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Honduras Floods Nov 1990 UNDRO Situation Reports 1 - 5


UNDRO 90/1756

HONDURAS - FLOODS
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
13 NOVEMBER 1990

AAA) UNDRO/UNDP RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE REPORTS THAT HEAVY RAINS IN HONDURAS LAST WEEK HAVE FLOODED EXTENSIVE AREAS NORTHERN PART OF COUNTRY AND AFFECTED SEVERAL CITIES. PRELIMINARY ESTIMATES INDICATE 30,000 PERSONS (65 PERCENT CHILDREN) FACING HARDSHIP AND
12,000 IN EMERGENCY SHELTER.

BBB) CITIES SERIOUSLY AFFECTED AS FOLLOWS:

DEPARTMENT OF CORTES: CHOLOMA, VILLANUEVA, PIMIENTA AND POTRERILLOS
DEPARTMENT OF YORO: EL PROGRESO AND SANTA RITA