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Australia: Tropical Cyclone: 2017/03/28 Country Information on DRR

Period 2017/03/28
Country or District Australia
Event Type Tropical Cyclone
Outline As a result of Tropical Cyclone Debbie that struck the north-east coast of Australia on 28 March 2017, thousands of people were evacuated from their homes as two dams in Banana Shire reached maximum capacity.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Reuters 2017/04/02
Australian authorities on 2 April 2017 said they found a third body in the aftermath of Cyclone Debbie and accompanying floods. Authorities are still searching for another three people that remain missing in flood-hit areas of Queensland.

UNOCHA 2017/04/03
At least 200 schools and education centres were also closed.


International Charter 2017/03/29
Cyclone Debbie in Australia