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Russian Federation (the): Flood: 2013/08 Country Information on DRR

Period 2013/08
Country or District Russian Federation (the)
Event Type Flood
Outline Extremely heavy rainfall in Russia and China since the end of July has caused the Amur River to rise to record levels, burst its banks and flood surrounding areas.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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AFP 2013/09/03
Russian authorities said local authorities planned to evacuate some 36,000 more people in the Khabarovsk region due to rising water levels.

IFRC 2013/08/26
The flooding is the worst to hit the region in over a century, with over 34,000 people affected and 130 settlements across 25 municipalities already under water, according to an emergency report of Russia’s EMERCOM.


International Charter 2013/08/19
Flood in Russian Federation