Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2002/0187
OCHA Situation Report No. 1
Tropical Depression - Seychelles
20 September 2002
This situation report is based on information
provided by the UNDP Resident Representative for Mauritius and Seychelles.
1. During the week end of 5- 8 September
2002, the Island of Praslin, Seychelles' second largest island, was
hit by a severe tropical depression. Praslin has a population of 6,000
which increases significantly during the tourist season. (Information regarding
the damage and needs has only now become available).