, Supaul and Gopalganj in addition.

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GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2009-000194-IND

Region: 

India

Occurance Date: 

11/09/2009

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