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04 Jul 1996 description

Ref: DHAGVA - 96/0184
IMPACT

1. ALTHOUGH THE ASSESSMENT STILL CONTINUES, THE FOLLOWING DAMAGE ESTIMATES HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED BY THE GOVERNMENT:

24 Jun 1996 description

Ref: DHAGVA - 96/0179
GENERAL SITUATION

1. THE GOVERNMENT PROVIDED UPDATED INFORMATION ON THE IMPACT OF THE DISASTER IN FIVE AFFECTED GOVERNORATES AS FOLLOWS:

GOVERNORATES DEATH
TOLL
MISSING AFFECTED
POPULATION
HOUSING
DESTR./
DAMAGED
ROADS/
BRIDGES
DESTR. OR
20 Jun 1996 description

Ref: DHAGVA - 96/0175
GENERAL SITUATION

1. RAIN IN THE AFFECTED AREA HAS STOPPED AND RECURRENCE OF FLASH FLOODS IS NOT EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT TWO TO THREE DAYS. THE DEATH TOLL HAS RISEN AND A NUMBER OF PEOPLE ARE REPORTED MISSING. MOST AREAS AFFECTED BY THE FLOODS REMAIN INACCESSIBLE.

20 Jun 1996 description

Heavy rains from 14 to 16 June resulted in floods which caused heavy damage to several villages and towns across the country. Initial reports indicate that about 80 people were killed, large numbers of homes were totally destroyed or damaged and thousands of hectares of agricultural land were submerged. The damage to infrastructures was also severe. The Government declared the Governorates of Mareb, Aljawf, Hadhramaut and Shabwah disaster areas and on 17 June made an appeal to the international community for humanitarian assistance.

18 Jun 1996 description
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09 Feb 1993 description


DHA-GENEVA 93/0057

YEMEN - FLOODS
DHA-SITUATION REPORT NO. 1
9 FEBRUARY 1993

SITUATION
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1. TORRENTIAL RAINS BETWEEN 5 AND 8 FEBRUARY HAVE CAUSED FLASH
FLOODS IN THE GOVERNORATE OF ADEN AND ADJACENT GOVERNORATES OF
LAHEJ AND ABYAN, AFFECTING MORE THAN ONE MILLION PEOPLE.

2. THE CITY OF ADEN WAS ALMOST COMPLETELY ISOLATED AND UNACCES-
SIBLE BY AIR, ROAD OR OTHERWISE FOR THREE DAYS. POWER SUPPLY,
TELEPHONE LINES HAVE BEEN SEVERELY DISRUPTED.

09 Jan 1992 description

UNDRO 92/0017


YEMEN

FLOODS IN SOCOTRA ISLAND


INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1


7 JANUARY 1992


1. UNDP/UNDRO RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE REPORTS THAT FLOODS
OCCURRED IN SOCOTRA ISLAND FOLLOWING EXTREMELY HEAVY RAINFALL.
GOY/UN (FAO) ASSESSMENT MISSION VISITED ISLAND LATE DECEMBER AND
FOUND 6,000 FAMILIES WERE RENDERED HOMELESS. OFFICIAL ESTIMATED
LOSS INCLUDES 6,050 HOUSES, 12,000 DATE TREES, 4,900 HEADS OF
LIVESTOCK, 300 TONS OF DRIED FISH, AND FISHING BOATS.

22 Nov 1991 description


UNDRO 91/1762

YEMEN - EARTHQUAKE
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
23 NOVEMBER 1991

1. EARTHQUAKE MEASURING 4.0 ON RICHTER SCALE OCCURRED 140 KM
SOUTH OF SANA'A ON 22 NOVEMBER AT 03:40 HRS LOCAL TIME. AREA
AFFECTED IS AL-UDAYN DISTRICT IN EBB PROVINCE. MOST DAMAGE TOOK
PLACE IN JABAL BAHR AND BANI ZAHIR VILLAGES.

2. PRELIMINARY REPORTS INDICATE 10 PEOPLE KILLED AND 39 INJURED,
17 HOUSES DESTROYED AND 87 PARTIALLY COLLAPSED.

3. UNDP/UNDRO REPRESENTATIVE IN SANA'A REVIEWING SITUATION WITH

21 Dec 1990 description

UNDRO 90/1989

YEMEN - RETURNEES
UNDRO SITUATION REPORT NO.1

21 DECEMBER 1990


1. RECENT POLITICAL EVENTS IN THE MIDDLE EAST HAVE MADE YEMENI
IMMIGRANT WORKERS IN KUWAIT AND SAUDI ARABIA RETURN HOME.

2. MOVEMENT OF RETURNEES BEGAN IN AUGUST 90 AND HAS CONTINUED
SINCE THEN. RECENT REPORTS ESTIMATE PRESENT NUMBER OF RETURNEES
AT APPROX. 800 000.

3. MINISTRY OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT IS NATIONAL AUTHORITY
RESPONSIBLE FOR COORDINATING EXTERNAL AID.

26 Mar 1989 description


UNDRO 89/0626

YEMEN PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC - FLOODS
UNDRO SITUATION REPORT NO. 1
26 MARCH 1989

1. UNDRO/UNDP RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE REPORTS THAT HEAVY RAINS,
WHICH STARTED FALLING 19 MARCH, CAUSED FLOODS IN CENTRAL AND
EASTERN REGIONS (GOVERNORATES OF HADRAMAUT, SHABWA AND MAHRA).
DAMAGES SUSTAINED EXPECTED TO SURPASS THOSE CAUSED BY 1982
FLOODS.

2. FIRST ESTIMATE OF NUMBER OF PEOPLE AFFECTED IS 50,000. 15
PEOPLE DEAD IN SEYOUN AREA, AND 16 VILLAGES ISOLATED AS RAINS

29 Jan 1986 description


YEMEN PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC
CIVIL STRIFE - UNDRO SITUATION REPORT NO. 1
29 JANUARY 1986

SITUATION
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1. UNDRO RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE FOR P.D.R. YEMEN GAVE A BRIEF-
ING TODAY 29 JANUARY, IN GENEVA, ON THE SITUATION IN ADEN WHERE
SEVERE INTERNAL CONFLICT STARTED ON 13 JANUARY. HE HIMSELF LEFT
ADEN ON 22 JANUARY, AFTER SOME 6,000 FOREIGNERS WERE EVACUATED.
EVACUATION WAS CARRIED OUT BY VESSELS PROVIDED BY THE GOVERNMENTS
OF FRANCE, THE UNITED KINGDOM AND USSR.