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February 2000 Disasters

  • Feb. 14, southwestern Ga.: Series of tornadoes struck the southwestern part of the state. Eighteen people were killed and more than 100 were injured.
  • Feb. 26, southern Philippines: 2 buses bombed while being transported on a ferry near Ozamis City. The explosions left 41 dead and more than 45 injured. A third bus exploded in nearby Rizal, killing an additional five people. Terrorist links under investigation.
  • February, southeastern Africa: Weeks of rain resulted in deadly floods. More than 200,000 were left homeless in Mozambique and another 80,000 in Zimbabwe. Madagascar also affected. About 700 people total were killed.

See also Major Earthquakes Around the World 2000

See also Recent Volcanic Activity

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