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Nepal: Flood: 1998/08 Country Information on DRR

Period 1998/08
Country or District Nepal
Event Type Flood
Outline Recent heavy rainfalls caused flooding and landslides in Nepal. 25 districts had been affected.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No.1 Aug.12
115 people have been killed.

7,812 families in 62 districts have been seriously affected.
Thousands of people are left homeless.
1,162 families in 18 districts have been temporarily resettled.
2,866 houses have collapsed.
The total loss is estimated at NPR 120 million (USD 1.8 million).
The districts of Humla, Rukum, Bajura, Kailai, Gorkha, Lamjung and Acham are facing shortages of food grains.
91 people died by landslides in Nepal
・More than 91 people has been died

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OCHA Situation Report No.1 Aug.12
The Government is conducting assessment of the flood situation and responding to current needs through the Disaster Relief Committees at the village, district and central levels.

OCHA Situation Report No.1 Aug.12

OCHA Situation Report No.2 Sep. 8
Torrential rainfall over 28 - 29 August had caused landslides in Sangha district (230 km west of Kathmandu). 41 people were killed with 9 missing and presumed dead, and 69 houses were swept away.

JIJI PRESS 31 Aug. 1998
91 people died by a landslide in Nepal.

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OCHA Situation Report No.1 Aug.12
The Government does not plan to make an appeal at this time.