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Egypt: Floods - Jan 2010

Status
Past
Countries
Egypt
Disaster types
Flood

Starting on 18 January 2010, torrential rains hit several communities from the Sinai Peninsula and Aswan in Egypt. The rain-induced flooding claimed 12 lives and left hundreds displaced in the Sinai Peninsula, the Red Sea port of Hurghada and the Aswan Governorate in southern Egypt. (IFRC, 21 Jan 2010)