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20 Jan 1995 description

DHA-GENEVA 95/0028
1. ON 19 JANUARY (1005HRS LOCAL TIME, 1505HRS GMT) AN EARTHQUAKE OF MAGNITUDE 6.5 OCCURRED ABOUT 110 KM EAST-NORTHEAST OF BOGOTA (LATITUDE 4.9 NORTH, LONGITUDE 73.1 WEST).

2. NATIONAL AND REGIONAL AUTHORITIES AND NATIONAL RED CROSS ARE CARRYING OUT ASSESSMENTS OF THE AFFECTED AREAS. ONE DEAD AND MORE THAN TEN PERSONS INJURED. NO LARGE-SCALE DAMAGE TO HOUSING AND PUBLIC BUILDINGS.

3. GOVT HAS NOT REQUESTED INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE.

TELEPHONE NO:+41-22-917.12.34

07 Jun 1994 description


DHA-GENEVA 94/0190
COLOMBIA - EARTHQUAKE
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO.1
7 JUNE 1994

1. STRONG EARTHQUAKE OCCURRED ON 6 JUNE AT 20.47 UTC (3.47 PM LOCAL TIME) MORE THAN 125 MILES (200 KM) SOUTHWEST OF BOGOTA. MAGNITUDE COMPUTED BY USGS AT 6.4 ON RICHTER SCALE. DEPTH NORMAL, DURATION: 40 SECONDS. PRELIMINARY HYPOCENTRE (USGS): LATITUDE 3.0 DEGREES NORTH, LONGITUDE 76.2 DEGREES WEST.

02 Feb 1994 description


DHA-GENEVA 94/0038
COLOMBIA - FLOODS
INFORMATION REPORT NO.1
2 FEBRUARY 1994

1. THREE RIVERS BURST THEIR BANKS AND FLASH FLOODS CAUSED, ACCORDING TO PRELIMINARY DATA, 6 DEATHS, DOZEN MISSING AND THOUSAND HOME LESS ON 31 JANUARY 1994.

27 Apr 1993 description

DHA-GENEVA 93/0151
COLOMBIA - FLOODS
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO.1

15 Jan 1993 description

DHA-GENEVA 93/0018
COLOMBIA - ERUPTION OF VOLCANO GALERAS
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1

17 Oct 1992 description


DHA-UNDRO 92/0710
COLOMBIA - EARTHQUAKE
DHA-UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
17 OCTOBER 1992

1. A STRONG EARTHQUAKE STRUCK COLOMBIA TODAY, IN THE PROVINCE OF ANTIOQUIA, ABOUT 140 KM WEST-NORTHWEST OF MEDELLIN AND 370 KM NORTH-WEST OF BOGOTA AT 02.33 AM LOCAL TIME. PRELIMINARY HYPOCENTRE LATITUDE 6.6 DEGREES NORTH, LONGITUDE 76.8 DEGREES WEST, ORIGIN 08:32 UTC, DEPTH NORMAL, MAGNITUDE 6.6 ON RICHTER SCALE.

2. DHA-UNDRO IN CONTACT WITH COLOMBIAN AUTHORITIES AND UN RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE IN BOGOTA.

20 Nov 1991 description


UNDRO 91/1744
COLOMBIA - EARTHQUAKE
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
20 NOVEMBER 1991

1. EARTHQUAKE MEASURING 6.8 ON RICHTER SCALE OCCURRED OFF WEST COAST OF COLOMBIA ABOUT 180 KM FROM CALI ON 19 NOVEMBER 1991 AT 22.28 HRS GMT (16.28 HRS LOCAL TIME).

2. EARTHQUAKE WIDELY FELT IN WESTERN COLOMBIA. AT THIS STAGE, DAMAGE TO HOUSING REPORTED IN PACIFIC PORT OF BUENAVENTURA AND CALI. TELEPHONE AND ELECTRICITY CUT IN PEREIRA.

