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Turkey: Flood: 2021/08/12 Country Information on DRR

Period 2021/08/12
Country or District Turkey
Event Type Flood
Outline Heavy rainfall has been affecting the western Black Sea region in Turkey (in particular Bartin, Kastamonu, Sinop, and Karabuk Provinces) since 10 August 2021, causing floods and triggering landslides that have resulted in casualties and widespread damage.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Floodlist 2021/08/18
Turkey – 77 Dead, 34 Still Missing in Floods

ECHO 2021/08/16
According to the Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD), 70 people have died (60 in Kastamonu City, 9 in Sinop City, 1 in Bartin City) and more than 360 people are affected, with 7 people receiving hospital treatment.

ECHO 2021/08/13
The Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) reports, as of 13 August, 27 fatalities, 25 across Kastamonu Province and two in Sinop Province. The same source reports one person still missing in Bartin Province.


Sentinel Asia 2021/08/11
Flood and Landslide in Turkey on 11 August, 2021