The United Nations Disaster Assessment
and Coordination (UNDAC) team sent to the Seychelles by the Relief Coordination
Branch, DHA - Geneva has sent its first report.
I. CURRENT SITUATION
1. Emergency Relief: Immediate
relief needs have been met. Assistance needs rest on recovery and mitigation
of, and preparation for, future disasters.
2. Casualties: 2 deaths, 2 missing,
3. Health: Pollution from the
overflow of septic tanks is widespread and makes most urgent the provision
of new sewage system, now under consideration. No other public health issues