Ref: OCHAGVA - 98/0209
1. Data (based upon further verification/assessment)
is now available from the Ministry of Civil Defence:
Aiquile: 49 dead,
36 injured, 10 missing , 12 evacuated to Cochabamba,
9,324 persons affected.
Totora: 22 dead, 14
injured, 12 evacuated to Cochabamba, 7,530 persons affected.
Neighbouring communities: an additional
14 dead have been reported.
2. A report prepared
by the Catholic Relief Services in La Paz describes the on-site situation
In Aiquile 80 per cent
of the houses have been destroyed. In Totora 40 per cent of