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04 Nov 1994 description


DHA-GENEVA 94/0454
EGYPT - FLOODS/FIRE
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
4 NOVEMBER 1994

SITUATION

1. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS AND HEAVY RAINS HAVE AFFECTED PROVINCE OF ASYUT IN SOUTHERN EGYPT. IN DURUNKA (POPULATION: 20,000) SITUATED 320 KM SOUTH OF CAIRO IN ASYUT THE DANGEROUS SITUATION WAS COMPOUNDED BY THE EXISTENCE OF A FUEL DEPOT (EIGHT FUEL TANKS).

03 Aug 1993 description

DHA-GENEVA 93/0296
SUDAN/EGYPT - EARTHQUAKES
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1

12 Oct 1992 description


UNDRO 92/0692
EGYPT - EARTHQUAKE
DHA-UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
12 OCTOBER 1992

1. AN EARTHQUAKE MEASURING 5.9 ON RICHTER SCALE (ACCORDING TO INITIAL DATA) HIT EGYPT ON 12 OCTOBER AT 15.09 HRS LOCAL TIME (13.09 HRS GMT), APPROXIMATELY 30 KM SOUTHWEST OF CAIRO. EPICENTRE LOCATED AT 29.9 DEGREES NORTH, 31.0 DEGREES EAST, ACCORDING TO UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.

31 Dec 1991 description


UNDRO 91/1918
EGYPT - FLOODS DUE TO CANAL COLLAPSE
SITUATION REPORT NO. 1
31 DECEMBER 1991

1. FOLLOWING COLLAPSE OF MAIN IRRIGATION CANAL AT NOUBARIAH, NEAR ALEXANDRIA, EARLY DECEMBER, FLOODS OCCURRED IN NEARBY VILLAGES AFFECTING SEVERAL THOUSAND PEOPLE AND CAUSING DESTRUCTION OF HOUSES. REASON FOR COLLAPSE IS YET DETERMINED.

2. LOCAL AUTHORITIES MOVED HOMELESS TO TEMPORARY SHELTER AND ATTENDING TO THEIR IMMEDIATE NEEDS.