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Humanitarian Snapshot: Natural Disasters in Asia-Pacific - 2012

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Flash flood tests disaster preparedness

Nepal is one of the world’s 20 most disaster-prone countries. It faces the threat of devastating floods, landslides, windstorms, hailstorms, fires, glacial lake floods, avalanches and earthquakes. Preparedness is vital in a country where natural disasters claimed more than 27,000 lives and affected more than 5 million people between 1971 and 2007.

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Updates on the Flooding in Seti River Situation Report-04

This report has been prepared by OCHA Humanitarian Support Unit with direct field observation of the UN team, information from District Disaster Relief Committee (DDRC), Security Forces, Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) and other humanitarian agencies involved in response activities. This will be the final report from OCHA HSU in Seti River Flooding. Please contact Mr. Andrew Martin (martin14@un.org) or Mr. Yadav KC (kcy@un.org) for further information.

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Updates on the Flooding in Seti River: Situation Report-03

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A landslide near Machhapuchhre Mountain in Kaski district triggered a catastrophic flash flood in Seti River, sweeping settlements and breaching the river banks downstream on 05 May 2012 at around 0930 hrs.

Kharapani settlement (also known as Tatopani) in Sardikhola Village Development Committee (VDC) and Sadal village in Machhapuchhre VDC are worst hit by the powerful outburst. As of 1800 hrs today, total 26 bodies have been recovered and there is no additional missing information except for those 44 persons.

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Nepal: Flash floods (as of 08 May 2012) - Location Map

07 May 2012 - A landslide near Machhapuchhre Mountain on 5 May 2012 triggered a catastrophic flash flood, killing 20 people. 44 people are gone missing in villages of Kaski district.

Link: Updates on the Flooding in Seti River Situation Report-02 - 7 May 2012

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Updates on the Flooding in Seti River Situation Report-02

This report has been prepared by OCHA Humanitarian Support Unit with direct field observation of UN team, information from District Disaster Relief Committee (DDRC), Security Forces, Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) and other humanitarian agencies involved in response activities.

I. Background:

A landslide near Machhapuchhre Mountain in Kaski district triggered a catastrophic flash flood in Seti River, sweeping settlements and breaching the river banks downstream on 05 May 2012 at around 0930 hrs.

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Updates on the Flooding in Seti River Situation Report-01

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