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Mongolia: Flash Flood: 2003/07/18 Country Information on DRR

Period 2003/07/18
Country or District Mongolia
Event Type Flash Flood
Outline On 18 July, heavy rainfall and hail occurred in most of regions in Mongolia, causing flash floods in the capital Ulaanbaatar and several provinces. As of 24 July, 300 families were affected, 15 people were killed, and 30 families were made homeless.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situaition Report No.1 2003/07/25
Dead: 15 people
Affected: 300 families
Homeless 30 families
Destroyed: 93 houses
Infrastructure such as water dams and channels, roads and a bridge were destroyed.
The economic loss is estimated at MNT 300 million (USD 270,000).

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OCHA Situaition Report No.1 2003/07/25
A total of 93 houses have been destroyed.