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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