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www.wmfd.com - Catastrophic flooding has prompted the evacuation of thousands upon thousands of people in Russia's Far East, a government ministry said Sunday, spurring hasty efforts to set up housing for the displaced. }}" />

   
 
 
Catastrophic Flooding Prompts Evacuations In Russia

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  Original Published: 8/19/2013 Catastrophic flooding has prompted the evacuation of thousands upon thousands of people in Russia's Far East, a government ministry said Sunday, spurring hasty efforts to set up housing for the displaced. Russia's emergency ministry says 18,000 people had been affected in three regions north of China. A state-run news agency report citing an emergency ministry spokesperson, had an even larger number of people affected after heavy rains caused the floods, 32,000, of which 17,000 had been evacuated. The evacuees had lived in thousands of homes and apartment buildings across 121 impacted towns and villages, some that were particularly devastated, Authorities rushed to set up 166 temporary shelters and move in food, water and medical supplies.
   
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