Solomon Islands: Floods - Jan 2010

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On 21 January, weeks after two earthquakes struck the Solomon Islands, the country suffered further damage from heavy rains brought by a tropical depression. The islands of Guadalcanal, Isabel, Makira and Malaita experienced heavy flooding. Initial assessments estimated around 7 776 people in East Honiara and 8 240 people in Malaita were affected. (WHO Feb 2010)

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