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Affected countries: Gabon
In early June 2012, a violent rainstorm hit Libreville, the capital of Gabon, causing floods in the residential areas in more than 12 neighborhoods. The floodwaters caused extensive damage to houses and infrastructure, affecting over 77,000 people. Over 1,600 people were displaced when their homes…
Affected countries: Gabon
In early January 2011, the localities of Tchimbanga, Franceville, Mimongo and Dzenzele experienced serious torrential rains and violent winds, affecting 1,765 people and killing 1.Volunteers of the Gabonese Red Cross conducted an emergency assessment of the situation and identified 1,015 people,…
Affected countries: Gabon
From April through July 2010, over 500 cases of Chikungunya and Dengue fever were registered in five cities in Gabon (Franceville, Lastourville, Koulamoutou, Moanda and Mounana), putting some 50,000 people at risk .Red Cross intervention contributed to stopping the spread of the diseases. (IFRC,…
Affected countries: Gabon
In April 2010, violent winds coupled with a tornado hit Mouila, Gabon (700 km from Libreville), causing serious material damages, with partial or complete destruction of houses and leaving 230 families homeless. IFRC, 23 Nov 2010
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Since its emergence in April 2009, pandemic influenza A(H1N1) 2009 virus affected all parts of the world, causing the first influenza pandemic since 1968. Following the observation that 1 or 2 epidemic periods had occurred in most countries and in most WHO Regions, WHO declared on 10 Aug 2010 that…
Affected countries: Gabon