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31 Aug 1989 description

INTRODUCTION

In February 1989, the author was engaged by the Department of State's Bureau for Refugee Programs to undertake an assessment of designated Somali and Ethiopian refugee issues. The Bureau's Director decided to have the assessment conducted as a result of the Bureau's perception of a mounting refugee crisis in this area of the Horn of Africa.

05 May 1989 description

UNDRO 89/1200

SOMALIA - FLOODS
INFORMATION REPORT NO.1
5 JUNE 1989

1. UNDRO/UNDP REPRESENTATIVE IN MOGADISHU REPORTED FOLLOWING INFORMATION ON FLOODS WHICH AFFECTED LOWER SHABELLE RIVER REGION LAST WEEK.

2. TORRENTIAL RAINS CAUSED OVERFLOW OF SHABELLE RIVER DOWNSTREAM FROM KORYALEH PROVINCE, FLOODING ESTIMATED AERA OF 30/50,000 HAS FARMLAND NEAR TOWNS AFGOI-YARE, ALLA-FUUTO AND KURTUN-WAARE, AFFECTING APPROXIMATELY 40/50,000 PEOPLE.