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DHA-GENEVA 93/0300

UKRAINE FLOODS
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO.1
5 AUGUST 1993

1. SINCE LATE JULY SEVERAL REGIONS IN UKRAINE HAVE BEEN HIT BY HEAVY RAINS AND ENSUING FLOODS. WORST AFFECTED IS THE RIVNO REGION.

2. GOVT REPORTS TOLL OF 4 DEAD. DAMAGED/DESTROYED: 4,471HOUSES, 10 BRIDGES, 31 KM OF ROAD NETWORK. DISRUPTION IN WATER AND ELECTRICITY SUPPLIES. PREDOMINANT ECONOMIC ACTIVITY IS
AGRICULTURE: MORE THAN 305,000 HA FLOODED.