Algeria: Floods - Nov 2001

Disaster description

On 10 November 2001, torrential rain and strong winds hit northern Nigeria, including the capital of Algiers and 13 other regions, causing mudslides and floods. IFRC, 27 Jan 2003 As of 26 Nov 2001, up to 10,000 families were affected, and 751 people were killed, out of which 700 deaths were in Algiers alone. OCHA, 26 Nov 2001

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