3. UNDP/UNDRO REPRESENTATIVE IN BOGOTA REVIEWING SITUATION AND FURTHER INFORMATION WILL BE PROVIDED.

25 Apr 1991 description


UNDRO 91/0707

LATIN AMERICA CHOLERA EPIDEMIC
UNDRO SITUATION REPORT NO. 1
25 APRIL 1991

1. UPON RECOMMENDATION BY PAHO, UNDRO INTENDS TO DISSEMINATE HENCEFORTH REGIONAL REPORTS COVERING LATIN AMERICAN COUNTRIES AFFECTED BY CHOLERA. SEPARATE COUNTRY REPORTS WILL NO LONGER BE ISSUED. HOWEVER, SINCE LATEST REPORT ON PERU DATED 23 APRIL, THIS FIRST CONSOLIDATED REPORT DOES NOT INCLUDE PERU.

- BRAZIL

2. FIVE PROBABLE CASES HAVE BEEN REPORTED BY MINISTRY OF HEALTH. PATIENTS HOSPITALIZED IN TABATINGA (STATE AMAZONAS).

- CHILE

28 Mar 1991 description

UNDRO 91/0592
COLOMBIA - CHOLERA
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
28 MARCH 1991

1. FROM 10 TO 26 MARCH 1991, SIX CHOLERA CASES CONFIRMED IN TOWN OF TUMACO, 560 KM SOUTH WEST OF BOGOTA. FOUR ADDITIONAL CASES CONFIRMED ON 27 MARCH IN SAME TOWN. NO DEATHS REPORTED.

2. MINISTRY OF HEALTH DECLARED RED ALERT ON PACIFIC COAST TO STRENGTHEN EVALUATION AND CONTROL MECHANISMS. HEALTH MULTI-DISCIPLINARY TEAM DISPATCHED TO TUMACO.

ESSAAFI UNDRO GENEVA 414242 DRO CH

DPR 310 COL'91 (2)

08 Feb 1991 description


UNDRO 91/0307
COLOMBIA - FIRE
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
8 FEBRUARY 1991

1. FIRE SWEPT FOR LAST FIVE DAYS THROUGH RESERVE SIERRA DE LA MACARENA, SOME 150 KM (90 MILES) SOUTHEAST OF BOGOTA.

2. ACCORDING TO GOVERNMENTAL SOURCES, FIRE NOW EXTINGUISHING, PARTICULARLY IN EASTERN AND SOUTHERN SECTORS (CANO YARUMALES, RIO GUAYABERO).

3. AFFECTED AREAS OVERFLOWN: THOUSANDS OF HECTARES OF FOREST LOST, RARE ANIMAL SPECIES THREATENED. HOWEVER, NO FULL EVALUATION OF DAMAGES YET MADE.

02 Sep 1989 description


UNDRO 89/1817
COLOMBIA - VOLCANIC ERUPTION
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
02 SEPTEMBER 1989

1. ON 1ST SEPTEMBER NATIONAL OFFICE FOR EMERGENCY ATTENTION IN THE PRESIDENT'S OFFICE IN AGREEMENT WITH THE LOCAL EMERGENCY COMITTEE OF CALDAS AND TOLIMA HAVE DECLARED HIGHEST ALERT LEVEL (RED) FOR POPULATION LIVING WITHING 10 SQUARE KM OF CRATER OF VOLCANO DEL RUIZ.

06 Apr 1989 description


UNDRO 89/0718
COLOMBIA - GALERAS VOLCANO
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
6 APRIL 1989

SITUATION

1. ON 5 APRIL COLOMBIAN NATIONAL DISASTER OFFICE (ONAD) DECLARED STATUS OF YELLOW ALERT FOLLOWING INCREASED SEISMIC ACTIVITY OF GALERAS VOLCANO IN SOUTHERN COLOMBIA. YELLOW ALERT (SECOND LEVEL OF FOUR LEVELS) INDICATES HIGH INCREASE OF SEISMIC ACTIVITY, MODERATE DEFORMATION AND EMISSIONS OF FUMAROLES.