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Event: FL Flood
Number: 1999-000547
Country: VEN Venezuela
Location: Federal district Caracas, Miranda, Vargas, Nueva Esparta,
Yaracury, Falcon, Carabobo, Zulia, Tachira
Date (YMD): 1999-12-19
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Information Source:CRED EM-DAT
Comments: Heavy rains caused landslides and overflowing of main rivers, affecting in particular the coastal regions from the eastern State of Anzoategui to the State of Zulia on the west coast. Although the official death toll (based on the body count) remains very low, the media, local authorities and other unofficial sources estimate that between 25,000 and 50,000 people died in the disaster.
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