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30 Aug 2005 description

Continuing heavy rains and unusual weather conditions in Papua New Guinea have been blamed for the latest damage to roads, bridges, homes and food gardens.

Key infrastructure and beach hotels in the Morobe and Madang provinces are the latest to be affected by the king tides and flooding.

Gulf and Western provinces, as well as Bougainville, have also been subject to damaging weather.

Morobe Governor Luther Wenge says officials are assessing the damage

The governor says he has received reports from local officials but he intends to visit the areas himself.

"We are the …

23 Aug 2005 description
report East-West Center

Pacific Islands Development Program/East-West Center
With Support From Center for Pacific Islands Studies/University of Hawai'i

23 Aug 2005 description

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