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Yemen - Floods OCHA Situation Report No. 1

Ref: GVA/99/0251
Yemen - Floods
OCHA Situation Report No. 1
10 December 1999

Situation

The Socotra Archipelago, southern Yemen, in the Indian Ocean, located southeast of the entrance of the Gulf of Aden, has suffered massive floods caused by successive periods of torrential rainfall since the evening of 4 December 1999.

According to a report issued by the National Disaster Preparedness Committee (NDPC) in the Ministry of Planning and Development of the Yemen Government on 8 December, due to continuous heavy

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