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Tyva Republic, Altai Krai Region, Volgograd Region
As a result of intensive melting of snow and runoff of meltwater into riverbeds, water levels rose significantly from late March onwards. In Tyva region, the situation was worsened by the partial destruction of a major water dam in early April. A state of emergency has been declared in some of the affected areas. Some 199 settlements have been hit by the flooding, affecting over 33 000 people.
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