In 1997, in Raciborz were flooded 4.5 thousand hectares, the area of the city. 1450 flood affected families.
Most, however, material losses suffered by the industry. Betting Carbon Electrode and Raciborska Boiler Factory, and many of these companies are located in a flood zone. Raciborskie suffered irreparable losses to the State Archives of Ostrog.
Already in the first days after flooding and reached the town of humanitarian aid. In Raciborz in July 1997 handed over a hundred thousand liters of mineral water, 40 tons of food, 27 tons of disinfectants, 600 quilts and blankets, 305 sleeping bags and 200 beds field.