Papua New Guinea: Landslide - Apr 2002
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- USAID: Asia - Disaster Preparedness Programs Fact Sheet #2, Fiscal Year (FY) 2002. 23 Jul 2002
- IFRC: Papua New Guinea: Landslides - Information Bulletin n° 2. 25 Apr 2002
- IFRC: Papua New Guinea Appeal No. 01.70/2003. 20 Dec 2002
- Reuters: Papua New Guinea fears 36 dead in landslide. 4 Apr 2002
- IFRC: Pacific Regional Programmes Appeal No. 01.40/2002 Programme Update No. 2. 17 Jan 2003
Appeal No. 01.40/2002
Appeal Target CHF 1,235,033 (USD 837,256 / EUR 840,747)
Programme Update No. 2 ; Period covered: July - December 2002;
Last Programme Update no. 1 issued on 15 July 2002
Appeal coverage: Covered
Related Appeals: Pacific regional programmes 01.71/03 Outstanding needs: None
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)
OFFICE OF U.S. FOREIGN DISASTER ASSISTANCE (OFDA)
Note: This updates Fact Sheet #1 dated November 15, 2001
Silver Spring, Maryland -- The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is assisting 138 families (690 people) who have been affected by landslides in Papua New Guinea (PNG). The families live in Wantoat, a subdistrict of Morobe province, located approximately one hundred kilometers northeast of Lae, the second largest city in the country.
This Information Bulletin is for information only. The Federation is not seeking any funding or other assistance from donors for this operation at this time.
Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2002/0082
This Bulletin is for information only. The Federation is not seeking any funding or other assistance from donors for this operation at this time
Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2002/0079
OCHA Situation Report No. 1
Papua New Guinea - Landslide
PORT MORESBY, April 4 (Reuters) - Up to 36 people may have died in a landslide in Papua New Guinea's rugged, jungle-clad mountains this week though only nine bodies have been pulled from the mud, the national disaster office said on Thursday.
"Thirty-six people are presumed to be buried under the slip," said Morobe province disaster official Manasupe Zurenouc.
"As of midday today, we have recovered nine bodies," he told Reuters by telephone.
Some 12 houses in Kobung village were buried in the landslide when a cliff collapsed just after midnight on …
03 APRIL 2002 PORT MORESBY (Pacnews) -- A landslide in Papua New Guinea has buried three villages with thirty four people in the Markham district of the Morobe Province.
Twenty-two people are still missing while eight bodies have been retrieved from the debris.
Morobe Provincial administrator, Manasupe Zurenuoc said an earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale was felt in the Markham area on Monday.
Local officials say a tremor was centred in the neighbouring Tewai Siassi district while heavy rains in the region are said to be a factor in the destruction of villages, roads and …